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Posted November 27, 2020 / Dental Health, Dental News
Dr. James Sevey & Dr. Natalie Sigwart

Do You Have an Abscessed Tooth?

No one wants to think about the words “abscessed tooth” applying to their own mouth, but to paraphrase Sun Tzu, it’s a good idea to know your enemy. Causes of an abscessed tooth include: Tooth decay Gum disease A cracked tooth When a tooth is compromised by one or more of these conditions, bacteria may […]

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Posted November 13, 2020 / Dental News, Patient Care
Dr. James Sevey & Dr. Natalie Sigwart

Keep Lipstick Off Your Teeth with These Handy Tips

You work with Dr. James Sevey & Dr. Natalie Sigwart to achieve your most beautiful smile, but if you also add makeup to enhance your appearance, you may have had the problem of drifting lipstick. At one time or another, we’ve all talked to someone with lipstick on their teeth and faced that awkward question: […]

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Posted October 27, 2020 / Dental Health, Dental News
Dr. James Sevey & Dr. Natalie Sigwart

An Alkaline Diet for Oral Health

Acids and bases might sound like something from far back in your memory, like middle-school science class, but the concept is still very applicable to every aspect of life today. The foods and beverages you consume daily have a very big effect on your oral health and overall health, for better or worse. You can […]

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Posted October 13, 2020 / Dental News, Patient Care
Dr. James Sevey & Dr. Natalie Sigwart

Pregnant Moms & Oral Health: Brushing & Flossing for Two

There are so many things to be concerned about when you find out you’re expecting. Eating right, taking enough vitamins, getting enough rest, telling your spouse there is absolutely no way you are naming your firstborn son Bud Light… but what about your teeth? There’s an old saying—“you lose a tooth for every baby”—but those […]

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Posted September 27, 2020 / Dental Health, Dental News, Patient Care
Dr. James Sevey & Dr. Natalie Sigwart

Tongue Talk – To Scrape or Not to Scrape?

For such a seemingly small part of your body, the tongue plays a major role in many everyday functions, such as talking, helping you digest and taste food, and swallowing. In fact, the appearance of your tongue may speak volumes (pun slightly intended) about the state of your oral and overall health.  Today, Bangor dentists, […]

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Posted September 15, 2020 / Dental News, Dental Services, Dental Technology
Dr. James Sevey & Dr. Natalie Sigwart

Filling in the Gaps: Restoring Your Smile & Quality of Life

Life is full of unexpected surprises, and while we’d love for all of them to be smile-inducing, that’s not entirely realistic—and there may be many reasons you hide your smile. If you’re hiding your smile because of one or more missing teeth, we want you to know you’re not alone. In fact, 120 million people […]

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Posted August 27, 2020 / Dental News, Patient Care
Dr. James Sevey & Dr. Natalie Sigwart

Mouthwash: More Harm Than Good?

At Creative Dental Solutions, we know a lot of peoplefeel they’re adding a layer of tooth decay and gum disease prevention to their oral hygiene routines when they swish with mouthwash—which may be true, but it depends on the mouthwash. If you floss and brush properly, mouthwash isn’t always necessary, and certain types could even […]

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Posted August 13, 2020 / Dental Health, Dental News, Dental Services
Dr. James Sevey & Dr. Natalie Sigwart

How NOT to Pull a Loose Tooth

We’ve all seen variations of DIY methods when it comes to pulling loose baby teeth: the string and door slam method is by far one of the most popular (although we’re not sure why). But our team at Creative Dental Solutions is here to advise against this and similarly aggressive techniques so your kiddo will […]

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