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

Top 5 Causes of Tooth Sensitivity

If you’re one of the 40 million Americans with sensitive teeth, you must be familiar with the painful zing that follows a hot drink, a bite of ice cream, or just a deep breath of cold air. These and other elements can cause a sudden discomfort if you have sensitive teeth, also called dentin hypersensitivity. […]

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Posted April 13, 2020 / Dental Health
Dr. James Sevey & Dr. Natalie Sigwart

A Real Nail Biter

  We all have those nervous habits we turn to when we feel awkward, stressed, or just plain bored. If your choice vice is biting your nails, you need to know that it can cause a lot of distress on your oral health and overall health. Creative Dental Solutions shares why nail biting is so […]

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

Could Brushing & Flossing Prevent a Heart Attack?

A lot of healthy lifestyle choices benefit more than one system within your body. Eating well, exercising, good sleep, and fresh air all support a lot of your physical needs. So, it shouldn’t be surprising that what hurts one area of your health can easily hurt another area, too. An important (though less known) connection […]

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

Stop Brushing After You Eat – Do This Instead

For a long time, we’ve been told to brush our teeth right after we eat, but conventional wisdom might be changing on that. Thanks to your mouth’s powerful and natural ability to clean itself, rinsing with water might actually be the best way to freshen your breath and prevent cavities after you eat. In addition […]

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Posted February 13, 2020 / Dental Health
Dr. James Sevey & Dr. Natalie Sigwart

Do You Snore or Have Sleep Apnea? Get MAD!

We don’t mean the emotion, though you just might be feeling it if you or your loved ones have been losing sleep because of snoring or obstructive sleep apnea. MAD is the abbreviation for Mandibular Advancement Device, and it’s a type of oral appliance that could help you and your family experience restful sleep again. […]

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

Dental Implants: A Brief History of Tooth Replacement Innovation

Today’s dental implants boast a long-term success rate of near 97%. Because implants support surrounding teeth, encourage new tissue growth and continued bone formation, and give patients back full chewing ability and a complete smile, they have become the industry standard for tooth replacement. Today, your Bangor dentists would like to share some interesting history […]

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Posted January 13, 2020 / Dental Health
Dr. James Sevey & Dr. Natalie Sigwart

A Deeper Dental Cleaning: Scaling & Root Planing

Teeth are typically the first thing that comes to mind for people when they hear the words dentist or dentistry, which makes sense—the root word dent actually means tooth! However, your teeth require healthy gums to hold them in place. Did you know gum disease is the leading cause of adult tooth loss? That’s why […]

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Posted December 27, 2019 / Dental Health
Dr. James Sevey & Dr. Natalie Sigwart

Why Does My Jaw Hurt?

If your jaw clicks when it opens, or you can’t fully open it, or you have pain in your face and trouble chewing, then you’re among the 15% of Americans who have chronic jaw pain. Your jaw joint is called the temporomandibular joint, or TMJ. The name comes from the jaw’s role to connect your […]

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Posted December 13, 2019 / Dental Health
Dr. James Sevey & Dr. Natalie Sigwart

Oral Health & Alzheimer’s

Did you know that unhealthy gums might put your brain at risk? Alzheimer’s is a form of dementia, which harms your memory, ability to think, and can cause changes in your personality. It’s very common and usually affects people aged 60 and over. And, Alzheimer’s might be significantly more likely to happen if your mouth […]

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Posted November 27, 2019 / Dental Health
Dr. James Sevey & Dr. Natalie Sigwart

What Happens in Your Mouth While You Sleep?

Ah, nighttime… the end of the day, the ceasing of work, and hopefully a good night’s sleep. But did you know things are still happening in your mouth all night long, even if you’re blissfully unaware of it? The Bangor dentists of Creative Dental Solutions shed some light on the world of your mouth and […]

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