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

Malocclusion: Sometimes It Bites

Malocclusion is the dental term for misaligned teeth, a common condition affecting about 200,000 people in the United States every year. Many seek cosmetic solutions to feel better about their smiles, but there are also negative health consequences including pain and discomfort that result from improperly aligned teeth. The most severe cases may require surgical […]

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

Hate Flossing? – 5 Flossing Alternatives

There are two kinds of people in this world: those who floss, and those who don’t. Diligent flossers everywhere inspire those of us who live with them or know them. Flossing may not be a philosophical virtue but it’s certainly high on the list of qualities amongst people who “have it together.” Read more below […]

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

I Had Braces, Now My Jaw Hurts: Can Orthodontics Cause TMD/TMJ?

You had braces when you were younger and never experienced any jaw pain or other TMD/TMJ symptoms prior. Then, after you completed your orthodontic treatment, you developed a pain in your jaw, maybe accompanied by popping, locking, clenching and grinding. Maybe you developed these symptoms shortly after having your braces removed, maybe it was a […]

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Posted August 27, 2019 / Dental Technology
Dr. James Sevey & Dr. Natalie Sigwart

“Lasers”: A Groovy Tool for Dentists

At Creative Dental Solutions, we take pride in staying ahead of the curve when it comes to the latest and greatest in dental treatments and technologies. That’s why we think dental “lasers” are truly smashing. And if you’re worried about paying one million dollars, rest assured laser treatments are more accessible and affordable than ever. […]

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Posted August 13, 2019 / Dental Services
Dr. James Sevey & Dr. Natalie Sigwart

The Good, The Bad & The Crossbite

If your teeth or jaw don’t line up well with each other, you may have a crossbite. Bangor dentist Dr. James Sevey explains more about this condition, its effects and what you can do to treat it below. A Good Bite In a perfect world, your teeth would all be straight, and your upper jaw would […]

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Posted July 27, 2019 / Dental Services
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 July 13, 2019 / Dental Services
Dr. James Sevey & Dr. Natalie Sigwart

I Had Braces, Now My Jaw Hurts: Can Orthodontics Cause TMJ?

You had braces when you were younger and never experienced any jaw pain or other TMJ symptoms prior. Then, after you completed your orthodontic treatment, you developed a pain in your jaw, maybe accompanied by popping, locking, clenching and grinding. Maybe you developed these symptoms shortly after having your braces removed, maybe it was a […]

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

Biofilm: The Most Important Film of the Year

is quite literally a “film” or layer of biological matter that forms on teeth, in sink pipes, on river rocks, and more. Biofilm is made of many different things. Think of it as concrete, which contains cement as well as a slew of other materials. It’s likely you’ve been aware of biofilm on your teeth […]

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

5 Natural Ways to Sleep Better

We think fondly of it, we all want it – why is it so hard to find? We’re talking about sleep, of course. A poll by the National Sleep Foundation found that 60% of adults report having trouble sleeping almost every night, with 63% saying their sleep needs are not being met. Like water, a […]

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