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Posted February 27, 2021 / Dental News, Patient Care
Dr. James Sevey & Dr. Natalie Sigwart

Is Your Lipstick Aging You?

Creative Dental Solutions believes that natural beauty comes first. Our priority is for you to feel comfortable in your smile, and nothing should hold you back from laughing and grinning each day. Many different dental treatments can bring you this lifelong confidence.  But we also know that the right makeup can enhance your natural beauty. […]

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Posted January 27, 2021 / Dental Health, Dental News
Dr. James Sevey & Dr. Natalie Sigwart

Brushing Your Teeth – Are You Doing It Wrong?

Did you know that certain times of day might be better for brushing than others? While it’s always recommended to brush your teeth twice per day, and floss once per day, your timing is also important.  If you love your pearly whites and want to keep them around as long as possible (because face it, […]

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Posted January 13, 2021 / Dental News
Dr. James Sevey & Dr. Natalie Sigwart

Can I Recycle My Toothbrush?

Take a look around your bathroom and you’re likely to see a lot of products in plastic packaging. Paper boxes and toilet paper rolls are easily recycled in your bin at home, but what about the tricky stuff like toothpaste tubes and toothbrushes? Your Bangor dentists Dr. James Sevey & Dr. Natalie Sigwart have the […]

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

Suffering with a Sore Throat & Bad Breath? You Might Have Tonsil Stones

You’ve heard of kidney and gallbladder stones, but have you heard of tonsil stones or experienced their formation yourself? The symptoms of tonsil stones may include: Bad breath Sore throat Difficulty swallowing Ear pain None of these are pleasant, so your dental team at Creative Dental Solutions is here to tell you ways you may […]

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

Do You Hate Needles?

If you fear shots, injections, or medical needles in general, you may be suffering from trypanophobia—and an estimated 10 percent of Americans share the same aversion. The general public calls it “needle phobia” but the DSM-IV classified it as a specific phobia of medical needles as of 1994.  Dr. James Sevey & Dr. Natalie Sigwart […]

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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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