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

The Smoking Gun: Tobacco & Oral Health

They say not everything natural is good for you. Nature has many poisons that humans have experimented with and learned the hard way to avoid. Tobacco is a popular plant that we’ve learned can really do a number on your health. Using tobacco is a personal and communal practice that can be really hard to […]

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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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