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

Is it Time to Toss that Toothbrush?

When you find a toothbrush that’s just right for you, it can be easy to get attached. After all, you use your toothbrush morning and night (ideally) to prevent plaque and bacteria from hardening and becoming tartar—that’s what we like to call quality time! When your toothbrush does so much good, you want to return […]

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

What Did My Dentist Just Say?

At Creative Dental Solutions, education is paramount in our mission to help our Bangor friends and neighbors improve and maintain their oral health. For this reason, we try to avoid using dental jargon when we’re speaking with our valued patient family. However, there are terms that can’t be broken down as easily; in those cases, […]

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