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

Pregnancy & Your Smile

Before we begin talking about the changes pregnancy can cause in your mouth, we want you to know your smile is entirely unique and will remain so during your pregnancy, and your Bangor dental team does not want you to be alarmed. We’re here to answer questions and address concerns as you need, and wish […]

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

Move Over, Mono: Another Kissing Disease?

If you’ve heard about (or experienced) mononucleosis, often shortened to “mono” or “the kissing disease”, you might think it can’t be compared to gum disease in any way. However, there is one trait these infections have in common. According to pathologists, mono is caused primarily by the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) and it’s definitely something you’ll […]

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Posted August 13, 2021 / Dental News, Patient Care
Dr. James Sevey & Dr. Natalie Sigwart

Does Your Chewing Gum Fight Tooth Decay?

Avid gum chewers rejoice! Your love for the sticky, stretchy stuff can be beneficial for your oral health—depending on its ingredients. If you’re chewing gum with artificial sweeteners such as sorbitol, sucralose, aspartame, or mannitol, it’s true you’re avoiding traditional sugar, but your teeth aren’t as likely to thank you as they might be if […]

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

Oral Piercings: Not Cool for Teeth

Remember that guy with the lip ring you had a crush on in high school? I wonder how his teeth are doing now. Don’t get us wrong—at Creative Dental Solutions, we’re all about the freedom of self-expression, and if body modifications like tattoos and piercings are your thing, we support you. However, as your dental […]

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

Are Your Teeth Safe from Coffee Stains?

First things first, put your worries away! We are not about to tell you that your coffee drinking days are over. We know that each shot of caffeine is crucial and we cherish our coffee, too! Here at Creative Dental Solutions, we want to educate you on what causes coffee stains and what you can […]

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Posted April 13, 2021 / Dental News, Patient Care
Dr. James Sevey & Dr. Natalie Sigwart

Finding Your Oasis: Food & Drinks for Dry Mouth

Xerostomia is the technical term for dry mouth, the condition that results from absent or reduced saliva flow. It is not a disease on its own, but it may be a side effect of medication or radiation treatments.  Xerostomia affects about 20% of the elderly population—not because of their age, but due to the increased […]

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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 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 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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