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

Local Anesthetic – Is it Safe?

If you get to go on a tropical vacation, your ability to feel the warm sun and the smooth sand is crucial to enjoying the atmosphere. There are, however, times in life when you would rather not feel anything. Getting a dental procedure can be one of those times—as important as the procedure might be. […]

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Posted April 27, 2020 / Oral Cancer, Patient Care
Dr. James Sevey & Dr. Natalie Sigwart

Should I Be Screening Myself for Oral Cancer?

In a word: Ab-so-lute-ly! Pretend those hyphens are the “clapping hands” emoji, because we want to emphasize how important it is to get up close and personal with your mouth in the interests of oral cancer detection. Currently, oral cancer kills one person in the United States per hour. The reason it’s so deadly is […]

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Posted July 13, 2018 / Dental Health, Patient Care
Dr. James Sevey & Dr. Natalie Sigwart

Need a Tooth Extraction? Don’t Be Afraid!

We’ve all had a toothache at some point or another. While you should always consult your Bangor dentist, it’s not always a serious problem. Often, the issue can be fixed with a filling or a root canal. However, many Bangor residents have found themselves in a situation where the tooth is not salvageable, and the […]

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