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Posted March 27, 2022 / Dental News, Patient Care
Dr. James Sevey & Dr. Natalie Sigwart

How to Plan a Healthy and Festive Easter

Spring has sprung! The days are getting longer, grass is growing, and the sun is starting to break through the clouds. Springtime is a wonderful time to start fresh. Typically, we decide to make changes January 1, but there is something about spring that feels like a better time to clean up bad habits and […]

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Posted January 27, 2022 / Dental News, Patient Care
Dr. James Sevey & Dr. Natalie Sigwart

Guilt Free Advice for Great Pediatric Oral Health

Parenting is no joke. It is equal parts rewarding and exhausting. Moms and dads know how much effort it takes to keep kids healthy and happy. And, everyone from mommy-blogs to mothers in law have an opinion on where parents are falling short. Are they eating a balanced diet? Is their homework done? Do they […]

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

Help! My Child is Terrified of the Dentist

If you’re the parent of a young child, you know their brains are similar to sponges that soak up everything around them—especially in their first five years, which neuroscientists say is when they’ll do the most learning and developing in their entire life.  At this formative time, your child may amaze you with what they […]

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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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