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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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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 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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