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The Real Truth About Root Canal Treatment

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Root Canal TreatmentDamaged, infected, and irritated teeth can cause all kinds of grief for patients. Often, the only solution to these dental problems is a root canal.


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Invisalign Clear Braces Compared to Traditional Braces

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InvisalignCrooked, crowded teeth can cause all kinds of problems from chewing difficulties to self-esteem issues. For this reason, correcting misaligned teeth is a practice that’s been in play for several centuries. But while traditional braces have been around since the 1700’s, Invisalign didn’t hit the tooth straightening scene until the year 2000. Despite this fact, many of our patients at Green Tree Dental are interested in Invisalign as a popular alternative to traditional braces, but the final decision about which tooth straightening technique is best requires some careful consideration of the pros and cons of each.


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What Are Dental Implants?

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Dental ImplantsSmiling, laughing, sneezing, and eating - these are things that our dental implant patients at Green Tree Dental can do easily and comfortably, without worry that their prosthetic teeth are going to move, or fall out. In fact, because dental implants have become so popular over the past 25 years, few people ever even realize that our patients have false teeth! The whole definition of “false teeth” has been completely renovated by the use of dental implants. As a result of the titanium metal posts that form the basis of implant dentistry, people can lose their natural teeth and replace them with fake teeth that don’t budge, just like the real thing. By fixing dental prosthetics like crowns, bridges, and dentures to implants, patients can go about their lives as they always have, even after they’ve lost all their natural teeth.


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How Cosmetic Dentistry Can Change Your Smile

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Cosmetic DentistThe increase in the popularity of cosmetic dentistry over the years has led to more advancement in dental procedures. People are looking for a dentist who can carry out procedures with their appearance in mind.


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Reasons to Consider Porcelain Veneers

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Porcelain VeneersBrushing and flossing aren’t enough to keep your teeth white as they were when you were a kid. As you age and continue eating food and drinking beverages with staining agents your teeth start to discolor slowly. When you don’t have that great smile that you like, it can be hard to smile in public. A great smile gives a positive impression towards others, and people will look at you as a successful and focused person. You can regain this great smile by using porcelain veneers.


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When is Tooth Removal Necessary?

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Tooth ExtractionYour natural teeth are unique and made to fit your appearance and surely you’ll love to have them for a lifetime. However, there are many factors that can warrant your dentist to recommend extracting a tooth in order to prevent dental health problems. While removal of a tooth can be beneficial and good for your health, you may still want to ask, ‟When is tooth removal necessary?” Actually, your dentist would not recommend removing your teeth without a very good reason because the dental industry has provided several solutions to treat damaged teeth using dental crowns, fillings, root canals or veneers.


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Best Way to Whiten Your Teeth

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Teeth WhiteningTeeth whitening is a type of cosmetic dentistry which aims at removing stains and discoloration from your teeth. Discoloration is not removed by just brushing and flossing since they attach to the teeth enamel or dentin. Discoloration removal requires a bleaching agent to remove the deep-set stains.


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10 Dental Tips for Better Oral Health

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Boise DentistPrevention is better than cure. It is a phrase typically used to tell you how beneficial it will be to you if you prevented the occurrence of negative things in your life. The same sentence is applicable when it comes to dental health and hygiene. Tooth loss is preventable if only people could observe correct oral cleaning and avoid an unhealthy diet.


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The Origins of Dental Implants

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Dental implants are the best missing tooth replacement!Dental implants have grown over the years, and its first attempt dates way back 4,000 years ago in China. It was reviled after archeological findings of remains that had bamboo pegs held in the bone in place of lost teeth. The similar technique of dental implant is later found on remains in Egypt that were 2,000 years old, but this time the material used is precious metals.


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Benefits of Invisalign Aligners

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Invisalign Clear AlignersCosmetic dentistry is helping people to get over their dental problems and to achieve the goal of having a pleasant smile. With several options available in the dental industry to help every patient overcomes unattractive teeth and have a dream smile – this profession is currently experiencing a positive effect of new technology and you can feel it almost immediately if your dentist is a professional. Braces are among the advanced dental procedures used to treat misalignment of teeth and to enhance your smile and restore self-esteem and confidence.


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