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5 Things to Know You before Getting Braces in Fort Lauderdale FL

Braces have been around for nearly 300 years and saw their spike in popularity in the sixties when NASA stepped in with its metal alloy – the nickel-titanium – that offered the braces technology a giant leap. We know many things about braces, but veteran wearers tend to forget a few things. Today, our experts in orthodontics are here to share with you some truths and secrets if you want to get braces in Fort Lauderdale FL.

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Home or Pro Teeth Whitening in Fort Lauderdale FL Services? What to Choose?

Teeth whitening became a veritable craze in the past years, with millions of Americans spending millions of dollars on an assorted platter of at-home products, pens, gels, and trays. While our specialists in teeth whitening in Fort Lauderdale FL appreciate peoples’ inclination towards the achievement of a white, bright, healthy smile, they also need to clear some things up – so you know what to expect when you buy the next teeth whitening products for the home.

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Best Veneers in Fort Lauderdale FL: Experts Answer 5 FAQs about this Treatment

Veneers represent a common dental cosmetic treatment. Veneer’s benefits are not easy to dispute, but many patients want to learn more about their efficiency and durability, among others, before getting the treatment. Today, our experts in veneers in Fort Lauderdale FL are here to answer the most frequently asked questions about the procedure, so you can make a fully educated choice when you see your doctor about it.

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Botox in Fort Lauderdale

What is Botox?

Botox is a drug that’s prepared from a bacterial toxin, used cosmetically to remove wrinkles by paralyzing the muscles.

What are the benefits of Botox?

Botox is a great option for removing or reducing wrinkles without surgical means. If you’re looking for a more youthful appearance, it’s a great option. The good news is, if you don’t like it, it’s not permanent.

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Veneers – Cosmetic Dentistry Services in Fort Lauderdale

One of our services are veneers. These are ultra-thin porcelain that are cemented to the front side of the teeth. I usually will describe to my patients that they’re kind of like an acrylic nail, so the thickness of an acrylic nail, that are instead of them being cemented to the tops of the nail, they’re cemented to the front side of the teeth.

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Invisalign – Cosmetic Dentistry in Fort Lauderdale

What is Invisalign?

Invisalign is a technology that helps to reposition the teeth. It’s a series of clear plastic retainers or aligners that fit over top of the teeth, and slowly over time they reposition the teeth to give you a straighter and better balanced smile.

What are the benefits to Invisalign?

This question I get asked often. Invisalign for those people who don’t want sharp metal in their mouth, Invisalign’s a much better option. It’s far less detectable of course than the traditional metal braces, but in some cases, you wouldn’t know that your friend or a family member has it. In addition to that, of course hygiene is obviously much, much easier to maintain. You can remove the retainers in order to brush the teeth as you normally would, whereas with traditional braces there’s a lot of areas that you’re just not going to be able to get to because there’s brackets and metal wires in the mouth.

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Dental Implants – Cosmetic Dentistry in Fort Lauderdale

What are dental implants?

Dental implants are basically like screws that are screwed into the bone, and on top of these screws a crown is placed, and this is to replace a missing tooth or multiple teeth.

What are the benefits of dental implants?

Dental implants are really the best option for the replacement of a single or multiple teeth. They don’t come in and out of the mouth like dentures do, they’re really easy to eat with, they don’t flex or pinch the gums like dentures would, and they really look and feel like your natural teeth.

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Mail Order Smile

I’m really excited, I just finally got my Perfect Veneers, my Perfect Smile Veneers in the mail. And we’re gonna open it and give it a try.

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Is Fluoride Bad For You

And the last of our most frequently asked questions, is fluoride bad for you? This has been a topic of debate for many years now. The bottom line is, there’s been no conclusive evidence that the fluoride in your drinking water, toothpaste, in mouth rinse, puts you at any further risk for health problems.

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