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Do Teeth Move After Invisalign?

After all the time and money you spent on straightening your teeth, it would be rash to think that it’s finally the end once the treatment plan is complete! Your teeth may look perfect after Invisalign, but they will gradually begin to move back to their originally desired place within the first few weeks. Before […]

Why Oral Cancer Screenings Are Important

Every hour, oral cancer claims the life of someone. At Three Creek Dentistry, our goal is to help our patients enjoy healthy smiles and healthy lives. Oral cancer screenings are quick, simple, and can quite literally save lives. Below, we’ll walk through the causes of oral cancer, and how the oral cancer screening process works […]

Are Dental Implants Right for You?

Many people experience tooth loss for one reason or another. Gum disease is the number one cause, but you can also lose teeth because of decay or trauma. Thankfully, there are tooth replacement options that restore your smile’s appearance and function! Dental implants are popular. Are they right for you? What Are Dental Implants? Dental […]

What Do Dental Fillings Do for You?

Dental fillings are a commonly provided dental treatment. Many patients end up needing dental fillings at some point throughout their lives, if not multiple times. What are dental fillings? Keep reading to learn more about them and how they can help your smile! What Are Dental Fillings? When decay gets ahold of a tooth, it […]

5 Reasons to Keep Up with Regular Dental Appointments

There are a few reasons why dentists recommend that you stop by for examinations and cleanings twice a year and below, we’ll outline five of those reasons! Check out why you should keep regular, twice-yearly dental appointments. 1. Preventative Treatment One of the most common reasons why people have oral health complications are because of […]

What Can Go Wrong with Your Wisdom Teeth?

The phrase “wisdom teeth” sounds pretty nice… who wouldn’t want something that comes along with wisdom? In reality, however, wisdom teeth often cause more harm than good. It’s possible that the only time you’ve ever thought about wisdom teeth was when someone you knew was getting them removed. Here are some of the things that […]

Possible Causes of Dry Mouth

What Is Dry Mouth? Dry mouth is a health condition where the salivary glands don’t produce enough saliva. Your mouth becomes dry, which is a problem because your spit plays an important role in your oral health! Saliva neutralizes the acids produced by bacteria and washes away food debris. Without enough saliva, your risk for […]

What to Do If Your Dental Implants Are Damaged

Dental implants have a high success rate and are very durable, but they can still get damaged. At our office, we offer a variety of dental implant restorations that get your oral health back on track. What Are the Signs of Dental Implant Damage? A dental implant has two main parts: a titanium screw in […]

How to Protect Your Teeth Even While You Sleep

Do you ever wake up with a sore jaw, wondering what happened overnight to make it feel that way? Bruxism, or teeth grinding, can cause permanent damage to your smile. Luckily, there’s a way to protect your teeth even when you’re fast asleep: nightguards. While most people associate mouthguards with contact sports, you can also […]

Keeping Mom & Baby Healthy During Pregnancy

It’s no secret that the body rapidly changes as pregnancy progresses. But did you know that oral health also changes? Pregnancy can make women more prone to gum disease and cavities. However, good oral care can encourage you and your baby to have a healthy pregnancy. Keep reading to learn a few helpful tips on […]

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