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Braces vs. Invisalign—which choice is right for you?

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Braces vs. Invisalign Braces and Invisalign serve the same purpose: they straighten the patient’s teeth, improving their smile and oral health. Each orthodontic treatment has its pros and cons. Let’s compare them. To know which option is right for you, read on. Traditional braces are metal brackets attached to the outside of the teeth. These brackets are connected with wires …

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Have You Ever Wondered If Invisalign Is Right For You?

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What is Invisalign® Do you have crooked or misaligned teeth that you want – or even need– straightened, but don’t know how to go about it? Worried about big obvious braces? Special diet and cleaning instructions? Or do you have any of other concerns people have about orthodontic treatment? You might’ve heard about a great alternative known as Invisalign. If …

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The truth about periodontal disease

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What is periodontal disease? Periodontal disease, otherwise known as gum disease, is an infection of the tissues that surround and support your teeth. The gums become inflamed. This is the body’s response to the buildup of bacteria on your teeth. Unfortunately, it is a very common disease.  Gingivitis is the early stage of gum disease. The good news is that …

Cosmetic dental bonding: an affordable way to get that beautiful smile

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Getting the beautiful smile you’ve been dreaming of doesn’t have to break the bank. Patients in need of a cosmetic treatment have the more affordable option of composite dental bonding. Cosmetic dental bonding is a procedure that can fix a number of imperfections including stains, cavities, gaps, cracks, chips and more. It can rebuild tooth structure, fill in space, lengthen …

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How much are porcelain veneers in the Philippines?

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We’ve discussed time and again the transformative power of porcelain veneers. These wafer-thin shells, which are custom-made, are used to cover the front surface of the teeth, giving your smile an instant makeover.  Porcelain veneers are the answer to a lot of dental problems Your BrightSmile Avenue dentists can use veneers to change the color, shape, size, or length of your …

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Here’s how to do an oral cancer self exam

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Because it’s Oral Cancer Awareness month, last week, we told you the basics that you need to know about the disease. This time, we’re going to talk about the importance of early detection and how you can take your oral hygiene routine to the next level by performing regular self-examinations. Oral and oropharyngeal cancer kill one person every hour of …

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“BRACE WATCHERS DIET”

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Your Dentist from BrightSmile Avenue’s goal is to provide you with a beautiful smile. This can only be accomplished if the braces stay attached to your teeth. Either you are wearing the traditional, ceramic or self-ligating braces You still need to watch what you eat. Some types of foods are capable of breaking your bands or brackets, bending your wire, …

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Dos and don’ts while recovering from oral surgery

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Congratulations, your oral surgery is done. Your mouth is going to be sore and you’ll need to take care of your mouth so you can recover quickly and easily. How well you heal will be up to you and what you do after you get your teeth pulled, your wisdom tooth extracted, or get new implants. Here are simple but …