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Virginia Gregory, DMD, LLC Blog

December 13, 2022

When Am I Too Old for Invisalign Treatment?

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Portrait of a woman putting in her Invisalign

Invisalign is one of the most popular orthodontic treatments, and for good reason. It can often offer the same results as traditional braces in less time, with no dietary restrictions, and so discreetly that most people won’t even be able to tell you’re wearing your aligners.

That said, there are some adults that could benefit from Invisalign treatment but think that they’re too old for it to be effective. If that’s you, here’s a little bit more information that could be helpful.

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November 4, 2022

Five Freedoms You Can Enjoy with Invisalign Clear Braces

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A smiling woman holding Invisalign clear braces

Although reliable, traditional metal braces can often feel like a ball and chain. From uncomfortable metal brackets to frequent appointments, there are plenty of downsides to this type of orthodontic treatment. In contrast, Invisalign clear braces provide many unique freedoms while you straighten your smile. Are you unhappy with the alignment of your teeth but don’t want to wear metal braces? Keep reading to learn more about the freedoms of Invisalign in Mount Pleasant.

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October 2, 2022

Which Toothpaste Is Best for My Veneers?

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Toothpaste in the shape of a question mark in Mount Pleasant

Veneers are one of the most sought-after cosmetic dental solutions out there due to their durability, versatility, and sheer beauty! These days, more patients than ever before are turning to veneers to achieve their smile goals—however, in order for the veneers to do their job to the best of their ability, it’s crucial that you’re able to keep your mouth clean. And believe it or not, the toothpaste that you use plays a large part in this! Keep reading to learn more from your cosmetic dentist in Mount Pleasant about which toothpastes are ideal and which you should avoid when it comes to brushing your veneers.

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September 1, 2022

How to Properly Floss When You Have Invisalign

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Floss

We weren’t all born with the perfectly straight smile that we wish we had. However, this doesn’t mean that you have to deal with misalignment for the rest of your life. You don’t need to endure a mouthful of metal brackets and wires either. Invisalign uses a series of clear aligners to gently move your teeth into their rightful locations without compromising your appearance in the meantime. With this treatment, it is crucial that you’re taking all the proper steps to keep your smile clean, and that includes flossing properly. Continue reading to learn why it’s so important and the best technique to use.

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August 18, 2022

Is It Safe to Drink Coffee with Veneers?

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A mug of coffee

When you get dental veneers in Mount Pleasant, it’s easy to think your smile is now immune to coffee stains. After all, your new ceramic layers are made of durable porcelain — such things can’t get dirty, right? Well, not quite: java can stain veneers just as it does natural teeth. Therefore, you’ll want to be careful when drinking the beverage in the future. To learn more, here’s a summary of how coffee discolors veneers, what to do if you get coffee stains, and tips on preventing said stains in the first place.

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July 7, 2022

Can Cosmetic Dentistry Improve Your Success at Work?

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Businesswoman smiling

Whether you are looking to start a new job or are trying to boost yourself up at your current place of employment, you are striving to climb the ladder when it comes to your career. While you have all sorts of great skills and experience that make you good at what you do, it is no secret that appearance still matters in the workplace. Having a stunning smile can have a positive impact on your career, so why shouldn’t you use this to your advantage? Continue reading to learn more about how cosmetic dental treatments can help you be more successful in your career.

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May 15, 2022

Refresh Your Smile this Summer with These 3 Cosmetic Treatments

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attractive woman smiling in front of setting sun

Summer is almost here, and there’s a reason they call it “sweet”. Long evening walks, warm weather, and relaxing days by the swimming pool are all things to look forward to – not to mention the host of weddings, reunions, and other special events that happen during June, July, and August. Is your smile ready for everything that’s set to come its way this summer? Keep reading to find out how your cosmetic dentist in Mount Pleasant can transform your teeth with one of these three cosmetic treatments. 

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February 4, 2022

Invisalign vs. Veneers: Which One’s Right for You?

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woman with puzzled expression

Are you unhappy with your smile? Thanks to cosmetic dentistry, there are now many ways you can achieve your dream look. Invisalign and veneers are two excellent options that can help correct and improve the appearance of your teeth. However, each treatment enables you to upgrade your smile in different ways. If you need help determining the right one for you, continue reading as your cosmetic dentist explains the difference between Invisalign and veneers in Mount Pleasant.

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December 4, 2021

Why the Reasons to Get Porcelain Veneers Really Stack Up

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veneers applied 3D illustration

Think of all the reasons your grandmother was a joy to visit. Remember the reasons why your favorite childhood pet was so special. Don’t forget the many reasons why Brussels sprouts are so fantastic…

Oops, might have lost you with that last one, but you get the idea. When you are considering the options to improve your smile, veneers from your cosmetic dentist present a convincing case to be the chosen one. Keep reading for a rundown of the benefits of porcelain veneers in Mount Pleasant to see if they can deliver what you’re looking for.

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