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What to Expect When Getting a Dental Crown

You may require a dental crown for a number of reasons including when your tooth (or teeth) are weakened from cavities and require a large filling; when you’ve had or need a root canal; a combination of the both a root canal and a large filling; or cosmetic reasons like discoloration. While getting a crown […]

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ClearCorrect™ vs. Braces

While you might want orthodontic work for cosmetic reasons, like helping you feel confident in your smile, straighter teeth with a correct bite are healthier teeth too, because they’re easier to clean and wear less easily than crooked teeth. Wildflower Dental & Orthodontics is proud to offer our patients options with traditional braces and ClearCorrect™ […]

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How Do You Know You Need a Root Canal?

The term “root canal” refers to both the inner part of the teeth where the pulp is located and also to the multistep restorative dental procedure to remove infected material, relieve pain, and seal it to protect against future root canal pain. A root canal may also involve removing the nerve for the infected tooth. […]

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Braces vs. Clear Aligners for Adults

There are approximately four million Americans undergoing orthodontic treatment at any given time, and about a quarter of them are adults. If you are an adult and want straighter teeth, you are probably wondering whether you should get traditional braces or look into aligner therapy. At Wildflower Dental & Orthodontics, we offer both options for […]

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How Does Drinking Kombucha Affect Your Teeth?

It’s not news that sugary sodas and juices are bad for your health, and many adults have made an effort to replace their customary Coke or Pepsi with healthier options like green tea, lemon water, or the increasingly popular fermented tea known as kombucha. However, it’s important to realize the effect that even nutritious drinks […]

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How to Help Your Kids Avoid the Dentist’s Drill

Research indicates that approximately 41% of all children who were between the ages of 6 and 11 and taken to the dentist needed a cavity filled. Many of these cavities were found on the child’s permanent molars. The good news is that there are several things you can do as a parent to help your […]

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Top Reasons to Use Your End of the Year Dental Benefits

Most assume that dental insurance is something that only gets used when a specific dental treatment, such as dental crowns or root canals, are required. The truth is that as the year draws closer to a conclusion, there are 5 reasons to use your end of the year dental benefits soon. You’ll be amazed by […]