Magic mouthwash

Magic mouthwash alternative

Magic mouthwash or miracle mouthwash Magic mouthwash is an umbrella term for a compounded mouthwash that doctors use to treat mouth sores.  The term miracle mouthwash is one we commonly use as well. Most often someone will use them during chemo treatment if they develop mouth sores or if they have a medical condition or […]

Orthodontic treatment and quality of life

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Orthodontic Research This is a collection of orthodontic research that we find interesting. Does orthodontic treatment impact your quality of life?  YES!! Well common sense might tell you that a more attractive smile will likely help you in similar ways that other things that make you attractive do.  Self-esteem and self-confidence, for better or worse, […]

New Translucent Zirconia Crowns

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New Translucent Zirconia Crowns New translucent zirconia crowns are arguably the best material to come along since white dental composites. They are very strong and for back teeth are very natural looking. Sean’s new translucent zirconia crown Are you in need of a dental crown but afraid that it will not look natural? This can […]

Invisalign cost

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What does Invisalign cost near me? Invisalign cost estimate and Invisalign cost vs braces are the two most popular financial questions that we hear at Bauer Smiles. What does Invisalign cost vs braces? The cost of Invisalign is usually more than the cost of traditional braces. This is due to the fact that the Invisalign […]

Tooth hurts after crown?

tooth hurts after crown

Tooth hurts after crown? Why does a tooth hurt after a dental crown? Tooth hurts after crown is a common search term for someone that is in pain AFTER a dental crown. There can be several reasons for this and there can also be several solutions as well. Typically people have a concern because the […]

Trial Smile

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Trial Smile A trial smile is a temporary version of dental veneers or dental crowns before we actually do anything permanent to the teeth. It is a great way for people to see what they are getting themselves into before investing a lot of time, money, and before doing irreversible tooth modifications. We typically do […]

All on 4 Vs Dentures

All on 4 Vs Dentures

All on 4 Vs Dentures All on 4 vs dentures is a question we here often. The all on 4 (AO4) is the trademark dentists give to dentures that attach permanently to your jaw by four implants. Dentists often use the same  acrylic, the same as traditional dentures. All on 4 consists of a denture […]

Board certified implant dentist

Board certified implant dentist

What is a board certified implant dentist? Board certified implant dentist is something that several of the major dental implant organizations have been working towards for decades. I feel the ADA should have addressed this years ago but water under the bridge now. Letter from AAID explaining how this came to be. AAID Board Certification […]

Micro osteoperforation

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What is micro osteoperforation in Orthodontics, also known as MOPs? Micro osteoperforation in orthodontics (MOPs) is a process of creating small pinhole openings (or perforations) in the bone around the teeth to accelerate tooth movement during orthodontic treatment.  It is an in-office procedure done by your orthodontist with no down time after and can be […]

Turmeric stain teeth

turmeric stain teeth

Does turmeric stain teeth and dental work? Turmeric stain teeth and dental work and that’s the bottom line. Spices stain teeth and dental appliances – turmeric stain teeth, curry stains teeth, anything with turmeric in it stains teeth! I have personal experience with this from trying to eat curry, which has turmeric in it. My […]

Caring For Teeth With Braces

Caring for teeth with braces.

Caring for Teeth with Braces For many of us, braces are a part of life when we were kids. In many instances adults are getting braces as well. And like kids, we all enjoy reaping their benefits such as correcting crooked teeth, spacing out crowded teeth, bringing spaced out teeth back together, and genuinely improving […]

Clear aligners for teeth

Clear aligners for teeth

Are you looking for clear aligners for teeth? Clear aligners for teeth are a series of plastic trays that move your teeth in small intervals. How do clear aligners for teeth work? The aligners work by moving your teeth at small intervals. Each new tray will be very slightly closer to the ideal position of […]

Orthodontist near me

orthodontist near me

Did you search “Orthodontist near me”? Orthodontist near me is near the top of the list of things people search for in order to find a good local orthodontist. Finding an orthodontist near your home or work is often an important factor, although it should not be the only factor. Almost certainly the most important […]