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Sedation Dentistry for Anxious Patients

Dental anxiety is a common condition that affects up to 22% of the population in the US. Dental phobia and anxiety prevent some patients from getting the dental treatment they need, increasing their risk of serious oral health issues. What Causes Dental Anxiety? The most common cause of dental anxiety is fear of treatment-associated pain, … Continued

How Do Invisible Braces Work?

Invisible braces are a popular orthodontic treatment for older teens and adults for their comfort and discreet appearance. At Caputo Dental, we offer Invisalign clear aligners for fast, effective treatment of malocclusions and jaw misalignment. What Conditions Can Invisalign Treat? Invisalign can treat a variety of orthodontic issues, including: Open bite Overjet Overbite Underbite Crossbite … Continued

Does Mouthwash After Brushing Wash Away Fluoride?

Keeping your teeth in good health does more than give you a beautiful smile and boost your self-confidence. Studies suggest that strong and healthy teeth are indicative of oral and overall health. A good oral health routine includes brushing twice a day with a soft-bristled brush and using fluoride toothpaste, flossing and using mouthwash at … Continued

What is Bruxism and How Do I Treat It?

Bruxism is a common problem where you unconsciously clench or grind your teeth. The condition can occur during the day or at night when you’re asleep; when experienced at night it’s known as sleep bruxism. Though most people don’t even realize they are doing it, they may experience side effects of the behavior, such as … Continued

How the Invisalign System Straightens Your Teeth

The process of teeth straightening is not just for young children and teenagers but also for adults suffering from mild to severe malocclusion. If the aesthetic of traditional metal braces doesn’t appeal to you, Invisalign may be a suitable alternative. Dr. Paul Caputo at Caputo Dental offers discreet clear aligners for straightening teeth with minimal … Continued

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