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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

What Causes Tooth Sensitivity and How to Treat It?

Having sensitive teeth is painful, irritating, and uncomfortable. It can also indicate a more severe problem, so the sooner you seek help from your dentist, the better. Take a look at some of the common causes and treatments for this oral affliction. The Symptoms of Sensitive Teeth The term “sensitive teeth” refers to pain or … Continued

How Long Does Dental Anesthesia Last?

When visiting your dentist for a dental procedure, sometimes a sedative can help ease dental anxiety, an obstacle for some patients’ oral health care. Some drugs help you relax, while others place you in a deep sleep state until the procedure is complete. Your dentist can discuss the best option with you concerning your procedure … Continued

6 Dental Technologies That Can Alleviate Anxiety in Patients

Dental fear or anxiety prevents many people from seeking the medical attention they need. Given that approximately 36% of the population suffers from dental anxiety to some degree, this fear can have a significant impact on the country’s overall dental health. Fortunately, various dental technologies give patients a more comfortable experience and encourage them to … Continued

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