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Too old for Invisalign? Think again!

For some adults, a misaligned or crooked smile can be detrimental to their confidence. But traditional braces can make older patients feel juvenile or immature. This obstacle can make the smile you want seem out of reach. But it doesn’t have to be. The Invisalign system uses clear, plastic aligners to straighten teeth without affecting
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5 Reasons You May Need Sedation Dentistry

Sedation dentistry is a great tool for dentists. Using modern conscious sedation techniques, Dr. Cynthia Graves can provide patients with a more relaxing, comfortable dental experience. However, many people still don’t know when they should ask for sedation dentistry. In this article, we’ll explore 5 of the most common reasons you may want to be
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Can a Dentist Save a Loose Tooth?

While loose teeth are nothing to be concerned about in children, having one as an adult can be considered a serious dental emergency. Loose teeth in adults can be caused by many different conditions. You’ll certainly require emergency dentistry if you have a loose tooth, regardless of whether it was caused by an impact injury
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Dr. Graves Dentistry Goes Global

After 30 years, Cynthia Graves, DDS has a storied history with her profession. The most recent of which was her dental mission trip to Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic. Rather than soaking up the sun or scuba-diving, one of her favorite pastimes, Dr. Graves was providing her dental expertise to underprivileged people on the
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Can Gum Health Affect Your Heart Health? The Answer May Surprise You.

Periodontal disease is unpleasant, to say the least. It can also be very dangerous for your oral and overall health. Left unchecked, diseases such as gingivitis can lead to bad breath, tooth decay, infection, tooth loss, and even heart problems. It’s true! Periodontal disease can seriously affect the health of your heart and cardiovascular system.
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What Counts as a Dental Emergency?

Emergency dental care is often the only way to save a tooth in case of a serious dental emergency. Your teeth are sensitive, and if you experience trauma, it’s important to get the care you need as soon as possible. But how can you recognize a dental emergency? Some cases of dental emergency are obvious,
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