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Dentist Shares “Unusual” Flossing Habits

October 1, 2017

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woman flossingIt is easy to think at times that everyone takes care of their teeth just like you do. Your oral hygiene routine is probably completely normal, right? To learn more about what people actually do, the American Dental Association recently conducted a survey, and it revealed that America actually has some very strange and potentially dangerous flossing habits. What are they? Do you practice any of them? Read on to learn more about what they discovered. (more…)

Dentist Talks About How to Fix Chronic Bad Breath

September 4, 2017

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woman shielding breathBad breath is something that happens to everyone, and that is perfectly OK! It is completely natural for your breath to not always be fresh, but what happens when that not-so-fresh feeling just will not go away, even when you brush your teeth or use mouthwash? Chronic bad breath can be caused by a number of factors, but fortunately, with a few things you can do right at home and a little help from your dentist, you can make sure your breath is something you never need to worry about. (more…)

What Can I Expect After a Root Canal?

August 12, 2017

woman in pain holding compress to faceRoot canals have a bad reputation for being painful, but we have good news! Most patients experience significant reduction in pain following their root canal treatment. Root canal therapy is necessary for patients who have experienced tooth decay or damage that accesses the inner layers of the tooth where the nerve system is housed. If you’re in need of a root canal, a skilled restorative dentist will relieve pain and renew your smile. The treatment itself is moderately invasive, but most patients feel completely free from pain within a few days. Keep reading to learn more

Get a Straight Smile with a Free Consultation for Invisalign in West Seneca

July 31, 2017

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See if Invisalign in West Seneca is right for you with a free consultation.Have you always wanted a straight smile but do not want to deal with the hassles or restrictions of traditional metal braces? You can choose a simpler and more sophisticated solution with Invisalign in West Seneca. The clear aligners will gradually move your teeth while allowing you to stay confident throughout your treatment. Now is the perfect time to see if Invisalign is right for you, because Dr. Winnick and Dr. Shainbrown are offering a free consultation.

Enhance Your Smile with Porcelain Veneers in West Seneca

July 28, 2017

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Older woman in smilingHow many years have you spent looking at an unattractive smile in the mirror? If the years have passed and you have yet to visit a cosmetic dentist, you may feel like you are just too old and you must live with the imperfections. However, this is not the case. You are never too old to get the attractive smile that you deserve. At Applegate Dental PLLC, we offer porcelain veneers in West Seneca to enhance the appearance of your teeth using an effective and minimally invasive procedure.

Dentist in West Seneca to Reverse the Effects of Tobacco

May 1, 2017

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Your dentist in West Seneca will help to protect your smile from tobacco.It is estimated that more than 36 million adults in the United States currently use cigarettes. While it is common knowledge that tobacco use leads to serious health complications, like respiratory disease and cancer, many remain unaware of the complications tobacco use has on your oral health. With May 31st World No Tobacco Day, we want to raise awareness to the damaging affects tobacco has on your dental health. As your dentist in West Seneca, Applegate Dental PPLC, encourages you to say no to tobacco to protect your oral and overall health.