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3 Reasons You Should Choose Invisalign

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Adults seeking options for correcting misalignment often voice reservations about traditional braces because of their obtrusive visible profile. You don’t need to rely on braces for every alignment change, though. Invisalign provides you with a low-profile option that can take care of mild to moderate alignment changes with a series of clear aligner trays worn throughout the day. Here are three reasons why you should consider this option if you have been talking to a dentist in Spokane, WA about correcting alignment problems. You Can Enjoy All Your Favorite Foods The aligner trays used in this system can be removed … Continue reading

Benefits of Invisalign for All Ages

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Orthodontic work is often associated with teenagers and young adults, but it is never too late to fix problems with your teeth. Many of our patients of all ages take advantage of the benefits of Invisalign to get the smile they have always wanted. Dr. Weigand often recommends clear aligners to those who do not need significant alterations to their bite or smile because of the following benefits. Appearance When you undergo orthodontics work, you no longer have to worry about its impact on your appearance. These aligners are made to almost disappear on your teeth to make it hardly … Continue reading

4 Benefits Of Dental Implants You Should Know

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If you’ve recently lost teeth, it’s time to think about replacements as soon as possible. The faster you get a replacement option in place, the less time your teeth have to adjust to the new space created. When it comes to those replacement options, there are a few choices depending on how many teeth need replaced. When you talk to your dentist in Spokane, WA, about your options, you’ll find that the current top recommendation is dental implants, and that’s because they bring several clear advantages. Implants Simulate the Action of Natural Teeth Since the replacement teeth are anchored to … Continue reading

Change Your Smile with Veneers in the New Year

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Have you been dreaming of a straighter, whiter smile for the New Year? Did you know that veneers can provide you with the esthetics you’re seeking, without protracted treatments? In a single visit, a dentist in Spokane, WA, can correct minor misalignment issues, cover over cracked or stained teeth, and present the appearance of a perfect, brilliant smile. Orthodontic interventions to straighten misaligned teeth can be costly, and many patients with minor misalignment problems that do not cause bite discomfort choose to forego them. At the same time, most of those patients desire the esthetics that come with perfect alignment, … Continue reading

For a Smile You Will Love, Choose Invisalign®

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People who have crooked teeth understand the struggle well – you do not really want to smile in front of anyone because you are worried about how your teeth look. The good news is that your dentist in Spokane, WA, has options to help you get the smile you love, and it does not have to involve brackets or wires. Invisalign® is a great option that is often effective for the right candidates. Reasons To Choose Invisalign® Hardly noticeable. The aligners throughout treatment are clear. While they are not completely invisible, they are still less noticeable than most braces. Easy … Continue reading

How Dental Veneers Help Correct Malocclusions

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A malocclusion is defined as a misalignment between teeth in two arches. When people bite down, the teeth should fit together reasonably well. However, due to a litany of reasons, such as genetics or gum disease, people will develop problems that make chewing more difficult. It is paramount to correct this issue before it gets out of hand. While orthodontics can help, many patients will want to pursue dental veneers to cover up the problem. Veneers Cover Up an Array of Issues To ensure a proper fit, our dentist in Spokane, WA will remove a small portion of the enamel. … Continue reading

How Dental Crowns Keep Your Smile Strong

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There is a litany of issues that can develop with a tooth. Over time, it can develop cracks and chips. If you are not careful, then bacteria can enter the tooth and infect the inner pulp, necessitating a root canal. Before this occurs, you should see Dr. Richard D. Weigand about dental crowns. These restorations will enhance the functionality and aesthetics of your smile, so you can avoid complications down the line. Functionality When you have a crack in your tooth, it will become substantially harder to eat certain foods. Your tooth will become more sensitive to extreme temperatures. You … Continue reading

How to Make Your Invisalign Treatment Easier

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Patients already love Invisalign because it lets them access orthodontic treatments without anyone else having to know about it. If you really want to get the most out of your treatment, though, you need to know how to get the best results from the process. That means understanding what helps your overall oral hygiene and what will set you back in your progress. Keep Your Teeth Healthy The biggest risk when using aligner trays or braces is food getting trapped where bacteria can feast on it without disruption. For patients with braces, it’s around the brackets. For aligner system patients, … Continue reading

Frequently Asked Questions About Dental Veneers

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Veneers are small, porcelain covers that are placed on teeth when they are broken, chipped or discolored. As your qualified, friendly dentist, Dr. Weigand wants to make sure that you understand what to expect if you choose dental veneers as your treatment option, so we’ve put together a list of frequently asked questions about them. How Long Do They Last? If they are placed correctly, veneers can last anywhere from seven to 20 years. There are times where they will chip and come off, but they can quickly be replaced or repaired. Over time, the gum tissue and the remaining living tooth may … Continue reading

Fighting Gum Disease, the Way Only a Dentist Can

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Armed with just a toothbrush, floss and an antiseptic mouthwash, you can beat back gum disease and reclaim your mouth from it. But while regular dental hygiene can lessen your need to see a dentist, the best way to fight gum disease is to get the help of a staff of dental professionals. This is especially true if the if your gum disease has progressed beyond the “mild” stage. Find out why anything other than basic gum disease treatment is best left to a dentist and dental hygienist. Scaling and Root Planing Brushing and flossing can keep your teeth relatively … Continue reading

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