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 It’s Never too Late to Straighten Your Smile

Braces as an adult? No way. At least, that was what I thought when my dentist told me that I was going to have to see an orthodontist about my crooked teeth. But my teeth were so misaligned that they were causing me pain when I chewed, so I decided to at least look into it. Turns out braces today are nothing like the ones my friends had when I was a kid. Mine were practically invisible, and I didn't need to wear them that long. I started this blog to encourage other people like me who are nervous about the prospect of wearing braces as an adult. My straight smile is so worth the trips to the orthodontist, and wearing braces was nowhere near as bad as I thought. Read on to find out more about how you can straighten your smile.

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2021

3 Good Reasons To Request Sedation For Your Next Dental Procedure

Some more involved dental treatments, like implant placement, are almost always performed under sedation. Others, like fillings and crowns, are routinely performed without sedation. However, as the patient, you can always request sedation for any dental procedure during which you prefer to be sedated and less aware. Most dentists will comply; they would rather have a nice, calm patient than an anxious one! But why might you request sedation for a routine procedure like a filling?