Benefits of Straight Teeth with Invisalign

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Having straight teeth isn’t just about looks. Straightening your teeth with Invisalign at Cottonwood Dental has health benefits in addition to giving you a more confident smile! According to the American Dental Association, straightening your teeth can significantly impact your overall dental health for the better! When your teeth are straighter, your gums are healthier. When your teeth are aligned … Read More

Chewing Gum: Good or Bad?

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Chewing Gum and Dental Health

We all know that candy, although delicious, can be a major cause of cavities. But what about gum? Is gum good or bad for your teeth? Chewing gum that contains sugar may increase your chances of developing cavities, but there is clinical evidence that certain types of gum can actually benefit your teeth! Here’s why Cottonwood Dental recommends chewing gum! … Read More

Hot and Cold Food Sensitivity

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You’re just trying to enjoy some frozen yogurt or a smoothie on a warm spring day, when suddenly you experience a jolt of pain in one of your teeth. This is a common, yet unpleasant thing to deal with, and although sensitivity to hot or cold foods doesn’t always merit concern, if this happens to you often, Cottonwood Dental recommends … Read More