First Impressions Dentistry Blog

Can Ignoring a Toothache Be Fatal?

April 3, 2024

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person with toothache holding their cheek

Sometimes, you might have a toothache, ranging from a small ache due to a cavity to more intense pain. While simple toothaches can often be fixed with a filling, others may signal a bigger problem. But can ignoring these serious toothaches ever be dangerous enough to be life-threatening? Let’s delve into whether toothaches can cause serious problems and how your dentist can help address them.


Easing Aches: 5 Tips for Adjusting to Invisalign

February 5, 2024

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Several sets of Invisalign trays with carrier case

Invisalign is a popular alternative to traditional braces for straightening smiles. This treatment gently repositions your teeth using clear plastic aligner trays rather than bulky metal brackets. Patients love that this discrete option can perfect their grin without causing as much self-consciousness about their appearance.

Every 1 to 2 weeks, your dentist will provide a new set of aligners to account for the ongoing movement of your teeth. Because they apply enough pressure to push your pearly whites, you might experience some discomfort when you put in new trays. Fortunately, there are things you can do to mitigate the impact. Keep reading to learn about 5 ways to alleviate potential aches from wearing Invisalign!