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8 FAQs About Orthodontic Treatment

Published September 15, 2021 7:46 pm

Getting braces is a milestone for most people, but even though orthodontic treatment is quite popular, you may have some questions about whether or not it’s right for you or your child. Read our blog post for a look at eight frequently asked questions our team at Altitude Family Dental receives about orthodontic treatment.

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Are Receding Gums a Sign of Periodontal Disease?

Published August 23, 2021 7:14 pm

Have you looked in the mirror and noticed that your gums seem to be shrinking? Your gums may be receding. There are many factors that may be causing your gum recession. Check out our blog post for what you need to know about gum recession, contributing factors, and how to combat it!

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How To Care for Your Teeth After Wisdom Tooth Removal

Published July 21, 2021 9:59 pm

We work with our patients to make sure wisdom teeth removal is straightforward and comfortable from start to finish, and that it’s done before lasting damage can be caused to the smile. Check out our blog post where we go over what you need to know about care after wisdom teeth removal.

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How to Treat a Chipped Tooth

Published June 16, 2021 10:00 pm

So you chipped a tooth. Don’t panic. It’s not the end of the world, and it may not be the end of your tooth! Read our blog post where we let you know how to treat a chipped tooth.

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When Should I Take My Child to Their First Dental Appointment?

Published May 21, 2021 8:19 pm

Childhood is full of important milestones. As dental professionals, there’s one milestone in particular that we have to urge you to keep in mind: your child’s first dental appointment. Read our blog post for a look at when that should happen and what to expect.

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What to Do if a Tooth Has Been Knocked Out

Published April 22, 2021 7:37 pm

Do you know what to do if you have a tooth knocked out, maybe while playing sports? Check out our blog post for the steps you should take to help preserve your knocked out tooth.

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Are Teeth Supposed to Be White?

Published March 20, 2021 8:56 pm

On our blog post, learn about natural teeth colors. We also discuss what can stain teeth & how to improve their color.

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Is Fluoride Important?

Published February 26, 2021 4:34 am

Read our blog post to learn how fluoride, a natural mineral, can reduce your risk of decay and cavities. Contact our team for more information about how to prevent oral health issues.