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We understand that, for many people, undergoing dental treatment can be a scary and anxiety-producing proposition. Our dental team firmly believes that the marvels of modern dentistry can help patients stay comfortable and calm in the dentist’s chair. That is why we are so proud to offer NuCalm® therapy in our St. Paul dental practice.

This short article is going to give you an overview of how NuCalm® works and whom it can help.

What is NuCalm®?

NuCalm®is an all-natural, multi-faceted protocol that turns dental treatment into a refreshing, calming experience. This therapy combines four different components to deliver results:

1. First you will take a dietary supplement to help minimize the amount of adrenaline that floods your system. Your dentist may also apply a NuCalm® topical cream to further counteract your body’s stress response.

2. Then, your dentist will place small microcurrent stimulation patches behind your ears. The gentle microcurrent energy helps your body relax.

3. The next step is very simple—you just pop on some noise-lessening headphones! These headphones are going to play a specific neuroacoustic tones that help you fall into a “pre-sleep” state.

4. Finally, you’ll cover your eyes with a comfortable light-blocking eye mask. This eye mask will keep you from being distracted by unnecessary visual stimuli.

Once all of these components are in place, you will be lulled into a pre-sleep state, so that you can breeze through dental treatment. Patients report that, using NuCalm®, they feel relaxed and stress-free throughout the dental treatment process.

Because, NuCalm® is all-natural, this treatment protocol is suitable for patients of many ages, with various dental needs. And, patients start to feel the effects of NuCalm® just a few minutes after starting treatment.

Ready to learn more about what NuCalm® can do for you and your family? Give our St. Paul relaxation dentists a call! We look forward to meeting with you!

Dental implants are one of the best methods available for replacing missing teeth. In the past, you had limited choices for tooth replacement, but at our St. Paul Dental Implants Office, we now provide you with the option of dental implants to help preserve your oral health while restoring function and beauty.

Why Are Missing Teeth a Problem?

The major problem created by missing teeth is that surrounding teeth can become crooked. Even one missing tooth can alter the alignment of the rest of your teeth and cause them to move out of their proper position.

This happens because a missing tooth allows surrounding teeth to drift into the empty space. In turn, this creates a domino effect and can leave you with severe alignment issues. When teeth are crooked, you face these other oral health issues as well:

  • Teeth grinding
  • Premature wear
  • Temporomandibular joint disorder
Missing teeth can cause other problems such as deterioration of your jawbone. When you have all your teeth, the roots help stimulate growth of the bone in the jaw as you chew.

When teeth are missing, the bone can deteriorate over time. This can change your dental bite and, if not treated by your dentist, cause a change in the shape of your face and your appearance.

How do you Replace Teeth With Implants?

Dental implants are widely used in modern dentistry since they can replace a single or multiple missing teeth, and they do not require alteration of adjacent teeth like dental crowns do. Dental implants are set directly into the jaw bone and, over a period of time, the dental implant bonds with the bone.

A dental crown is then placed over the root portion of the implant at our St. Paul Dental Implants Office. Advances in modern dentistry have created a replacement that enhances your oral health as well as your appearance.

Please contact us to learn more about dental implants and how they can benefit your situation. 

There are several options available today for straightening your teeth. The St. Paul Invisible Braces Dentist recommends Invisalign because it offers many advantages over other types of braces. Of course, the goal with any type of braces is to leave you with a confident, beautiful smile. But when you compare Invisalign® to other teeth-straightening options, you will see the obvious advantages

Invisalign Benefits

Some of the benefits of using Invisalign braces are:

  1. Allows you to eat the foods you enjoy
  2. Completely removable
  3. Virtually invisible – most people won’t even notice them
  4. Allows you to thoroughly brush and floss your teeth
  5. Made of comfortable, flexible plastic without any metal or wires
  6. Less frequent visits to your dentist for adjustment or checkups
Traditional bracket and wire braces have always had one significant drawback. Since they cannot be removed for brushing and flossing, food can get trapped in the brackets and wires, leading to plaque buildup and tooth decay. Invisalign aligners are completely removable, so you can brush and floss normally.

 

Straight Teeth are Healthy Teeth

You may also be surprised to learn that having a perfectly aligned smile is not just good for your appearance. If your teeth are overcrowded or spaced too far apart, you may be at greater risk for developing periodontal disease. With Invisalign clear orthodontics provided by the St. Paul Invisible Braces Dentist, the potential for buildup of plaque and tartar are greatly reduced as your teeth are moved gently into proper alignment.

This is important because the American Dental Association has conducted studies that show periodontal disease can be related to serious health issues like diabetes, heart disease, and stroke. Correctly aligned teeth also help reduce the possibility of oral health issues caused by an improper bite, jaw problems, and increased wear of tooth enamel. Invisalign addresses these important orthodontic issues, while increasing your confidence with a great smile.

Please contact our office, and we will be happy to arrange a complimentary consultation to discuss your needs.

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