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Are Teeth Whitening Treatments Covered By Insurance?

At Dentonics, Inc, we understand that money is always a consideration for our Pittsburgh-area patients. And we also know that it’s important to openly address these financial concerns so you can budget appropriately. This is certainly true when you’re considering a teeth whitening treatment. If you’re like most Americans, you likely have dental insurance through…
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Benefits of Dental Veneers

When looking for a solution to chipped, cracked or broken teeth, it’s important to choose the dental work that offers you the most benefit. We’ve found that for many Pittsburgh-area patients, that treatment is dental veneers. Of course, every patient is unique, and every case is different. But it is simply a fact that dental…

Is The Plastic Used in Invisalign Safe?

These days, patients are more savvy than ever, and people are increasingly concerned about ingesting chemicals or other foreign materials. Because Invisalign® clear plastic aligners are still relatively new, many of our Pittsburgh-area patients express concerns about the materials used in the creation of these aligners. Is this plastic safe? The answer is an unqualified…
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Are Dental Implants Permanent?

When you’re considering tooth replacement options, you’re weighing a number of different factors. Durability is absolutely one of the most important considerations raised by our McCandless-area patients. Dental implants represent one potential solution, but you might be curious about how long you can expect them to last. Are dental implants permanent? The answer to that…
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Risk Factors for Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a serious condition that, if left untreated, can prove fatal. This speaks to the importance of early treatment, but it also speaks to the importance of taking steps to prevent sleep apnea in the first place. We’ve helped treat a lot of Pittsburgh-area patients for sleep apnea, and they all say they…
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Invisalign vs. Traditional Metal Braces

Traditionally, if you were a McCandless-area resident suffering from an overbite, underbite, cross-bite or any other mis-alignment, there was one solution: metal braces. These braces were uncomfortable and unsightly, but they got the job done, and they were the only option. Well, not any more. These days, if you’re suffering from an alignment problem that…
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Porcelain Veneers Candidacy

Cosmetic dentistry can achieve an extraordinary transformation in your smile, but only if you undergo the right procedures, and only if you’re actually a good candidate for the procedure you do undergo. Each procedure we offer is carefully targeted at achieving a specific objective or eliminating specific problems, so our team works hard to ensure…
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Beware of Over-The-Counter Teeth Whitening Products

We all want bright, white, photogenic teeth. Yellow, stained teeth can mar a beautiful smile and dramatically affect your self-confidence. So it’s natural and understandable that many Pittsburgh-area residents are curious about over-the-counter teeth whitening products. However, it’s important to understand that these products are not your best options. While the products you can buy…
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Sleep Apnea Treatment With MicrO2

Sleep apnea is a serious condition. If left untreated, it can do more than just rob you of sleep and make you feel exhausted throughout the day – in extreme cases, it can even prove fatal. That’s why it’s crucial to pursue treatment if you have sleep apnea. At Dentonics, we offer a number of…
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Common Symptoms and Signs of TMJ Disorder

Your jaw contains temporomandibular joints just below the front of each ear that helps to connect the lower jaw and skull together. The temporomandibular joints allow you to complete important everyday functions such as chewing your food, speaking, swallowing, and opening and closing your mouth for multiple purposes. These joints can sometimes become painful and…