Clear Braces – A New Option for a New Smile!

New BracesIt’s no secret that regular old braces carry a certain stigma. The brackets, wires, and small, colored bands are clunky and painful, and most people shudder at the thought of having to get them. However, the dentistry of today is very different and Dr. Grantham has options for you, like clear braces, that are less-invasive, nearly invisible, more comfortable, and take much less time. If you have ever dreamed about having a nicer smile, now is the time to visit Cove Family Dental and find out about the wonderful ways we can help build your confidence with a beautiful smile.

Six Month Smiles: Braces 2.0

Six Month Smiles is the next step in the evolution of traditional braces. The idea behind it is simple: get the smile you know you deserve with a quick, easy, and nearly invisible treatment.

So what is Six Months Smiles? Similar to clear braces, it’s simply braces, without the hassle! Most people don’t want braces because they are regrettably obvious and it can take years before you see results. However, with Six Month Smiles, the process is accomplished in an average of six months, with brackets and wires that are nearly invisible.

Here’s how it works – Six Months Smiles is a combination of the right materials and an improved method of realigning teeth. First, Dr. Grantham will assess your personal needs and design a course of treatment. What makes Six Month Smiles special is a focus on selectively shaping your teeth to achieve the best cosmetic results for your smile. Sometimes the length of time can vary, but the average treatment takes about six months. Next we’ll fit you with top-notch technology, such as nickel titanium wires, Lucid-Lok™ clear brackets and Chameleon™ tooth-colored wires, which are nearly invisible. Six months later, you’ve got a straighter, more confident smile.

Dr. Grantham is specially trained in designing safe, effective Six Month Smiles programs for Copperas Cove patients. This treatment is an excellent choice for most adults over 15, but if you want to make big changes to your bite, it may not be right for you.

We are always available to answer to your questions and happy to help in any way we can.

Call us at Cove Family Dental today we’ll help you get started on a brand new smile!

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Men’s Teeth – Why they should see a dentist today!

Mens-TeethWe get it. Oral hygiene is probably not something that you find yourself talking to your buddies about on the weekends. You probably don’t watch YouTube videos of teeth cleanings. That’s why Cove Family Dental in Copperas Cove is here to offer you only the information that you really need to know to keep both your mouth and body as healthy as possible.

Your Teeth Are Not Tools

It’s super handy to just have a mouth full of jar-openers and label-peelers and tag-rippers, right? No! Men’s teeth are just as delicate as anyone else’s and you can damage the enamel, leaving them sensitive to both heat and cold. At the worst, you can break off a tooth and need a painful extraction of the pieces left. So stick with tools outside your mouth, please, and save your teeth for food.

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Skin Cancer Protection: Don’t Forget Your Lips!

Lips, Skin CancerWe know that our patients are smart and you all lather yourself and your loved ones in sunscreen anytime you go outside in the Copperas Cove sun. You wear your sunglasses, and maybe even a wide-brimmed hat. But do you protect your lips?

Your lips are very sensitive parts of your skin, and you can get skin cancer there just like any other exposed part of your body. At Cove Family Dental, we want to make sure everyone is taking proper care of their health and has all the knowledge they need to do so. As always, call us if you have any questions or concerns!

Why You Should Protect Your Lips

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Having Jaw Pain? The Importance of Teeth Alignment

AlignmentWhy Do My Teeth Need To Be Aligned?

The only reason people get braces is to improve their smile, right? Wrong! Occlusion, or the alignment of your teeth, is a crucial factor in the health and functionality of your entire mouth. It may not seem like anything more than a cosmetic issue, but malocclusion (misaligned teeth) can cause jaw pain, difficulty eating, jaw popping and more. Your mouth is a finely tuned digestive organ and even the slightest issue with teeth alignment could cause big problems.

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The Dental Health Diet – Foods for Healthy Gums

Food & Dental HealthKeep Your Mouth Healthy with These Foods

Hello Copperas Cove residents! As you know, Dr. Brandon Grantham and Cove Family Dental are committed to helping you maintain the best oral health and we’ve got some tips for you. It is common to hear about what not to eat, but today we are going to tell you about a few foods that will keep your mouth in top shape and how they do it.

Fruits and Vegetables are Your Teeth’s Best Friends

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