6 Common Myths About The Dentist

When’s the last time you’ve been to the dentist? Has it been six months, a year or even six years ago? So many people put off regular checkups because of fears or excuses. We’re here to tell you to forget what you think you about seeing the dentist; visits with Dr. Vacek are easy, affordable and as painless as possible. Here are six myths – debunked - about the dentist.

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Dr. Craig Vacek
Is it a Cavity or Seasonal Allergies?

Tell us if this springtime allergy scenario sounds familiar - you sneeze and sneeze, your eyes water like faucets and your throat feels like someone took a scouring pad to it. To top it all off, your teeth hurt, signaling the likelihood of a cavity. Awesome. But is it a cavity or just another symptom of spring allergies?

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Dr. Craig Vacek
Dentist vs. Orthodontist

In the time you’ve worn your braces, you’ve probably developed a close relationship with your orthodontist, so do you need to continue to see him or her or will your regular dentist do? The answer to that question lies in the differences between a dentist and an orthodontist.

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Dr. Craig Vacek
Teeth Whitening: Get The Facts

Are DIY solutions the way to go when it comes to teeth whitening? As a dental office, we’re going to say “No.” But it is not because we offer a whitening solution; it is because these so-called natural solutions can actually do more harm to your teeth than good.

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Dr. Craig Vacek