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Which Clear Braces Option Is Right for You?

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You might have heard of clear braces and wondered if they would be right for you. Perhaps you are an adult who has been living with crooked or misaligned teeth, and you think now could be the right time for you to make a change. One thing you know for sure is that you do not want to live through years of metal brackets and wires to straighten your teeth.

Invisalign clear braces are offered in Jonesboro, AR by Anthony Bartels, DDS. They are an excellent choice for older teens and adults who don’t want to commit to traditional orthodontics.

What makes Invisalign clear braces such a great option?

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3 Signs That Might Mean Gum Disease

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Did you know that over half of American adults suffer from periodontal (gum) disease in some form? It's likely that many of those patients don't even realize they have it. This is because the progression of periodontal disease is typically slow and there aren't very many symptoms or much pain, to begin with. Here are some of the early signs to be aware of that may be indicating you have gum disease.

Your Gums Bleed When You Brush Your Teeth

Have you ever noticed blood in the sink when you're brushing your teeth? This can be an early indicator of gum disease, and it's normal that you may not feel any pain. ...

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Thankful

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We are thankful for our wonderful patients!  We will be closed November 23 and 24 for Thanksgiving but have opened another day over Christmas break to accommodate those off school and work:)

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It's Kathy's Birthday

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Kathy got more than one CROWN today!  That's what you get for coming to the dentist on your birthday.  Happy Birthday Kathy!

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Congrats Carla!

Dr. Anthony Bartels and Hygienist Carla Kerley | dentist jonesboro ar

Carla Kerley has reached her 20 year work anniversary with Dr. B!  We have loved every day having you here.  When you work somewhere this long, you get to watch each other's kids grow up and share lots of memories.  Carla is a wonderful hygienist and our patients love her, too.  Congrats Carla!!!

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Gum Disease Might Be Silent but It Should Not Be Ignored

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Did you know that periodontal (gum) disease is very prevalent in America today? In fact, it affects more than half of adults over the age of thirty in some form.

We now understand that the bacteria responsible for causing gum disease are also linked to other health issues in the body such as diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, and stroke. This is known as the oral-systemic connection, and it teaches us that gum disease is a condition that should not be ignored!

Your Jonesboro, AR dentist shares important information about combating your gum disease and taking care of your oral health.

How to Manage Gingivitis

Gingivitis is the first phase of ...

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