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Invisalign Clear Aligners

Invisalign in San Francisco Our clear aligners are removable and nearly invisible when worn! At Sansome Dental, we can use Invisalign to treat crooked/misaligned teeth or to close large gaps between teeth. It’s proven to be a tried and true method, and our patients really appreciate the ease and comfort compared to braces. These clear […]

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Can a Musical Instrument Affect Teeth?

Ever think of asking your dentist which musical instrument you should play? Few people do. But especially for young people, an early dental analysis–before selecting a musical instrument–can be important. Surprisingly, some instruments–woodwind or brass–can actually help some children who have an overbite problem. Yet, the same instrument can make the problem worse in another […]

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The Makings of a Better Smile

One of the best things about today’s cosmetic dentistry is how dramatically your smile can be enhanced with very simple, conservative procedures. All of us differ in terms of our appetite for cosmetic improvement. But a custom plan can be developed that fits your own particular desire—and comfort level—to a “T.” A great smile is […]

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Tooth Abuse

Especially for Braces Wearers Do you absent-mindedly commit Tooth Abuse? These are habits definitely off limits for the health of your teeth: Don’t chomp on a toothpick—it can wear teeth down and get caught in your braces. Stop chewing your nails, pens and pencils—it’s hard on teeth and gums. Leave the ice in your drink? […]

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Impression Material

What is that goo? Whether you need a new denture, braces, or a single inlay restoration, you’ll encounter the “goo” dentists use to make an impression – the first step to a perfect likeness of your mouth. In effect, the material you bite into registers a “negative” image, like a photograph. To make a positive […]

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The New Way to Straighten Teeth

With Invisalign® Ever wish that you could have perfectly straight teeth…without months of wearing those geeky metal braces? And wouldn’t it be nice to get your teeth straightened without anyone outside the family even knowing about it? Believe it or not, there’s a new way to straighten teeth—invisibly. And our office can walk you through […]

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What are the Benefits of Invisalign?

Nobody wants to get braces, but everybody wants a beautiful smile with straight teeth. Invisalign is the answer. The clear inserts straighten your teeth without having to suffer through metal wires in your mouth. Here are some of the many benefits of choosing Invisalign. SMOOTH PLASTIC  Unlike traditional braces, Invisalign is made from a smooth […]

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