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What Should I Expect at an Orthodontic Evaluation?

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Orthodontics is a rite of passage for many young adults, but patients of all ages can benefit from a properly aligned smile. At the office of Scott J. Stephens, DDS, we offer cosmetic braces to patients in the Fayetteville, AR area because not everyone is lucky enough to have had braces as a kid!

When you come to our dental office for your orthodontic consultation, Dr. Stephens will discuss your goals for your smile. What bothers you about the alignment of your teeth? Does anything cause you discomfort? Sensitivity? Dr. Stephens wants to make sure that your results look and feel great.

Once we discuss your goals, we will perform ...

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Post-Orthodontic Care

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If you are considering braces in Fayetteville, AR, we would be happy to answer your questions about the best treatment to get the result you want. Braces and orthodontic treatment is about more than just improving the appearance of your smile. Braces can also improve your dental health by improving your bite and fixing overlapping teeth, which are more prone to decay.

As we age, treatment with orthodontics is still completely possible! Many of our adult patients never had an opportunity for braces as kids and are just now able to afford or have access to Smart Moves clear aligners, which is similar to Invisalign, or Six Month Braces ...

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How to Get the Most Out of Your Dental Appointment

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Having regular dental appointments, that include exams and dental cleanings, can help keep your smile looking and feeling its best. If you are in need of a dentist in Fayetteville, AR, give us a call to schedule an exam with Dr. Scott Stephens. We can help you achieve a comfortable and healthy smile.

How to Get the Most Out of Your Dental Appointment

If you have an upcoming dental appointment, you can get the most out of your visit by following a few simple steps.

Bring your updated medical history with you to your dental appointment. Having an updated medical history can help us to provide you with the best dental ...

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The Benefits of Braces

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Braces can certainly give you a straight, beautiful smile. Did you know that they may also improve your oral health? If you want to explore braces in Fayetteville, AR, and want an experienced dentist to provide treatment, Dr. Scott Stephens is accepting new patients and providing them with excellent results using orthodontics.

Cosmetic Benefits of Braces

A beautiful smile can open doors and melt hearts! If your smile isn’t quite what you would like it to be and you have overlapping, misplaced, or crowded teeth, orthodontics can help you achieve a smile where your teeth all stay in line!

  • Uniform appearance
  • Straight and aligned
  • Relocating teeth
  • Closing gaps in your smile

Having a ...

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The Process of Using Clear Aligners

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Clear aligners have become more popular over the last several years, and with good reason! This is a great treatment option for people who are looking for an easier way to get a straighter smile. Many patients are candidates for this treatment, and if you have alignment issues, it could be the right choice for your needs. Some of the benefits of clear liners are that they are nearly invisible, you can remove them while eating and while cleaning so there are no food restrictions, and you can clean your teeth normally as well. 

The process of using your aligners is fairly simple- here's what you can expect: 

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How to Prepare for Your Dental Cleaning

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If it has been awhile since your last dental cleaning, you may be wondering how to get back on track. If you are looking for a dentist in Fayetteville, AR, we can help! Missing a few dental cleanings probably means you have some catching up to do. At Scott J. Stephens, DDS, we provide customized dental cleanings to help our patients get back on track to good health at every stage.

Best Ways to Prepare

  1. Update your list of medications: Knowing what medications you take and any medical conditions you may have will help us provide you with the best care possible. Certain medical conditions and medications can affect ...

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What Does Dental Bonding Do?

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You have probably heard of dental bonding and might wonder what the possibilities are when it comes to improving your own smile. Dental bonding requires the same composite mixture that we use in creating tooth-colored fillings. Composite comes in a full range of colors and we can match it to your existing teeth. Since composite does not whiten the same way as your natural tooth, you should whiten your teeth to your desired shade before treatment.

Dental Bonding Defined

Dental bonding is often used to make small repairs to your teeth. We can fill in gaps, repair chips, and reshape your teeth using dental bonding. Since we add to your ...

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