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Dental Associates of Arlington

22 Mill Street, Suite 104, Arlington

$21 for Invisalign Consultation at Dental Associates of Arlington ($2,200 Value)

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Highlights

Using digital x-ray technology and advanced diagnostic techniques, this dental practice offers affordable, quality dental care

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WAIYIN
1 ratings1 reviews
October 6, 2016
Had a cleaning, great experience!
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Rebecca
4 ratings1 reviews
September 23, 2016
Friendlier than most. Almost painless cleaning. Very modern equipment. Only con is the parking situation: pay parking across street for $2 an hour but it's really like parking in a rundown driveway.

What You'll Get

  • $21 for Invisalign consultation and $2,000 credit ($2,200 value)

Cavities: Portrait of an Enamel Assassin

One primary purpose of a dental appointment is checking for cavities. To learn exactly how they form, read on.

Cavities—also known as dental caries or simply tooth decay—form as the direct result of two interplaying factors: food and bacteria. As soon as 20 minutes after a meal, more than 500 types of bacteria begin to feast on any refined sugar or starch they can find, producing a potent acid as a byproduct. Tooth enamel is considered the hardest substance in the human body, but if left alone for extended periods, this acid can easily bore its way past the enamel and into the inner layers of the tooth, which house nerves, blood vessels, and minerals worth approximately 25 cents on the fairies’ black market. Cavities can be difficult to notice in time—many don’t exhibit pain in the early stages of development, and they often occur in hard-to-clean spots, such as the small crevices on the top of molars. What’s more, unlike a child’s missing tooth, enamel doesn’t grow back. Once it’s gone, it’s gone forever.

In a study conducted in Warwickshire, England, fossilized records showed that only 8% of people living in the Iron Age experienced tooth decay—a stark contrast to today’s 48%. Granted, blacksmiths might have been able to forge strong toothpicks, but there’s a larger culprit to blame: the influx of carbohydrates, sugars, and processed foods that became more common in later humans’ diets. To counter the increase in oral ailments, dentistry evolved from a field that relied solely on bare-knuckle boxing matches to one that delicately treats decay as it appears, most often by removing the acid-eaten portions of the tooth and rebuilding the structure with a cement filling or crown. As always, however, the best offense is a good defense—dentists recommend brushing daily and visiting the office twice a year to prevent cavities from even forming.

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires 90 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Appointment required. Must sign waiver. Younger than 18 must have guardian-signed waiver. Consultation required; non-candidates and other refund requests will be honored before service provided. Not valid with insurance. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift(s). Valid only for option purchased. Not valid for clients active within the past 12 month(s). Not valid with other offers or promotions. Merchant's standard cancellation policy applies (any fees not to exceed voucher price). Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Dental Associates of Arlington

Dental, Dentist, Teeth Cleaning