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Dental Implants Can Give You Back the Life You Love

When thinking about dental implants, dentists and prosthodontists tend to look at implant endurance, durability, and recurrence of complex problems. However, patients tend to focus on the cost of treatment and social and psychological effects.

Oral Health-Related Quality of Life

So what about this oral health-related quality of life? How does it affect you? Recently, a study was conducted by a researcher in Saudi Arabia to measure oral health-related quality of life after placement of an implant-supported crown.

A group of 79 healthy men and women were interviewed before implant therapy and then again at yearly intervals after therapy. They were asked to rate their functional limitation, physical pain, psychological discomfort, and social disability before and ...

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Is One of These Cosmetic Dentistry Treatments Right for You?

Many of us have esthetic smile imperfections we would like to correct. Your concern may be as simple as a dull smile, or as complex as a full smile makeover that combines several services. Whatever your needs and goals, cosmetic dentistry provides the solution you are looking for!

Cosmetic Dental Options

These days, cosmetic dentistry is not just about veneers and teeth whitening. Virtually anything a dentist does that improves the appearance of your smile can be considered cosmetic dentistry!

With that in mind, let’s take a look at some of the cosmetic services available and how they can help you.

Professional Teeth Whitening

Whitening is by far the most popular treatment because it is ...

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3 Reasons to Protect Baby Teeth

Parents often wonder about the American Dental Association’s recommendation that children see the dentist no later than their first birthday. They only have a couple of baby teeth, and those will come out anyway, so what’s the urgency?

Consider the fact that your child’s baby teeth actually started forming when you were six to eight weeks pregnant, and permanent teeth followed in the twentieth week. You can see that a lot happens with your child’s oral health even before your little one makes their appearance in the world!

The Crucial Role Baby Teeth Play

Tiny baby teeth are certainly precious, but they play a significant role in your child’s early dental development. What happens ...

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3 Benefits of Dental Implants You Might Not Know About

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Dental implants have been widely used for decades, but many people have only recently become aware of what they are and how they work. This is understandable! Dental technologies, treatments, and techniques are advancing so rapidly that it can be a challenge to keep up with all the improvements!

Dental implants have completely changed the way we approach tooth replacement. There are enormous benefits to choosing implants, so it’s important for you to understand their benefits.

3 Benefits of Choosing Dental Implants

Here are a few facts about dental implants that many people aren’t aware of:

  • The secret to the success of implants is the titanium post that is placed in your jaw. Titanium ...

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Are E-Cigs Bad for your Oral Health?

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Vaping is a popular tobacco alternative to regular cigarettes. E-cigarettes are cheaper and, since they produce vapor, not smoke, they can be used almost anywhere. However, e-cigs do contain nicotine that’s derived from the tobacco plant. 

How Nicotine Affects Your Oral Health

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) concluded in 2014 that there’s a lack of definitive research on the health effects of e-cigs and vaping. So the jury is still out on the long-term health effects of e-cigs, but that doesn’t mean we can’t share information about the negative impacts we do know about. We know, for instance, that nicotine does have a negative effect on the health of your mouth, ...

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Seeking the Right Dentist in San Diego for Your Family?

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Whether you have recently relocated or simply want to locate another dentist in the San Diego area, there are a few important questions you should ask to find the dentist who best serves your family’s needs.

How does the dentist make you feel?

First impressions matter, so it’s good to notice the way the doctor makes you feel. Does he or she take the time to explain things to you patiently and in detail? Are they relaxed, or do you feel like they’re ready to bolt out the door to see the next patient? Trust your instincts, because if you aren’t comfortable with them now, imagine how you’ll feel when it’s time ...

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Congratulations Dr. Nguyen

We are so excited to welcome his daughter, Elle, into the world. This little bundle of joy was born on Friday, May 12th in the wee hours of the morning. We wish her all the best in life and great teeth! 

In case she needs orthodontic treatment (braces), like many of us do, we thought we’d talk about what to do when white spots develop. We all know that once braces come off, all we want to do is flash those pearly whites and smile that Julia Roberts smile, but those spots are even more visible after. 

First, you should know what causes them. The white spots are a result of demineralization ...

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