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Why We Are Known For Exceptional Patient Comfort

We begin each new patient appointment with a private conversation in our Consultation room. This enables me to learn more about each individual – how he or she feels about their smile and their perception when it comes to dentistry. … Continue reading

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Simple Ways To Avoid Bad Breath.

Although the title of this blog begins with the word ‘simple,’ for people who struggle with bad breath, there is nothing simple about it. Persistent bad breath is a real problem for some people – once they realize they have … Continue reading

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Quit Smoking For Dental Implant Success

Dental Implants are the most successful tooth replacement option available, having up to a 98% success rate. Today, there are over forty implant systems, each designed to accommodate various needs and preferences. Dental Implants come in many types, each designed … Continue reading

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Hairy Tongue Condition Can Be Resolved Easily In Most Cases.

Hairy Tongue – sounds pretty scary, doesn’t it? It’s actually a medical condition that sounds worse than it really is. A Hairy Tongue occurs when the surface of the tongue becomes discolored and appears furry. In addition to an odd … Continue reading

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If You Smoke, Know Oral Health Repercussions

Consider that your mouth is the first part of your body to come in contact with cigarette or cigar smoke. Although many people think of the lungs when it comes to the intake of cigarette or cigar smoke, the soft, … Continue reading

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Dental Implants Highly Successful For NON-Smokers

Over the years, Dental Implants have proven to be a highly dependable tooth replacement option. One of the reasons for the growing popularity of Dental Implants is their longevity. Dental Implants are designed to last a lifetime. They have up … Continue reading

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How To Save Time & Money When It Comes To Dental Care!

As part of our normal routines, we do preventive maintenance to avoid problems that can otherwise require a great deal of time and money for repairs. For example, we have our car’s oil changed on a regular basis to ensure … Continue reading

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If You’re A Smoker, Here Are MORE Reasons To Quit.

Smokers are well-aware that smoking cigarettes is bad for their health. They don’t need a lecture on this. We understand that smoking is an addictive habit and very difficult to break in spite of the individual knowing its harmful repercussions. … Continue reading

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Dental Implants – What You Can Do To Avoid Failure

One of the reasons that Dental Implants are such a wise investment is that they are designed to last your lifetime. Additionally, they have one of the highest success rates of all implant types – nearly 97%. The potential for … Continue reading

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What Smoking Does To Your Smile

If you smoke, the last thing you want to hear is yet another lecture on why you should quit. This is NOT what this article will do. You are likely already aware of the reasons. However, in our dental office, … Continue reading

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Dry Mouth Leads To Many Problems

Not-so-fresh breath happens to all of us on occasion. Certain foods, some illnesses and smoking can all lead to bad breath. Persistent bad breath is a symptom of periodontal (gum) disease. If gum disease is the cause of your bad … Continue reading

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Bad Breath? Who, ME???

In close conversations with friends or co-workers, have you ever wondered, “Could I have bad breath?” I’m not referring to occasional odor after a morning of coffee or the lingering scent from a tuna sandwich lunch. While any bad breath … Continue reading

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Reduce Risks Of Dental Implant Failure

Studies show that dental implants continue to be one of the most successful of all implant-in-bone procedures, over 90%. An important aspect in the success of your implant treatment lies in the hands of an experienced Doctor who is highly-trained … Continue reading

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Oral Cancer Has Deadly Track Record

Baseball fans may recall that former Padres’ ball player and Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn succumbed to oral cancer earlier this year. Oral cancer has some of the worse statistics of all cancers, taking the life of an American every … Continue reading

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Unexpected Sources Of Dry Mouth

The human body is a miraculous thing. The mouth is a perfect illustration. Whenever you eat or drink something, digestion begins as you chew. Saliva not only helps you move things around in the mouth to process, it delivers an … Continue reading

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