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Same Day CEREC Crowns in Irving

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Same day CEREC Crowns  refers to an innovative new brand of treatment that condenses some traditional procedures into a single office visit. The CEREC® System is sometimes called a CAD-CAM system. After your dentist has examined your teeth and determined a same day CAD/CAM restoration is a treatment option, the area surrounding the affected tooth or teeth will be anesthetized and prepared for your metal-free restoration. There are several advantages that they would include single visit capability, complete control of the shape, contour and fit by the Dentist, and strong […]

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Improving Oral Health for Veterans

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  Smile, soldier! Veterans Day is on November 11th every year. It’s a great time to thank our Veterans for their service towards the country! This day gives veterans a rare opportunity to reflect on their services, family, and health-related issues.   Veterans should take a day out from their busy schedule on Veteran’s Day, and in addition to reflecting on their service, they should think about their dental health. Veterans may not have made it a top concern while serving, but it’s a topic that cannot be ignored by […]

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5 tips for improving your child’s smile!

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Smiling at people is one way of showing them our love. There is no better way to convey love and happiness and no one can resist a child that smiles openly and with delight. Yellow or brownish teeth can make your child shy and uncomfortable, but these problems are quite common nowadays. This issue can easily be dealt with by following some simple oral hygiene rules. In today's fast paced world maintaining hygiene and dental health is an issue. Stains on your child's teeth are an unpleasant problem that can [...]

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Halloween is Here – The Do’s and Don’ts

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  The Monsters of Halloween should not Get Your Teeth Halloween is a very popular holiday, one where you can find candy everywhere, and I do mean everywhere, no matter if you are trick or treating, or if you are just going to someone’s place for a visit, you’ll likely find candy on the table, or near the door, or everywhere around you. Dressing up and trick-or treating creates lasting memories for the whole family, but there’s nothing spookier than cavities in your teeth! Moderation is key when it comes […]

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Feb, 2016

Wisdom Teeth Extraction

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What are wisdom teeth? Wisdom teeth are the third and last molars on each side of the upper and lower jaws. They are also the final teeth to erupt; they usually appear when a person is in their late teens or early twenties. Wisdom teeth that only partially emerge or come in crooked can also lead to painful crowding and disease. Because teeth removed before age 20 have less developed roots and fewer complications, the American Dental Association recommends that people between 16 and 19 have their wisdom teeth evaluated […]

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Feb, 2016

Breastfeeding and Infant Oral Health

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  Welcoming a newborn into the world is exciting for the whole family, but as most new mothers know, breastfeeding and teething will be a part of your immediate focus. Being a new mother might mean you’ll take part in breastfeeding your newborn, and although it is one of the healthiest ways for a baby to receive its nutrition, you may still see the merits of a bottle-fed plan. No matter what, your little one’s oral health should be of great concern during this time. WHY BREAST FEEDING IS IMPORTANT […]

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Your Teeth Will Love These Fall Treats

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  Fall is Coming, so Get Ready for some Healthy Treats Generally, sweet food produces tartar, which might, if not cleaned regularly, turn into plaque, which in turn, damages the enamel of the teeth, and not only that, but attacks the gums, too. That could turn into a severe problem, especially if you are found of industrial sugar, and of industrial sweets, generally speaking. Fall is a season where things start to get colder, but, that doesn’t mean that there is less food to be eaten. Your dentist might give […]

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Feb, 2016

Dental Veneers

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Veneers can solve most cosmetic dental problems that make teeth look unattractive. Dental veneers can fix uneven teeth, which is a result of general wear and tear of teeth or constant tooth grinding. Patients born with abnormal teeth spacing can benefit from getting dental veneers as well. Veneers can also fix worn tooth enamel, which becomes worn, dull and discolored as one ages. Smokers and those who have regular caffeine consumption are advised to get dental veneers to brighten their smiles. Dental veneers are used for covering worn chips and […]

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Feb, 2016

Tooth Extraction – Facts for Comfort

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Tooth extraction: Tooth extraction is usually relatively straightforward, and the vast majority can be usually performed quickly while the individual is awake by using local anesthetic injections to eliminate painful sensations. Local anesthetic blocks pain, but mechanical forces are still vaguely felt. If a tooth has been broken or damaged by decay, your dentist will try to fix it with a filling, crown or other dental treatment. But when there’s too much damage for the tooth to be repaired, the tooth may need to be extracted — or removed — from its […]

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Healthy Diet

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A healthy diet is a healthy smile The way we eat, how often and what we eat is essential for our overall health. A healthy body can resist infections and overcome disease and healthy eating habits can ensure your gum and teeth health as well. On the other hand, poor diet can lead to gum disease and tooth decay. Food that cleans If it is true that snacks, sugar and bad eating habits can help ruin your teeth, it is also true that there are foods that can help with […]

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