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Accessing 24-Hour Dental Care

When you chip or crack a tooth, are experiencing a toothache, or have an infection, the only thing you care about is getting fast treatment for tooth pain. As with most types of emergencies, severe dental pain or sudden trauma to the mouth rarely happens at a convenient time. It may wake you up at …

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How Much Does a Tooth Extraction Cost?

You may need to have a tooth extracted for a variety of reasons. Some of the most common ones include: A tooth was partially knocked out in an accident and the Smiles of La Mesa dentists need to remove the remainder to make room for a dental restoration. The tooth serves no useful purpose, as …

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Types of Dental Fillings

It’s important for your dentist at Smiles of La Mesa to fill a cavity right away to preserve the integrity of your tooth. When it comes to the types of dental fillings used, today’s patients have more choices than ever. The most common materials used for dental fillings include: Metal/Silver Amalgam: This was the treatment …

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Teeth Whitening That Works

When you feel self-conscious about the color or shade of your teeth, you may be hesitant to smile at all. Unfortunately, stained teeth are common as people age due to using ineffective toothpaste, smoking, eating dark colored foods, drinking coffee and soft drinks, and taking certain medications. If you have tried to improve the appearance …

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How Much For Teeth Whitening?

How Much For Teeth Whitening? There are many reasons why professional teeth whitening is such a popular cosmetic dentistry procedure. While the process is simple, it can dramatically change a patient’s appearance. Brightening the teeth by several shades makes for a more attractive smile as well as greater confidence. After people understand the benefits, the …

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What is Restorative Dentistry?

If one of the dentists at Smiles of La Mesa has told you that you need a restorative dentistry procedure, you may not be entirely clear on what that means. If so, you’re not alone. “What is restorative dentistry?” is a common question that we hear from patients. According to the American Dental Association, restorative …

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Different Kinds of Dental Implants

Dental implants are one of the many dental innovations available in the market, used to replace ones missing teeth. They are made from biocompatible materials and are surgically affixed to ones jaw bone. Dental implants serve as tooth roots to support and stabilize a reconstruction. Oftentimes they are used to anchor dental crowns, bridges and …

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Achieving whiter teeth fast

A lot of people wanted to have that bright, white smile just like their favorite Hollywood stars. They wanted to look good and at the same time feel good about themselves. Often times, people would equate having whiter teeth to being more attractive, younger and more successful. There are many products available in the market …

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Some options when you have missing teeth

Having a missing tooth or teeth does not only have an effect on your appearance but it can also have an impact on your confidence, as well as being prone to other oral diseases. A gap in your tooth can cause some stains on the either side of your teeth or on worst cases, it …

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What you need to know about fluoride treatment procedures

  To prevent tooth decay, we brush our teeth from the moment we wake up, after we eat and before going to sleep. For a person that has a superb dental health care, this is their daily routine. Together with flossing and rinsing of fluoride-containing mouthwashes you are surely taking good care of your teeth. …

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