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Why Regular Dental Exams Are So Important

The importance of your dental health goes beyond just your mouth as it can impact your overall health as well. Having a consistent daily oral care routine is vital for your dental health, and it can help you preserve your natural teeth for as long as possible. However, your daily oral care routine is not …

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Tips to Prevent Gum Disease

Tips to Prevent Gum Disease

Gum disease is a leading problem in dentistry. Many people lose their teeth to gum disease because they fail to realize how important it is to keep gums healthy before it is too late. Most people are only concerned about the health of their teeth and they focus all their attention on it, not knowing …

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How Do Dental Veneers Work

How Do Dental Veneers Work?

Small cosmetic dental issues can make you feel skeptical to smile. These can include stained, chipped, cracked, or misshapen teeth as well as having a larger than normal gap between two teeth. Dental veneers are a plain and cost-effective way to correct these problems and give you the smile you desire. How Do Dental Veneers …

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What is Dental Sealants?

What is Dental Sealants?

The dental anatomy of the molars presents deep grooves and fissures that are very distinct and unique to every tooth. The grooves and fissures are characteristic of every posterior teeth, premolar or molar, some deeper than others, while some rather shallow and presenting insignificant depths. These spaces unfortunately trap in food particles that allow bacteria …

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Preventing to Have a Teeth Stained

Preventing to Have a Teeth Stained

Don’t you feel self-conscious when you smile in group photos knowing you have stained teeth? Having whiter teeth will surely make you look more attractive in those selfies! Our teeth discolor because of two main reasons – staining and ageing. There are many ways you can prevent teeth staining – try to avoid coffee and …

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Preventing to Have a Teeth Stained

Who Can Benefit from Dental Sealants?

The dental anatomy of the molars presents deep grooves and fissures that are very distinct and unique to every tooth. The grooves and fissures are characteristic of every posterior teeth, premolar or molar, some deeper than others, while some rather shallow and presenting insignificant depths. These spaces unfortunately trap in food particles that allow bacteria …

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Preventing to Have a Teeth Stained

How to Treat Receding Gums?

  Although receding gums are a common dental problem, many people are unaware that they have it. That is because the process occurs slowly over time. With gum recession, the gum tissue surrounding the tooth pulls back or wears away. This exposes more of the tooth and its root. Eventually, gaps form between the gum …

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Periodental Disease and Its Causes

Dental Crowns for Securing Your Teeth

  When used as a form of restorative dentistry, the goal of dental crowns is to save the tooth and avoid extraction, dental implants, or dentures. At Smiles of La Mesa though we offer all these services, we understand that in some cases, surgical intervention or replacement isn’t the most comfortable solution. Several situations may …

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A Remedy for Sensitive Teeth

Do you notice how washing down ice cream with hot coffee results in fleeting pain? That is normal teeth sensitivity. However, your teeth should not hurt when you inhale on a winter day or drink cold water on a hot summer day. Chewing gum should not cause pain, nor should eating a piece of chocolate. …

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Teeth Whitening That Will Give You A Bright Smile

You have probably seen teeth whitening results before, either on someone you know or on your own teeth. Even the whitest teeth can discolour due to the exposure to excessive colorants found in food, beverage, drugs and other substances; when this happens, this person becomes inclined to seek cosmetic dental procedures, like teeth whitening, to …

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