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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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5 Good Reasons Why You Should Get Teeth Whitening

What exactly does a teeth whitening treatment do and what’s a good reason for you to get this treatment? Our teeth discolor and stain due to the food and drinks we take in. After some time, you may have to say goodbye to your perfect pearly whites and settle for stained and discolored teeth. Most …

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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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5 Common Types of Teeth Repair and Restoration

Teeth restoration is generally required for the repair of teeth damaged by cavities or injuries due to an accident. There are several methods offered by restorative dentistry that are used to solve these types of dental problems but the most common is a dental filling. Here are the 5 most common types of teeth repair: Fillings. …

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How To Enjoy Affordable Dental Treatments

It is essential that you to take good care of your teeth. If you value the function of your pearly whites, you have to make sure to take good care of it. Your personal efforts at home should make amazing contributions to the maintenance of your oral health but it is not going to be …

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Fluoride Treatments: What You Need To Know About

Fluoride is one of the more powerful means that help prevent dental decay. It is a compound mineral which exists in almost all foods and even drinks like teas and water treatment plants. Fluoride continues to be fully supported by numerous professional health organizations for well over 50 years. Topical Fluoride This type of fluoride …

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Why Dental Implants are the Best Choice for Teeth Replacement

Dental implants make one look younger which a person may not look due to aging or some dental disease. These are some facts which every dental patient must know. You may not be having any dental work in the future but the added knowledge about dental implants can benefit someone who is contemplating on getting …

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How to Whiten Stained Teeth

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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