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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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Dental Fillings for Treatment of Tooth Decay

Two Types and Importance of Fluoride Treatment

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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Periodental Disease and Its Causes

Periodental Disease and Its Causes

  Periodontal disease is one of the leading causes of tooth loss among people at any age range. Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, is the chronic inflammation of the gums or the soft tissues surrounding the affected tooth. It can range from mild to serious periodontal disease. The mild form of periodontal disease …

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Different Types of Family Dentist

Thorough oral hygiene and taking care of one’s tooth health is the responsibility of general and family dentists. There are different kinds of family dentists out there one can choose from.. General dentists are for adults while family dentists handle with patients from different age groups. At Smiles of La Mesa, Dr. Prasad Gonavarum offers …

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Thank You for Joining Us at Our Dentistry from the Heart Event

On the 11th of February, Smiles of La Mesa teamed up with the non-profit organization Dentistry From The Heart to organize a Free Day of Dentistry in La Mesa. Because of the rising cost of medical treatments and the economic downturn, we know that more and more people are having difficulty affording dental care, especially …

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Dental Implants New

The quality of one’s smile can deteriorate over the years. Since the teeth also serve a very important aesthetic function for people, cosmetic dentistry has become quite valuable for the practice. Cosmetic dental work, such as dental implants, can be prescribed to individuals with broken or missing teeth; and they could also be prescribed to …

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