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How To Reverse Periodontal (Gum) Disease?

Do you have red, swollen gums? Do they bleed when you brush or floss your teeth? If so, you likely have an infection of the gums. Other early signs of gingivitis include sensitive teeth, heavy tartar buildup, and bad breath. As you know, there are two types of gum disease.…
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How Flossing Can Help Restore Gum Health

When it comes to oral hygiene, one of the areas that are most overlooked is the health and condition of our gums. Our gums play an integral role in the stability of our teeth, protecting the root from decay and damage and supporting the teeth in the sockets so that…
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Dental Implants Vs. Veneers: Which Ones Are Right For Me?

Deciding whether to get dental implants or veneers depends on the problem that you want to fix. Dental implants replace extracted teeth while veneers enhance existing teeth. You cannot prevent your teeth from deteriorating as you age. Over time, your teeth will discolor, get cavities, or even chip. However, catching…
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Rebuild Your Smile With Dental Implants

How confident are you in your smile? Many of us regularly cite teeth as the one thing that we would most like to change about our appearance. There are various aspects of our smile that can cause us to become self-conscious or even embarrassed about showing it in public. Tooth…
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Keep Those Teeth Healthy and Clean: Tips on How to Prevent Plaque Buildup

One of the first things people notice about you when you talk or smile is your teeth. The condition of your teeth will affect people’s perception of you, how you eat, and your overall self-esteem. Therefore, it is important to keep your teeth healthy, and this is largely through making…
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Why Annual Dental Cleanings And Exams Are Important

Everybody knows how important it is to have an annual physical. After all, we all want to stay in our best shape. However, don’t forget to add your annual dental cleaning and exam to the schedule! Your oral health is just as important. Regular dental cleanings and exams are a…
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When Should You Consider Tooth Extraction?

The decision to have a tooth extracted isn’t always an easy one. After all, your smile can certainly have a significant impact not only on your appearance but your overall self-esteem. That is why at Laser Family Dental, we want our patients to know that we consider all possible options…
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Why You Should Choose Dental Implants

Dental implants have transformed the way in which missing teeth are replaced. Their unique design – which includes a porcelain crown which is attached to a titanium post that is placed into the jaw bone – offers patients a selection of important benefits that are helping to secure the position…
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What Is Cone Beam 3D Imaging And What Is It Used For?

Also known as a CBCT scanner, Cone Beam 3D imaging is a digital imaging procedure that combines both conventional x-ray and CT technology in order to produce high-resolution, 3D cross-sectional images that are far superior in quality and detail and offer a unique visual perspective that cannot be obtained by…
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Same Day Dentistry

One of the most frustrating things about many dental treatments is the need to wait between dental appointments. While you will be fitted with temporary restorations so that you don’t lose the function of your teeth in the meantime, it is not the same as having your final smile completed…
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