Nov 9 2018
veneers

Are Veneers Safe?

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Many people turn to veneers to get the smile they want, but if you’re considering this type of cosmetic dentistry treatment, you may wonder exactly how they work and whether they’re safe. What Are Veneers? Veneers are very thin shells of tooth-colored materials – like porcelain or composite resin – that cover the front surface […]

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Sep 13 2018
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Myths About Invisalign

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Braces are commonly associated with metal brackets and wires, but Invisalign can help correct teeth and bite issues without many of the negatives associated with traditional braces. What is Invisalign? Invisalign is a treatment that utilizes a series of custom-made aligners to gradually straighten your teeth over time They’re designed according to a unique, digital […]

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Sep 13 2018
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Why Should You Get a Regular Teeth Cleaning?

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It’s easy to put off regular dental visits and assume that if you’re not experiencing any pain, you don’t have a problem. But regular teeth cleanings play an important role in dental care. Although daily brushing and flossing are important, they need to be supplemented by regular teeth cleanings. These visits are an essential part […]

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May 16 2018
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How to Choose the Right Dentist

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Brushing and flossing at least two times a day helps keep your teeth and gums clean, but you need more than that to ensure that they stay healthy. Routine dental cleanings and exams are an essential part of maintaining good oral health. When it comes to choosing a dentist for this type of care, how […]

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Apr 30 2018
Tips for Avoiding Cavities

Tips to Avoid Cavities

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When you have tooth damage due to bacteria, these areas are known as cavities. Since cavities can end up causing serious problems, you should focus on preventing them from developing in the first place. Learn more about what causes cavities, how to know if you might have them and how to stop them from occurring. […]

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Apr 22 2018
Invisalign

Am I A Candidate for Invisalign?

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If you’re a member of the Millennial Generation or older, you probably remember most of your middle school friends flashing bright metal smiles thanks to traditional braces. Nowadays, as technology continues to advance in all aspects of our lives, there’s an alternative to metal braces to straighten teeth. It’s called Invisalign, and it’s changing the […]

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Mar 29 2018
When to have wisdom teeth removed

How Long should I Wait to get my Wisdom Teeth Out?

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Wisdom teeth may sound like they’re a good thing, but they can frequently cause problems as they come in. For this reason, many people have them removed, but patients often want to know whether it’s better to have them taken out earlier or later. In this blog, the dentists at Central Avenue Dental in Valley […]

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Mar 22 2018
Genetics and Oral Health

Is Oral Health Genetic?

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Could your oral health lie within your genes? You make sure to practice good oral hygiene, yet you still experience cavities and other dental issues. That’s because the dental issues you’re experiencing could be linked to your genes. Genetics and Tooth Decay Research has shown that genetic variations influence the rate of dental caries. Specifically, […]

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Feb 27 2018
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Can Stress Cause Cavities?

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Stress is an unavoidable fact of our everyday lives. Uncontrolled stress can impact your immune system, sleep habits, digestive system and your mental health. Too much stress can also significantly affect your oral health. Stress can cause teeth, gum and other oral structure health issues. Common Oral Health Issues Related To Stress Cavities – When you’re […]

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Feb 23 2018
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Do I have a Cavity?

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Cavities are holes or structural damage in teeth, and it’s the second most common condition in adults and children. Only the common cold is experienced more frequently than cavities. Cavities, also known as tooth decay or caries, can form due to a variety of reasons including frequent snacking, drinking sugar-sweetened drinks and not cleaning your […]

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