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What is Considered a Dental Emergency?

Dental emergencies can occur at virtually any time, leaving you in pain and feeling incredibly uncomfortable. An emergency is any situation that is causing you pain, discomfort or distress. The emergency may even affect your dental health, whether or not it is causing you pain. Getting treatment for a dental emergency is key to receiving

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How often should I get my teeth cleaned?

Regardless of the type of toothbrush you use and your oral care routine at home, it is still essential that you have professional cleanings done regularly. A licensed dental hygienist is trained and experienced to offer these cleanings. Every patient should come in for regular cleanings and, in fact, children as young as one or

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How long is a dentist appointment?

Visiting the dental office is a great way to improve and correct your oral health. Whether you’re coming in for a cleaning or have more extensive work to be done, the appointment is done as quickly and comfortably as possible. However, no matter what type of work you need to have done, you probably want

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How long do veneers last?

Veneers have long been used to improve the look of teeth. If your teeth are stained, discolored, unsightly or uneven, you may want to consider veneers. The procedure to place veneers is noninvasive and the veneers themselves can last for a long time with proper care and maintenance. Veneers are normally made of durable porcelain,

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Who is a Good Candidate for Dental Implants?

If you’re missing a tooth, your only options in the past were to replace it with a fixed bridge or wear a partial denture. Fortunately, dental technology has changed drastically over the years and offers patients the ability to make use of an implant to restore the area where the tooth is missing. Implants are

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How Long Will Dental Implants Last?

A dental implant can enhance your natural smile and prevent the need for more invasive work. Implant technology has drastically changed over the past few years and they are now more effective than other. Implants have a high success rate and can do wonders for improving the look and feel of your smile. Dental implants

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How to Choose Mouthwash

MOUTHWASH BENEFITS At Bellevue Family Dentistry one of the most frequent questions patients ask us during their dental checkup and cleanings is usually not how to use the toothbrush or floss, but the mouthwash.  “Which mouthwash do you recommend?” One of the most beneficial yet cost effective method of maintaining great oral health is keeping

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Fluoride Mouthwash Effective at Cavity Prevention in Kids

Fluoride mouthwash has been shown to be effective at preventing cavities in kids, adolescents, and young adults in a recent study.  A large study by the Cochrane Health Group followed over 15,000 patients between the ages of 6 and 14 from 1965 and 2005.  Patients were randomized into three categories: those who used a fluoride

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October Is National Dental Hygiene Month

October is National Dental Hygiene month. During your dental checkup appointment and cleaning your hygienist and family dentist provides oral hygiene instructions to help you improve your oral and gum health. Proper dental hygiene is key to maintaining healthy teeth and gums. The American Dental Association recommends brushing your teeth twice a day for two

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Difference between DDS and DMD dental degree?

DDS AND DMD DENTAL DEGREES Dentists who graduate from a dental school in the United States achieve a professional doctoral dental degree, either a DDS or DMD, that gives him or her the privilege to treat patients’ oral health needs.  What is the difference between the DDS and DMD dental degree? HISTORY of DDS vs

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