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Building Immunity to Fight Viral Threat

April 15, 2020

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While scientists are still trying to find out why two similar people who become infected with COVID-19 can have very different outcomes, we want to concentrate on what we know to help fight it.

We know that weakened immune system can leave us more vulnerable to infections from the new coronavirus to the common cold.

There are many factors that have effect on our body’s ability to fight disease.

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Learn Which Questions to Ask Before Getting Dental Implants

April 2, 2020

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three single tooth dental implants, complete with the posts and dental crowns

Do you have a single missing tooth that needs to be replaced? A traditional fixed bridge might be something you are contemplating as a possible solution to restore your smile, but have you considered allowing your dentist to place a dental implant? Do you know about the benefits it can provide that alternative methods can’t? Before you agree to this type of treatment, there’s a lot you should know. If you’re unsure where to start, let us help by recommending four questions you should ask before deciding whether to move forward with dental implants or not.

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How to Beat Dental Fear

December 10, 2019

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Woman covering her mouth in dental chair

Dental anxiety exists and is more common than you think. About 20% of Americans have some form of it.

Why is the fear of the dentist in Alhambra one of the most common and some people experience it to the degree that they avoid going to the dentist at all cost?

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Is a Bone Graft Always Necessary Before Dental Implants?

October 16, 2019

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What are dental implants?

Dental implants are titanium posts that are planted in the bone of the jaw. Because titanium naturally works in harmony with bone, this allows new cells to grow and adhere to the surface of the dental implant. This unique ability allows the bone and implant to fuse together, creating a strong, durable connection.

Implants are permanent, strong and esthetic solutions for missing teeth.

What is a bone graft?

It is a procedure to build the bone in the area of the missing tooth in order to make it strong enough to create a solid base for the implant.

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6 Factors That Cause Teeth Sensitivity

July 25, 2019

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Does drinking wine make my teeth sensitive?

It could. Wine can cause erosion of the protective layer of the teeth.

How does Enamel protect your teeth?

Enamel is kind of like an eggshell. It’s the hardest substance in our body and protects the softer part of the tooth inside.

What is Tooth Erosion?

However, decades of biting, chewing, crunching, and clenching starting to cause irreparable damage. Enamel can be chipped or cracked. Unlike bone, it can’t grow back on its own. 

Our mouth is constantly consuming something throughout the day. Frequent exposure to acids (foods, sports drink, and juices) can lead this hard strong layer of the teeth to erode, make it thinner or missing completely in some areas.

Teeth with damaged enamel can react to heat or cold. Eating ice cream or sipping hot coffee can be a pain, or at least unpleasant.

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