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What is a Veneer?

Dental veneers are a fantastic cosmetic dental treatment that allows patients to fully customize the look of their smile. Continue reading to learn more about dental veneers to determine if this treatment is right for you.
Sep 30th, 2021
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Why Do Dental Implants Fail?

The two main reasons that dental implants fail are typically peri-implantitis and failed osseointegration. These issues can sometimes be discovered within months after placement, but may sometimes take years.
Jul 22nd, 2021
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What are PRR Fillings?

If your dentist has recently recommended that you have PRR fillings placed, you may be wondering what they are, and how you can benefit from them. Continue reading for more information about PRR fills.
Jun 22nd, 2021
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What Does Fluoride Do For Me?

Has your doctor recommended a fluoride treatment? If so, chances are you’re probably wondering what fluoride is and why it’s important. Continue reading to learn about what fluoride is and why it's important for managing your oral health.
Jun 7th, 2021
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What is Regular Floss and Floss Threaders?

Flossing is a crucial part of maintaining your oral health at home. When it comes to choosing between the different types of floss, it can be a bit tricky to determine which is best.
Apr 22nd, 2021
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Should My Kids and I Get Fluoride?

If you’re looking for ways to keep both your teeth and your kids’ teeth healthy and strong, you’re probably considering professional fluoride treatments.
Apr 1st, 2021

Why Do You Take X-Rays Every Year?

Have you ever wondered why your dentist recommends that you take dental x-rays every three to four years or so? There’s good reasoning; continue reading to learn more about why you take dental x-rays every 3-4 years.
Feb 17th, 2021

Why Do I Need To Floss?

Many people admit that they don’t floss as much as they should. This could be due to a number of factors, but perhaps one of the greatest factors is that many people simply don’t understand why they need to floss.
Feb 3rd, 2021
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Why is Fluoride Important?

Wondering why your dentist or dental hygienist has recommended that you receive a fluoride treatment? We’re breaking down everything you need to know about fluoride to understand why it’s important for your dental health.
Jan 27th, 2021

How Do PFM Crowns Affect Metal Allergies?

If you have allergies to certain metals, you may be wondering how you will be affected if you choose to have a PFM crown placed in the mouth. Continue reading to learn how PFM crowns affect metal allergies.
Jan 18th, 2021
Will It Hurt?

Why Do I Need Crowns to Replace Fillings?

If your most recent visit to your dentist has left you with the information that you must have some folder fillings replaced with a dental crown, you may be wondering why and how the treatment will benefit you.
Oct 13th, 2020
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What is The Process for Doing a Filling? Will It Hurt?

If you have never had a filling placed and have been told that you need one in order to treat a cavity, you may be wondering what you will need to be ready to expect during your treatment, and you may even be scared that it might hurt.
Oct 6th, 2020
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Why Do I Need Periodontal Maintenance?

If you have been recommended for periodontal maintenance cleanings, you may be wondering what they are, why you have been recommended for them, and what you can expect during your treatment.
Sep 23rd, 2020
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Amalgam vs Composite

If you have been recommended for a filling in one or more of your teeth, you are probably considering whether you will choose amalgam fillings or composite fillings.
Sep 15th, 2020

Regular vs Deep Cleaning

Upon being informed that they will need a “deep cleaning” rather than a regular one in order to best manage their dental health, most people are a bit confused about the difference between the two, as well as why a deep cleaning is necessary.
Sep 9th, 2020
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Home Care Tricks for Better Check Ups

If you’ve gotten some bad news during your last dental check up, you may be on the search for some tricks for better results during your next visit.
Sep 2nd, 2020
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Exam 2 of 3: What is the Doc Looking For?

While you may attend your regularly scheduled dental appointments for your exam and cleaning, you may wonder what it is that your dentist is looking for while he or she conducts your examination.
Aug 25th, 2020
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Exam 1 of 3: Patient Experience

If you are due for a routine dental check-up, you may be wondering what you should expect during your time in the dental chair.
Aug 17th, 2020
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Covid Update

As the summer of 2020 begins to wind down, we would like to share our thanks that we are able to continue to provide our patients with safe, top-tier dental care in San Jose, CA.
Aug 11th, 2020
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Oral Cancer Evaluations: Signs to Look For

If you have been recommended for an oral cancer evaluation during your next dental visit, you may be wondering what your dentist will be looking for while they conduct the exam.
Jul 21st, 2020
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COVID-19 Plan of Action

The world around us has been in a constant state of change since the arrival of the coronavirus. While it can be easy to become overwhelmed with the state of things at the moment, the best thing we can do for ourselves is to maintain as much normalcy...
May 21st, 2020