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Promote Good Oral Health with These Fun Stocking Stuffers

December 16, 2021

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stocking stuffers hanging off chimney

The holiday season is officially in full swing. Do you know what that means? Christmas is right around the corner! If you’re a parent, one of the most exciting things is watching your little ones sort through the goodies in their stockings. Even though candy and other treats are often found in stockings, they can have detrimental effects on oral health. Luckily, you can help your children avoid dental problems with these fun non-candy goodies. Read along as a prosthodontist in San Diego shares a few ideas that will leave your loved ones smiling.

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6 Bad Habits to Avoid with Dental Implants

November 19, 2021

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person eating sugar and candy with dental implants in La Mesa

Dental implants are a highly durable tooth replacement option with a 95% success rate. They can give you back at least 80% of your bit power and, with proper care, they can even last a lifetime. But, if you don’t take good care of your dental implants, you may end up spending a lot of time, money, and stress on correcting your mistakes. Read on to learn about six bad habits with dental implants that you should avoid to make them last as long as possible.

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4 Ways to Maximize Insurance Benefits

October 10, 2021

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Dental insurance form, molar, and eyeglassesMore evidence than ever supports the mouth-and-body connection, making a healthy smile crucial to your overall wellness. With many dental issues linked to increasing the risk of several medical problems, like cardiovascular disease, routine dental care is vital for a healthy mouth and body. It’s easier than ever to get the care you need using your dental insurance. Although 59% of adults have private dental insurance, less than 3% meet or exceed their annual limits. Don’t throw money down the drain. Here are 4 ways to maximize your insurance benefits before they expire.

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Debunking 6 Common Myths About Sleep Apnea

September 7, 2021

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man with sleep apnea

Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is a sleep disorder that affects about 22 million Americans. However, almost 80% of those people are undiagnosed. That’s primarily because there are several misconceptions about the disorder, which can prevent people from getting a diagnosis and seeking the treatment they need. So, let’s set the record straight once and for all! Read along as we debunk six common sleep apnea myths.

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7 Dental Implant Terms That You Should Know

August 12, 2021

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Man smiling with dental implants

Tooth loss is a common issue throughout the United States. The good news is that losing a tooth doesn’t mean that you have to go the rest of your life without it. There are several tooth replacement options out there to help people get their smiles back. Dental implants are a preferred method because of their numerous benefits. However, you still want to be well informed before opting for the treatment. Continue reading to learn about some common dental implant terms you should know.

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Eat Up! You Can Enjoy These Summer Foods with Dental Implants

July 13, 2021

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grilling food outdoors during summer

With summer in full swing, most people can expect to attend several backyard BBQs and cookouts in the coming months. These events are synonymous with delicious, mouthwatering foods that everyone can’t wait to dig into. But if you have missing teeth, you might have to miss out on certain meals because you can’t eat them comfortably. Fortunately, dental implants are a great method of tooth replacement that can help you enjoy your favorite summer foods once again! Read on to learn more about this solution.

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5 Oral Health Tips to Keep Your Smile Healthy This Summer

June 22, 2021

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Woman smiling at beach

It’s been a long year, but the time you have been waiting for is finally here! There are so many fun things that you have planned for the season. You’re able to take a few more days off work, friends and family will be around, and you may even have a beach vacation planned. With so many exciting activities at stake, this certainly isn’t the time to neglect your smile. Here are some summer oral health tips from a prosthodontist in San Diego to keep your teeth in excellent shape!

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5 Dangers of Choosing Discounted Dental Implants

May 25, 2021

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Discount tags for dental implants in San DiegoDental implants in San Diego are a big investment because they can last forever with the right care. Unfortunately, they can be quite costly upfront. Many people try to find the cheapest option, but are bargain implants really the best decision for your smile? Although you’ll save money initially, discounted dental implants can lead to expensive complications down the road. Here are 5 risks of choosing the price over quality.

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How to Avoid a Dental Implant Failure

April 7, 2021

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Dental implant

One of the great things about living in today’s world is the fact that you no longer need to settle for missing teeth. There are several different tooth replacement options out there to choose from, including dental implants. Dental implants in San Diego have become popular because of their many benefits, like being long lasting and having a high success rate. However, a dental implant failure is still possible. Continue reading to learn why this happens and what you can do to prevent them from occurring.

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Are You Too Old for Dental Implants?

March 4, 2021

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Elderly woman at the dentist

Are you missing teeth? One of the many great things about living in today’s world is the fact that missing teeth can be a thing of the past. You no longer need to settle for gaps in your smile. There are all sorts of different tooth replacement options out there to choose from, with dental implants being a preferred method by dentists and patients alike. Once you reach a certain age, you may be wondering if you are too old for this procedure. Continue reading to learn more about the benefits of dental implants as well as the best age to get them.

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