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Category: Dental Treatment

Why You Need to Pay Attention to Your Gums

Posted June 30, 2014

If you’re like most people, you trudge through the motions of your morning routine while your mind is busy reeling about the day’s agenda. Out of habit, you quickly brush your teeth, floss (maybe), and look forward to moving on to your next task. You many not even notice if you have puffy or bleeding […]

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What Dental Work Can Be Undone?

Posted February 06, 2014

While permanent dental treatments can definitely be a positive thing, many people are intimidated by the idea that their procedure cannot be reversed if they are unhappy with the result. Especially when the treatment is for cosmetic purposes only, the patient should do their homework and understand what they can expect with the procedure. Choosing […]

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Facts About Missing Teeth

Posted January 13, 2014

Tooth loss can occur as a result of decay, gum disease, cancer, injury, or wear. Missing teeth can detract from the aesthetics of the face, cause bone loss in the jaw, and affect speech and chewing abilities. You may be surprised by the following facts about missing teeth and the importance of replacing them. Statistics […]

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What Is Laser Gum Contouring?

Posted December 24, 2013

Cosmetic dentistry does not just involve a straight and white appearance to the teeth. In fact, the length of the teeth is often what makes or breaks a beautiful “Hollywood” smile. The teeth can appear too short due to genetics, a particular health problem, taking certain prescription drugs, or bruxism, and is typically corrected with […]

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Should I Get My Wisdom Teeth Removed?

Posted October 08, 2013

Wisdom teeth, or third molars, come in between the ages of 17 and 25, a time of life that has been called the “Age of Wisdom.” They are the last teeth to develop and erupt in the mouth. In most cases, dentists recommend that these teeth should be removed. Here are the main reasons why: […]

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Natural Teeth Whitening

Posted May 21, 2013

Dull or yellow teeth are caused by a variety of elements in our daily lives. As the enamel of your teeth wears down from consuming sugary, starchy, and acidic foods and drinks, the yellow dentin beneath it becomes more apparent. Consistently drinking liquids such as tea, wine, coffee, and soda, as well as using tobacco […]

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Do You Have Gingivitis?

Posted October 11, 2012

Many people have gingivitis and don’t even know it. This means they aren’t taking the necessary precautions and actions to reduce or get rid of the inflammation, which can cause problems later, such as gum disease and tooth decay. So it is important to notice the signs now, so you can fix the problem immediately. […]

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Using Dental Crowns to Protect Weakened Teeth

Posted September 14, 2012

Sometimes covering up a problem isn’t going to solve it. With dental crowns, however, this isn’t the case. Crowns are used to protect, restore, and support broken or weakened teeth. For those who have severely discolored or sharp, malformed teeth, crowns can also be used to cover the teeth. They may be used to cover […]

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Cosmetic Dentist to the Stars

Posted August 17, 2010

Kevin B. Sands, D.D.S. grew up in Beverly Hills and became accustomed to seeing movie and TV stars driving, walking, and just enjoying life around town. When Sands became a dentist, the trend continued – at his office. He now sees so many celebrities and notables in his practice for various dental treatments that he […]

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