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  • August 27, 2020

    Cosmetic Dentistry: The Procedures And How They Will Make You Love Your Smile

    Whitened TeethAlthough, there are at home methods for teeth whitening if you want a professional teeth whitening experience then it is best to have your teeth whitened by a dental professional. This is the best way to ensure that you will receive professional whitening and results that will last you ...

  • August 11, 2020

    A Brief Guide to Dental Implant Surgery

    Things to Consider Before Choosing Dental Implants If you think implants could improve your smile, here are a few things to bear in mind when considering dental implants. Dental implant surgery is usually considered and elective, cosmetic dental procedure that dental insurance may not fully cover. The price of dental ...

  • July 23, 2020

    Sedation Dentistry: How Sedation Dentistry Can Calm Your Anxiety

    Causes of Dental Anxiety There are quite a few reasons people experience anxiety about dentists including the following: Fear of pain Feeling helpless Bad gag reflex Embarrassment Negative experiences   Sedation is the Solution Thanks to advancements in sedation dentistry it is now easier than ever to reduce your dental ...

  • July 9, 2020

    Is It Better to Get a Dental Bridge or Dental implants?

    Dental Bridges and dentures used to be the only solutions to replace missing teeth. A bridge requires the use of the teeth on either side of the empty socket to support the new tooth and prevent other teeth from shifting. The procedure provides a more permanent solution than a partial ...

  • June 30, 2020

    Has your Dentist suggested that you have your wisdom teeth removed?

    Why do I need my wisdom teeth removed? Wisdom teeth, also called "third molars", are the last teeth to establish in the mouth. For most individuals, there is not nearly enough space in their mouth for wisdom teeth. When these teeth start emerging, they commonly move diagonally or horizontally and ...

  • June 12, 2020

    Will Eating with My Aligners in Impact My Invisalign Results?

    Can You Eat With Invisalign Clear Aligners? One of the biggest advantages of Invisalign Clear Aligners for orthodontic treatment is that the aligners are removable.  This allows for removal of the appliances before eating, reducing restrictions on the types of food you might otherwise be restricted from eating with traditional ...

  • May 26, 2020

    Cosmetic Dentistry: Enhance Your Smile

    Below are just a few of the cosmetic dental procedures Dr. Hogan performs: Dental Implants A permanent solution for your missing teeth can only come from dental implants. Here at our practice we specialize in the placement of dental implants. Dental Implants provide patients with missing teeth with new teeth ...

  • May 16, 2020

    LANAP: The Minimally Invasive Laser Gum Disease Treatment

    Here are some ways the LANAP® Laser Gum Therapy Laser is providing patients enhanced care, through a less painful and more effective treatment. Benefits of LANAP® Laser Gum Therapy Treatment Avoid Gum Recession Receding Gums are major warning sign that you are developing advanced periodontal disease. The importance of treating ...

  • April 20, 2020

    Is Your Oral Health Harming Your Immune System?

    If oral infection or gum disease is left untreated, it can become taxing on your immune system, making it ill-prepared to tackle other bacterial infections or viruses you come in contact with. In order to maintain a healthy immune system and proper systemic health, we recommend first taking a closer ...

  • April 1, 2020

    Emergency Dental Care: Getting Dental Treatment During the Coronavirus Outbreak

    Learn what qualifies as a dental emergency and better understand what dental offices are doing during the Covid-19 outbreak to accommodate patients and protect patients and staff during the pandemic. Note: This content does not constitute medical advice. Talk with a doctor about your primary care physician about your personal ...