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Dental Implants vs. Dental Bridges

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Dental Implants vs Bridges

There’s nothing new about replacing teeth lost through decay, gum disease, or injury. People have been using artificial teeth for thousands of years. However, advances in dental technology mean that many more tooth replacement options are available today. These include implants and bridges.


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Problems With Wisdom Teeth When Not Removed

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Wisdom Teeth Problems

Dentists far and wide agree time is of the essence when it comes to wisdom teeth. If your dentist, orthodontist, or oral surgeon indicates you likely need your wisdom teeth removed, do not file it away in the back of your mind for future reference. A number of problems can arise if your wisdom teeth are left in place too long. Though the removal of wisdom teeth will be a bit uncomfortable, failing to remove these teeth will cause even worse pain and problems in due time.


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Importance of Regular Dental Visits

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Regular Dental Visits

At Times Square Dental, Dr. Hastings and his team always emphasize the importance of proactive dental care. The preventative regimen helps to maintain the oral as well as the overall health of your entire family. Regular dental appointments with Dr. Jon Hastings and his experienced dental team are not only about diagnosing dental problems and treating them but also involve the steps for prevention of gum diseases.


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Benefits of Crowns and Bridges

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Crowns and Bridges

Are you having a hard time being confident in your smile or is your smile causing you pain? Having missing teeth or chipped teeth can hurt one’s confidence and ability to chew food. Pain in the mouth is never fun to experience and wares on one’s nerves just as much as their bones.


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When Are Bone Grafts Necessary?

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Bone Grafts

Many people don’t like going to the dentist even though it is very important for their health. Our dental health is connected to the health of the rest of our bodies. When something goes wrong, other areas will know as well.


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Professional Teeth Whitening at Your Boise Dentist

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Professional Teeth Whitening

Have you ever wondered what professional teeth whitening is? You're not alone. Teeth whitening has become one of the most popular cosmetic procedures globally, and it's easy to see why. Who wouldn't want a brighter smile? But there's a lot of misinformation about the process, so we wanted to break down the facts for you.


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Why Choose a Cosmetic Dentist?

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Choose Cosmetic Dentist

What should you look for in a cosmetic dentist? Choosing the right dentist can be difficult, especially if you're experiencing dental pain and discomfort or simply looking for someone to improve your smile. We're here to help give you a few reasons why a cosmetic dentist might be the best fit for you.


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A Dentist Offering Pediatric Dentistry

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Pediatric Dentistry

If you have a little one in your home, you should bring him or her to a pediatric dentist as opposed to an adult dentist. Pediatric dentists have the training, expertise and dental equipment necessary to treat youngsters’ mouths in the safest and most effective manner possible. Don’t assume your regular adult dentist will suffice for your toddler’s dental treatment. The experience and know-how of pediatric dentists are essential for comprehensive dental examinations, cleanings and even early restorations.


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Smile Makeovers

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Smile Makeovers

If you're dissatisfied with your smile, a smile makeover might be just what you need. Smile makeovers have received a boost in popularity since people discovered the range of dental problems they can address. These cosmetic dental operations may correct various aesthetic issues, including crooked or discolored teeth.


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Why A Tooth Extraction Can Benefit You

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Tooth Extraction Benefits

While no one likes the idea of having teeth extracted or pulled, there are many times when having such a dental procedure is good for you and will actually be a wonderful, positive, and even life-changing experience. Having teeth pulled can improve your smile, improve your attitude and especially improve how you look and feel about yourself. In reality, there is nothing to fear when your dental team encourages you to have some teeth pulled. It is a path to a great smile and a great life ahead.


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