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5 Reasons to Choose All-on-4® Dental Implants

May 15th, 2018 | By

If you are a long-time denture-wearer, you fully understand the challenges that can accompany this type of prosthesis. Implant-based dentures can restore aesthetics and chewing function and eliminate shifting and movement. Integrated into the jawbone after placement, implants function like natural teeth and their roots. Fortunately, there are several implant-supported options available today. For individuals

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Frequent Headaches? TMJ Disorder May Be the Culprit

May 15th, 2018 | By

Everyone gets headaches occasionally. They  may be the result of illness, lack of sleep, dehydration, hormonal changes, and even stress. However, when headaches become a routine part of your life, you should start taking them seriously. If you have frequent headaches, you may want to get checked out by a professional to find out whether

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Implant Dentures for a Smile Restoration

Apr 23rd, 2018 | By

Implant-supported dentures can restore mouth function and help you regain confidence in your smile. Unlike traditional dentures, implant dentures will attach securely to titanium posts placed in the jawbone, and enable you to eat, talk, laugh, and smile without worry that your dentures will slip. Removable dentures require an adhesive to help them remain in

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What Cosmetic Treatments Will Help You Achieve Your Ideal Smile?

Apr 3rd, 2018 | By

The functionality and health of your teeth and gums should remain priorities in your dental care, but the desire to change certain aspects of your smile is important too. If you have thought about wanting a whiter smile or changing the shape of your teeth, cosmetic dental treatments could help you accomplish these goals. Being

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Cosmetic Dentistry to Brighten Your Smile

Mar 25th, 2018 | By

Several treatments can help change the appearance of one’s teeth. For people conscious of the shape and color of their smile, composite bonding and porcelain veneers can address those characteristics. To learn more about cosmetic dental treatments, schedule an appointment at our Fresno, CA studio to meet with Dr. Denes and discuss your options. Two

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What Treatments are Involved in a Full Mouth Reconstruction?

Mar 11th, 2018 | By

Patients can regain function and health of their teeth and gums with a full mouth reconstruction even if they have struggled long-term with their dental issues. A full mouth reconstruction combines restorative, neuromuscular, and cosmetic procedures, restoring the teeth, jaw, and gums. Not only addressing appearance, a full mouth reconstruction helps improve the structure and

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How Do Movie Stars Get Such Perfect Teeth?

Feb 15th, 2018 | By

If you’ve ever watched recently made movies or TV at all, you’ve likely noticed how perfect celebrities’ teeth are nowadays. Not just white and shiny perfect, but perfect perfect. No gaps, no chips, and little variation in size or shape—it’s truly astounding how uniform and balanced their teeth look. If you live in the real

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What You Need to Know About TMJ Disorder

Feb 14th, 2018 | By

The temporomandibular joints, or the TMJs, are the joints in front of the ears, on both sides of the head. The TMJ joints connect to the skull and enable movement for speaking, chewing, and yawning. TMJ disorder occurs when something irritates or damages the joint and the surrounding nerves and soft tissues. TMJ disorder symptoms

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When Young Children Get Cavities

Jan 31st, 2018 | By

If you are the parent of a young child you’ve probably worried about the health of his or her teeth. You’ve worked hard to establish good oral hygiene habits and make sure your child has all the tools necessary to keep teeth clean and strong. The second important thing you can do to keep baby

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Cosmetic Dentistry – The Intersection of Health and Beauty

Jan 8th, 2018 | By

It’s an open secret that healthy teeth are not naturally as straight, white or symmetrical as most of us would like them to be. Some of us may be blessed with good genes and naturally straight, even smiles, but most of us do not achieve our ideal smiles without a little help from cosmetic dentistry.

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