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Dr. Denes Explains The Advantages of Adult Braces

Jul 26th, 2017 | By

Forget all your preconceived notions about braces. Invisalign® has become wildly popular for adult patients. Made from clear plastic, these virtually invisible aligners offer discreet treatment to straightening your smile. A straighter smile is more attractive, but it is also healthier. It’s difficult to effectively clean between crooked teeth; therefore by straightening your teeth you

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When Teeth Whitening Won’t Work

Jul 13th, 2017 | By

The decision to enhance your appearance can do wonders for your confidence. Some patients’ teeth do not respond well to the whitening agents used in our in-office teeth whitening treatments. In such cases, Fresno, CA dentist Dr. Claudia Denes suggests porcelain veneers as an alternative option. Intrinsic stains can be hard to remove with whiting

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All-on-Four Implant-Retained Dentures Will Change Your Outlook on Life!

Jun 19th, 2017 | By
Close up facial portrait of a beautifSenior woman enjoying her all-on-four implant-retained denture.

What if you could receive a full arch denture to completely transform your smile in just one office visit? If you have recently undergone severe tooth loss, or are frustrated with wearing a traditional arch denture – we may have just what you need to improve your oral health and overall outlook on life! At

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Toothache? You May Need a Filling or Crown

Jun 7th, 2017 | By
Treating tooth pain with a dental filing

A toothache can arise due to tooth decay, gum disease, cavities, and many other reasons. Tooth decay most commonly results in an irritating toothache. When you have an achy tooth, it can  impact your ability to perform your daily routine. The pain can be excruciating when you eat or drink and cause temperature sensitivity. Dr. Claudia

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Non-Surgical, Effective Treatments for TMJ Disorder

May 24th, 2017 | By

Waking up with a painful earache or a migraine that just won’t go away are two very common symptoms associated with TMJ disorder. Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ) causes a lot of discomfort for those affected and can rattle the minds of those who unknowingly have this disorder. Two joints connect your lower jawbone to each

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Phased Dentistry for Full Mouth Reconstruction

May 14th, 2017 | By

The term “phased dentistry” is a fancy way of saying that your dental procedures will be broken down into phases, in order to achieve the treatment goals. If you’re wondering what the ultimate goal of phased dentistry is, it’s simple: we want to help you get to the smile that you’ve always wanted. With a

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Restore Your Smile with Dental Implants

Apr 28th, 2017 | By

Tooth loss can be an extremely difficult thing to experience. Not only does it affect the aesthetics and function of your smile, but it can negatively impact your emotional well-being and overall physical health. Unaddressed tooth loss can lead to speech impediments, soft and hard tissue degeneration, poor nutrition, and dental misalignment. When there is

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What is a Smile Makeover?

Apr 28th, 2017 | By

If you are experiencing multiple issues with your smile, including cracked, decayed, crooked, or severely stained teeth – you may enjoy the benefits that a complete smile makeover can provide. A smile makeover is designed to address a number of concerns with just one treatment plan by combining a range of cosmetic dentistry procedures. Depending

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A Full Smile Makeover with Porcelain Veneers

Mar 31st, 2017 | By
smiling woman porcelain veneers

Teeth don’t always look as healthy as they are. Even if you take excellent care of your teeth, that doesn’t guarantee you a glowing smile. Time can alter even perfect smiles, causing teeth to appear crooked, chipped, marred, or eroded by years of hard use. Drs. Claudia and Alex Denes want all their patients to have

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What’s So Great About Invisalign Clear Braces?

Mar 25th, 2017 | By
Beautiful young smiling woman after Invisalign treatment.

Have you recently found yourself unhappy with the way your smile looks due to crooked, gapped, or overlapping teeth? Maybe you wore traditional metal braces as a teenager, but like most young adults – you stopped wearing your retainer and your teeth started to shift. Now, years later, as a grown adult, the thought of

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