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How to Handle a Dental Emergency

Dental emergencies can vary in severity—but if you are in any way concerned about the degree of pain or damage you are experiencing, it is always a good idea to contact a dentist as soon as you can to: Assess the nature of the emergency Receive guidance on steps you ...
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How to Choose the Best Implant Dentist

Missing teeth, whether it is one, a few, or all of them, can be an extremely uncomfortable experience. Speaking, eating, and going about daily activities can be difficult or impossible, and many patients with this concern report self-consciousness and even embarrassment about smiling or showing their mouths. Finding a suitable ...
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How to Find the Best Dentist

A simple Google search can give you a list of dentists in your area, but how will you know if they’re the kind of qualified dentist you want? Knowing how to select an experienced, extensively trained, and patient-focused dental professional can help you and your family enjoy more pleasant and ...
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Battling Bad Breath

  Here at Shen DDS many of our patients in Mountain View, CA come into our office for restorative dentistry like dental implants. Often times, after a patient has received their dental implant they are very surprised by just how lifelike and realistic their smile looks once implantation is completed. ...
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Feeling Extra Clean: Mouthwashes For You

A man uses mouthwash after brushing his teeth.

At Smile By Design in Mountain View, CA, we love helping our patients leave with a brighter, whiter smile. It comes with hard work, maintaining a healthy oral regimen, including brushing and flossing at least twice a day. But some patients haven’t ventured into the realm of mouthwashes before, and ...
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Gingivitis; What It Really Is

Girl with Gingivitis

Maybe people hear about the dangers of gingivitis. On nearly every toothpaste and mouthwash commercial you can hear the products effectiveness in helping to prevent this disease. Almost every dentist’s office have posters explaining the importance of flossing and how pivotal it is in preventing gingivitis as well. Ok, ok ...
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