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Be prepared for dental emergencies

5 Things You Need To Know About Dental Emergencies Before They Happen

Are you prepared in the event of a dental emergency? Accidents happen. And sometimes, dental emergencies can also occur. The most common dental emergencies are: And though accidents are what they are, incidents you can’t predict, there are some things you should know before a dental emergency happens. What to do if you have a…
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Veneers vs. whitening

2 Ways To Brighten Your Teeth and Enhance Your Smile: Veneers or Whitening

If you ask someone what they would do to improve their smile, most will say that they want brighter and whiter teeth. Unfortunately, so many environmental factors, not to mention age, can cause our teeth to lose their brilliance and luster. Thankfully, some highly effective cosmetic dentistry treatments can make you feel like flashing those…
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Make the most of spring in Omaha

7 Easy Ways To Brighten Your Mood This Spring in Omaha, Nebraska

When spring arrives each year, it creates interesting behaviors in folks all over Omaha. Suddenly, we see neighbors we haven’t seen since last fall. We see the trees budding, just itching to grow new leaves. And toward the end of spring, the brown grass slowly begins to green up, perfectly timed with the warm weather.…
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Lunch ideas from your dentist near Omaha

10 Kid-Friendly Ideas for School Lunches

Time to break free from those sandwiches! Let’s face it, sandwiches can get boring. We’ve all had our kids return home with a single bite missing from their peanut butter and jelly sandwich. For a busy parent, this can be extremely frustrating. But in all reality, do we really blame them? Who wants to eat…
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How quickly can you get a dental crown

How Long Does It Take To Get a Dental Crown Done? And Other FAQs

Taking care of your teeth is critical to maintaining not only your oral health but your overall health as well. When we leave tooth decay untreated, it can lead to infections that can spread to other parts of your body. In turn, this can increase your likelihood of developing heart disease, and it can weaken…
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At-home teeth whitening

Professional At-home Teeth Whitening Might Be for You: Here’s How to Tell

As we age, our teeth inevitably start to lose their natural whiteness. Consumption of certain foods and beverages, such as dark berries, red wine, caramel-colored sodas, and tobacco usage can stain the enamel. And as we age, the enamel on our teeth wears away, exposing the yellow dentin underneath. Various medications and health conditions can…
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Custom mouth guard for sleep apnea

3 Signs a Custom Mouth Guard Might Be a Good Idea for Sleep Apnea

Treatment for sleep apnea is beneficial in helping you get a better night’s sleep and is also necessary to help you live a longer, healthier life. Our most recent article listed 15 red flags indicating you may be suffering from sleep apnea. And, we want to reiterate here that if you present with two, three,…
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Do you know the sleep apnea signs

Do You Have Sleep Apnea? Don’t Ignore These 15 Red Flags

Sleep apnea occurs when your breathing stops and repeatedly starts while sleeping. According to the CPAP blog, about three to seven percent of men and between two and five percent of women suffer from sleep apnea. And, since the symptoms of the ailment are subtle, it is estimated that about 75% of sleep-disordered breathing cases…
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Full-arch dental implants

How to Tell if Full-Arch Dental Implants Are the Perfect Solution for You

Why You Need a Solution for Missing Teeth Tooth loss can have a major impact on your life, affecting the appearance of your smile, your ability to eat and speak, and your confidence. Full-arch dental implants are one treatment option for missing teeth that could be just what you’re looking for to reclaim your quality…
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Time to get your wisdom teeth out

3 Benefits of Removing Your Wisdom Teeth Before They Cause Problems

Wisdom teeth removal is a common dental procedure that many people need as they reach adulthood. While it can be tempting to delay extracting wisdom teeth, doing so can lead to a variety of issues. Wisdom tooth removal provides a range of benefits for your comfort and long-term oral health. Do you need wisdom tooth…
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