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A better smile with fewer trips to the dentist? Yes, please!

If you dread visiting the dentist (and even if you don’t) you’ll be thrilled to hear about some of the differences today in advanced dentistry. For many, it’s a whole new experience that’s resulting in better smiles with fewer trips to the dentist. And let’s face it—who can argue with that? Some of these game-changing […]

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Ask the Dentist – How do you Replace a Restorative Crown?

by Charles Rodgers, DDS – Smile Generation®-trusted owner dentist  The question was recently posed to us: “How does a dentist remove a permanent crown and replace it with a new restoration?” The answer is: very carefully! Every patient is unique and should consult with a dentist before undergoing any treatment plan. The majority of the […]

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The Dental Office on Red Hill Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

New Office is Equipped With Advanced Technologies Such as Digital X-Rays, CEREC® CAD/CAM Dentistry The Dental Office on Red Hill held its ribbon cutting ceremony amidst a throng of local community members, government officials and the Irvine Chamber of Commerce. The dental care team at The Dental Office on Red Hill looks forward to serving the members […]

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A New Year’s Resolution You Can Keep : Brush 2 minutes 2 times Daily

Brush kids’ teeth for 2 minutes, 2 times a day. The website www.2min2x.org has some fun musical videos that kids can brush along to, from Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck to Elmo and Abby, to his little number from Lazy Town. The Partnership for Healthy Mouths, Healthy Lives recommends that you help or watch over […]

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Take two minutes to brush – American Dental Association – ADA.org

The Ad Council partnered with the American Dental Association (ADA) and 35 other groups in the dental community to form the Partnership for Healthy Mouths, Healthy Lives and  produced a campaign that addresses children’s oral health. The national public service announcement campaign entitled “Kids’ Healthy Mouths” launched on August 14th, 2012. It encourages kids to […]

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Ask a Dentist: How can I enhance my smile for my wedding day pictures?

So the saying goes:   “Marry when June roses grow, over land and sea you will go.”  This week our question comes from a June Bride.  She emailed:  “I am getting married this summer and I haven’t been to a dentist in over a year, what can I expect when I visit the dentist? How can […]

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Ask A Dentist: What is Oral Sedation?

Question: “When should one ask for oral sedation? Should I ask for it?” Answer: “If you are nervous and feel anxious about going to the dentist or receiving needed dental treatment, then you should ask for some type of sedation technique. There are many ways to treat anxiety. Nitrous oxide is convenient and is an […]

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Ask A Dentist – What is Periodontal Disease?

This week,  someone asked our dentist:  “I was told that I couldn’t have a regular cleaning because I have periodontal disease. What is that? And what kind of cleaning can I have?”  Dr. Mallory, a Smile Generation-approved dentist, based in Arizona replied: Periodontal Disease is a bacterial infection in the gums,which causes inflammation and loss […]

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Ask a Dentist – What about implants?

This week,  one of our Twitter followers asked us:  “I would like to replace a missing tooth with an implant? What are considerations for having this done?”  Dr. James Mallory, one of our Smile Generation-approved dentists, had this to say. “Implants are an excellent option for replacing missing teeth. As a matter of fact, it […]

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Knocked Out Tooth

This week we are reprinting a Q&A from Dear Doctor Magazine. A parent asks: “How long will a tooth last after replantation?” Q. Dear Doctor, My 10-year old son knocked out one of his front teeth last year playing baseball. It was a good hour before our dentist put his tooth back into the socket. […]

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