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June 7, 2021

How Long Does a Root Canal Take?

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_khokhar @ 3:35 pm
dentist performing root canal therapy on a patient

Have you been having an intense, persistent toothache? If so, you might find it hard to fit an appointment with your dentist into your hectic schedule. However, waiting too long to seek treatment could not only cause your pain to worsen, but you might end up losing your tooth! For a severe toothache, your dentist might recommend root canal therapy to save the tooth and relieve your pain. But how long does a root canal take? Let’s talk about some of the factors that affect the length of the root canal treatment process.

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May 10, 2021

Need a Root Canal? Here’s Why That’s Good News!

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man undergoing root canal therapy

Have you been told that you need root canal therapy to restore your oral health? If so, then you may have immediately recalled some of the horror stories that you’ve heard, triggering unwarranted fears. The reality is far different, though. Having a root canal performed is actually a quite positive experience. Does that sound far-fetched? If so, continue reading to discover why having a root canal performed is actually good news!

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April 22, 2021

Who Is a Good Candidate for Mini Dental Implants?

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Digital model showing two mini dental implants

Ever since dental implants were introduced to modern dentistry, a number of innovations have been made to help even more people enjoy the benefits of tooth replacements that are able to mimic the functions of natural tooth roots. One of the innovations is the invention of mini dental implants – metal posts that are smaller that typical implants and are largely used to help stabilize dentures. Why would your dentist suggest mini dental implants instead of traditional ones? Here are 4 reasons why you might be a good candidate for a mini-implant procedure.

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March 5, 2021

How to Recognize and Prevent Dental Implant Failure

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_khokhar @ 9:27 am
Woman with painful dental implant failure in dental office

Dental implants are fast becoming one of the most popular ways to replace missing teeth. In fact, according to the American Dental Association, more than 5 million implants are placed each year by dentists in the United States! In general, dental implant treatment is an extremely reliable tooth replacement solution. However, although rare, implant failure can and does occur. Whether you recently underwent implant treatment or are currently considering replacing your missing teeth, it’s important to know the signs of a failed dental implant and how to prevent dental implant failure.

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February 3, 2021

Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for a Smile You Love

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_khokhar @ 10:00 am
A blue toothbrush handing a red heart balloon to a red toothbrush

Shopping for the perfect gift can be stressful enough, especially when you can’t decide on what to give. The goal is to make sure to pick something that your loved one will appreciate and be able to actually use. Why not give them gorgeous teeth? Below, you will find a list of 4 Valentine’s Day dental gifts that are sure to brighten your favorite smile.

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January 11, 2021

Why You Should Schedule Your Dental Checkup Early in the Year

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_khokhar @ 2:24 am
Path to 2021

It has been a long year, but the new one has finally arrived. That means that it is finally time to make plans for everything that you will accomplish this year. Along with the multiple New Year’s resolutions that you have been preparing for, you shouldn’t be forgetting about your smile. There is no better time to be coming to the office for a dental checkup. Continue reading to learn a few reasons why now is the best time to come into the office for your dental visit.

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December 25, 2020

5 Ways to Keep Your Teeth Healthy During the Holidays

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_khokhar @ 6:05 pm
a parent and child smiling and waving

If you’re not careful, holiday foods, sweet treats, and a change in your daily schedule during your days off of work can become bad news for your oral health. There’s nothing worse than needing to visit your emergency dentist during your celebrations because of a visible cavity or dental damage. Read on to learn five tips to help keep your smile in tip-top shape over the holidays.

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November 16, 2020

How Can Porcelain Veneers Improve Your Life?

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_khokhar @ 10:50 pm
Woman getting porcelain veneers

Are you looking to enhance your smile? Everyone wants to feel confident about the way they look. One way many people have been able to work towards their smile dreams is through cosmetic dentistry. While there are many different treatments available out there, one of the preferred methods of transforming smiles is porcelain veneers. Because of their many benefits and beautiful results, they have become a staple for celebrities and many more. Continue reading to learn more about how veneers work and the ways they can improve your life.

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October 13, 2020

4 Ways Dental Veneers Can Improve Your Smile

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_khokhar @ 2:31 am
Man with beautiful smile thanks to veneers

A smile can say a lot about a person, so it’s important that you like yours! Thanks to modern advancements in cosmetic dentistry, there are plenty of ways to improve the appearance of your pearly whites. However, many would agree that dental veneers offer the most dramatic results! These beautiful shells of porcelain can completely transform the color, shape, and size of one or more teeth with a single, simple procedure. Here are four ways this popular cosmetic service can improve your smile!

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September 2, 2020

What Are the Causes of Bad Breath?

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_khokhar @ 5:32 pm
Girl with bad breath

Halitosis, also known as bad breath, is a common symptom of poor oral hygiene and several other causes including tobacco use, infections, and dry mouth. This condition is more common than you may think. Approximately 80 million Americans suffer from chronic halitosis and 90% of it originates from the mouth and airway passages. Fortunately, with a better oral hygiene routine among other lifestyle changes can help to freshen breath and prevent halitosis. Read on to learn more about this condition and the reason behind it.

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