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Is Cosmetic Dentistry What You Need?

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Are Dental X-rays Safe?

You may have read the report linking dental x-rays to brain tumors, and may be concerned about your exposure to x-rays in the dental office.  We understand your concerns at Desert Ridge Smiles, and want to decipher this study for you. … Continue reading

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What is a Dental Emergency?

What would prompt you to call a dental office for an emergency visit?  There are a number of indications where a call to the dentist would be recommended: Fracture of a tooth or crown Crown loose or off completely Pain … Continue reading

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Dentistry and Oral Cancer

With 35,000+ new cases of oral cancer diagnosed in the US every year, mostly in stage 3 or 4, dentists will be the key to earlier evaluation and treatment of oral lesions. Earlier diagnosis could increase the current survival rate of 50% fatality within the first … Continue reading

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Need a quick “pick-me-up”? Try whitening your Teeth!

The Holidays are coming! What better way to brighten your smile, than with a quick bleaching of your teeth! There are a few different techniques that can be done to accomplish whiter, brighter teeth.  Are you a do-it-yourself person? Then … Continue reading

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Your Comprehensive Dental Exam at the New Family Dentist: What should you expect?

With the ever increasing links between dental health and over-all health, your oral examinations may be more extensive than they were in the past. Be sure to bring a list of the prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) medications that you take … Continue reading

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It’s the Inflammation, baby!

My instructor for aerobics class in the 80’s used to always say, “Exercise! It’s your life insurance policy!”  I have made exercise a part of my life because it makes me feel good, look good, and makes my body function … Continue reading

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