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Off the Record (July 3, 2019)

RANDOM OBSERVATIONS. Off Thursday night's "debate," I'd say Trump is 2-0 so far, with Bernie and Elizabeth Warren looming large over the rest of an unimpressive Demo mob. Thursday's introduction of ten more Democratic candidates translated to us here at the Boonville bunker as mostly a panel of moderate, misplaced Republicans. Bernie was on message…
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‘Jurassic World’ stars Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard talk about...

Though Universal Studios Hollywood surprised park guests back on June 12 by quietly opening the all-new Jurassic World — The Ride attraction for the very first time, the theme park hosted an official grand opening celebration on Monday night with stars from the “Jurassic World” films, Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard, as well as…

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7 Common Questions And Myths About Orthodontic Treatments

When people are interested in getting Braces or Invisalign, they often have multiple questions to ask their Orthodontist. While asking questions is great, Orthodontists often get asked the same common questions. We are here to tell you about the 7 common myths about orthodontic treatments.1. Can Anyone Provide Braces And Aligners, Not Just An Orthodontist?…
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New report shows how OCDE measures up against eight strategic goals

Orange County Superintendent Dr. Al Mijares has released a new report outlining OCDE’s progress toward its strategic goals. “Measuring Up: Strategic Priorities and Key Performance Indicators” can be accessed in the publications section of the OCDE website, or by clicking on the graphic below. Five years ago, the Orange County Department of Education unveiled its…
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See Why Dental Implants are the Next Big Thing

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Status Update: Hello Kitty to make appearance Wednesday at her Irvine cafe

Hello Kitty will make an appearance at the Hello Kitty Cafe at Irvine Spectrum Center on Wednesday, July 24. The Summer Carnival will be a ticketed event with limited spots available for two time slots: 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.to 4 p.m. Tickets are $10 per child and can be purchased online.…
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Are Lumineers Good?

The answer to this question basically boils down to what a Lumineer actually is. A Lumineer is both a brand and a type of porcelain. When porcelain veneers first came out, they were pretty weak. They would break or crack a lot. Veneers got stronger over time because the porcelain got stronger. When a porcelain…
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Minimum Credit Score Needed to Buy a Car

Your credit score rating can have an enormous impact on your ability to qualify for many types of financing, and the rate of interest you may pay. Consumers often ask the wrong questions. The minimum score needed to buy a car is less important than the monthly payment your income will comfortably support. The post…
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Your future surgeon could be one of these local high school students

Troy High School student Joshua Kim has a laugh with instructor Lauren Merrell as he practices laparoscopic surgery techniques during the Summer Surgery Program at UC Irvine Medical Center in Orange, CA on Monday, July 29, 2019. The program is hosted by the UCI Health Department of Urology and offers two weeks of hands-on and…
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Online Teeth Aligners: Are You Getting What You Pay For?

It’s hard not to notice the increase in online dental companies and services. Primarily, this is because many of their ads are popping up on social media. Naturally, this piqued our curiosity because, usually, these services require careful preparation and expertise. The one that worried us the most were online invisible aligners, similar to our Invisalign.…
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Coverage with Assurant

Looking for the closest quality dentist that accepts most forms of PPO? We are a dentist office in Orange County, CA that accept many types of insurance plans. Our dentist accept PPO and is covered by Assurant. Assurant dental is a dental provider that allows you to choose your dentist. Assurant, now operating under Sun…
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Keck Professionalism Program expands to nursing staff

Keck Medical Center of USC has expanded the Keck Professional Program to the nursing staff, administrators announced recently. A Sept. 3 memo from Annette Sy, DNP, RN, chief nursing officer of Keck Medical Center, detailed the program’s inaugural expansion that will enable nursing staff to strengthen relationships with coworkers and continue to provide the highest…
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Cost of Dental Implants in California

Stop feeling embarrassed by a missing tooth.  We can all agree a missing tooth ruins a smile, and that’s not something you want to have happen to you as you get older. You should be able to enjoy your later years – especially with your friends and family – and you don’t want to have…
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Never too late to make the change you want to see in the world…

United States, California, San Diego – 09-03-2019 (PRDistribution.com) — SoftClouds lives by the saying, “A good company offers excellent products and services. A great company also offers excellent products and services but also strives to make the world a better place.”  To give a life to the humanitarian thoughts, we have taken a small step…
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Stop With these Misconceptions About Dental Implants

Millions of Americans have found themselves getting a dental implant in the past couple of years. What’s the main reason for getting one? They’re the most cost-effective solution for restoring a damaged or missing tooth. That truth holds up. Dental implants are the spearhead of today’s dentistry. What’s more, they’re a one-of-a-kind solution that won’t…

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Missing Teeth Can Cause Problems for Overall Health

Missing teeth are more than an esthetic issue. In fact, missing teeth can cause serious problems for your overall health. According to Dr. Jack Ringer, past president and an Accredited Fellow with the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, adult teeth are meant to last for the rest of your life. In fact, the enamel on…

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Walking for a hero: CHOC Walk teams honor lost loved ones

The CHOC Walk in the Park is more than a fundraiser and celebration of healing. For many families, this annual event is a chance to cherish the memory of a child. In solidarity, CHOC has created “Walking for a Hero,” a program to honor the children who have passed away and give their families special…
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What Do Cosmetic Dentists Do?

There has been a lot of talk lately within the Dental Industry of Torrance regarding the term: “Cosmetic Dentist” and whether or not it is a specialty (it is not) and whether or not Dentists are allowed to use this term in marketing (they are not). With all the confusion, we felt that the people…
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Alert – The Danger of Gap Bands to Close Space

The world wide web places information about everything right at our fingertips. You can find instructions on how to do just about anything, even minor orthodontics. Unfortunately, those instructions rarely review the risks and potential negative sequelae.  Case in point is this blog post from the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. Believe it…
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How to Get Out of Debt with No Money and Bad...

Personal loans can help borrowers consolidate high-interest debt into a more affordable, lower monthly payment, and stabilize finances – if you can find a lender willing to approve your application. People with bad credit find options very limited. Investors shy away from lending money to candidates with poor qualifications, and difficult demands. The post How…