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The Dangers of Missing Teeth

Did you know that tooth loss is much more than a cosmetic embarrassment? Although losing a tooth can have an immediate effect on the appearance of your smile, it can also have a more dangerous, unseen effect. After a tooth is lost, the missing tooth roots no longer stimulate the bone of the jaw. Without…
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Symptoms of Gum Recession

Gum recession is a serious disorder and should be treated as such. Thankfully, there are treatment options, such as the Pinhole Surgical Technique , that are commonly used to address this issue. If you or a loved one is facing this condition, it is important that you make informed decisions. Take some time to learn…
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Gum Recession and the Importance of Treatment

When you see a dentist, a common thing he or she checks is whether or not your gums are recessing. This is often a sign of other dental problems and is a direct result of periodontal disease and gingivitis. That is why Dr. Claire Cho at the Dental Health and Aesthetics Center always recommends patients…
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Quick Guide: Guided Tissue Regeneration

If you have periodontal disease, you might be in danger of losing your teeth. Dental Health & Aesthetics Center is here to show you how a dental technology known as guided tissue regeneration can help you retain your teeth and your smile. Let Dr. Claire Cho show you how easy it can be to keep…
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What Options Are There for Sedation Dentistry?

If you have been searching for options for sedation dentistry, then you need to know that there is more than one way to receive sedated dental work, so even if you are reluctant to use one kind of sedative, you may have options. For those that opt for it, sedation dentistry can lower anxiety, make…
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How Short-Term Orthodontics Change Smiles Quickly

For a long time, successfully realigning teeth and helping people have a better smile has pretty much meant working with long-term programs like traditional braces or their more streamlined, invisible variations that help keep a low profile during the process. All of these techniques are effective, which is why they have remained so popular over…
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Can Saliva Be Used to Detect Heart Disease?

For years, dental professionals have been telling patients that proper oral hygiene and regular checkups and cleanings are essential to their overall physical health. Dentists have educated patients about how signs of infection, cancer, or even diabetes can be detected in their oral health, and numerous stories have been featured in national news media attesting…
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LANAP Versus Traditional Periodontal Gum Flap Surgery

If you have periodontal disease and it has progressed to the point that you need surgery, you may have the option to choose between traditional surgery or laser surgery. Every patient is unique and Dr. Cho will help you make the right decision for your own mouth, but we want you to understand the difference…
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Do You Suffer From Dry Mouth?

What Is Dry Mouth? Dry mouth, or Xerostomia, occurs when your body doesn’t produce enough saliva. Not only is it very uncomfortable, it also can negatively affect your oral health. Medications are the number one cause of dry mouth, and literally hundreds of medications are known to cause it. People with dry mouth are at…
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Back Bridge Teeth (Graphic Render)

1 of 1 Teeth are prepared as if for individual crowns. A one piece, 3-unit bridge is then fabricated and placed on the two teeth thereby replacing the missing one. It is rare that we recommend this as a dental implant is a much better and less invasive option. The post Back Bridge Teeth (Graphic…