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Affordable Dental Care Options: Dental School or Dental Tourism

A visit to the local dentist is becoming too expensive for most Americans. While prices for routine check-ups and cleanings are somewhat reasonable, prices for dental implants, crowns and full mouth restorations have reached stratospheric heights. Across the USA, dental implants are priced at $1900-$2500. In some markets, a dental implant can cost as much…
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Dental Destination: What about Costa Rica?

A recent NBC news story highlighted the phenomenon of low-cost dental care in Los Algodones, Mexico, better known to those that live along the Mexican border as Molar City. Up to seven thousand people cross from Yuma Arizona into Los Algodones almost every day during the winter high season to save money on dirt-cheap pharmaceuticals…
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Conscious Sedation Relieves Anxiety

Are you considering dental care in Los Algodones? Have you put off going to the dentist because your fear overwhelms you? Almost half of all people admit to some level of fear and apprehension when it comes to dental treatment. You may not be aware of how far modern dentistry has come since your last…
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Dental Implants in Patients with Osteoporosis

Getting dental implants in the USA is expensive, but for patients with osteoporosis, saving for the procedure may be pointless because some dentists tell patients with osteoporosis that they will never be able to have dental implants. Many with osteoporosis believe that their condition, which results in a deterioration of their bone structure, will disqualify…
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Full-Mouth Reconstructions: Bringing Back a Smile

Most people seeking a full mouth reconstruction have very few teeth or even none at all. They have lost them over the years due to decay, gum disease or unfortunate accidents. Teeth are an important part of a person’s quality of life. Your teeth dictate what kind of foods you can eat, and whether you…
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Dental Crowns: More than Artificial Teeth

Thanks in great part to increased dental hygiene and improved dental care, the cases of tooth decay have fallen in relation to the population. However, there are still patients that suffer from cavities even though they always brush their teeth. This might be because of other factors such as smoking, eating a lot of sugar,…
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Are Dentists in Los Algodones, Mexico As Good as Dentists in...

Many Americans go to Los Algodones, Mexico, just south of the border with Arizona to obtain the dental care they need at prices that are far more affordable than in the USA. While great prices attract patients to Los Algodones, many wonder if Los Algodones offers high quality dental care. Your teeth and their health…
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Dental Veneers: Taking Care of Your Front Teeth

When there is damage to a tooth, it generally happens in the molars, since they’re the ones that work the hardest and the ones that are more at risk of chewing something that might damage them. They are also the ones that have a higher chance of storing food remains and develop bacteria leading to…
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Tips for Choosing a Cosmetic Dentist

Because so many dentists are branching out into cosmetic dentistry, finding the right one to do Orange County dental implants can be a staggering undertaking. Usually there is no insurance administrator that can direct the selection, as cosmetic dentistry is not often covered by insurance. Without a referral system, the decision-making process can seem insurmountable.…
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How to Choose a Newport Beach Dentist

Those who have recently moved to Newport Beach or who have not visited a dentist in many years may have questions about how to choose a Newport Beach dentist. A relationship with a dentist can last for decades, and the care of one’s teeth depends on that relationship being a good one. How a dentist…