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27
Feb

Why Dental Implants Are a Superior Choice for Tooth Replacement

In the world of restorative dentistry, the advancements in technology and methods have significantly broadened the options available for tooth replacement. Among these options, dental implants stand out as a superior choice for many patients. Dr. Kawveh Nofallah, who specializes in general, restorative, and cosmetic dentistry, provides insightful information on the benefits of dental implants based on his extensive experience

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4
Jan

The Importance of Regular Dental Checkups: Taking Care of Your Oral Health

What is Preventative Dentistry? Preventive dentistry focuses on maintaining healthy teeth and gums, which involves regular dental checkups, professional cleanings, and educating patients about good oral hygiene practices. Preventive dentistry helps avoid more serious and costly dental problems by identifying potential issues early. Regular dental checkups keep your oral health in check and serve as a critical preventive measure against

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6
Dec

How Can Cosmetic Dentistry Improve Your Smile?

Many of our patients ask Dr. Nofallah, “How can cosmetic dentistry improve my smile?” Our answer? “In several amazing ways!” Cosmetic dentistry in Lakeland can make your smile noticeably whiter, brighter, and healthier-looking, both immediately and in the long run. Cosmetic dentistry can address a number of aesthetic issues, such as: Chipped or cracked teeth Unsightly spaces or gaps between

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21
Nov

At-Home vs. Professional Teeth Whitening

If you want to have whiter teeth, you’re not alone. Teeth whitening is a popular dental service that helps dental patients achieve their whitest, brightest smile. Using at home teeth whitening products or going to the dentist for professional teeth whitening, you can achieve a whiter smile that makes you feel confident. Which type of whitening procedure is best for

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21
Nov

How Bad Oral Hygiene Can Lead to Oral Cancer

Bad oral hygiene is associated with a variety of problems, including gum disease, tooth loss, bad breath and tooth stains/discolorations. Taking care of your teeth can help make your smile attractive and beautiful to behold, but did you know that poor oral hygiene is strongly associated with oral cancer? According to a publication in the National Library of Medicine, failure

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28
Jul

What Dental Crown Types Work Best?

Dental crowns act as a cover, or cap, over damaged teeth to restore their strength and structure. Over time, our teeth can chip, crack, or otherwise become compromised due to an injury, decay, or even simply wear and tear from everyday use. Applying one of several dental crown types is an excellent way to restore the tooth when a dental

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2
May

What Are Dental Fillings Made of?

Cavities, also known as tooth decay, are extremely common. So common, in fact, that according to the CDC, about 90% of adults in the United States have had at least one at some point in their lives. That staggering number indicates that almost everyone in the U.S. has had or will need a dental filling, but interestingly, many people have

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31
Mar

How to Properly Fit Dental Crowns

A dental crown is a cap or cover that goes over a tooth to restore its structure. Dental crowns are often needed when a tooth has been damaged due to an accident or to protect a weak tooth from further decay. If you think you may need to know how to fit dental crowns, you probably want to know exactly

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25
Feb

5 Benefits of Dental Fillings You Should Know

Dental care has advanced greatly in the last 20 or so years. One of the great advances has been in the invention of “tooth-colored” dental fillings. These fillings offer all the benefits of traditional “fillings” with the added advantage of looking natural in your teeth. In fact, most people will never know you’ve had a filling unless you tell them.

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26
Jan

How Long Does a Root Canal Take to Heal?

Root canal healing time varies from one person to the next. For the most part, healthy patients recover quite quickly, only experiencing pain from the treatment for a few days. However, complications may occur within any treatment that requires longer healing times. Additionally, people with certain health conditions, like diabetes, may take longer to heal in general. The better you

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