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Which Dental Injuries Require an Emergency Dentist?

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Dental injuries can happen to anyone at any time of the day or night. To tell if your dental damage demands emergency treatment, follow this helpful guide.

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5 Bad Breath Cures You’ll Find in your Kitchen

If your breath is less than its best, you’re probably wondering, what causes bad breath? But the more important question is, how you can make your breath better? By eating these five foods, you can kiss bad breath goodbye.

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The Double Danger of Diabetes and Periodontal Disease

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If you’re one of the nearly 30 million Americans who suffer from diabetes, it’s critical that you know about your risk of dental problems.

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The Truth about Tooth Implants

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Have you heard how dental implants can give you a better smile? Discover whether these dental aids can improve how you look and feel.

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Dental Dentures – Common Problems with False Teeth

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In the 1940s, dental visits weren’t common. Periodontal disease and tooth loss were rampant in the age before fluoride, dental floss, and root canals. People wore dental dentures at a much younger age than they do today. With today’s advanced dentistry, the number of people wearing false teeth is lower, yet one in four seniors have lost their teeth after […]

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Practical Answers to the Top 7 General Dentistry Questions

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Regardless of your age, your background, or the state of your dental health, taking care of your teeth and gums is important. Having access to affordable dental care helps you keep your natural teeth, and it can even reduce your risk of serious medical problems like heart disease. Unfortunately, 100 million people in the US neglect to visit a dentist […]

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How to End Torturous Toothaches

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The common toothache causes a great deal of human misery. Tooth pain may be constant or intermittent; it can feel sharp or dull. Some toothaches only occur when a tooth is subjected to pressure. Others throb relentlessly. Causes of toothaches include tooth decay, abscesses, gum infection, injuries or fractures, nighttime tooth grinding, and deteriorating or broken fillings. When toothaches are […]

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4 Bad Dental Habits Undermining your Good Dental Care

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Your dental health is in your hands, so you want to avoid having bad habits to ensure you have a great smile. See which habits could be harming your teeth in order to save your smile.

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Save your Smile from the Pain of Stained Teeth

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Are you dealing with dark, dull, discolored teeth? Discover the source of the staining and how to brighten up your smile.

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Chew Over the Facts on Gum Disease Treatment

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Dental problems can strike people at any age and any time. One of the most common dental conditions is gum disease, also known as gingivitis. If you’re experiencing this dental distress, discover how to get real relief.

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Very gentile and kind
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Doctor was great.
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Very good team of people there work together.
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Very professional and nice staff. They truly cared about my root canal situation and resolved it in no time!! See you in 6 months!! Thanks!!!
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I enjoyed my visit at Gentle Dental the staff welcomed me and also the Doc treated me and my cavities with care. I like going here because they made me feel as if I am family.
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Albert M.
I went to get a root canal scared as ever it didn’t take long, painless and I like the fact that the dentist hid the needle from me.
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This office is very clean and well kept. The staff is very friendly and polite. The doctor was very gentle and caring, best experience I ever had at a dentist
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I have nothing bad to say about this place. Everyone was friendly and I felt completely comfortable. Haven’t gone to the dentist in awhile and the worse part was just the anticipation of […]
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The dentist explained everything well and his assistant made me feel comfortable because I was so nervous. I got medicine and my abscess went away the next day mostly.
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Awesome staff and service
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I visited Gentle Dental to discuss my dental issues, as a possible new patient. Dr. Shin discussed possible options, a root canal, and I was to notify him of my decision after seeing a periodontist, […]
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Like the dentist, explains everything and the assistants are knowledgeable and pleasant.
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