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Oral Surgery

Delicious Soft Food Recipes & Ideas After Oral Surgery

Oral surgery, whether it be a simple tooth extraction, wisdom tooth surgery, or a complex dental implant surgery, often requires a change in your daily diet. This is especially so in the initial healing phase, where chewing may not only be inconvenient but also risky. During this period, soft food

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What Can I Drink With Invisalign?

Are you considering orthodontic treatment to achieve a straight, beautiful smile? Invisalign can be an excellent choice for you. These removable aligners are particularly popular among adults who desire a subtle orthodontic solution. However, many people wonder about the beverages they can consume while wearing clear aligners. To answer, “What

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General dentistry

How Often Should You Change Your Toothbrush?

Toothbrush replacement – it’s something we tend to overlook in our daily oral hygiene routine. Yet, it plays a vital role not only in maintaining those pearly whites but in preserving our overall dental health. But how often should you change your toothbrush? Understanding this important dental care aspect starts

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Veneers

Understanding the Different Types of Veneers for Your Teeth

Getting a beautiful smile has become more achievable due to the progress in cosmetic dentistry. One popular method to achieve that flawless smile is through dental veneers. But with so many types of veneers available, how do you decide which one is right for you? What Are Dental Veneers? Dental

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General dentistry

Dental Implants vs. Dentures: Picking the Ideal Solution for Your Smile

Dental implants and dentures, two popular tooth replacement options, play a crucial role in restoring a confident smile and functional bite. They both address the everyday health challenges of missing teeth with distinct features, advantages, and practical considerations. This post will examine the differences between dental implants and dentures to

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General dentistry

Tooth Extraction Healing Time: What You Need To Know

Many patients frequently ask, “How long does a tooth extraction take to heal?” The short answer is, it depends. The healing time after tooth extraction can vary based on the complexity of the extraction, the number of teeth extracted, and your overall health. This article will answer all your questions

Root Canal

How Do You Know if You Need A Root Canal—Your Ultimate Guide

Tooth pain and sensitive teeth can be a real headache. While most people associate these symptoms with cavities, they can also be signs of a more severe infection. If you’re lying awake at night or can’t get through your day without flinching at every bite, you probably wonder, “How do

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Invisalign

What is Invisalign: Straightening Your Teeth Without the Metal

Having misaligned or crowded teeth can affect our overall quality of life. You may avoid smiling or speaking in public and even feel self-conscious about your appearance. Invisalign clear aligners are an increasingly popular way to straighten teeth without metal wires, rubber bands, and metal brackets in your mouth. Unlike traditional metal

Veneers

Composite vs. Porcelain Veneers – Which is Better For You?

Veneers are one of the most popular and effective options when it comes to getting a perfect smile. Veneers involve placing thin shells over the front of your teeth to improve their shape, size, and color. Composite and porcelain veneers are both great options that offer different benefits. In this

Root Canal

Root Canal vs. Extraction: What is the Difference?

Dental problems are a common issue faced by many people. Some dental issues require simple treatments like filling cavities or routine cleaning, while others may require more complex treatments such as root canals or extraction. Both root canal treatment and tooth extractions are commonly used dental procedures to treat damaged

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Dr. Ali Shatergholi

Dr. Shatergholi has been in the field of dentistry since 2003. He sincerely enjoys coming to work every day and interacting with his patients.

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