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Recognize The 5 Early Signs Of Gum Disease

47.2% of all American adults are affected by some form of gum disease, according to the CDC. And while most people have gingivitis, the first stage of gum disease, this is still a serious issue. If left untreated, gingivitis can progress into irreversible periodontitis.  Timely, expert periodontal care from a dentist like Dr. Douglas G.
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Why Is Preventive Dentistry Important? The Top 5 Reasons

Wondering why you need to maintain good at-home oral hygiene and come to the office of Dr. Douglas G. Hope every six months for a checkup? In this blog, we’ll look at 5 of the biggest reasons that preventive dentistry is so important for your oral health and your well-being.  Lower Your Risk Of Oral
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Should I Replace My Missing Teeth? Answering Common FAQs About Tooth Loss

If you’ve recently lost one or more teeth in Escondido or San Marcos, you may be wondering if you should replace them. Do you need to replace missing teeth? What are your options? What happens if you don’t replace missing teeth? Find out now in this blog from the office of Dr. Douglas G. Hope.
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Tips For Making The Most Of Your Dental Insurance Coverage

If you pay a premium for dental insurance every month, you probably want to make sure you get the most for your money. So in this blog from the office of Dr. Douglas G. Hope, we’ll discuss a few strategies and tips you can use to get the most from your plan.  Find An In-Network
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How Having A Healthy Smile Helps Keep You Safe From COVID-19 (And More!)

Did you know that a healthy smile can help protect you from viruses like COVID-19, as well as influenza and the common cold? It’s true, and in this blog from the office of Dr. Douglas G. Hope, we’ll discuss why this is the case, and how you can make sure you keep your mouth healthy
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How Often Do I Need To See The Dentist?

You may have heard that you should see the dentist every six months. But is this true? Do you really need to see Dr. Douglas Hope for consultation twice a year? Are there some cases when you need more frequent dental visits? Get answers to all of your questions below. It’s Best To Get Preventive
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