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What is the Healing Process After Dental Implants?

If you’re considering getting dental implants to replace missing teeth or you already have and are curious about the healing process, you’ve come to the right place! While implants can take a few months to fully heal and integrate with the jaw bone, you’ll be left with a permanent tooth replacement that can last you
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How to Reduce Sensitivity After Teeth Whitening

Teeth whitening can be a wonderful cosmetic improvement for discolored or stained teeth. Many of us wish our teeth were whiter, but consume many teeth-staining drinks like coffee and wine which can cause permanent staining on your enamel unless you get them professionally whitened. There are many different teeth whitening options available on the market,
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How to Avoid Dry Socket After Tooth Removal

  Tooth removal is a pretty standard procedure. By the age of 50, including wisdom teeth, an average American has extracted 12 teeth. Usually, tooth removal is a routine procedure. However, in some cases, complications do occur. Even though only between 2% and 5% of patients experience dry socket after getting their wisdom tooth removed.
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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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