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My Invisalign Trays Aren’t Tracking. What Do I Do?

If you’re getting Invisalign treatment and have not been careful to wear your aligners for at least 22 hours a day, then you’ve likely noticed your trays “aren’t tracking.”   This essentially means the trays aren’t making contact with your teeth, which impairs them from pulling your teeth into their most optimal position.    If
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Is A Root Canal A Dental Emergency?

If you have an infected tooth in Escondido, you may be wondering if it counts as a dental emergency, and if you should come into the office of Dr. Douglas G. Hope for an emergency root canal. The answer is “yes.” Infected teeth are dental emergencies, and the sooner you get care, the better. Call
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Chipped A Dental Crown? Here’s What To Do

Dental crowns are caps used to restore the natural tooth function and aspect. They are a great option when a filling is not enough to heal a damaged tooth. Dental crowns have quite a long life span and can resist for as long as five or even ten years with the right care and regular
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How To Adjust to New Dentures

If you’ve recently gotten full or partial dentures from the office of Dr. Douglas G. Hope, you may be wondering how to adjust to your new smile. Ultimately, getting used to dentures takes time, and there are no shortcuts. But there are still a few things you can do to set yourself up for success!
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Why Do My Teeth Hurt? 

If you experience tooth pain and can’t explain why there are actually many different probable causes for it. No type of tooth pain is considered normal, especially if it starts growing in intensity and doesn’t seem to go away. It’s best to book a dental appointment in Escondido right away for a consultation to get
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5 Dental Options For Missing Teeth

If you’ve lost one or more of your teeth in Escondido, you may be wondering what your options are for tooth replacement at the office of Dr. Douglas G. Hope. So in this blog, we’ll discuss the top 5 dental options for missing teeth, and explain the basics, pros, and cons of each one. Let’s
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