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Managing Severe Tooth Pain: When to Seek Emergency Dental Care

July 05, 2024

Woman with severe toothache touching her swollen cheek.

Experiencing severe dental pain can be incredibly debilitating, impacting your ability to eat, speak, and sleep comfortably. At The Dentists of Omaha, we understand how distressing this can be and are here to help. With our extensive expertise and compassionate care, we are committed to addressing the root causes of your discomfort. Severe tooth pain often stems from conditions such as oral infections and gum disease. By recognizing these common…

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Teeth Discoloration: Are Your Favorite Foods and Drinks Causing It?

May 07, 2024
Category: Teeth Whitening

A woman holding a mug of coffee and a toothbrush.A bright, white smile is often associated with good oral health and vitality. However, teeth discoloration can be a common concern for many people across the globe. It can leave many individuals wondering about the culprit behind their stained teeth. 

In this blog, we will explore whether…

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Can You Get Oral Cancer at Any Age?

April 15, 2024

oral cancerApril is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, and we believe that marks the perfect occasion to answer a common question about this disease. Oral cancer affects over 50,000 Americans every year, and while it may not be as prevalent as other types of cancer, it is often overlooked and not diagnosed early — when it’s most responsive to treatment. To help you recognize the signs and stay…

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Let's Celebrate Children's Dental Health Month! 5 Fun Activities for Families

February 15, 2024

 family dentistBrushing your teeth is an important part of maintaining good oral health, but let’s face it: most kids don’t find it very fun. Parents have to get creative to encourage their little ones to give those pearly whites the attention they deserve. So, how do you make brushing fun? Here are five tips from Nebraska's favorite family dentists.

1. Make a Game of It

Everything becomes more fun when it’s a game,…

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National Nutrition Month: The Best Foods for Your Teeth

February 15, 2024

Oral healthWe all know sugar is bad for your teeth, but rarely is the spotlight focused on foods that are actually good for your oral health. In honor of National Nutrition Month, we would like to highlight some of the foods that are great for maintaining a healthy smile.

Fiber-Rich Produce

Fiber is excellent for oral health because it increases saliva production, which is your mouth’s number-one defense…

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Top Tips for Choosing a Family Dentist in 2024

January 31, 2024

family dentist family dentist is an expert in dental care from childhood through adulthood. Their services are tailored to every member of your household, whether providing your child with a routine cleaning or helping you decide on a restorative service for your teeth. 

January is the perfect time to establish a relationship with a new dentist. Keep the following tips in mind as you look for a provider who can care for your…

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5 Dental Hygiene Tips for 2024

January 15, 2024

dental hygieneGood dental hygiene is the foundation of your oral health. But can you go beyond brushing and flossing for an even healthier smile? The answer is yes! These five dental hygiene tips are a great way to help you boost your oral health in 2024 and beyond.

Say No to Sugary Drinks

Lattes, teas, and other beverages can contain high amounts of sugar, even if they seem like a healthy option. When it comes to cavity…

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Debunking Common Myths about Tooth-Colored Fillings

December 15, 2023

Tooth colored fillingsA common and widely misunderstood dental treatment is tooth-colored fillings. These restorations are designed to blend in seamlessly with your natural teeth, providing a more aesthetically pleasing and functional solution for repairing cavities. However, there are a few myths and misconceptions surrounding these fillings…

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The Pros and Cons of Tooth Extraction

November 15, 2023

Tooth extractionTooth extraction involves the removal of a tooth from its socket in the jawbone. While dentists always aim to preserve natural teeth whenever possible, there are some situations where tooth extraction becomes necessary.

Pros of Tooth Extraction

One of the most significant benefits of tooth extraction is the relief it can provide from dental pain. This is especially true…

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Achieve a Perfect Smile with Invisalign® Clear Aligners

October 31, 2023

Invisalign®A confident smile is a universal symbol of positivity and self-assurance. It’s no wonder that many people strive to achieve that perfect smile. However, traditional metal braces can often be a deterrent due to their appearance and discomfort. Thankfully, modern orthodontic technology has brought a discreet and comfortable solution: Invisalign clear aligners. If you’re looking to achieve a flawless smile without the hassle of traditional braces, …

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