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General & Cosmetic Dentists Serving Omaha, Bellevue, Lincoln and Nearby Nebraska

Are Veneers Worth It?

May 08, 2019

For people who are unhappy with cosmetic flaws in their smile, porcelain veneers are absolutely worth it! If you are weighing this option, you may be stacking up their value against their cost, longevity and other factors. Our experienced dentists want to help you go over all of these things during a one-on-one consultation at our practice. We want you to be exceedingly happy with any treatment you receive from us, so part of that includes making sure the chosen treatment is the right fit.

First, Identify Your Goals For Your Smile

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How Long Does the Dental Implant Process Take?

April 09, 2019

Blue pin on the 10th of the calendar month showing dental implant completion dateThe experienced implant dentists at our Omaha practice will create a customized treatment plan for replacing missing teeth. Call us to find out if dental implants, dentures or a dental bridge may be right for you. Although the entire implant process takes anywhere from a few months to over a year, you are left with a highly durable, secure and…

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Caring for Your Baby's First Teeth

March 11, 2019

New baby wrapped in a towel being held by mom after a bathYour child's first teeth should be cleaned and cared for, for mostly the same reasons that you take care of your adult teeth. Preventing infection, inflammation and tooth loss is important, no matter your age! All 20 baby teeth are present at birth. They gradually emerge from the gums and appear over the following 12 months or so. Most children have all 20 primary teeth…

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Prioritize Your Dental Health This Year

January 30, 2019

Family of three brushing their teeth together in the bathroom"An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure," the saying goes. Although Benjamin Franklin was referring to fire safety when he coined this phrase, it's often used in relation to health and healthcare these days. And it's really true! Taking steps to prevent health problems when you can may be easier – in some cases – than repairing the damage after the fact.

This axiom certainly applies to dentistry. You are…

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The Dentists Win First Place in Omaha’s Choice Awards

July 03, 2018

Just announced: The Dentists won First Place in the category Dental Practice in the 2018 Omaha’s Choice Awards! We are honored to once again receive this award. These were the third annual awards, and we were voted Omaha’s Choice for Dental Practice in 2016 and 2017 as well.

Winners are selected by readers of the Omaha World-Herald. There were 193 categories, and we are pleased to have taken home the top…

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First Day of Summer and Summer Dental Tips

June 18, 2018

The first day of summer is this week, Thursday, June 21. While dental health is always a good idea, there are several summertime particulars that you may be interested to know:

  • Cooling summer treats. Popsicles, ice cream, frozen yogurt – from a dentist’s perspective, enjoying these things in moderation is fine; however, sugar is a leading cause of tooth decay. You can prevent…
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Dental Care during National Women’s Health Week

May 15, 2018

This week, May 13-19, is National Women’s Health Week. That means it’s a time set aside specifically to raise awareness of women’s health issues and the importance of prioritizing your health.

The Dentists of Omaha want to take this opportunity to remind you of the importance of your oral health. Just like the health of the rest of your body, that of your gums, teeth and mouth is vitally…

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Do You Need a Dental Crown?

April 26, 2018

If you live in or near Omaha, and your smile is making you feel like anything less than royalty, a dental crown may be the solution.

Let’s face it: Teeth work hard and subsequently suffer from wear and tear that can damage your smile as well as your ability to comfortably eat, speak or interact with your loved ones.

But you’re not alone. Most people struggle to maintain the health and aesthetics of their…

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Vote for The Dentists in Omaha’s Choice Awards!

April 06, 2018

Dental patient in Omaha NebraskaRight now, at the Omaha World-Herald, vote for The Dentists in Omaha’s Choice Awards. Our team is so proud to be included in the nominations again this year. We hope you’ll take a moment to vote for us. This year, when you vote you are automatically entered for a chance to win a $1,000 gift card to Nebraska Furniture Mart! There is…

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The Best Foods For Your Teeth

March 06, 2018

As someone who wants to keep their teeth healthy and strong, you probably already know you need to brush, floss and visit the dentist. But did you also know what you eat can affect your enamel, gums and entire oral cavity? Please click through our slide show to see which things are best for your teeth.

In general, the same foods that are good for your overall health – whole foods, fresh produce, no added sugars – are good for your teeth. Minerals and vitamins help maintain strong tooth enamel, which is the protective outer shell around each tooth. Added sugars and processed foods tend to be the worst things for your teeth. The bacteria in your…

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