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What are the Differences between a Dental Crown, a Filling, and a Porcelain Veneer?

September 11, 2019

Restoring teeth and creating beautiful smiles are what our dentists do every day. We want you to enjoy your very best oral health and a smile you are proud to share. Crowns, fillings and veneers are three common restorative items in our toolkit. Learn about the differences in the sections below.

Dental Fillings Restore the Area Where a Cavity was Treated

Illustration showing a composite white filling in a toothTeeth fillings

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What Do General Dentists Do?

July 15, 2019

Dental mirror in a patient's mouth while dentist looks at the back of the teethGeneral dentistry is the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of dental problems. General dentistry is the array of treatments and interventions that allow you to achieve and maintain outstanding oral health. Some of the most common procedures within this area of dentistry include:

  • Exams
  • Annual x-rays
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Family Dental Goals for Summer 2019

June 04, 2019
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Omaha family seated on the couch together smiling for photo

It's soon to be summertime across Nebraska. Your kids are out of school, and you may have family vacations planned. Don't forget to fit in dental checkups for your family, from youngest to eldest. If you are due for a cleaning, the summertime may open up your schedule. Below, we look at some of the ways you can take charge of your family's dental health.

Prevent Cavities…

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Timeline for Porcelain Veneers

May 29, 2019
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Porcelain veneers make over your smile over the course of a few appointments. At one of our four Omaha offices, you'll first visit our experienced dentists for a consultation. After discussing your goals and your candidacy for veneers, they'll guide you as you decide whether veneers or another option is right for you. To arrange a consultation, please call our experienced team in Hillsborough: 402-445-4647, Village Pointe: 402-505-7474, Ralston Square: 402-733-4441, or Dundee: 402-502-5593.

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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
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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
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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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