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What is Considered Cosmetic Dentistry?

May 19, 2020
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In general, any dental treatment designed to improve the appearance of your smile would be considered cosmetic dentistry. At our Omaha practice, we are concerned with matching you to the treatments that will fulfill your goals while improving oral health and the appearance of your smile.

The COVID-19 dental office restrictions may have temporarily delayed your plans for renewing your smile. Now is a great time to begin planning for future cosmetic dentistry, so that you’ll be ready once all services are back to normal.

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Prevent Dental Emergencies During Dental Office Closures

April 08, 2020
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Prevent dental emergencies with our dentists’ tips. While our offices are closed to slow the spread of COVID-19, we can assist with serious oral problems like bleeding, swelling and pain that could lead to medical emergencies. We understand it can be inconvenient to delay your routine cleanings and exams, but offices like ours are closed to do our part to flatten the curve by keeping our patients and staff safe. With the tips discussed…

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Are Dental Implants Safe?

February 14, 2020
Category: Dental Implants

Dental implants are safe and effective when a dentist experienced with these restorations is providing your care. These teeth replacements have been utilized by dentists across the world for generations, providing millions of people with an effective, long-lasting way to restore their smiles.

In general, yes, dental implants are safe. But in order for them to be a viable option, you must first choose an experienced implant dentist and then make sure you are a good candidate. To schedule a consultation to learn more, please call one of our four office locations in Omaha, NE: Hillsborough, 402-445-4647, Ralston, 402-733-4441…

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

January 07, 2020

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

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Are Dental Implants Covered by Insurance?

December 17, 2019
Category: Dental Implants

Front desk receptionist helping a patient at our Omaha practice

Certain insurance policies may cover dental implant surgery, whether it's a dental policy or medical policy. You should review your policy and see if there is any wording referring to different tiers of dental work, and whether implants are included in one of those tiers. Most likely, if your policy provides any coverage, it will pay for a certain percentage and you…

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Prevent Dental Emergencies during the Holidays

November 25, 2019
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A young woman holding her hand up to her jaw and wincing in pain because of a dental emergencyNo one wants to deal with a dental emergency over Thanksgiving, Christmas or on any other winter holiday. Unfortunately, these pressing injuries do occur from time to time. The experienced emergency dentists at our Omaha practice provide a few time slots for urgent dental appointments, during normal business hours. If, after the holidays, you…

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The Dentists in the Best of Omaha 2020 Results

November 12, 2019
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The Dentists have won 1st place for Best Family Dentist in the Best of Omaha Awards 2020! What's even more exciting? This is the 13th time we have been awarded 1st place! It's truly a gift to be able to care for our amazing patients each day. When they vote for us in the Best of Omaha Awards, we are so pleased because we hope…

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Is Candy Really That Bad for Your Teeth?

October 09, 2019
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Happy family of four posing with pumpkins and in costume on Halloween

It's soon to be Halloween night! You want your kids' teeth to be healthy and strong, but you also don't want them to miss out on candy-collecting festivities all of their friends and classmates will be participating in on October 31. What is a good parent to do? Remember that when it comes to sweets and dental health, moderation is key. Of course the best case scenario would be no…

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Is Cosmetic Dentistry Right for You?

September 25, 2019

Cosmetic dentistry has the ability to rejuvenate your teeth and change your whole perspective on your smile. We have seen just how positive an effect these treatments can have on our patients' lives. But there's really only one way to know whether cosmetic dentistry will be right for you as an individual, and that's to schedule a consultation with our experienced dentists in Omaha. To learn more, please…

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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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