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General & Cosmetic Dentists Serving Omaha, Bellevue, Lincoln and Nearby Nebraska
Your 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…Read Full Post
"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…Read Full Post
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…Read Full Post
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…
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…Read Full Post
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…Read Full Post
Right 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…Read Full Post
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…Read Full Post
Your teeth. You use them every day. They are always there, but these little tools in our body are actually quite exceptional! Consider the 5 dental facts below.
- Chewing gum may prevent cavities. Next time you see the ADA seal of approval on a pack of chewing gum, go ahead and buy it! Unlike sugared…
At The Dentists, we are committed to staying on the cutting edge of dental technology. We keep ourselves informed of the latest innovations, and sometimes we incorporate a new device or technique into our practice if we think it will benefit our patients.
We are excited to announce the addition of a new scanning machine, the i-CAT® FLX 3D. It produces images of your…Read Full Post