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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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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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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 that can create unnecessary anxiety for patients. We aim to debunk…

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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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The Best Family Dentist for 15 Years and Going

October 15, 2023

Best family dentistFor the past 15 years, The Dentists of Omaha has stood as a beacon of unwavering commitment to oral health, earning the well-deserved reputation of being the best in the field. Since 2007, Omaha Magazine has named The Dentists of Omaha the “best family dentist.” The journey of becoming the preferred choice for families across the community has been marked by exceptional expertise, personalized care, and…

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How Old Should My Child Be for Their First Dental Visit?

September 30, 2023

Family dentistryYour child has a lot of firsts ahead of them. One crucial first is their first dental visit. But you may be wondering when that should be. What can you do to make that visit pleasant? What does the dentist even look for if all your child has is one tooth? 

A family dentist, a dentist that can see patients from children to seniors, is ready for your child’s first dental visit. Keep reading to learn about …

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What Is Gingivitis And How to Get Rid of It?

August 31, 2023

Gingivitis is an early-stage gum disease that can exhibit a variety of symptoms. The most common, and least desirable symptom, is bad breath, although you can also experience gum sensitivity and oral pain. 

Let’s take a look at a few causes of gingivitis and how working with a dentist can help you get rid of gum disease for good.

The Causes of Gingivitis 

The root…

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