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Failing Dental Restorations: Examples and Treatments

May 12, 2021
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Tooth restorations are designed to keep your smile strong and healthy for many years. However, there may come a time when you start to notice problems with your dental work.

Here are a few examples of how dental restorations can fail — and the treatments to fix them. Know that we keep several emergency appointments available every weekday to help you with your urgent dental issues.

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The Pros and Cons of Oral Sedation

April 21, 2021

Woman taking an oral sedative before her dentist appointment Oral sedation is one of the three main types of sedation used in dentistry. This option is different from nitrous oxide and intravenous sedation — both of which are administered in-office — because it involves taking a pill before your appointment.

Many of our patients who struggle with dental anxiety, a strong gag reflex, or trouble sitting…

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Answering Your Questions About Invisalign® Go

March 25, 2021

You’ve heard of Invisalign®. Now, meet Invisalign® Go. It’s a faster way for people with mild dental issues to transform their smile at our Village Pointe office. Below, we’re answering some common questions about this orthodontic treatment so you can see if it might be right for you.

What is Invisalign® Go?

Invisalign® Go is a clear aligner therapy that streamlines the tooth straightening process. It treats mild dental misalignment for a more beautiful and confident smile.…

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3 Common Myths About Root Canal Treatment

February 12, 2021
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Root canal patient in Hillsborough Root canal therapy is performed to remove the soft inner part of a tooth that has become inflamed or infected. It’s a safe, comfortable procedure that saves your natural tooth and relieves pain. Below, we dispel three common myths about root canals that may be holding you back from getting treatment.

Myth #1: Root Canal Treatment Can Cause Serious Illnesses

You may have heard that getting a root canal can…

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Get a Confident and Healthy Smile with Dental Implants

January 28, 2021
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Category: Dental Implants

Are you missing one or more teeth? Dental implants may be the perfect way to restore the appearance, function, and health of your smile. We frequently recommend implants to our Omaha patients because of the life-changing benefits that they offer.

Preserve Your Oral Function

Dental implant patient in Omaha, NEThe simple truth is that your teeth are designed to work together. They play a key role in your ability to speak and eat…

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Foods That Are Good for Your Teeth

January 04, 2021

Many people resolve to eat better in the new year for health reasons. But did you know that nutrition influences your dental health too? Consider adding these smile-friendly foods to your diet in 2021!

Foods that are good for your teeth infographic

Our Omaha dentists are here to help you enjoy great oral health. If it’s time for a routine exam and cleaning, give us a call at one of our four office locations in Hillsborough: 402…

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The Dentists Win Best Family Dentist Award 14th Year in a Row

November 20, 2020
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Best of Omaha 2021 Best Family Dentist Omaha Magazine’s Best of Omaha 2021 results are in! The Dentists have won first place in the Best Family Dentist category for the 14th consecutive year.

We are thrilled that our patients continue to vote for us in this competition. To us, winning this award means we are providing families with compassionate and patient-focused dental care. After all,…

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Is Candy Really That Bad for Your Teeth?

October 09, 2020
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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 the seasonal fun. Halloween festivities may look a bit different this year, but one thing is for sure: there will be plenty of tasty treats to go around. 

What is a good parent to do? Remember that when it comes to sweets and dental health, moderation is key. Below, see our tips for balancing your child's dental health with their candy haul.

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How Does Stress Affect Your Oral Health?

September 29, 2020

Woman stressed out while kids run around at home It’s well understood that stress takes a toll on your physical and emotional wellbeing. But did you know that it can also be bad for your teeth, gums, and mouth? Keep reading to learn how stress can affect your oral health and get tips for protecting your smile.

Stress-Related Oral Health Conditions

There’s nothing wrong with feeling a little stressed out now and…

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COVID-19 Precautions at the Dental Office

July 13, 2020
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As patients return to dental offices, we know there is curiosity about what steps are being taken to protect your health and prevent the transmission of coronavirus. There are a number of science-backed steps our staff is taking to help limit the spread of COVID-19. These include:

  • Increased personal protective equipment, including masks, face shields, goggles and surgical gowns, or long-sleeved lab coats and hair coverings. Handwashing and sanitizing between patients has always been part of our universal precautions.
  • Increased cleaning protocols. This includes using…
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