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General & Cosmetic Dentists Serving Omaha, Bellevue, Lincoln and Nearby Nebraska
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…Read Full Post
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
The simple truth is that your teeth are designed to work together. They play a key role in your ability to speak and eat…Read Full Post
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!
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…Read Full Post
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,…Read Full Post
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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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…Read Full Post
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…
We are all well-versed with social distancing at this point, but have you heard of the concept of dental distancing? It means taking steps to reduce the spread of germs via oral hygiene. Below we look at the ways you can dental distance.
- Hand washing: It’s a good idea to wash your hands before and after toothbrushing and flossing, whenever possible. It becomes much more important…
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 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…Read Full Post