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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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Why Do I Need to Go to The Dentist?

August 15, 2023

You brush and floss daily. You have a clean, healthy mouth. A bright, white smile. Do you really need to go to the dentist, especially if nothing is wrong? Yes. The common recommendation is to visit the dentist every six months

Routine dental visits are necessary. Having a dentist that you trust and look forward to seeing can be helpful in keeping up consistent visits. …

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Everything You Need To Know About Sedation Dentistry

July 31, 2023

Sedation DentistryMany people have anxiety when it comes to going to the dentist and having work done on their teeth. This could be for many reasons, one of them being an individual undergoing a lengthy procedure. Fortunately, sedation dentistry can help remove all the anxiety, stress, and fear an individual may be feeling. Here is everything you need to know about sleep sedation. 

What Is Sedation…

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Are Dental Implants Right For Me?

July 15, 2023
Category: Dental Implants

Dental implantsMissing and chipped teeth is a common problem for many individuals and can have a profound impact on confidence and self-esteem. Dental implants can help transform your smile, make you feel confident again, and return that amazing smile back to you again. Here is everything you need to know about dental implants and if they are right for you. 

What Are Dental Implants?

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How Often Should You Replace Your Toothbrush?

June 30, 2023

Replace toothbrushWith Spring just about to pass, most of us have done the obligatory spring cleaning, from fridge to closet and everything in between. But did you include your bathroom cabinet in that everything? When was the last time you replaced your toothbrush? Does your toothbrush look more like the matted down and wild brush used for horse’s manes? If yes, then it may be time to get a new toothbrush. 

What Does The American Dental…

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5 Times You’ll Need Emergency Dental Care

June 15, 2023

Some people have a love/hate relationship with the dentist, although we don’t get the “hate” part at all! While they love how clean their teeth feel after a check-up, people may hate feeling like they have to go. But there are certain times when you cannot get to a dentist quickly enough. If you’ve ever experienced needing emergency dental care, then you know just how important a dentist can be. If you’re part of the group that “hates” going to the…

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What Are Some Common Dental Emergencies?

May 30, 2023

Girl Suffering From Tooth Pain at homeAt Hillsborough Family Dentistry of Omaha, NE, our dentists understand that dental issues can arise when we least expect them. This is why our team is committed to offering emergency dentistry for both current and new patients. Emergency dental care is often needed in situations where immediate attention is needed from a dental professional…

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The Advantages of Working With a Family-friendly Dental Provider

May 15, 2023

Smiling family in white t-shirts hugging isolated on whiteAt Hillsborough Family Dentistry of Omaha, NE, we encourage patients to consider the benefits of using a family-friendly dental team for their entire household's oral health needs.

Below are just some of the primary benefits of seeking treatment with our experienced dental team:

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How To Eliminate Halitosis, or "Bad Breath"

April 30, 2023

A woman covers her mouth with her hand.At Hillsborough Family Dentistry, we see patients who have common dental concerns they would like to address. Anyone who has been diagnosed with halitosis knows how it can become problematic in both business and personal relationships. Also known as bad breath, this condition can be temporary or chronic. With a proper evaluation and diagnosis, our team can help you in combating bad breath for good!

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How To Know if You Need Wisdom Teeth Extracted

April 15, 2023

A cheerful girl in bright orange knitted sweater demonstrating a empty hand copy space signThe wisdom teeth, which are actually the third molars, are the very last teeth to erupt through the gums. This typically happens in one's late teen years or early adulthood and is notorious for being problematic. The dentists at Hillsborough Family Dentistry in Omaha, NE, find many…

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