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General & Cosmetic Dentists Serving Omaha, Bellevue, Lincoln and Nearby Nebraska

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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Why Choose a Family Dentist?

March 30, 2023

Smiling family in white t-shirts hugging isolated on whiteIf you are seeking a family-friendly dental practice in the Omaha, NE, area that has won awards for being one of the best facilities in the area, we encourage you to call to make an appointment for your family at Hillsborough Family Dentistry. With four convenient offices in Dundee, Ralston Square, Village Point, and Hillsborough, we are ready to assist you and your…

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How You Can Save Your Tooth With a Dental Restoration

March 15, 2023

attractive stylish woman in yellow dress and straw hat holding daisy flowerDental crowns are one of many dental restorations used by our team at Hillsborough Family Dentistry in Omaha, NE, to address issues within the smile. These versatile restorations can help save an otherwise significantly damaged tooth from permanent…

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Common Myths About Dental Decay

February 28, 2023

happy young amazing smiling outsideThere is a lot of misinformation out there about one's oral health and wellness. At Hillsborough Family Dentistry of Omaha, NE, we strongly encourage you to educate yourself further on common dental problems that may arise. We also want to keep patients informed on what they can do to achieve and maintain oral health and wellness. This starts by debunking…

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What Is Root Canal Therapy and What Are the Alternative Options?

February 14, 2023

face of beautiful woman showing her teethRoot canal therapy is a procedure used to treat damaged or infected teeth. During this procedure, your dentist removes the infected tissue from the inside of your tooth and replaces it with a material called gutta percha. This prevents bacteria from reaching the inner parts of your tooth and causing further damage, resulting in the need to…

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What Dentist in the Area Offers Family Dentistry Services for the Entire Household?

January 30, 2023

The family who receives toothbrushing instructionMany households are looking to save time and schedule everyone with the same provider whenever possible. This also applies to dental practices. Imagine having everyone in the household seen with back-to-back appointments at a family dental practice equipped to handle patients of all ages. At The Dentists of Omaha, our family…

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What Should I Do About a Knocked-out Tooth?

January 15, 2023

Closeup portrait boy with sensitive tooth ache

As with any medical emergency, a dental emergency is a situation that may occur when you least expect it--and at an inconvenient time. This is why emergency dentists exist. Emergency dentists are available during off-hours and ready for unexpected problems even during business hours, and can assist when immediate care is necessary. Some common dental emergencies that are seen at The Dentists of Omaha, NE, include…

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How To Combat Dental Anxiety In 2023

December 15, 2022

Romantic Couple In Knitted Hats Posing With Sparklers At Winter CampingHappy New Year! In 2023, you may have many resolutions. Visiting the dentist may be one of them. Unfortunately, dental anxiety is a serious condition affecting many people. It can be debilitating, making seeing a dentist difficult or even impossible. 

According to the American Dental Association, 30-40% of Americans avoid…

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How Do I Know if I Have Sensitive Teeth?

November 15, 2022

If you find yourself with sharp pain or dull tooth discomfort when enjoying ice cream or hot beverages, you may think that you have a cavity. However, symptoms like this can also occur if you have sensitive teeth. Tooth sensitivity is a common dental concern that affects many of our patients across Omaha. An evaluation is often in order, but if there are no cavities, then you may be diagnosed with sensitive teeth. Here’s what you…

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Popular Cosmetic Dentistry Treatments

October 30, 2022

Looking for a way to improve your appearance? Have you been considering cosmetic dentistry treatments? There are a variety of popular cosmetic dentistry treatments that can help you look and feel your best.

What is Cosmetic Dentistry?

Cosmetic dentistry…

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