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Dental Implants Restore Smiles and Confidence

By: Surprise Family Dentistry  -  no responses  -  Dental Services, Learning Center

When you are missing one or more teeth, the way others view you and your self-image are negatively affected. You may hide in the background of pictures or simply refuse to smile. Whether from tooth decay, gum disease, or an injury to the mouth, if you have lost a tooth, Surprise Family Dentistry can help […]

Are You Afraid of the Dentist? Try Sedation Dentistry

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Few of us will admit to not being a little anxious about going to the dentist. However, for some the prospect of just entering a dental office cripples them with fear. There’s a world of difference between the dental phobic and the patient who experiences a little apprehension just before a procedure. The classic sign […]

Diagram of Gum Diseases The Warning Signs of Gum Disease

By: Surprise Family Dentistry  -  no responses  -  Learning Center

If you suspect you may have gum disease, please take a moment to read over these early warning signs. If you notice any of the following symptoms, please visit your dentist immediately. Gums that bleed when you brush or floss (ie. do the bristles on your toothbrush miraculously turn pink right after you brush) Gums […]

Dentist Wearing a White Coat Tips for Finding a Great Dentist

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If you’re looking for a great dentist near you, please take a moment to read over our suggestions for weeding out the bad ones! Check with your friends and coworkers; seek out personal recommendations. Call your local dental society or state dental board. Inquire about their credentials and membership in organized dentistry. Check with organizations […]

Young Boy Brushing His Teeth Best Tricks to Getting Your Children to Brush their Teeth

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The general rule of thumb is that you’re supposed to brush your child’s teeth until the age of seven. Most of us barely have enough time to brush our own teeth – let alone someone else’s! So What is the Best Approach? Keep it positive.The worst thing you can do is threaten your child with […]

Dark Chocolate Crumbs Is Dark Chocolate Good for Your Teeth?

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It may seem counterintuitive, but the answer is yes! Sweet! The darker the chocolate, the better.The reason behind this is that dark chocolate contains the highest amount of cocoa of the three types of chocolate. Milk and white chocolate contain much less cocoa and use much more sugar and other additives. But how does the […]

Man Rinsing with Mouthwash How to Get Rid of Bad breath

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There are a number of things which can cause bad breath, or halitosis. However, it usually originates from one of two sources – the foods we eat and/ or the breakdown of food particles by bacteria living in the mouth. Your dentist can help identify the cause and will develop a treatment plan to help […]

Seal with Bad Breath Myths about Bad Breath… Do You Smell That?

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MYTH 1: My breath doesn’t smell… does it? Often the only person in a room full of people who’s unaware of a bad breath problem is the one with the problem. Have you ever tried to smell your own breath by cupping your hands. Hasn’t everybody? Unfortunately, our bodies aren’t capable of making an accurate […]

Girl Holding Her Nose Bad Breath Questions that You Were Too Embarrassed to Ask!

By: Surprise Family Dentistry  -  no responses  -  Learning Center

My breath gets worse throughout the day, what’s going on? Do you breath through your mouth? Do you spend most of your day speaking? This is often a common problem for people whose jobs require them to speak quite a bit. Talking or breathing regularly through the mouth dries out the tissues and makes an […]

Girl with Dentist Phobia Do You Have Dental Phobia?

By: Surprise Family Dentistry  -  no responses  -  Learning Center

Few of us will admit to not being a little anxious about going to the dentist. However, for some the prospect of just entering a dental office cripples them with fear. There’s a world of difference between the dental phobic and the patient who experiences a little apprehension just before a procedure. The classic sign […]


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