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Guide to Tooth Extraction and Recovery

While permanent teeth have the potential to last a lifetime, decay or damage can create the need to extract some of the teeth. In other instances, the mouth is crowded and extracting teeth will help to prepare a patient’s mouth for orthodontics that properly aligns the teeth. Tooth extraction can also occur as a result of

Tips For Choosing a Dentist

If you are looking for a dentist, do not simply schedule an appointment with the dentist closest to your home or office. Location is only one factor worth considering. Here’s a look at everything else you should consider when selecting a dentist. Considerations When Selecting A Dentist Hours of Operation Anyone who lives far away

Call Us if You Need a Dental Reconstruction Treatment

We offer dental reconstruction procedures for patients who damage their teeth in an accident, needing to restore functionality and appearance. We also provide preventative care with teeth cleanings and dental exams. Many patients never consider that they will be in a major accident or need restorative work as a result. People who take care of

Find a Dentist to Examine Your Teeth For Signs of Bruxism

When looking to find a dentist, we recommend that you visit our office and have your teeth checked for signs of bruxism. If you have not heard of this technical term, it is when people grind or clench their teeth at night or throughout the day when they are not eating. This condition, while seemingly

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Go to an Oral Surgeon for Dental Implants

When ready to get dental implants, it is important to understand how the procedure works and which provider to visit for the surgery. An oral surgeon is typically going to be the right choice since they have extensive experience in placing dental implants and conducting oral surgery in general. Surgically-placed implants It is important to

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Can You Get Your Dental Bonding Whitened?

Many patients call Vanek Dentistry wanting to know if they can have their dental bonding whitened. This is an understandable question because bonding material can become stained just like natural enamel. Unfortunately, there is a chance that the bonding material and natural tooth will not stain at the same rate. More complicated than natural teeth

What Are Partial Dentures and How Are They Used?

If you have ever wondered, “What are partial dentures?” you most likely have a need they can fulfill. The partial lack of teeth, also known as edentulism affects the majority of American adults. We can provide you with partial dentures or complete dentures to restore a smile to full functionality. Complete dentures are for patients

Ways We Can Help You in our General Dentist Office

Visiting our general dentist blog is a great place to start if you have any questions about what a general dentist does or are just looking for information on oral health and hygiene. We tend to focus a lot of our attention on the healing side of dentistry, providing ways to understand what we do

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Get an Aesthetically Pleasing Smile From a Cosmetic Dentist

If you desire a more aesthetically pleasing smile, visit Dr. Vanek, Orange County’s favorite cosmetic dentist  for any work you need. We believe that the balanced combination of advanced dental technology, along with our experienced and artistic touch, can offer you the flawless smile you want. Cosmetic dentistry improves and preserves your smile, keeping it

Why is Tooth Enamel Important?

There is an increased amount of awareness, thanks in part to the efforts of dentists, to explain to people and make them understand just how important the enamel actually is. The enamel is the protective outer shell that protects the teeth. Without the enamel, the teeth would sustain serious amounts of damage and an increased