General Dentist

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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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Do My Dentures Need Replacing? Tips From a Costa Mesa General Dentist

There is no question that with the proper care, well-made dentures will last many years. However, it is essential to have a general dentist regularly check the dentures to make sure that they remain well-fitting and comfortable. All dentures are custom-made to exactly fit your jaw and gumline. However, as you mature and age, your

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A General Dentist in Costa Mesa Can Diagnose Your Symptoms

As a general dentist in Costa Mesa, we encourage you to pay attention to your oral health so you can identify any changes inside of your mouth. Every time you brush, you should be aware of how your cheeks and tongue and roof of your mouth feel, along with how they look. You should look at

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As a General Dentist We Treat Athletes That Have Injured Their Teeth

If you are an athlete, a trip to the general dentist is in order before you start the game.  According to the American Dental Association, the majority of adult tooth injuries are due to playing sports.  Since most adults only play casually with friends, this means that even a pickup game of basketball or tossing

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A General Dentist Can Treat Erosion Caused by Acid Reflux

As a general dentist, we treat patients that have suffered from tooth erosion due to acid reflux.  This condition impacts more than seven million U.S. adults.  Acid reflux is known for causing discomfort, making it difficult to sleep and unenjoyable to eat.  What most people don’t know is that acid reflux can negatively impact teeth