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Back To School Routines and Healthy Smiles

It’s that time when parents are having to transition back into the daily routine of getting their kids up and ready for school, making them lunches and helping them with homework. Transitioning to the back-to-school routine can be a little bit difficult after a long summer break where kids got …

How to Fix Bad Breath

Everyone experiences bad breath, also known as halitosis, at some point in their lives. Fortunately, in most cases, it can be avoided. Although many causes of bad breath are harmless, some causes can be a sign of something more serious. If you struggle with bad breath all the time, take …

Can Crowns Be Done on the Same Day?

The short answer is yes, crowns can be done on the same day. The longer answer requires an understanding of the difference between crowns milled in-office or by a dental lab outside of the office. A dental crown is a prosthetic, a false body part. Dental prosthetics technology has improved …

How Rare Is A Talon Cusp Tooth?

A talon cusp tooth is a rare dental anomaly that is also known as an eagle’s talon. Although the cause of the talon cusp is unknown, dentists believe it may be a result of genetic as well as environmental factors. However, the onset of a talon cusp tooth is spontaneous, …

How Do Your Teeth Affect Your Confidence?

Research shows as many as 30 percent of adults are not happy with their smiles. However, it’s not just a case of measuring up to the pearly whites relentlessly flashed across our screens in advertisements, movies, and tv shows that make us feel insecure and depressed. Teeth age just like …

How Can I Get Over My Fear of the Dentist?

It’s not that we actually fear dentists, rather that we fear their dental equipment and the pain of dental treatment. A pending visit to the dentist can also trigger feelings of guilt and shame because our oral hygiene has been somewhat lacking. The first step to overcoming our fear of …

What Happens During a Teeth Cleaning?

For some of us, the thought of going to the dentist for teeth cleaning with the dental hygienist may have us fearful of what the dentist and hygienist will find. Perhaps we have an intense fear of pain or maybe we dread the lecture about our poor oral hygiene. However, …

How To Straighten Teeth Without Braces

Are you wanting to straighten your teeth but dread the idea of sporting traditional metal braces for a year and a half? Well, you’re not alone. Thankfully, there are other alternatives to metal brackets to obtain straight teeth. You no longer have to suffer 18 months of close-mouthed smiling while …

Signs You Need a Wisdom Tooth Extraction

Most patients aren’t too excited to undergo a wisdom tooth extraction in Omaha, NE. Although not everyone has to have them removed, countless people out there need to have at least one wisdom tooth removed at some point. Signs You Need a Wisdom Tooth Extraction What Are Wisdom Teeth? The …

Dental Crowns: What You Need to Know

Why would you need a dental crown in Omaha? There are certain cases where your dentist would recommend a dental crown to restore your tooth’s appeal and function. An example is when your tooth has incurred a large fracture or cavity that is half of the width of the actual …