Posts Tagged ‘ Fresno ’

Cracked Tooth Syndrome

Nov 8th, 2015 | By

Do you have a tooth that is sensitive to hot and cold foods even though you have no signs of tooth enamel erosion? Do you experience a sharp pain when you bite or chew but have no visible signs of tooth decay? If so, you may have cracked tooth syndrome, a condition characterized by a

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Vitamins Contribute to a Healthy Mouth

Mar 27th, 2014 | By

If you take great care of your teeth and gums at home and receive regular checkups and cleanings from Dr. Denes, your mouth should be healthy. If, however, you’re experiencing dry mouth, tongue inflammation, or bleeding gums despite diligent oral care, your diet may be to blame. Specifically, you may have a vitamin deficiency, but

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How Eating Disorders Affect Your Teeth

Mar 21st, 2014 | By

If you have an eating disorder, you may already see signs of the toll it is taking on your overall health. Perhaps you are constantly fatigued and become ill quite easily. Maybe your skin has become dry and your hair is falling out. There’s one more area of your body you should be concerned about

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Implant-Retained Dentures in Fresno

Feb 27th, 2014 | By

For many years now, dentures have been the go-to procedure for patients with several missing teeth. Now, however, patients have options when it comes to filling gaps in their smiles left by missing teeth, including dental implants and implant-retained dentures. Today, Fresno dentists Dr. Claudia Denes and Dr. Alex Denes want to discuss the nature

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How a Healthy Smile Impacts Your Well-Being

Feb 19th, 2014 | By

A healthy smile has two components: functionality and appearance. Your teeth must be strong, free of decay, and meet properly when you bite and chew. Your gum tissue must be healthy and supportive of your teeth. Lastly, you must have a smile that you are confident to show to the world. Unfortunately, many people do

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Oral Cancer – Treatment – Part 3

Oct 11th, 2013 | By

Treatment of oral cancers is ideally a multidisciplinary approach. Early stage of oral cancer is typically managed with either surgery or radiation therapy alone. Although they have almost equal success in the control of local recurrence, the side effects from radiation persuade more clinicians to recommend a surgical option. Advanced-stage tumors require multi-modality treatment, which

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Oral Cancer – Diagnosis – Part 2

Oct 10th, 2013 | By

Diagnosis of Oral Cancer  Any suspicious lesion within the oral cavity needs to be evaluated very thorough with a history and physical exam. Careful examination of the neck by palpation is performed because often the first indication of spread of the cancer is to lymph nodes within the neck (neck metastases).  The oral and maxillofacial

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Oral cancer – Clinical Update & Screening Part 1

Oct 8th, 2013 | By

Oral Cancer- Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment In the United States over 35,000 new cases of cancer of the oral cavity are diagnosed annually, with over 25,000 occurring in men and over 11,000 in women. Nearly 7,880 people die of cancer of the oral cavity and pharynx each year. There are 30 times this amount when

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Surgical Treatments for Periodontal Disease

Aug 22nd, 2013 | By

As Fresno comprehensive care dentists, Dr. Claudia Denes and Dr. Alex Denes strive to help our patients achieve and maintain healthy smiles in the most conservative way possible. Sometimes, however, conservative treatment is not an option to effectively and efficiently treat severe periodontal disease. Today, Dr. Denes wants to discuss ways to surgically treat periodontal

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Fresno Dentists Explain Facial Collapse

Aug 6th, 2013 | By

Did you know that facial collapse, which causes deep wrinkles around the mouth, are not only due to missing teeth? The sunken wrinkles that occur after losing several teeth are due in part to a loss of vertical jaw height from teeth, however, an underlying symptom of tooth loss can contribute to even more effects

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