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Fresno Dentists Discuss Restoring Chipped Teeth

Feb 27th, 2013 | By

While brushing and flossing can help prevent the majority of dental health issues that can threaten your smile, cosmetic blemishes can still mar your teeth in spite of your best efforts to prevent them. Tooth stains, which can result from the food you eat, are arguably the most common cosmetic dental complaint. However, chipped teeth

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Want Your Kids to Brush Their Teeth? Make if Fun!

Jan 23rd, 2013 | By

Teaching children anything can be difficult at times, especially if what you’re teaching involves staying still for minutes on end and thoroughly cleaning their teeth. As challenging as it may be, however, teaching your children the proper basic tenets of dental hygiene is critical to the lifelong health of their smiles. Fresno family dentists, Dr.

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Fresno Dentists Discuss Oral Cancer Detection

Oct 11th, 2012 | By

Although cancer is discussed quite a bit these days, oral cancer is not as often reviewed as closely as it warrants. Over 30,000 Americans are diagnosed with the illness every year, and late detection largely accounts for a 50% mortality rate. Fresno dentists Dr. Alex Denes and Dr. Claudia Denes discuss the signs of oral

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Could Smokeless Tobacco Cause Oral Cancer?

Sep 4th, 2012 | By

For smokers looking to quit, many consider the using smokeless tobacco such as chew, dip, or snuff. The belief that smokeless tobacco is the lesser of two evils when compared to smoking cigarettes is an unfortunate myth. In fact, researchers have recently suggested that smokeless tobacco has an increased risk of oral cancer over smoking

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Fresno Dentists Challenge You to Quiz Yourself: Dental Implants

Jul 26th, 2012 | By

Q1. What are dental implants? A. Tooth replacement B. Cosmetic dentistry C. Restorative dentistry D. All of the above   Q2. What makes dental implants different from dentures? A. Dental implants are implanted into the jawbone. B. Dental implants are easier to maintain. C. Dental implants can last a lifetime with proper dental care. D.

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The Importance of Dental Checkups After 40: Oral Cancer

Jun 12th, 2012 | By

Over 40? Schedule a Dental Exam With age comes more responsibility for taking care of your health. After 40, women are encouraged to get mammograms and check for breast cancer more frequently. Men over 40 are told to have colon cancer screenings and annual testosterone level checks. Several types of cancers and health conditions become

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Fresno Geriatric Dentistry Focuses on Alzheimer’s Risk

Jun 1st, 2012 | By

Why Dental Checkups are Important for Geriatric Patients Professional dental care is recommended by the American Dental Association for at least once every six months. Geriatric patients, however, may benefit from more frequent dental visits, to prevent gum disease.  With 5 million people already suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, studies suggest that with the Baby Boomer

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Dental Fears and Phobias: How Sedation Dentistry can Help

May 8th, 2012 | By

Dental Phobia and Sedation Dentistry Dental phobias can be debilitating. People with extreme fears of the dentist avoid dental treatment at all costs, including the high price of suffering severe toothache, tooth loss, and gum disease. While many of our patients do not need extra help relaxing in the dental chair, some people with dental

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Dental Emergencies: What to Do

Apr 24th, 2012 | By

Unlike scraping your knee or spraining your ankle, dental emergencies can be very serious and usually require attention from your dentist. Of course, there are varying levels of severity when it comes to dental injuries. Today, Fresno dentists Dr. Claudia Denes and Dr. Alex Denes want to discuss what you should do in the event

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Full Mouth Reconstruction in Fresno

Apr 17th, 2012 | By

Sometimes, restoring a patient’s smile requires more dental work than just a dental crown or filling. For patients who have persistent, painful problems with their teeth and jaws, including TMJ/TMD and/or chipped, broken, or missing teeth, Fresno dentists Dr. Claudia Denes and Dr. Alex Denes may suggest full mouth reconstruction to restore comfort, function, health,

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