Posts Tagged ‘ oral health ’

Are Dental Implants Right for You?

Apr 13th, 2018 | By

Dental implants replace missing teeth and their roots to restore a patient’s mouth function and his or her self-confidence. As an alternative to removable dental devices, implant-based restorations provide stability and prosthetic teeth that look and feel natural. At Fresno Dental Studio, we are ready to help you replace your missing teeth with dental implants

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Fresno Dentists Discuss Exercise and Your Oral Health

Sep 10th, 2012 | By

The benefits of exercise in maintaining a good oral health have long-been undisputed. Since children, we are taught that regular physical activity can help control weight, combat and improve certain health conditions, and even brighten your general demeanor. Did you know, however, that regular exercise can also help you maintain a clean and healthy mouth?

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Cavities Aren’t Just for Children: Why Seniors Have to Worry about Tooth Decay

Aug 30th, 2012 | By

Do you feel like your sweet tooth is gone? Do you cringe at the sight of the candy and sweets you used to enjoy as a child and now give to your grandchildren? Has your appetite for dessert disappeared like your appetite for almost everything else? In your senior years, you may be experiencing a

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The Difference Between Amalgam and Composite Resin Dental Fillings

Apr 11th, 2012 | By

Cavities—also known as tooth decay and dental caries—are one of the most common dental health conditions, making dental fillings one of the most known restorative dental procedures. Over the past decade, dental fillings have evolved from amalgam to composite resin and silver to white. Today, Fresno dentists Dr. Claudia Denes and Dr. Alex Denes want

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Smoking and Oral Cancer

Feb 14th, 2012 | By

Is there a connection between smoking and oral cancer? We’ve already covered the fact that cigarettes and other tobacco products increase your risk of gum disease and subsequent tooth loss. As if tooth loss, lung cancer, heart disease, and emphysema aren’t enough reasons to quit, you can add one more serious health problem to that

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How to Protect Your Teeth Enamel

Jan 31st, 2012 | By

The teeth enamel is the outer layer of your teeth. You know your constant soda drinking is staining your teeth, but that one habit is only the tip of the iceberg if you do not start protecting your teeth enamel now. The process your teeth are undergoing is called acid erosion. Left untreated, it can

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Traditional Dentures vs. Implant Teeth Reconstructions

Jan 28th, 2012 | By

Are you afraid to eat in public or socialize with friends because your dentures keep slipping out of place? If so, you are not alone. Many denture wearers feel as if their lives are ruled by that plate of ill-fitting plastic in their mouths, but you don’t have to resign yourself to a life of

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Computer planning for dental implants

Jan 22nd, 2012 | By

Advances in technology allow your dentist to virtually plan a treatment with dental implants. Using data produced by a CT (computer tomography) scan, the surgeon can analyze the amount of bone available for placing dental implants, and select the size of implant(s) for the specific case being treated. After the planning stage, executing the oral

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The Truth About Tooth Decay

Jan 20th, 2012 | By

What Causes Cavities? Tooth decay is actually an infectious disease caused by a pesky bacterium called Streptococcus mutans. We aren’t born with the bacterium in our mouths; babies get infected with the microbes when their parents kiss them, share utensils, or use their own mouths to clean Baby’s pacifier. The bacterium hangs out in your

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