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Are Dental X-Rays Safe?

Posted by on Oct 18, 2017 in Blog, Dental | 0 comments

Are Dental X-Rays Safe?

Many wonder: "Are dental x-rays safe?" Here are the facts you need to help you decide what is best for you and your family's dental care.

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Smile Design: Know Your Options [Infographic]

Posted by on Sep 18, 2017 in Blog, Dental, Dental Tips | Comments Off on Smile Design: Know Your Options [Infographic]

Have you ever: …hidden your smile in photographs? …avoided a situation because you lack confidence in your appearance? …wondered what’s involved in designing your dream smile? …worried about asking your dentist about smile enhancements because of fear of expense or pain? If you’ve answered “yes” to any of these questions, you’re not alone! According to the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD), 99.7% of adults believe a smile is an important social asset and 74% feel an unattractive smile could hinder career...

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The Best (and Worst) Foods for Your Teeth

Posted by on Aug 16, 2017 in Blog, Dental | Comments Off on The Best (and Worst) Foods for Your Teeth

What are the best and worst foods for your teeth? Read the sometimes surprising answers and get some helpful suggestions in our blog.

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Back-to-School Reminders: Is it Time for a Check-Up?

Posted by on Jul 19, 2017 in Blog, Dental | Comments Off on Back-to-School Reminders: Is it Time for a Check-Up?

It may be the middle of summer but it's time to think about your child's back-to-school checkup. Here's what you can expect the dentist to do.

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Options for Missing Teeth – Which is Right For You?

Posted by on Jun 15, 2017 in Blog, dentistry | Comments Off on Options for Missing Teeth – Which is Right For You?

There are many options available to replace missing teeth. Which is the right option for you? We examine the pros and cons of the three most common options.

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How To Choose the Best Toothbrush

Posted by on May 15, 2017 in Blog, dentistry | Comments Off on How To Choose the Best Toothbrush

Choosing the best toothbrush can seem like a daunting task! Here are our top tips to choose the right toothbrush for each member of your family.

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Ask the Dentist: Is Teeth Whitening Safe?

Posted by on Apr 28, 2017 in Blog, Dental Tips, dentistry | Comments Off on Ask the Dentist: Is Teeth Whitening Safe?

Many would like to enjoy a whiter smile, but hold back out of uncertainty. Is teeth whitening safe? And if so, which option is best for your smile?

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Sleep Apnea: Is It a Big Deal?

Posted by on Mar 8, 2017 in Blog, dentistry | Comments Off on Sleep Apnea: Is It a Big Deal?

Sleep apnea contributes to 450,000 death per year. So, yes! It is a big deal if you don't undergo the proper channels to treat this deadly disease. If you believe you or a loved one have sleep apnea, you're not alone. In America, sleep apnea affects more than 12 million people.

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4 Tips to Help Your Child LOVE the Dentist

Posted by on Feb 13, 2017 in Blog, Dental Tips | Comments Off on 4 Tips to Help Your Child LOVE the Dentist

You really can help your child LOVE the dentist! Just follow our 4 easy steps to encourage a lifetime of good oral health!

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How to Leave Your Favorite Dentist a Google+ Review

Posted by on Jan 15, 2017 in Blog, dentistry | Comments Off on How to Leave Your Favorite Dentist a Google+ Review

Picture this: You just had the most amazing dental visit at Ogden Dental! The service was excellent, the staff was friendly, the dentist was incredibly talented, and the list goes on and on. You’re definitely feeling the love, and while you highly recommend your dentist to others in conversation, have you ever considered leaving your dentist a Google+ review? Google+ reviews help other like-minded people in your area make well-informed decisions about local businesses and the products and services they offer. Download this guide to...

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