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We try to make relevant blog posts twice a month from all our patients questions.
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When Are Dental Onlays or Inlays Recommended?

Posted on: May 16, 2018


Dental onlays and inlays are necessary to remedy damaged rear teeth that are not in bad enough shape to need a crown. These oral health restorations are primarily used to correct fractured, cracked or decayed teeth when the damage is […] Continue Reading


Do You Need to Take Dentures Out at Night?

Posted on: May 2, 2018


Getting dentures can be one of the biggest decisions you make in your life. It does not just enhance your appearance but also boosts your self-confidence and self-esteem. You no longer have to feel anxious every time you open your […] Continue Reading


Why Getting Quality Dentures is the Way to Go

Posted on: April 16, 2018


If you are currently thinking about prosthetics that can help you restore your smile, you might want to consider getting quality dentures. You also have the option to go with cheaper, less-durable dentures, but when you consider the benefits and […] Continue Reading


Same Day Crowns Are As Durable As Traditional Ones

Posted on: April 2, 2018


People often ask if same day crowns are as strong and as durable as the crowns made over the course of several days. This stems from an understanding, which most people share, that something one makes quickly may not be […] Continue Reading


Oral Health Suggestions from Our Dental Office

Posted on: March 16, 2018


Being a dentist means that we see all kinds of patients. Very often, patients want to know if there are things they can do in the course of their regular routine to make sure their teeth are in optimum oral […] Continue Reading


How to Determine If You Need to See an Emergency Dentist

Posted on: March 2, 2018


As an emergency dentist, J David Civils DDS regularly gets calls from patients wondering if they should head to our office or if a problem can wait for a few days. Understandably, most people have busy schedules and it is […] Continue Reading


How Can I Fix My Bad Teeth?

Posted on: February 16, 2018


In a culture that puts a lot of value on bright and perfect smiles, having bad teeth can be a source of embarrassment. Issues such as misalignment, discoloration, crooked teeth, misshapen teeth, and dental stains can affect your social life […] Continue Reading


When Are Caps For Teeth Recommended?

Posted on: February 2, 2018


If the statement ‘say cheese’ makes you afraid of revealing your broken or cracked choppers, then caps for teeth are an ideal solution for you. A dental cap/crown is a tooth covering that is placed on a shaved down tooth […] Continue Reading


Teeth Care Tips to Reduce Dental Costs

Posted on: January 16, 2018


Taking care of the teeth and gums is essential to overall health. However, dental treatment is not exactly cheap. If you are like most people, you are looking for ways to lower your dental costs while maintaining a healthy mouth.Below, […] Continue Reading


What is an Abscessed Tooth?

Posted on: January 2, 2018


An abscessed tooth is quite painful, with the pain becoming so severe that people cannot complete everyday tasks. Below, we take a look at what abscessed teeth really are, how you can identify them and what can be done to […] Continue Reading