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What are dental veneers?

Dental veneers are just one of the many solutions that De Zavala Dental Care has to help you achieve the smile that you desire. They can help improve the appearance of chipped teeth, discolored teeth and gaps in your smile line. Dental veneers are thin covers that adhere to your teeth to give them improved…

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Electric Vs. Manual Toothbrushes — Pros and Cons

Keeping your teeth clean is vital for your overall health. Studies show that poor oral health can lead to heart disease and diabetes. But which type of toothbrush is better — electric or manual? Let’s look at the differences. Electric Toothbrush Pros Since electric toothbrushes have bristles that vibrate, they’re more effective at removing plaque…

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The Advantages of Clear Tooth Aligners

If you’re not completely happy with your smile but aren’t a big fan of metal braces, clear aligners might be just the thing for you. Straighter teeth don’t just look better; they work better too. Poorly-aligned teeth can interfere with bite function, can wear out faster, and are more prone to cavities. And once you’ve…

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How to Prevent Tooth Decay

Our mouths are alive with bacteria. Hundreds of different types live on our teeth, gums, tongue and other places in our mouths. Some bacteria are helpful, but some can be harmful — such as those that play a role in the tooth decay process. Tooth decay is the result of an infection with certain types…

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Root Canal Treatment Can Save Teeth

Although a root canal is one of the most feared of all dental procedures, a competent dentist can usually perform the procedure with minimal discomfort and a high degree of success. The Diagnosis When a tooth becomes infected, the treatment options include either root canal therapy or having the tooth removed competely. In most cases,…

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Tips to Keep Your Teeth White

The first thing most people will notice about you is a radiant smile, and that’s the main reason you’ll want to keep your teeth gleaming. There are many things you can do to keep your teeth sparkling. Here are some of them: Keep your toothbrush fresh If you’ve got an old toothbrush, it’s not only…

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Treating Chronic Dry Mouth

What is dry mouth? Dry mouth is the feeling that there is not enough saliva in the mouth. Everyone has a dry mouth once in a while — if they are nervous, upset or under stress. But if you have this sensation all or most of the time, it can be uncomfortable and can lead…

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Use CareCredit for Financing at De Zavala Dental Care

Being proactive about your mouth health will have you smiling for years to come. That’s because regular dental check-ups by a qualified dental professional can improve your overall health and well-being by catching problems before they start. Here are just some of the many dental care procedures and treatments you can use your CareCredit credit…

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Straighter Teeth Provide Health Benefits

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What’s a surprising way you can reduce your chances of contracting heart disease, stroke or diabetes? The American Dental Association (ADA) says that having straighter teeth can also provide health benefits. It’s not only your teeth; it’s also what holds them in place — your gums. When your teeth are crooked, your gums are more…

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