Potential Causes of Bad Breath

It happens to everyone. There is not a single person alive who could honestly say they have never had bad breath or a bad taste in their mouths that they just couldn’t get rid of. For most people it passes within a few hours and they go about the rest of their day not really […]

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Mistakes With Oral Hygiene

When it comes to oral health and hygiene, most of us know that there are consequences if proper care is not taken. What many people don’t know is that, for a lot of our patients, mistakes you are making when it comes to your oral health might be the cause of your dental problems.  Improper […]

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Fun Facts About Your Teeth

Sometimes, we get so focused on dental and periodontal diseases, defects or what to do when your body starts doing things wrong that it’s easy to forget just how interesting – and downright amazing – our bodies can be when they’re working correctly. Today we’re going to take some time and explore some facts that […]

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Root Canal Realities

We’ve all seen the way movies and television plays up a root canal as the most painful thing to ever have done. In general, the media enjoys painting dentists as malicious. The truth is that most dentists are careful and caring and take care to cause as little discomfort as possible, whether we are doing […]

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A Brief History of Dental Implants

Dental implants are a surgical fixture placed into the jawbone and allowed to fuse over time. The purpose of the implant is to replace the root of the missing tooth and to hold a replacement tooth or bridge of replacement teeth. Short of natural tooth, a dental implant is one of the most stable and […]

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Fluoride Facts

For most people, using a fluoridated toothpaste or having fluoride treatments is something they take for granted. You may have even read or heard some information about fluoride that made you wonder if it was even necessary. We’ve even heard a few partial truths and bits of misinformation when it comes to fluoride, so we […]

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Spring Cleaning Your Mouth

For most people, Spring Cleaning is a concept you’ve at least heard of. It’s that time of the year where you clear everything out, deep clean, and start the spring season renewed and refreshed. Have any of you ever thought to do the same for your mouth? Regular professional dental cleanings are recommended, but in […]

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Help your gums, Help your heart

February is Heart Disease Awareness Month. “Wait,” you may be wondering “this is a dental blog. What does heart disease have to do with my mouth?”  The answer might surprise you. Believe it or not, there is a link between the health of your gums and the health of your heart. Curious to know what […]

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Gum Disease 101

The term “gum disease” is one that you hear often. Almost every commercial or advertisement for toothpaste, mouthwash, toothbrushes or even floss mentions it. Even though the term is so prevalent, many people don’t really know exactly what it means or the affect that it can have. With that in mind, we’ve put together a […]

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Resolve to Have a Healthier Smile

Cadena Family Dentistry is committed to helping each of our patients achieve the healthiest and most attractive smile possible. As we settle into 2015, we are sure that many of you are working hard on the resolutions that you made. Many of you made resolutions about your weight, overall health, financial security and more.  How […]

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