2015-07-01 The holiday season is upon us, which means you’ll probably reconnect with extended family and maybe even a few old friends if you are traveling to your home town. It may even be that you are going to spend the holidays with your in-laws or potential future in-laws if you are in a serious relationship.
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2015-07-01 Osseointegration is the technical term for what is commonly referred to as dental implants.   Anyone who has lost as little as one or as many as all of their teeth is an acceptable candidate for osseointegration as long as they have sufficiently healthy jawbone structure.  Following are some excerpts from the academy’s article and a link if you care to read it in its entirety.
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2015-07-01 If you are missing a tooth or several teeth, you may feel embarrassed to smile or laugh in the company of others. You may also experience difficulty chewing or find that you accidentally lisp or whistle when you speak. If your missing teeth are holding you back from enjoying your life, then it’s time for a fix.
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2015-07-01 Dry mouth affects 30% of adults, which is usually caused by a problem with salivary glands function, a potential disease, or as a result of drug therapy.  A dry mouth should not keep you from smiling, but it can be a serious chronic problem.  Without sufficient saliva, eating, swallowing, and even talking can be difficult; and without enough protective saliva, the teeth become prone to decay.
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2015-07-01 The smile is one of the first things people notice about you.  You only get one chance to make a first impression. Do you know that people make 11 assumptions about you just from your appearance, within 7 seconds of meeting you?  When you walk thru the door, people experience what psychologists call the “Threshold Effect.”  From the first impression, people determine...
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2015-07-01 While many people see dentists as the single group of people who look after the health of your teeth and mouth, there are various specialist categories that help you in different ways. The categorization of a Dentist will depend on their education, training and experience.
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2015-07-01 If you want a gorgeous new smile, then your first stop should be to a cosmetic dentist, a trained expert who specializes in just that – giving you a perfect smile. At Antigone Skoulas, DDS and Associates Dental, one of our most popular procedures is called a “Smile Makeover.” What the smile makeover entails will depend on your teeth and your goals.
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2015-07-01 Porcelain Veneers are one of the primary tools in cosmetic dentistry to create your smile makeover. If you ever wished you could radically redesign your smile, veneers could be just the solution for your teeth. The smile you’ve always dreamed of can be yours in as little as four days at the state-of-the-art Antigone Skoulas, DDS and Associates in San Francisco.
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