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April 2013

Local Anesthetic

By | Blog

Procaine, commonly known as Novocain, was the first synthetic local anesthetic ever used. It’s an ester that can also cause allergic reactions due to para-aminobenzoic acid. Novocain had strange properties that would make the anesthetic diminish quickly and therefore cause some serious problems.   Modern local anesthetics The modern local…

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Extractions

By | Blog, Oral Surgery Services

When your teeth are crowded or have other problems that have limited your oral functionality and aesthetic appeal, tooth extraction can help. It relieves the pain and helps patients achieve their goals. It’s a cheap procedure compared with other options and is often the only solution for teeth that are…

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Orthodontic Screening

By | Blog, Orthodontic Services

Orthodontic Screening Recommendation The American Association of Orthodontists recommends that you take your kids for orthodontic screening by the time they are 7 years of age. Children start developing bite problems and crowding around age 7. It’s the ideal time to orthodontic screenings. Remember, early treatment gives your child an…

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Orange County Teeth Bleaching

By | Blog, Cosmetic Dentistry

Teeth Bleaching Orange County Teeth bleaching to remove stains and whitening teeth is a common procedure in general dentistry. We are referring to the procedure performed by professionals in our dental office. The solution used is stronger than those in do-it-yourself at home products. And, unlike the many products for home…

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Braces

By | Blog, Orthodontic Services

7 Day Dental Braces for your Teeth Braces are the oldest and the most common orthodontic appliances that improve your smile and contribute to overall oral health. Traditional braces are made if metal brackets, which are held by wires. These brackets assert pressure on teeth so that they stay in…

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