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Teeth Whitening - Dear Doctor MagazineTeeth Whitening – Brighter, lighter, whiter…
Today brighter, lighter, whiter teeth have become a norm. Tooth whitening by bleaching is a successful, conservative, relatively inexpensive and safe alternative… Read Article

 

Porcelain Veneers - Dear Doctor MagazineSmile Design Enhanced with Porcelain Veneers
Take an in-depth look at Porcelain Veneers, a superior yet minimally invasive technique for smile enhancement. Well explain not only when theyre appropriate, but also when theyre not… Read Article

 

No-prep Procelain Veneers - Dear DoctorPorcelain Veneers – Without A Drill
A no-drill technique requires a second look, as new materials and concepts have created new esthetic possibilities. This article gives hope and reasons for patients to get excited about this conservative drill-free cosmetic technique… Read Article

 

Cosmetic Dentistry - Dear Doctor MagazineCosmetic Dentistry – A Time For Change
Join us as we review the myriad of possibilities available to you for cosmetic dental change. But the biggest part is not just how your smile looks, its how you feel when you show it… Read Article

 

Dental Implants - Dear Doctor Magazine
Dental Implants – Your Third Set of Teeth

A discovery fifty years ago paved the way for one of dentistry’s most exciting, natural looking and successful tooth replacement systems… Read Article

 

Tooth Decay - Dear Doctor MagazineWhat is Tooth Decay? – And How to Prevent It
Tooth Decay is an infection, and many people don’t realize that it is preventable.Explore the causes of tooth decay, its prevention and the relationship to bacteria, sugars and acids… Read Article

 

Tooth Decay – Dear Doctor MagazineTooth Decay – How To Assess Your Risk
Don’t wait for cavities to occur and then have them fixed — stop them before they start. This article discusses what you need to know to assess your risk and change the conditions that lead to decay… Read Article

 

Tooth Colored Fillings - Dear Doctor MagazineThe Natural Beauty of Tooth Colored Fillings
Tooth colored (metal free) fillings together with the dental professions desire to preserve as much natural tooth structure as possible, has led to the development of special “adhesive” tooth colored restorations… Read Article

 

Wisdom Teeth – Dear Doctor MagazineWisdom Teeth – To Be Or Not To Be
Facts you need to know about these curiously named teeth. This article will review the problems associated with wisdom teeth and whether or not they should be removed… Read Article

 

Oral Hygiene - Dear Doctor MagazineOral Hygiene – Dental Health for Life
The best tools for maintaining your oral health and minimizing dental problems are a quality toothbrush, toothpaste, a roll of dental floss, approved mouthwash and good diet. This article cuts through the confusion with a winning game plan for oral health… Read Article

 

Periodontal (Gum) Disease - Dear Doctor MagazineUnderstanding Gum (Periodontal) Disease
Have your gums ever bled when you brushed or flossed? This most commonly overlooked simple sign may be the start of silent (periodontal) disease leading to tooth loss. Learn what you can do to prevent this problem and keep your teeth for life… Read Article

Smile Makeover - Dear Doctor MagazineThe Impact of a Smile Makeover
Americans are catching on to the emotional and social importance of a healthy, beautiful smile, and theyre seeking out ways to improve their smiles. Learn why and what a change could mean for you…Read Article

 

Root Canal - Dear Doctor Magazine“Id Rather Have a Root Canal…”
A common misconception is demystified. Get the real story about this much maligned procedure that eases pain, rather than causes it… Read Article

 

Invisalign - Dear Doctor MagazineInvisalign Orthodontics
The orthodontic treatment using clear aligners consists of a series of aligners that you change about every two weeks over a course of treatment lasting six to eighteen months depending on how much movement is needed… Read Article

 

Oral Cancer - Dear Doctor MagazineOral Cancer
This article may just save your life. Learn how to notice any unusual lesions (sores or ulcers) anywhere in your mouth that do not heal within two-three weeks. Early detection is key… Read Article

 

Implant Overdentures - Dear Doctor MagazineImplant Overdentures for the Lower Jaw
Implant overdentures represent a major change for the dental profession and the public. The lower jaw two-implant overdenture may be considered a more appropriate starting point over regular dentures… Read Article

 

TMD - TMJ - Dear Doctor MagazineTMD – The Great Impostor
This “chameleon” of dental disorders manifests in a variety of ways, including joint pain, sinusitus, ear pain, tooth and headaches. The causes of TMD, its signs and symptoms and what can be done to treat this common disorder… Read Article

 

Laser Dentistry - Dear Doctor MagazineLasers Shine a Light on Dentistry

Lasers have revolutionized medicine and now they’re beginning to blaze a new trail in dentistry. There are a variety of dental uses for lasers, from diagnosing cavities and the removal of gum and tooth structure to the treatment of disease… Read Article

 

Sedation Dentistry - Dear Doctor MagazineOral Sedation Dentistry
There are safe and time-tested options available to ensure that you have a positive and painless dental experience. Your apprehension and hypersensitivity to pain melt away, yet you remain awake and in control… Read Article

 

Snoring and Sleep Apnea - Dear Doctor MagazineSleep Disorders and Dentistry
If my partner snores loudly, should I be concerned and what can be done to alleviate the problem? Why does my sleeping partner have lapses in breathing while sleeping and is it dangerous? The answers to these and more questions and how dentistry can help all revealed within… Read Article

 

About Dear Doctor Dentistry Magazine
Dear Doctor – Dentistry & Oral Health is a dental magazine written for the education of the general public. Dear Doctor provides information that is accurate, authoritative, and trustworthy on all aspects of dentistry and oral health including teeth whitening, porcelain veneers, dental implants, cosmetic dentistry, smile makeovers and more.

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