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Is Gum Contouring Right for You?

Gum contouring uses innovative process of laser technology to remove gum tissue in order to expose more enamel of the teeth. The procedure can usually be done in one office visit. Gum contouring is catered towards individuals who feel that … Continue reading

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Snoring: Do I have Sleep Apnea? | San Pedro Sleep Dentist

The American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons estimates that 30 to 50 percent of the U.S Population snores at some point. Snoring occurs when there is an obstruction in our airway during sleep. The American Dental Association explains that … Continue reading

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At Home Remedies to Treat Dental Pain

No matter how small the ache, burn, scratch, or mark is, pain is pain. Pain in the mouth results from a multitude of sources and can cause general discomfort in your everyday life. If you have a major toothache, make … Continue reading

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Candy, NOT so Dandy for your teeth this Halloween | October

While Halloween is one of the most exciting holidays of the year for most kids, dentists around the world are struggling to find a healthy balance for those who overdo it on the candy. As this time of year is … Continue reading

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Sleep Apnea & Dentistry | San Pedro Sleep Dentist

What is Sleep Apnea? Sleep Apnea is a disorder in which disrupts a multitude of individuals today. Those suffering from Sleep Apnea have soft tissues in their throat that narrow or close completely while sleeping. This results in difficulties in … Continue reading

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Sugar-Free Gum to Promote Good Oral Health | San Pedro Dentist

Although regular gum contains a significant amount of sugars that catalyze the effects of tooth decay, sugar-free gum has a myriad of beneficial aspects that promote good oral health. Dr. Susan Sheets encourages individuals to chew sugar-free gum because the … Continue reading

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Does Tongue Brushing Make a Difference? | San Pedro Dentist

When going through your daily oral health care routines of brushing and flossing, do you ever stop to brush your tongue? Brushing your tongue is highly vital to your oral health because it removes any debris on the surface of … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk: Diabetes and Periodontal Disease

Oral and overall bodily health has a direct correlation in everyone. Diabetes increases the risk and severity of periodontal disease and it goes hand in hand both ways, as periodontal disease may actually worsen a person’s diabetic state. Please Note: … Continue reading

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San Pedro Sedation Dentist| Oral Sedation Dentistry

Recently Dr. Susan Sheets and her faculty of skilled dentists have completed a comprehensive and rigorous training program in oral sedation dentistry through the DOCS Education. Through this extensive program, Dr. Sheets and her staff not only learned how to … Continue reading

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Have a natural looking smile with Tooth Colored Fillings | San Pedro, CA

  A tooth colored composite filling is used to repair a tooth that is affected by decay, cracks, fractures, etc.  The decayed or affected portion will be removed and the tooth will then be filled with a composite filling. There … Continue reading

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