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Learn The Benefits Of Dental Sedation

Fear of the dentist is one of the most common fears that people experience. It may not rank as high as fear of public speaking or fear of heights, but it does affect millions of Americans. Experts have varying opinions, but somewhere between 9 and 20 percent of Americans completely avoid going to the dentist because of their fears. If you are one of those people, then you have a lot of ...

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Six Ways Veneers Can Improve Your Smile

We've written about cosmetic dentistry more than once, but we think it's worth revisiting an idea from time to time in case someone is reading our website for the first time. One of the most popular cosmetic service remains veneers. You may have had thought about changing your smile, but you may not have known how to make those changes a reality. If you live in or near Kennewick, WA, there is ...

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Tobacco And The Oral Cancer Connection

We have mentioned previously how tobacco is bad for your oral health. Most people are aware that tobacco increases your risk for tooth decay and gum disease. But tobacco also raises your risk of a much more serious problem — oral cancer. According to the Oral Cancer Foundation, more than 48,000 people will be diagnosed with oral cancer this year. This is a problem that we hope none of you or ...

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Watch Your Gums During Your Pregnancy

Do you know the leading cause of tooth loss in the United States? If you said tooth decay, that is an understandable guess, but it's not the right answer. The leading cause of tooth loss is gum disease. This is why dentists encourage our patients to brush and floss their teeth on a daily basis. The more you do to care for your oral health, the less likely you are to lose teeth. It's important ...

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Going Small Can Yield Big Results

In our previous post, we mentioned some the consequences of not replacing missing teeth. One of those consequences is bone loss, which can lead to more tooth loss, which can lead to more bone loss ... you get the idea. This may be more significant than you realize if you have lived without teeth for years but have now decided to get implant-supported or implant-retained dentures. One of ...

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Repair Your Smile With A Crown Or A Bridge

Have you lost a tooth? Even if you haven't, you should know how you would handle the situation. According to data from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, most Americans will lose one or more teeth during their lives. A full set of teeth has 32 teeth. A person who has had his or her wisdom teeth removed would still have 28 teeth. Yet, the average American adult between ...

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Bad Habits Make For Deadly Smiles

When I was a kid, the phrase “creature of habit” seemed, like most things at that age, very literal. I imagined there was a monster who was in charge of people’s bad habits, and it was his job to make doing the right thing difficult. It didn’t take long to understand that it was a figure of speech meant to describe someone who makes a habit of something, whether it’s going for a run ...

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Gum Disease & Cancer: A Dangerous Duo

Although you’ll be spending much of today looking over your shoulder for any practical jokes, today is also a serious occasion: It’s the kick-off to Oral Cancer Awareness Month. Each year, oral cancer affects tens of thousands of people. The American Cancer Society estimates that, by the end of this year, 48,330 new oral cancer diagnoses will be made by American doctors. Of those new ...

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Repair Your Smile With A Crown Or A Bridge

Have you lost a tooth? Even if you haven't, you should know how you would handle the situation. According to data from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, most Americans will lose one or more teeth during their lives. A full set of teeth has 32 teeth. A person who has had his or her wisdom teeth removed would still have 28 teeth. Yet, the average American adult between ...

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Bad Habits Make For Deadly Smiles

When I was a kid, the phrase “creature of habit” seemed, like most things at that age, very literal. I imagined there was a monster who was in charge of people’s bad habits, and it was his job to make doing the right thing difficult. It didn’t take long to understand that it was a figure of speech meant to describe someone who makes a habit of something, whether it’s going for a run ...

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Transform your smile, boost your confidence and improve your overall dental health with Marineland Dental. Call 509-591-0515 now. Dr. Walter Hadley and his team are excited to meet you.

Our dental office is conveniently located at 5219 W. Clearwater Ave., Suite 2, Kennewick, WA 99336

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