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When should I take my baby to the dentist

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The dental family of Cosmetic & Family Dentistry of Las Colinas in Irving, Texas understands the worry associated with being a new parent and then knowing when to take your baby to the dentist. Unfortunately, many American parents do not take their babies to the dentist until they are over 2 years of age, which is later than the recommended. …

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What causes tooth sensitivity

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Our dental staff at Cosmetic & Family Dentistry of Las Colinas has helped many people understand why their tooth feels sensitive to touch, brush, or when exposed to hot or cold drinks and food. Initially, when your tooth feels sensitive, the first instinct is to avoid the culprit. Now, this is fine, because sometimes it could just be one thing …

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Tobacco: Your teeth’s arch nemeses

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At Cosmetics & Family Dentistry of Las Colinas in Irving, Texas, we have all your dental cleaning needs and answers. Dental care is a very sensitive (ouch!) and important part of your overall health. It becomes even more important when we have some habits that are hard to kick, especially tobacco. Our dental team believes that just because you smoke …

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Everything you need to know about your toothbrush

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A toothbrush is one of those things that you never leave for a trip without, right? Why is that when you leave for a trip, you will stop by a gas station or convenience store to purchase one? Well, for most people, brushing their teeth has become a habit. So, what should you know about your toothbrush? Everything! Okay, we …

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My gums bleed! What should I do?

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One of the first signs of gingivitis may be gum bleeding. When you suspect you may have gingivitis, it is a good idea to visit a dentist. At Cosmetic & Family Dentistry of Las Colinas in Irving, Texas, we specialize in all of your gum bleeding needs! Many people may notice a bit of pink while brushing your teeth. Some …

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7 Ways to Keep the Cavities Away

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Keeping cavities away can be a challenge if you do not know how to avoid them. Our dental staff at Cosmetic & Family Dentistry of Las Colinas in Irving, Texas, have compiled a list of seven ways to keep cavities away. The only disclaimer we will like to make is that this list applies to both pediatric and adult populations. …

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Get that Hollywood Smile with Porcelain Veneers

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Are you Looking for that Hollywood smile with porcelain veneers? Look no further. We here at Cosmetics & Family Dentistry of Las Colinas in Irving, Texas, have exactly what you are looking for. A veneer is a thin layer of porcelain made to fit over the front surface of a tooth, and sometimes a natural color composite material is used …

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The Importance of Dental Hygiene

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Cosmetics & Family Dentistry of Las Colinas in Irving, Texas, believes in the importance of dental hygiene and spreading our good thoughts. Dental hygiene is an everyday thing that is done not just by a dental professional but also at home. Regular dental visits do more than keep your smile attractive, they also tell dentists a lot about your overall …

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Dental Cleaning – An Everyday Practice

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At Cosmetic & Family Dentistry of Las Colinas in Irving, Texas, we understand the importance of dental hygiene. The rule that has been followed is that you should get your teeth cleaned bi-annually. Professional dental cleaning removes bacteria that cause plaques similar to the way you clean your mouth every time you brush your teeth. However, there is only so …

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Wisdom Teeth Extractions: What to Expect?

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At Cosmetic & Family Dentistry of Las Colinas in Irving, Texas, we know that having your teeth removed for any reason can be scary. Wisdom tooth extraction is a common procedure many adults have to go through. Usually, wisdom teeth appear in about 90% of the population. However, the most pertinent fact about them is to ignore them and allow …

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New or Old – Teeth are Teeth

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Are you in the market because you want that perfect smile? Look no further, at Cosmetic & Family Dentistry of Las Colinas in Irving, Texas we offer a great variety of dentures customized to your smiling needs. We are sure many of you have a lot of questions as to what exactly are dentures. Are they real teeth? Do they …

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To See or Not to See – Clear Braces

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Having that perfect smile is not something unimaginable, infeasible, or even expensive! Now it is possible to even get that perfect smile without missing a perfect Kodak moment with clear braces. Clear braces are discrete and also resistant to discoloration and staining that traditional braces can cause on our teeth. In the modern world, it can be difficult to make …

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Root Canal Therapy Deets

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Root canal therapy is a fairly common endodontic procedure performed by Dr. Naik at Cosmetic and Family Dentistry of Las Colinas in Irving, Texas. An interesting fact about endodontic treatment is that the term is Greek, end means inside and odont means tooth. The root canal therapy involves fixing any form of tooth, jaw, or neck pain, prolonged sensitivity to …

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Making your smile pain-free: A Root Canal Journey

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Root canals at Cosmetic & Family Dentistry of Las Colinas in Irving, Texas is a procedure done every day, without any pain, relieving discomfort. The procedure is completed by dental professionals who believe in staying up to date with all the latest technologies and procedures. The staff continuously participates in endodontic education via courses, conferences, and also reading all the …

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5 Foods that Are Harmful to Your Teeth

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The foods and drinks we put into our body have more of an impact on our health and overall happiness than many people realize. We’ve all been told from an early age to steer clear of candy and super sugary foods, as they can be detrimental to our oral health, but did you know there are a handful of other …

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You Need Dental Cleaning to be Fully Healthy

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Many people think that brushing their teeth twice a day and flossing after every meal is enough to maintain perfect dental health. They do not feel that an annual dental cleaning at their dentist’s is important to ensure that they have healthy gums and teeth. It is no surprise then that more than 80% of Americans have some sort of …

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The Top 3 Myths About Root Canals

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Root canal therapy is probably the most dreaded oral health procedure out there today. However, advancements in dentistry – in particular in regards to root canal therapy – have come a long way over the years. A root canal may be necessary if one or more of your teeth have been damaged or are badly infected. During this procedure your …

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Is Teeth Whitening Right for Me?

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If you’ve always struggled with slightly discolored or yellow teeth, it may be time to consider teeth whitening. Over the years teeth whitening techniques have advanced in a major way, making it far easier (and more affordable) for people of all different ages to achieve the brilliant white smile they’ve always wanted. Unfortunately, there are lots of harmful and ineffective …

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Just How Important is Flossing Your Teeth?

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We’ve all heard it before – flossing is just as important as brushing your teeth. However, many of us still aren’t in the habit of flossing everyday. So just how harmful is this to your dental health? It depends on who you ask, but the overwhelming majority of those within the dental industry believe that not flossing can lead to …

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3 Signs It’s Time to Get Braces

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Braces are one of the most common treatments performed at dental clinics across the country, and for good reason. Even though that is the case, it is not always clear whether or not you or your child is in need of braces. One of the tell-tale signs that a child, teenager, or adult needs braces is if they have crooked …