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Proper Care For Your Temporary Filling

A temporary dental filling may be necessary for a variety of reasons. Your dentist can determine whether or not you need it after undergoing a dental examination. This filling is usually necessary when you just had a root canal. A temporary filling is applied while you wait for the permanent filling or crown for the […]

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Back To School

Back To School It’s the beginning of the end for our hot Arizona summer which means kids have to step out of the pool and into the classroom. With school starting up its important to remember how important first impressions are in and out of the classroom. What better way to make a first impression […]

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Gum Disease Increases Cancer Risk in Older Women

A recent study posted in the Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention journal shows a correlation between gum disease and cancer. The study showed that postmenopausal women with a history of gum disease are at an increased overall risk of developing cancer as well as developing site-specific cancers such as lung cancer, breast cancer, esophageal cancer, […]

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HAPPY (ER) NEW YEAR

Now that the year is rapidly approaching, we encourage our patients to assess their dental needs especially those that have dental insurance benefits remaining. We know our patients have lives to lead, families to raise and employment to keep. But let me pose a few “points to ponder” in order to not only help you […]

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Women + Jaw Pain = Something More Serious

Are you a woman? Are you over the age of 40? If so, have you experienced any jaw pain? The answers to these questions are important for both your dental and overall health. Most women would agree that their bodies begin to go through some changes at or around the age of 40. Some of […]

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Sealants… What are they really worth?

Everybody knows that brushing and flossing is the best way to keep their teeth clean and cavity free, but how well are you cleaning those tiny pits and fissures that are on the chewing surfaces of our teeth? Often times food and cavity-causing bacteria get caught in these hard to clean surfaces that are difficult, […]

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Preventive Care

While your dentist is trained to treat dental problems such as gum disease, tooth decay, and tooth loss, their main goal is to offer preventive care. Preventive care will help you avoid more extreme dental issues that may be irreversible. With a combination of at home and in office dental care, you and your dentist […]

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Preventative Dental Cleaning for your Kids

It is known that prevention and early detection can help avoid pain, trouble eating, difficulty speaking and school absences for children. Trips to the dentist and doctors office is often scary for kids, but it doesn’t have to be. With some easy tricks and tips we can make dental checkups easy, quick and fun for […]

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Types of Sedation Dentistry

Most people don’t look forward to going to the dentist, yet some people suffer from intense dental anxiety. Those that suffer from dental anxiety may only go to the dentist in extreme circumstances, or avoid the dentist all together. Sedation dentistry can be used to help those with dental anxiety feel more comfortable during their […]

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The Importance of A Comfortable Dental Office

When you walk into a dental office for the first time, the first thing you will often notice is the environment. This is why it is imperative to Dr. Vasudha Narra and her team at AZ Cosmetic and Family Dentistry to create a welcome and inviting environment for her patients in the Glendale, AZ area. […]

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