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Experience These Benefits after Orthodontic Treatment

March 14, 2023

Braces are a common rite of passage for many teens and adults. But the benefits of orthodontic treatment go beyond the immediately noticeable cosmetic chang…

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Pediatric Dentistry Tips for New Moms

February 11, 2023

If you’ve just had a baby, you are likely getting well-meaning advice from all sides. Sleep training. Discipline. Introducing solids. The sheer amount of ad…

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What Are The Worst Candies for Your Teeth?

November 30, 2022

It’s the holiday season. For many people, that means that you’re going to be eating and enjoying more sweets and candies than usual – from new candies for t…

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Tips for Protecting Your Oral Healthcare After a Piercing

November 1, 2022

We all have different ways to express ourselves. Many people enjoy the idea of getting piercings, and – aside from the ears – one of the most popular places…

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Ortho Benefits and When to See a Professional

October 13, 2022

  Teeth that are crowded, have gaps, or are otherwise out of alignment can cause a number of serious dental problems. At Dental Concepts in Salinas, CA…

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Top 3 Frequently Asked Questions About Family Dentists

August 30, 2022

Wondering if there is a way to make dental care more convenient for you and your family? Start by searching for a family dentist near you. A family dentist…

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One Stop Dental Shop – Why Your Family Benefits from Dental Care in One Place

August 1, 2022

Dental Concepts and Orthodontics provides dental care for the whole family. Based in Salinas, we offer a wide range of oral health options and provide servi…

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Top 3 Frequently Asked Questions About Family Dentists

June 2, 2022

Wondering if there is a way to make dental care more convenient for you and your family? Start by searching for a family dentist near you. A family dentist…

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How to Clean a Dental Crown

May 10, 2022

When you have a tooth that has experienced significant damage – whether it’s from biting into a hard object, or weakened from a dental infection, or somethi…

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What to Expect After a New Dental Filling

March 30, 2022

If your dentist has determined that you have a cavity, it is always a good idea to get a filling as soon as possible. The procedure for placing a filling is…

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What Happens if a Filling Chips or Breaks?

February 17, 2022

  Modern dental fillings are made of immensely durable material – able to withstand hard chewing and last in your mouth for decades without requiring replac…

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Causes of Bad Breath (that a Dentist Can Help Fix)

February 2, 2022

Human beings associate memories with smells. So it’s not a surprise that we feel uncomfortable around bad breath. When we are close to someone, the last thi…

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Holiday Dining: What Are The Worst (and the Best!) Foods for Your Teeth

December 1, 2021

There are a lot of things to look forward to each and every holiday season. There’s the time we get to spend with family. There’s the presents. There’s the…

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How to Care for an Erupted Wisdom Tooth

September 26, 2021

An erupted tooth is one that has broken through the gums. This occurs as first our baby teeth and then our adult teeth grow in, but does not always happen c…

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Should You Plan for Tooth Whitening After Braces?

September 3, 2021

After months or years with your braces on, you expect to take them off and reveal a perfect smile. But while your teeth may be perfectly straight, many pati…

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Early Warning Signs of Gum Disease

August 7, 2021

Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is a disease that can dramatically impact oral health. If it becomes advanced, it can cause the bones of the…

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Who Is the Best Candidate for a Dental Implant?

June 5, 2021

In the past, some of the only solutions for missing teeth were dentures, and many people even today find dentures to be uncomfortable and inconvenient. They…

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How to Help Your Child Overcome Dental Anxiety

April 4, 2021

It is relatively common for people of all ages to experience some fear or anxiety when visiting the dentist, and children are especially prone to this given…

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Risk Factors for Tooth Erosion: What to Know

March 6, 2021

Teeth are covered with a layer of enamel – a thin but hard tissue that protects the underlying bone. When you chew and bite, enamel keeps the tooth from wea…

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How Often Do I Need X-Rays and Are They Safe?

February 3, 2021

Your teeth tell a story. But like any story, sometimes the most important parts are subtle or easy to miss. It’s why dentists, like our team here at Dental…

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5 Common Causes and Cures for a Toothache

January 11, 2021

Are you suffering from a toothache? Find out why your tooth might hurt. Knowledge is power. The Dental Concepts family is committed to providing our patient…

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Do I Have Gum Disease?

December 7, 2020

Gum disease is also known as periodontitis. It is a common infection of the gums that attacks the soft tissue and can eventually reach the underlying bone.…

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Are You Ready to Give Dental Implants a Try?

October 29, 2020

If you have missing teeth, then dental implants might be the right choice for you. These implants look beautiful and natural to give you a seamless smile an…

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Choosing the Best Cosmetic Dentist

September 12, 2020

Cosmetic dentistry focuses on enhancing the appearance of your smile. If you’re considering these types of services, you’ll want to find a trained cosmetic…

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Secrets to Finding the Best Dentist for YOUR Busy Family

July 9, 2020

Keeping up with dental appointments doesn’t have to be a hassle. For many busy families, dental care can take the back burner because of crazy schedules and…

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My Crown Doesn’t Feel Right – What’s Next?

June 4, 2020

There are so many advantages to permanent crowns, that they have become the go-to procedure for a variety of different treatments. They cover fillings, they…

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5 Questions to Ask Before a Dental Procedure

May 7, 2020

Before committing to a dental procedure, make sure you choose a dentist you can trust. Learn more about your dentist by asking these five questions. Are you…

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Quiz: What do you really need from your dentist?

March 13, 2020

  Dental care is much more than regular dental cleanings and exams. While these are necessary and important, your dentist should offer you and your family s…

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6 Tips for Finding the “Best Dentist Near Me”

February 4, 2020

Searching for a new dentist can seem like a daunting task. Most likely, you have tons of options in your area and each one seems to offer a different type o…

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8 Questions to Ask Your Dentist About Dental Crowns

January 8, 2020

Has your dentist suggested a crown for your dental problem? Unsure about the recommendation? Check out these eight questions (and answers) to help you under…

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Best and (Worst Foods) for Your Teeth Over the Holidays

December 3, 2019

The holiday season is upon us, and as dentists, we know that the thing you care most about during the holidays is your teeth. No? Is that just us? Well, no…

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Your Salinas Dentist

November 10, 2019

Are you shopping around for a caring and qualified dentist in Salinas, CA? The dental team at Dental Concepts and Orthodontics offers a full dental suite of…

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Treatment for Gum Injuries in Salinas, CA

September 12, 2019

Gum injuries can happen during football games, while eating food, and when drinking a beverage that’s too hot. Trauma can cause excessive bleeding, and lodg…

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Shamed for Grinding Your Teeth at Night? Research Says it’s NOT Your Fault

September 3, 2019

How Stress Affects Dental Health and Hygiene The world is a stressful place. We work more, we have fewer hours of sleep, we spend more and more time glued t…

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Dental Care for the Whole Family in Salinas, CA

July 19, 2019

Sometimes, your dentist is not really your dentist. For example, at most dental offices, if you need braces you are sent to a new orthodontist. If you need…

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What to Do After You Lose Your Tooth

May 9, 2019

If you’ve lost a tooth you may find it hard to regain your confidence. Maybe you’ve changed your smile since then, or you still feel conscious every-time yo…

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No Need to Fear Gum Disease Treatment in Salinas

March 28, 2019

DO YOU HAVE GUM DISEASE? Not sure? You’re not alone. It’s actually possible to have a gum disease and have not clear symptoms, according to the American Den…

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Five foods that can whiten your teeth

November 16, 2018

Let’s be honest, who doesn’t want whiter teeth? If the assortment of whitening toothpastes, strips, and trays available at most stores is any indication, th…

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5 myths about dental implants

September 17, 2018

You deserve to smile confidently. That’s hard to do if you’re self-conscious because of tooth loss or other oral problems. So, you’re looking for solutions,…

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Why your child needs a back-to-school dental visit

August 16, 2018

  It’s the back to school season. So as your kids sharpen their pencils and fill their backpacks, don’t forget to add an important item to your checkli…

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Braces 411

July 26, 2018

Photo by bruce mars from Pexels     We all want that perfect smile and straight teeth are a great place to start. If you’re considering braces for…

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How to whiten teeth

May 27, 2018

The first step toward getting that pearly white smile that everyone loves is to brush and floss at least twice a day. However, while that is the first step…

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Treating Gingivitis

April 28, 2018

While preventive measures against gingivitis are far more desirable than any measure for getting rid of it, in this post we will focus on what needs to be d…

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How Do Braces Work

March 22, 2018

Braces have been so common over the last several decades that many of us never think twice about how they work. In fact, most people worry more about how br…

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How long do dental implants last?

February 22, 2018

Dental implants are an incredible technological achievement. Based on how they look, how they feel, and how well they allow you to live a comfortable life,…

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The Importance Of Teeth Whitening

April 20, 2016

The Importance Of Teeth Whitening Most people will underestimate the importance of teeth whitening. Everyone looks at a persons mouth when they’re talking.…

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Root Canal Treatments

April 20, 2016

Root Canal Treatments Root Canal Treaments in Salinas Root Canals- What to Expect Before, During and After A root canal is procedure that is necessary when…

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Lighten Your Teeth Instantly With Veneers

April 20, 2016

Lighten Your Teeth Instantly With Veneers Making those teeth look beautiful are an important task. Having attractive looking teeth can improve self confiden…

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Gum Treatment

April 20, 2016

Gum Treatment Gingiva, commonly referred to as gums, is the pink flesh that lie over the jaw and surround our teeth hugging them firmly in place. Without co…

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Thinking about Crowns?

April 20, 2016

Thinking About Crowns Crowns are shaped just like your regular teeth. The crown will cover over your tooth to give it back it’s natural shape and size. It c…

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