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What Are Mini-Implants & How Can They Help You?

August 12th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Mini dental implants have the same structure as regular implants but are slightly smaller in form. These mini-implants have two parts as described by the Mini Dental Implant Centers of America (MDICA): a titanium post with a ball on the end and a socket with a rubber O-ring that attaches the tooth to the post. [...]

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Do You Know The Dental Risks of Vaping?

June 25th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

No, tobacco does not mean no nicotine. Since nicotine is delivered via vaping, all of the health problems associated with nicotine are still there. Nicotine is an addictive substance that’s also a carcinogen. A carcinogen is simply a substance that’s known to cause cancer. Here are some oral health specific issues associated with nicotine: Nicotine [...]

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5 Benefits of Dental Implants

June 18th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

You’ve lost a permanent adult tooth. Whether it’s gone because of tooth decay, root canal failure, gum disease, oral trauma, or another reason, you now have a gaping hole in your smile. What do you do? You could get partial dentures, but maybe you’re interested in a more permanent solution. You could opt for a [...]

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Bad Breath Remedies & Dental Solutions

June 3rd, 2019|Categories: Blog|

If you ever encountered bad breath, you know how offending it can be.  However, you might be surprised how many do not fully understand how to combat it.  There are a variety of things that can be done to get rid of bad breath.  It all begins with understanding what is going on in one’s [...]

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Dental Treatments for Snoring In Riverside & Temecula

May 3rd, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Are you one of the millions of Americans suffering from snoring?  Snoring not only disturbs others who sleep near you, but the condition can also be bad for your health.  Often individuals who snore do not get restful sleep.  They may feel fatigued throughout the day and have bouts of mental fogginess.  Dr. Mehta & [...]

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What Are Dental Sealants?

April 17th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Occasionally, during a dental checkup our team will recommend that a child receive sealants.  If so, there’s no need to get alarmed.  Sealants are standard issue, and they will not cause any pain to your child.  Most kids barely feel them once they are put in.  However, what are they?  Moreover, why does your child [...]

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Best Options for Fixing Cavities

April 10th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Do you have a cavity that is causing you pain or is highly sensitive?  If so, your best option is to see a dentist as soon as possible.  The pain is signaling that the bacteria deteriorating your tooth is affect the nerve within it.  Without care, the nerve and other vital internal parts of the [...]

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What Exactly Is Family Dentistry?

February 25th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

If you are searching for a new dentist in the Temecula or Riverside area, you’ve likely run across the term ”family dentistry”.  Question: what does family dentistry mean?  Is it just a blanket phrase or does it differentiate a practice from others?  As a family and cosmetic dentistry practice, Dr. Parul Mehta & Associates would [...]

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3 Things to Know About Invisalign

January 15th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Questions about Invisalign abound, but sometimes you just want the pertinent facts.  How will it really feel?  Does it make a difference who you get your Invisalign from?  How will your diet be affected? What to Expect To Feel Like any orthodontic treatment, some discomfort may occur in the beginning.  However, most patients find that [...]

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Treating TMJ/TMD in Temecula & Riverside

December 3rd, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Dr. Mehta and Associates has treated hundreds of patients that suffered from TMD.  The levels of discomfort and pain that are apparent with these conditions are well-known to us.  Our team has specific training covering the most effective ways to evaluate and treat TMJ and TMD properly. Do you need to see one of our [...]

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