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Veneers and Gum Disease

Porcelain veneers can cover any damage done to your teeth. But just because they can, doesn’t mean they should. If you’ve been battling gum disease, you may have to wait until you’ve got it under control before getting your veneers. Your dentist will assess your current oral health and can make a determination about whether…
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Understanding Tooth Loss and How to Prevent It

In adults, loose teeth are usually an indication of deeper health concerns, and while the risk of losing an adult tooth does increase with age, it is not inevitable. In many cases, tooth loss is preventable through healthy lifestyle choices and proper dental care. What Are the Most Common Causes of Adult Tooth Loss? Adult…
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What’s Involved with a Smile Makeover? (Video)

Typically, the smile makeovers in my practice usually involve pinhole surgery, bringing the gum tissues down, and about 16 to 22 veneers, or 16 to 22 crowns. But what matters is what’s important for them, because it’s actually about the patient. The only non-negotiable that we have is health, really making sure that there are…

Smile Beautifully & Live a Longer, Joyful Life (Video)

The reason I chose Green Dentistry as our business name is because when I got out of dental school, I wanted to do something that was really meaningful. I didn’t want to be a dentist down the road that didn’t care, that didn’t have a vision, didn’t have a mission. So one of the things…
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Our Holistic Approach to Dentistry (Video)

Dr. Nammy Patel: I’ve always been a seeker in my life, so I’m not interested in being ordinary. I have zero desire to do that. I have an interest in being extraordinary. I’ve been given this one life and I know that I’m here for a purpose, and my purpose is dentistry. It is to…
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Thanksgiving’s Secret Weapon: The Cranberry | Walnut Creek Dentist

As we prepare ourselves for the biggest food fest of the year, it is important to remember that the main reason for the season is to give thanks for everything, and everyone, you have in your life. It is the perfect day for family, football and fabulous foods. But there is one food in particular…
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Why Your Gums Hurt and Bleed (and What to do About...

For many people, red, sore gums are an everyday occurrence when brushing and/or flossing and something that is passed off as insignificant. Not so! To put it bluntly, if your gums are red, sore, swollen or bleeding it could be indicative of a much more serious issue than you may think…up to and including gum…
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Our Approach to Comfortable Dentistry & Sedation Options (Video)

When it comes to fear, there are several components to fear. There is the a mental, there’s emotional, and there’s physical. It’s really normal to be a little bit nervous. In fact, I’m nervous going to the dentist because I didn’t have dental care for many years of my life, actually, we were just really…
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Ep #05: Facts Everyone Should Know About Teeth Whitening

Everyone wants beautiful white teeth, but there are some downfalls to common whitening methods to consider. With so many options out there, it can be difficult to figure out which ones are safe, so today Dr. Nammy will provide some guidance on the subject. She weighs in on how to properly whiten your teeth in…
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What You Should Know About Receding Gums

Receding Gums & Receding Gums Treatment   Gum recession is an all-to-common dental condition that affects hundreds of thousands of Americans every year. It is particularly common amongst those 40 and older and is often considered just another visible sign of aging. Like a receding hairline and wrinkling skin, gum recession is very much a…