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Dental X-Rays

Dental X-Rays: Learn What They Do

X-Rays Are Critical Dental Technology Getting dental X-Rays is a vital part of both your appointment and your dental care in general. You may not need them every six months, but we may require a new series if you haven’t had any taken recently, to prepare for treatment, or when any significant changes in your […]

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Dental Appointment

Skipping the Dentist?

Don’t Even Think About Skipping! Understandably, you may find yourself skipping a dental appointment now and then. We recognize that life events and unforeseen circumstances can sometimes get in the way. Of course, we appreciate you letting us know as soon as possible when these situations arise. The earlier we know of a change in […]

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Woman Happy with New Dentist

Choosing A New Dentist

When looking for a new dentist, there are several possibilities to consider. Whether you just moved and are new to the area, had a bad experience at a different dental practice, or you simply haven’t been to the dentist in a while, choosing a new dentist you can trust is essential. Maybe you have a […]

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Patient at Dental Checkup

Dental Checkup: Schedule Yours Today

Protect Your Health with a Dental Checkup Don’t put it off any longer. Have you been neglecting your dental care? Is it past time for a dental checkup? If so, consider choosing Antelope Dental Associates in Antelope, CA. We don’t play blame games or shame you for your dental health. On the contrary, we’re here […]

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X-Rays

Dental X-Rays: Get the Real Picture!

Critical for Diagnosis & Treatment Planning X-rays help pinpoint problems and avoid further complications. People are often concerned that they’re receiving too much radiation from X-rays, so it’s important to understand why the benefits of X-rays (taken at reasonable intervals) far outweigh the concerns! The purpose of X-rays is to pinpoint problems and avoid further […]

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Stages of Periodontal Disease

Preventing Periodontal Disease

Early Diagnosis is the Most Effective Means of Control Periodontal (gum) disease is more common than heart disease or even cancer, but because it’s not categorized as “life-threatening,” few people know much about the condition. The tragedy of this disease is that it can totally devastate your appearance. Left untreated, it will erode your jawbone, […]

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Dental X-ray and Mirror

X-rays From Our Perspective

X-rays are critical to the practice of dentistry. And the benefits are profound. But dentists are sometimes guilty of dismissing patient concerns, as in, “Don’t worry, you’ll be fine.” We do believe the judicious use of X-rays is in our patients’ best interests. But patients deserve to know why. Radiography begins Wilhelm Roentgen, fiddling around […]

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Impacted Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom Teeth Removal

And what exactly does ‘impacted’ mean? Any tooth has the potential to become impacted—that is, emerge in some oddball direction that crowds other teeth. But the most famous culprits are third molars, the last-to-emerge wisdom teeth. Not many mouths can accommodate wisdom teeth. They often wind up pressing against their neighbors, ultimately pressuring the rest […]

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X-Ray Slides

How Valuable are Dental X-rays, Really?

There’s no substitute for a dental X-ray in seeing everything we need to know about your teeth, jaw and sinuses. We can diagnose decay under old fillings, abscesses, bone loss due to periodontal (gum) disease, cancer and tumors, extra and impacted teeth. We couldn’t see these conditions with the naked eye no matter how closely […]

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Dental X-Ray

Dental X-ray FAQs

Why do I need X-rays? X-rays, or radiographic examinations, provide us with an important tool that shows the condition of your teeth, its roots, jaw placement, and the overall composition of your facial bones. X-rays can help determine the presence or degree of periodontal disease, abscesses, and many abnormal growths, such as cysts and tumors. […]

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