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Restore Your Smile in Time for the Holidays

Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah or Kwanzaa, you will want to smile big and proud for all family pictures. You do not want to remember this year as the one you had a big gap in your smile, and that is why many people in San Carlos and Redwood City turn to dental implants. An implant is a high-quality tooth replacement where the “root” is firmly inserted into the jawbone. It looks and feels completely natural, and you will continue to benefit from it far past the end of the year.

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Everything To Know About TMJ

Each side of your jaw has a temporomandibular joint, frequently shortened to TMJ. It allows you to open and close your mouth without discomfort. However, over 10 million individuals in the United States suffer from a disorder with this joint. This disorder makes it difficult to chew, and people often suffer from lock jaw, pain around the head and changes in the way teeth fit together. The main thing to know about the disorder is that you need to seek relief from Dr. Ghina Morad immediately.

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How Dental Implants Prep Your Mouth for National Smile Week

Did you know there is a whole week dedicated to smiling? It is known as National Smile Week, and it lasts for the second week in August. The trouble is, if you have any missing teeth, you might not feel like smiling, even if everyone is celebrating. If this describes you, Dr. Ghina Morad may have a solution if you are a good candidate for dental implants.

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The Clear Advantages of Invisalign Aligners

Traditional braces are a powerful tool for straightening patient smiles, but recent innovations in orthodontic technology are starting to provide faster and more discreet results. One alternative to the traditional bracket brace design is the use of a series of progressive clear aligners designed to fit an individual patient’s mouth. The most popular system for this kind of treatment, Invisalign, has been steadily improving over the years, and now works for most patients seeking a mild to moderate adjustment. With clear advantages over traditional designs, it really empowers patients to make choices that work for them while building their best smiles.

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Root Canals: Causes, Prevention & Treatment

You’ve likely heard of how painful and tedious a root canal can be, but you might not know just what they are. Dr. Morad is committed to not only taking great care of patients, but educating them as well on how to take the best care of their smiles. Here, we’d like to tell you more about the causes, treatment for, and the consequences of neglecting root canals.

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Benefits of Pediatric Dentistry

Experts agree that children should begin seeing the dentist as soon as they get their first tooth. However, before you take your children to your regular family practice, consider visiting Dr. Ghina Morad, a doctor of pediatric dentistry who is experienced in providing services to children of all ages and abilities. Pediatric dentists provide several benefits.

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Are You a Candidate for Invisalign®?

Most people have heard about Invisalign and wondered if they could be a candidate for this type of orthodontic treatment. The truth is, only a dental provider can tell you whether or not you are a candidate for this type of clear braces treatment. There are a few things your dentist may evaluate during a consultation for this type of treatment. Dr. Ghina Morad can help you determine if clear braces are right for you and explain how the process works. Instead of metal brackets and wires, you get clear trays that are customized for every step of your treatment. Here are some things she may be looking for during a consultation for Invisalign.

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Having Trouble Relaxing at the Dentist’s Office?

Not everyone feels comfortable visiting the dentist. While some people will arrive at the office relaxed and even looking forward to their appointment, other people start dreading their vist weeks in advance, and on the day of their procedure, they are a bundle of nerves.

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Dental Fillings and Why They Are Needed

The most effective forms of cavity restoration are dental fillings. Dental fillings are tooth restoration treatments designed to eradicate the decay caused by a cavity and fill in the hole in your tooth enamel to stop the cavity from progressing. Additionally, it is important to protect your tooth from additional cavities from occurring in the future.

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