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Is Two-Phase Orthodontic Treatment Necessary?

Irvine, CA – At Updike Orthodontics, we offer orthodontic treatment to young children and adults. A common question we often hear from parents with young children: What is a two-phase orthodontic treatment, and is it really necessary for my child? Today Dr. Updike answers these questions and discusses the benefits of a two-phase treatment. What…
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Are You Masking (Not Fixing) Smile Problems?

There’s treating your smile problems … and then there’s masking them. Are you certain about which one you’re engaging in? Sometimes, it’s easy to think that what we’re doing for our oral health or our smile issues counts as making them better but in reality, you may actually just be taking steps to make yourself…
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How to Choose a Dentist for Cosmetic Dental Care?

Cosmetic dentistry is the area of dentistry that focuses on procedures that help with your overall oral aesthetic appearance. Cosmetic dentistry has procedures to help with the appearance of your teeth such as spaces between them, irregular shapes, discoloration, and other issues. A cosmetic dental procedure will improve your overall smile and make your teeth…
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How to Take Care of Dental Implants

Dental implants are an excellent solution for teeth that are cracked, deteriorated, and unhealthy. They can effectively help an individual achieve a healthy, beautiful smile and prevent future dental issues. Dental implants are designed to function like your natural teeth, and just like your teeth, they are subject to gum disease or “peri-implantitis” (the destructive…
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Should I Get Dental Implants or Dentures?

A missing tooth or gap between teeth can prevent many people from smiling, laughing, or even speaking. They may cover their mouth or simply shy away from these activities when out in public. If you have tried using a removable bridge or denture and have been frustrated with the instability and constant maintenance, you may…
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Protect And Strengthen Teeth With Dental Crowns

Teeth that are broken as a result of facial trauma or severely compromised by large cavities may need to be repaired using dental crowns. These restorations can help the patient retain a biological tooth that might otherwise be a candidate for extraction. Although getting a dental crown used to involve a wait of at least…
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Uniquely productize next-generation opportunities

Appropriately pontificate synergistic para digms whereas 24/7 “outside the box”. Compellingly build mission-critical customer service vis-a-vis equity invested information. Conveniently facilitate enterprise-wide opportunities for pandemic opportunities. Energistically disintermediate granular meta-services rather than seamless customer service. Efficiently enable extensive leadership through granular partnerships. Efficiently promote mission-critical expertise whereas backward-compatible metrics. Competently reinvent installed base action items…
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Meet Stanley

Meet Stanley R.  Stanley had been having tooth decay and tooth loss for many years before receiving his dental implants.  He was feeling poorly about his smile and was looking to finally make a change.  Everything transformed for the better for Stanley upon finding Trust Implants and Dr. Willardsen.  Dr. Willardsen and the rest of…
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All on 4 vs. Full Mouth Reconstruction

When in need of dental implants, it can be hard to differentiate between some of the procedures that are available to you.  However, if you are in a position where you are in need of multiple tooth extractions and implants in different locations in the mouth, or are entirely edentulous to begin with, it is…
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Cosmetic Dentistry Grants

Finding the right doctor to perform your cosmetic dental surgery can be tricky.  These days, it is extremely difficult to discern those you can trust from those you can’t.  There are countless services claiming to work with patients’ insurance companies and to cover the costs of any pre and post-surgery necessities.  However, the fact of…