Apr 27

The Facts About Fillings

Dental fillings are one of the most common procedures performed by dentists today, and depending on your insurance coverage you may be given the choice of either a silver amalgam filling or a white composite resin filling. But what exactly are amalgam and composite fillings, and what are the advantages and disadvantages of each? The […]

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Apr 14

Get Screened for Oral Cancer!

April is recognized as Oral Cancer Awareness Month. According to the Oral Cancer Foundation, approximately 45,750 Americans will be diagnosed with oral or pharyngeal cancer this year – causing over 8,650 deaths (killing roughly 1 person per hour, 24 hours per day). So what is oral cancer? Oral cancer often manifests itself as a persistent […]

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Apr 6

Xylitol, the wonder sugar!

If you have ever had a cleaning at our office, you have probably been told by your hygienists to start using xylitol as a part of your daily oral care routine. But what exactly is xylitol? Xylitol is a naturally occurring sweetener derived from the fibrous parts of plants. Commercial xylitol comes from two sources, […]

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Mar 16

You Dentists Sure Can Ski!

Lavorini father and daughter dentist duo ski down the slopes of Breckenridge, CO!

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Aug 18

Common Dental Concerns for Children

Did you know that a healthy mouth as an adult begins with healthy dental practices as a child? Because baby teeth are Nature’s space maintainers for adult teeth, it is of utmost importance to keep baby teeth healthy for future beautiful smiles. The following is a list compiled by the American Dental Association (ADA) of […]

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Aug 8

What is Cosmetic Dentistry and When Should You Get it Done?

Cosmetic dentistry is a pretty broad term that is used to describe the professional improvement of one’s smile. Our qualified, experienced dentists can apply a wide variety of cosmetic dentistry techniques to treat misshapen or discolored teeth, replace missing teeth and repair teeth that have been broken, chipped or damaged in some other way. Let’s […]

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Apr 16

7 Tips for Maintaining Fresh Breath

According to WebMD, bad breath (also called halitosis) can be caused by a number of things – from poor dental care to the foods you eat to certain bad habits, such as smoking. Whatever the cause, nobody wants to turn people away or be afraid to get close out of fear of foul breath. The […]

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Apr 9

How to Keep Your Teeth Clean When You Don’t Have a Toothbrush

When it comes to caring for your teeth, you’re dedicated. You brush and floss daily, visit the dentist at least once a year and follow all the tips he or she gives you for healthy teeth and gums. What about those times when you don’t have access to a toothbrush? Did you know that there […]

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Mar 31

Seven Tips from Your Oakland Dentist for Better Dental Health

Good dental hygiene is about more than just a nice smile. Healthy teeth and gums can be linked to our overall health and wellbeing. So what can you do to make sure that your oral health is being well-tended to? Here are 7 simple tips to help you achieve good oral health for life! Brush […]

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Jan 12

How to Have Good Oral Health

The health of your teeth is just as important as the rest of your health and you need to look after your teeth.  As Dr. Lavorini explains, teeth root canals “may lead to a spreading of infections and complications”.  There are several things you can do to improve your overall oral health at home to avoid […]

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Jan 2

Why You Need Family Dentistry

In this modern age, we are all so used to hearing about the importance of looking after our bodies and living the healthiest lifestyle possible. One of the most important parts of our body are, of course, our teeth and this means that having the right dentist you can turn to is very important. Depending […]

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Dec 10

How Your Teeth are Restored by the Dentist

We all have seen our fair share of comedy scenes that involve the elderly folk and their dentures; how the objects are forgotten and sometimes switched by mistake.  As funny as they might be, if you do have friends in the medical field, especially those who are or work for dentists, then you would know […]

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