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Benefits of Straight Teeth

Benefits of Straight Teeth

Do you suffer from an overbite, underbite, crossbite, or crooked and overlapping teeth? Are you unhappy with your smile and find yourself constantly smiling with your lips closed? At Laguna Vista Dental, we see many patients looking to improve the alignment of their...

How to Reverse Gingivitis?

How to Reverse Gingivitis?

If you experience sore gums or notice blood when you brush your teeth, you are not alone. The Centers for Disease Control report that half of all Americans over the age of 30 have some form of periodontal disease. The good news is it is not too late to save your teeth...

What Is a Dental Abutment?

What Is a Dental Abutment?

Did your endodontist suggest that the existing complication in your tooth is beyond treatment and extraction is the only solution? Well, then it's quite a pickle. A missing tooth will always make you self-conscious when smiling. Also, chewing and eating will be a...

What Causes Black Gums?

What Causes Black Gums?

Healthy gums can range in color from light pink to dark brown and can vary in shade from person to person. At times, however, you may notice changes in the appearance of your gums, including black spots and a darkened appearance. In many cases, these color changes are...

Natural Treatments for Swollen Gums

Natural Treatments for Swollen Gums

Most people take care of their teeth, but very few pay attention to their gums. Swollen gums are a common problem that occurs due to various causes. When your gums swell, they bulge out or protrude. They become irritated, sensitive, and painful. According to a recent...

Oil Pulling Debunked: What You Need to Know

An ultra-white toothy smile might be something that everyone wants. The question is, what are you doing about it? Social media platforms like Instagram and TikTok are teeming with bizarre DIY ideas for teeth whitening. Influencers have their say on most things, from...