Save Your Breath

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Today’s post focuses on a problem experienced by many people – bad breath. Bad breath, or halitosis, has several causes. The most prevalent cause is poor oral hygiene. Often, halitosis develops midday arising from the inability to brush teeth between meals. Small food bits on the teeth, gums, and tongue grow bacteria. The wastes of…

Gummy Smile?

Categories: Cosmetic Dentistry
Gummy Smile?

At Hales Parker Dentistry in Ladera Ranch we perform cosmetic and restorative crown lengthening for patients. Many cosmetic dentistry patients with a gummy smile undergo crown lengthening surgery to bring proper balance and symmetry to their smile. Our team will remove gum tissue and, in some cases, bone to expose more of the visible part…

3-Tooth Solution For A 1-Tooth Problem?

Categories: Dental Implants
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At Hales Parker Dentistry in Ladera Ranch, we can answer your questions about improving your smile. Do you have a missing tooth? Are you considering the types of tooth restorations available? Does a dental bridge seem to make the most sense financially? If you have a missing tooth and want to restore that gap in…

Healthy Teeth, Healthy Baby

Categories: Dental Health
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If you or someone you know is pregnant or planning to become pregnant in the near future you will want to pay close attention to this post. Carrying a precious little one can not only consume your time, but it is important to understand that the many changes your body experiences during pregnancy may also…

Top 10 Reasons To Visit Your Dentist

Categories: Dental Health
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Hales Parker Dentistry in Ladera Ranch believes in good oral health, regular checkups and smiling patients. You smile deserves regular attention. If you haven’t had a dental examination in a while, think about these reasons: Check Up: It’s time, and this is the best way to avoid dental problems. Clean Up: Our dental hygienist is…

The Not-So-Obvious Benefits Of A Smile Makeover

Categories: Cosmetic Dentistry
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The team at Hales Parker Dentistry in Ladera Ranch  has seen many smile transformations, and knows how wonderful the end result is. A cosmetic dental smile makeover is transformative for a person who has been embarrassed by their smile for years. But it’s not just about looking younger and more attractive—though it most certainly will do…

Toothbrush Tantrums: When Your Child Won’t Brush

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Your child’s primary teeth, or baby teeth, are just as important to their health, speech development, and self-esteem as their permanent teeth. Some parents we meet at Hales Parker Dentistry hold the misconception that it’s not important to take care of baby teeth, since they will eventually fall out. The truth is that the twenty…

Sparkling Smiles With Safe Bleaching

Categories: Teeth Whitening
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One of the easiest ways to enhance your smile cosmetically is through teeth whitening. The team at Hales Parker Dentistry in Ladera Ranch recommends each patient meet with us first for a consultation. A dental consultation will help you determine which whitening method is best for you. We can also discuss foods and habits, such as…

When Mommy Is Scared Of The Dentist

Categories: Sedation Dentistry
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If you are dreading some upcoming dental treatment, you may want to consider oral conscious sedation. Sleep dentistry is perfectly safe and help relieve your dental anxiety. At Hales Parker Dentistry in Ladera Ranch, we offer different levels of sedation and a choice of medication including oral analgesics, nitrous oxide, and IV sedation. When choosing…

7 Steps For A Healthy Smile

Categories: Dental Health

Hales Parker Dentistry in Ladera Ranch believes in healthy smiles. The best way to have a healthy smile is by prevention – both in healthy habits as well as visiting us twice a year. As Benjamin Franklin said, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Keeping your smile beautiful and healthy is done…