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Can I Get Dental Implants If I Have Periodontal Disease?

May 4, 2018

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thinking older manMillions of Americans experience tooth loss every year, and one of the most common causes is something called periodontal disease, better known as gum disease. For many, dental implants offer a natural-looking and long-lasting tooth replacement that has been proven to restore not only the appearance of the smile, but a person’s oral health as well. Of course, this begs the question, “Can someone get dental implants in Lincoln even if they have periodontal disease?”   (more…)

Welcome Your New Dentist in Lincoln: Dr. Sean Pauley!

February 22, 2018

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Dr. Sean PauleyAt Pioneer Greens Dentistry, we’re always trying to grow our practice so we can provide high-quality dentistry to even more people in Lincoln, which is why we’re happy to announce the latest addition to our team, Dr. Sean Pauley! Dr. Pauley has very deep roots here in Lincoln, and he’s looking forward to serving local families and giving them plenty of reasons to smile. Read on to learn more about your new dentist in Lincoln! (more…)

Dentist Debunks the “White Smiles Are Always Healthy” Myth

January 3, 2018

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bright white teethPicture a perfectly healthy smile in your head. Can you see it? We bet the first thing that came to mind was a set of shockingly white teeth, right? It’s easy to conflate the health of the teeth with their color, but according to your dentist in Lincoln, a white smile isn’t always a healthy one. There are numerous issues that can negatively impact your smile that won’t necessarily damper its shine, and today, we’re going to reveal a few of the most common ones. (more…)

How Mouse Teeth Could Be Used For Tissue Regeneration

August 25, 2017

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mouseMedical research is making amazing new discoveries every day, and one just happened that caught our eyes. Stem cells have long been used to treat and heal a wide variety of medical issues through tissue regeneration, and scientists are constantly trying to learn about them so they can be used more effectively. Recently, at the University of California-San Francisco, researchers determined a key part in how stem cells work: how they actually decide which tissues to regrow. How did they do this? By looking at the front teeth of mice! What could this all mean for you? Today, we discuss how this recent finding could impact medicine as a whole.    (more…)

“Why Are My Gums Bleeding?” Your Dentist Has Answers!

August 12, 2017

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Blood on a toothbrushYou’re brushing your teeth one night as you normally do, and when you look down in the sink, you see a distinctive pink color. Your gums have been bleeding whenever you clean your teeth for about a week now. “What is causing this?” you think to yourself. Bleeding gums are a common symptom of many different things, so today, we’re going to let you know what may be causing it as well as what you can do to make them stop.   (more…)

Is It Time for Your Pet to Go to the Dentist?

August 5, 2017

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Dalmatian with toothbrushWhen was the last time your dog or cat went to the dentist? Did you know that taking care of your pet’s teeth is actually one of the best ways to protect their overall health? Dogs and cats have dental needs very similar to people, and consistent oral hygiene also has many of the same benefits. Today, we’re going to share a few interesting facts and helpful tips about taking care of your pet’s “smile.” (more…)

How Long Do Porcelain Veneers Last?

July 7, 2017

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After being unhappy with your smile’s appearance for as long as you can remember, you think you’ve finally found the answer: porcelain veneers! Everything you’ve read online talks about how they are fantastic for addressing multiple cosmetic flaws at once and completely transforming smiles. A little more research, however, shows that they can be quite an investment as well, so then you start to wonder, “What can I do to make sure my porcelain veneers look great for as long as possible?” We’ll answer this question and more today so you can know just how to make your new smile stand the test of time. (more…)

Recent Advancements in All-Ceramic Restoration Dentistry

June 17, 2017

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Is an all-ceramic restoration right for my smile? Dental technology is advancing faster than ever these days, and much of that progress is focused on the types of materials dentists use every day to repair broken and decayed teeth. In the past, restorations such as crowns and bridges were primarily made of metal, and while these materials are very strong and durable, they look unnatural and can negatively affect the appearance of a person’s smile. Thankfully, progress has now given dentists an alternative: the all-ceramic restoration.

These crowns, bridges, inlays, onlays, and veneers are made of a high-quality ceramic that not only restores a tooth’s lost structure, but it can also be colored to match a person’s natural smile. These restorations are continuing to get better as the years go by, and below, you can read about some of the recent improvements the latest research has shown. (more…)

How to Choose Dental Products with Your Dentist in Lincoln

June 10, 2017

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How to take care of your teeth at home with your dentist in Lincoln. You might have the best dentist in the world, but the fact remains that 99% of your dental care actually happens at home. Simply brushing and flossing your teeth every day is the best thing you can do to keep your smile healthy, beautiful, and problem-free. However, a quick trip to the store will reveal that there are literally hundreds of different dental products to choose from. Each make their own claims, but which one is right for you? Choosing the right toothpaste, toothbrush, and floss is important since home-care is the primary way you take care of your teeth. To make things a little easier for you, your dentist in Lincoln from Pioneer Greens Dentistry is going to take a little time to discuss different kinds of dental products and help you decide which ones may be best for you. (more…)

Your Headaches May Be Caused by Your Mouth

May 16, 2017

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Some migraines may be linked to oral bacteria according to Lincoln dentist.To put it mildly, a headache can be a nuisance, but compared to a migraine, it’s a leisurely walk in the park. If you regularly suffer from migraines, you’re probably very familiar with the splitting head pain, the nausea, and the sensitivity to light. While migraines can have a variety of causes, one of the most surprising ones stems from oral bacteria. According to research conducted at the University of San Diego, many people who consistently suffer from migraines also have a significantly higher level of a certain kind of oral bacteria in their mouths.  Does this mean that the solution to your migraines could lie with your Lincoln dentist? Read on to find out more about this surprising discovery. (more…)

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