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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…)

Oral Health and Strokes with Your Dentist in Lincoln

April 3, 2017

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Your dentist in Lincoln discusses the connection between strokes and dental health.

A very sobering statistic is that stroke is currently the third leading cause of death in the United States, claiming about 140,000 lives each year. Another, seemingly unrelated fact is that nearly 50% of the entire adult population has some form of gum disease. More surprising, however, is that for many people, these two things are connected. In recent years, it has been discovered that the state of a person’s oral health can have a high correlation with their risk of having a stroke. How does this work? Today, your dentist in Lincoln at Pioneer Greens Dentistry is going to discuss how these two seemingly unrelated things can be connected.
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Your Emergency Dentist in Lincoln Can Save Your Smile!

March 4, 2017

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Do you have an emergency dentist in Lincoln?Every household needs at least two people on speed dial: a plumber and a car mechanic. Inevitably, you’re going to need them at some point, and in most situations, you’ll want to see them pretty fast. However, there’s one more person you should have on that list as well: an emergency dentist in Lincoln. Why? Because if you or someone you love suddenly injures their teeth, simply calling 911 isn’t going to help you get the kind of treatment you need. Today, Dr. Chris and Dr. Claire Haag are going to explain why it’s important for you to have a trusted emergency dentist. (more…)

When Should I Bring My Child to the Dentist Near Me?

February 22, 2017

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What should I expect during my child’s first visit to the dentist near me? February is most often associated with Valentine’s Day, but did you know that it’s actually National Children’s Dental Health Month as well? This month, parents and dentists alike take a little extra time talking about the best ways to take care of Lincoln’s littlest smiles. Of course, two big questions parents often have are, “When should I take my child to the dentist near me for the first time? What should I expect during their first visit?” Today, Dr. Chris and Dr. Claire Haag are going to take a little time to answer both of these questions.   (more…)

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