Dr. Medina – Dental Blog

How to Whiten Your Teeth

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Everyone wants whiter teeth. They boost our confidence, widen our smile and make us feel healthier and, yes, better looking. Fortunately, there are a number of home remedy and retail product options to help you whiten your yellow teeth, remove coffee or tobacco stains and even help with teeth stains from medications. For more difficult […]

Why choose a family dentist?

Pediatric dentist explaining to young patient and her mother the x-ray in dental clinic

These days, like everything else, finding a dentist can feel complicated. There are so many different types of dentists to choose from. You can choose between general dentists, pediatric dentists, cosmetic dentists, and family dentists, just to name a few. How do you decide which dentist is the right one for you? And what about […]

Why Should I get Dental Braces?

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Fix your Smile and Change Your Life with Dental Braces In the past, people associated braces with high orthodontist bills, complaining teenagers and uncomfortable braces worn sometimes for years. Braces were a rite of passage for many young people who could afford them. Other people who wanted to fix their smile and improve their health […]

How Does Your Diet Affect Your Teeth?

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If you’ve recently received some disappointing or expensive news from your dentist, you may be wondering if what eat might be partly to blame. We all know about candy and sugar, which generally can increase the likelihood of cavities and other trouble with your teeth. But what positive things can you do with your diet […]

Do I Need a Cosmetic Dentist?

Happy Loving couple after cosmetic dental treatment showing healthy white smiles

Most of us  have memories of going to the dentist as a child. These memories probably included the chalky toothpaste and whirring toothbrush leaving your teeth pearly white, and of course the less fun x-rays and poking around looking for for cavities. Maybe you remember visits for those wonderful and embarrassing braces. For most of […]