Which Foods Actually Stain Your Teeth (and Which Don’t)

Like scoring a big promotion or a date with your longtime crush, a luminous, white smile is the stuff that dreams are made of. And it’s no wonder, considering how much the appearance of our teeth affects our image. Case in point: Research shows people with whiter teeth are perceived as more socially competent, smarter, more satisfied…

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Signs Your Dentures Need to Be Replaced

Most people try to avoid tooth loss at all costs because they know that it drastically affects the way the smile looks and functions. Unfortunately, tooth loss is a pretty common oral health problem, and it is especially prevalent among older patients. Rather than living with the consequences of tooth loss, we can rebuild the…

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Sedation Dentistry For A Relaxing Dental Appointment

When was the last time you had fun at the dentist? If your answer is “never”, you need to switch dentists and come to us. Sedation dentistry is a great option for those who battle dental anxiety. Oral sedation is both safe and effective and has become the most common technique in the United States…

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COVID-19 Office Sterilization Protocols

The World Health Organization declared on March 11, 2020 that COVID-19 is a pandemic due to the rate of transmission and spread worldwide. With this declaration, every country in the world has taken strict measures to stop the virus from further spreading. Since COVID-19 is becoming everyone’s concern, it is only right that businesses are…

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Important Information Regarding COVID-19

In recognition of ongoing news reports and the continued spread of the COVID-19 virus, we realize our patients have questions. We want to ensure you that we are monitoring the situation daily and doing everything we can to ensure our offices are as sterile as possible. We are also taking extra precautions to ensure the…

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Mitigate Health Risks by using Biocompatible Dental Materials

Mitigate Health Risks by using Biocompatible Dental Materials

Dental diseases and conditions that necessitate dental treatment of some kind affect a large section of the world population. Around 200 million people have some dental material inserted into the mouth.  These materials can have a varying effect not only on oral health but also impact the overall health, and you will never find a single material that…

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Have You Maximized Your 2019 Dental Insurance Benefits Yet?

Have You Maximized Your 2019 Dental Insurance Benefits Yet?

Everyone likes saving money. No one likes losing money. These are two almost universal truths. However, close to 97 percent of people with dental insurance end up losing money without even realizing it once the year ends. This is because any unused benefits do NOT roll over into next year’s plan. To avoid losing money…

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Five Problems Addressed Through Sedation Dentistry

Five Problems Addressed Through Sedation Dentistry

Does the thought of visiting your family dentist make you feel a little nervous? Do your palms start to sweat as soon as you sit down in the dental chair? Maybe you haven’t gone to the dentist in years, even though you know you need to. At Anacapa Dental Art Institute, we take added steps…

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