extracting teeth for braces

Extracting Teeth for Braces can Change Looks

Scotts Valley and Santa Cruz, CA Many patients with orthodontic needs have teeth extracted before getting braces. An orthodontist or oral surgeon will make this choice because of existing overcrowding in the mouth, or to create additional space for teeth to straighten as the braces do their work and bring the teeth into proper alignment. However, advancements in dentistry have …

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New Year New You

Scotts Valley and Santa Cruz, CA It’s that time of year again where many of us start getting serious about our New Year’s resolutions list. There is something about when that ball drops on New Year’s Eve that overwhelms us with a new beginning, a fresh start, a chance to do all the things over and make it better than …

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How a Smile Makeover can Change your Life

Scotts Valley and Santa Cruz, CA It is no surprise that many of us simply were not lucky enough to have a perfect smile. Have you been thinking about a smile makeover? There may be minor imperfections about your smile that you wish to change or maybe you want to overhaul your entire smile; either way, your Scotts Valley cosmetic …

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Dealing with Dental Emergencies

Scotts Valley and Santa Cruz, CA Dental emergency. It is not a happy phrase. If you or a member of your family suffers a dental emergency, it often can be a traumatic, stressful, and expensive event. Our advice in the event of a dental emergency is twofold: stay calm, but act fast. Receiving treatment as soon as possible is crucial. …

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Make your Smile Sparkle this Christmas

Scotts Valley and Santa Cruz, CA It is the time of year when there are a plethora of holiday gatherings and festivities. You are busy shopping for everyone on your nice list. However, what about a gift for yourself this holiday season? Instead of buying yourself something you will tire of eventually, probably sooner rather than later, how about treating …

5 things to know about dental implants

5 Things Everyone Should know About Dental Implants

Scotts Valley and Santa Cruz, CA Dental implants are the new “go-to” solution for replacing missing teeth. Whether you have one tooth to replace or all of your teeth, dental implants can provide you with a permanent tooth replacement option that is most like a natural tooth. If you are considering dental implants in Scotts Valley or are just now …

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EID Welcomes Dr. Wolford, World Renowned Surgeon

Scotts Valley and Santa Cruz, CA World renowned oral and maxillofacial surgeon, Dr. Larry Wolford, is returning once again to Ebrahimian Integrative Dentistry from January 10th-11th, 2018. We are excited to host Dr. Wolford at our office located at 5 Erba Lane, Suite A, Scotts Valley, California. During these two days, Dr. Wolford will meet with patients to perform examinations …

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The Difference Between a Neuromuscular Mouth and a Regular Mouth Guard

Scotts Valley and Santa Cruz, CA The American Dental Association recommends that any athlete of any age who participates in contact sports should wear a mouth guard for protection, whether it is in competition or practice. At Ebrahimian Integrative Dentistry, athletes in the Bay Area now can obtain the finest sports guards on the market by having our team of …

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Dental Problems: Why you Shouldn’t wait to see the Dentist

Scotts Valley and Santa Cruz, CA Seemingly insignificant dental problems such as a chipped tooth, tender gums, or tooth sensitivity are often ignored completely or put off, leaving the problem to fester into something much more severe. Dental problems can range from an inconvenience to downright painful and debilitating. Although you might think those inconvenient instances can wait until your …

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Pediatric Sleep Apnea–What Every Parent Needs to Know

Scotts Valley and Santa Cruz, CA Sleep apnea has become an epidemic among not only adults but children too. Used to, sleep apnea was associated with middle-aged men that were overweight. But, even children as young as two years of age can develop this sleep breathing disorder. Sleep apnea – the silent killer The surprising fact is that parents can …