Manual or Electric? Hannah Doan, DDS Provides Her Tips and Advice on Which Toothbrush is Best

“The most critical factor is not the type of toothbrush, but how it’s used. Proper brushing technique regardless of the type of brush is essential for maintaining good oral health” In her latest video, Dr. Doan provides her thoughts on the pros and cons of manual vs. electric toothbrushes. So, which version packs the biggest…
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Overcoming Dental Anxiety: Techniques And Strategies

If you have dental anxiety, you may delay or avoid the necessary treatments. Ultimately, you could be putting your oral and general health at risk.  At Avalon Family Dentistry, we don’t want you to develop gum disease or suffer from a severe toothache in silence.  That’s why we’re encouraging you to visit our office despite…
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The Pros And Cons of Dental Inlays And Onlays: Making The Right Choice For You

Have you ever had a toothache and wondered about the treatment options available?  Among many restorative dentistry procedures, dental inlays and onlays often emerge as suitable choices for many patients. These ‘indirect fillings’ effectively solve various dental dilemmas, offering numerous advantages along with some caveats.  Let’s examine the process, benefits, potential drawbacks, and how they…
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How Do Dental Implants Work?

Dental implants are a groundbreaking solution in dentistry, effectively replacing missing teeth. Made from biocompatible materials like titanium, they provide a sturdy base for artificial teeth, closely mimicking natural tooth roots. In this guide, we’ll explore the world of dental implants – what they are, why they matter, the procedure involved, the different types available,…
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Are Whitening Strips Bad for My Teeth?

Spring is officially in the air! There is no better way to embrace the sunshine, longer days, and outdoor festivities than with a bright, white smile! However, in the middle of that happy thought, you realize your smile is not as bright as your enthusiasm. And didn’t you read somewhere that whitening is harmful to…
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Avalon Family Dentistry recognizes gum disease this month through patient education.

Gum Disease Awareness

Pain or swelling in your gums or even a loose tooth could be signs of gum disease and should not go untreated.  Did you know that more than half of all American adults have some form of periodontal disease (gum disease)? And this increases to over 70% in adults aged 65 and older. Although the team…
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