5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Ever Neglect Your Teeth

08-07-2018

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Chances are you've skipped brushing your teeth for a night, whether is because you're busy, you forgot or are simply lazy. However, those times add up quick, and the facts behind it are scary. Did you know? Over 240 million Americans, primarily between the ages of 20 and 64, are missing one or more teeth. That's a lot of people, it may even include you! Even crazier, these people are missing an average of 7 permanent teeth each! To make matters worse, only 37% of these people have visited a dentist in the past year. The numbers don't lie; we don't seem to care about our teeth as much as we should. However, if you think about it, you don't want a gap in your smile. It's embarrassing, even painful! Here's 5 other reasons you shouldn't ever neglect your teeth. Bad Teeth Can Affect Your Job Opportunities Smiling is important, especially during a job interview. In fact, the first impression people have of you starts with your smile. That's why if you have crooked, discolored or broken teeth it may cost you a

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10 Reasons Why Patients Choose ADHP

07-03-2018

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Recently we stumbled upon an old jewel online about a frustrated dentist named Laura who wrote about 10 of her frustrations with past patients. This post went viral, and over time became a model for relationships between dentists and patients. While there is a lot of truth behind her words, it shouldn’t dampen your experience with the dentist. At Affordable Dental Health Providers, our number one goal is to provide affordable dentistry to those who want it. Our patients know what we’re doing is in their best interest, that we’re simply trying to help fix the problems in their mouth they no longer have control over. That’s why our patients love us. If you didn’t, you wouldn’t visit our practice in the first place. We’re not like other dentists. Our team is committed to putting a smile on your face before, during and after your procedure. Here’s 10 ways we accomplish that. 1. Trust, Ownership and Appreciation Dentistry isn’t a one sided affair. We provide Trust, Appreciation and Ownership (TAO) between us and our patients. We spend quality time with our

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10 Things to Know Following Dental Implant Surgery

06-07-2018

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There's no denying dental implants as the number one solution for restoring a missing tooth. We all know the benefits of having a dental implant. One looks and feels like a natural tooth, it's easy to take care of and it's a lifetime solution. The benefits are all there and finding them for an affordable price isn't hard at all, especially in Southern California. So, what else do you need to know before you get a dental implant? Today, we want to talk about post-operative care, so you know exactly how to take care of your dental implant for a quick and painless healing period. Here's 10 tips to take home that'll help you recover after your dental implant surgery. Taking Care of Yourself Hours After Dental Implant Surgery During the first few hours after the surgery, be sure that you use gauze pads provided by the dentist to control any bleeding. The bleeding is mostly just saliva containing a small trace of blood. Change out the gauze once every hour until the bleeding stops. Tea leaves are a great

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Putting off Dental Implants Because of the Cost Can Backfire

05-04-2018

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When you lose a tooth, your dentist will recommend you seek out a dental implant. Any forum or online expert will advise you to do the same. Nowadays, they're affordable. Dental implants are as low as $1395 each, right here in Southern California. The reality is not everyone knows how affordable dental implants really are. At first glance, dental implants can cost up to $9000, a price not even celebrity personalities can afford. How’s a normal person supposed to afford a dental implant that expensive? Studies show nearly 25% of adults below the poverty line forego all dental work because of the costs. Even people with insurance are avoiding the dentist and the expenses, even when they’re missing a tooth. That’s not how it should be, that’s why dental implants are as low as $1395 each. However, there are some people out there that don’t see the benefit of going to the dentist, more so get a dental implant, and go on with their frivolous lives. Turns out, that isn’t the best move. Many patients come into our offices

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5 Key Benefits for Getting Dental Implants

04-06-2018

It's nothing but a wish to have perfect teeth. A white, healthy smile is all anyone could ask for. However, a missing tooth can change all of that. Living without a tooth can be hard, at times miserable. But you're not alone. A study of late has shown over 100 million Americans are missing one or more teeth. That's 1 out of every 3 people; what an insane number! Lucky for you, there’s a solution 2 million people this past year have taken advantage of. Dental implants are the number one choice for restoring one or more missing teeth. So, if you’re looking at having a perfect smile, check out these 5 key benefits for getting a dental implant. 5 Benefits to Having a Dental Implant The Dental Implant Procedure Takes Patience but it’s Worth it A Dental Implant Does a Great Job Filling in for Your Missing Tooth Dental Implants are Super Easy to Take Care of You’ll Stay Younger for

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