Two Fantastic Dental Veneers Options [video]

If your teeth are stained, chipped, gapped, worn down, or all of those things, dental veneers are a highly effective way to totally transform your smile. These thin, tooth-colored and -shaped shells are permanently bonded to the front of the teeth, giving them a dazzling and flawless look. At Uptown Dental Associates, we offer two types of ...

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Four Habits for a Healthy Smile

The best very best thing you can do for your smile is to practice excellent preventive dentistry. This includes the obvious stuff like regular dental visits and good brushing and flossing at home, as well as adopting daily habits that help, not harm, your teeth and gums. In observation of World Oral Health Day, which falls on March 20, 2018, ...

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Invisalign Straightens Your Smile Like Magic [infographic]

Maybe your teeth have been crooked for as long as you can remember, but you weren’t able to get braces as a child. Or perhaps your smile shifted in adulthood. Regardless, you probably don’t want to commit to years of wearing metal braces on your teeth. Invisalign is the innovative orthodontic system that uses a series of removable clear ...

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We Get to the Bottom of Your Bad Breath

Everyone experiences “morning breath” or the occasional bout of stinky breath. But if your suffer from chronic bad breath, or halitosis, the usual fixes like brushing your teeth, using mouthwash, or popping a breath mint work only momentarily, if at all. And halitosis can be debilitating. You may feel embarrassed to speak with people and ...

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Happy National Dentist’s Day! [video]

A good dentist is a professional who not only helps you keep your smile healthy, but who cares about you as a patient and a person. For National Dentist’s Day, make a commitment to good oral hygiene and regular dental care. And watch this video, in which Dr. Shepherd discusses what is most rewarding to him about his job. “I genuinely love ...

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Your Dental Spring Cleaning

If you’re like a lot of people, you get into a cleaning sort of mindset when spring rolls around. Maybe you want to scrub out the fridge, purge the garage, or get the yard into great shape. But have you thought about the importance of a “spring cleaning” for your mouth? There’s no better time to come in and make sure your teeth and ...

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“We have a wonderful staff” [video]

March 4th kicks off Dental Assistant Week, and we’d like to give a shout out of appreciation to these hardworking professionals who assist Drs. Shepherd and Rasmussen with procedures and are vital to ensuring our patients get the best possible care. In this video, Dr. Shepherd discusses his staff and how they make Uptown Dental Associates ...

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How to Floss Correctly [video]

You’re probably aware that daily flossing is an important part of good oral hygiene, but are you using the dental floss correctly? If you are, it will help remove plaque from the surfaces of the teeth, and help clean under the gumline. To learn the ins and outs of proper flossing technique, watch this important video from the American Dental ...

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Save Your Tooth with a Dental Crown [infographic]

A dental crown is both functional and cosmetic, and is a supremely versatile dental procedure. This common restoration is a tooth-shaped cap that fits over the entire visible portion of your tooth. It is precisely matched to your enamel color. Once placed, the crown is indistinguishable from a natural tooth. Your once-damaged pearly white will be ...

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Five Bad Dental Habits to Banish

Your teeth and gums are capable of lasting your entire life if you treat them right. But it’s all too easy to fall into bad dental habits that mar or destroy your smile. And you may not even be aware of the damage you are doing. Read on to learn about five behaviors that are best left in the past. One habit you should definitely embrace is ...

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