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The latest information oral health, dental care, dental implants and oral hygiene. Tehachapi dental news, press releases and announcements from Sedation and Implant Dentistry of Tehachapi.



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November 23, 2022 General0

Everyone is self-conscious about something. The impact it has on one’s life can be damaging. Unfortunately, for many people who wear dentures, the experience is often one of extreme self-consciousness.

In 2015, a US Oral Care Survey (Biting Into Denture Care) revealed the negative impact dentures (also called snap on teeth) have on self confidence for people who wear them. One surprising result of the survey was that 53% of respondents said they received their first set of dentures at the age 44 or even younger. So we are not just talking about the lost confidence of the elderly.


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October 21, 2021 General0

Dental implants are the best long lasting tooth replacement solution available. They look and feel like natural teeth and you maintain them just like real teeth. To get the full benefit from dental implants, however, you need to entrust your procedure to the right doctor.


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September 29, 2021 General0

Teeth sensitivity can occur when you bite into a cold ice cream cone or drink a hot cup of coffee. It’s a painful feeling that makes your teeth and mouth cringe. If you suffer from teeth sensitivity it’s usually a sign there’s something wrong. There are many things that can cause sensitive teeth so it’s important to see your dentist right away to find a solution and end your teeth pain. 


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June 21, 2021 General0

3D iCAT scan is a state-of-the-art technology in dentistry available only at select dental offices. Cone beam computed tomography (CT) produces three dimensional (3D) images of teeth, jaw bone, nerve pathways, soft tissues and facial bones in a single scan. This technology helps dentists provide precise diagnoses and treatment planning of complex dental cases.


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May 20, 2021 General0

The prevalence of myths about toothaches have led some people to believe some strange things. While many of these myths are harmless, others could actually cause you to make poor decisions regarding your oral health. By identifying some of the strangest things that people believe about toothaches, you can take steps to keep your mouth healthy.


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February 11, 2021 General0

If going to the dentist frightens you, then know that you’re not alone. An estimated 20% of Americans avoid going to the dentist because of fear or anxiety. The key to managing your dental anxiety is to discuss your fears with your dentist. Open communication will allow your dentist to provide you treatment options that can make you feel more comfortable, such as IV sedation. There are various reasons why people have dental anxiety. Some of the reasons are the following:


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January 6, 2021 General0

It’s 2021 and you made your new years resolutions to exercise, eat better, spend more time with family and perhaps get that smile you have been wanting. So why not start the year off with a confident smile?






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