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5 Reasons You Need a Dental Crown

Dental crowns — or “caps” as some people call them — are protective restorations that fit over your tooth. They add a new layer of reinforcement over your damaged or compromised tooth structure. Unlike fillings that go inside your teeth, crowns protect them from the outside. If you’re getting a dental crown for the first

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What is Tartar, Where is it, and How Does it Form?

Tartar is the layman’s term that a lot of us use to describe dental calculus. It’s a hard, rocky-like substance that attaches to teeth and harbors bacteria, acids, and disease-causing microbes inside of your mouth. Why is Tartar a Problem? Tartar is closely linked to dental problems like bad breath and gum disease. Since it

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Does My Child Really Need Their Baby Tooth Filled?

Any time a parent learns that their child has a cavity in a baby tooth, it’s natural to start to wonder, “Does that tooth even need to be fixed?” Or, “It’s a baby tooth and will fall out anyway. It’s no big deal.” If you’ve ever had those thought processes run through your mind, you’re

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Care and Maintenance of Your New Dental Crown

Crowns are a long-lasting, protective restoration for your teeth. The extra layer they create over your natural tooth structure adds support and stability for everyday use. With a quality crown you’ll be able to eat all your favorite foods and smile with confidence, thanks to modern aesthetic designs. But crowns aren’t invincible. There are some

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Ask About Our New Patient Special

At Eastport Dental, we’re currently offer a comprehensive, discounted special for all new patients without dental insurance. That way if you aren’t enrolled in a dental plan (through your provider or independently) you can get your smile’s health back on track without going off budget. For a limited time, new patients can schedule their next

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Five Signs You Need a Root Canal

Endodontic treatment — or root canal therapy — is one of the last steps our Mesa dentist can take to save abscessed or dying teeth. Unlike fillings that simply patch up a small area, or crowns that cover the outside, root canal treatment addresses the tooth from the inside. It’s a restoration that’s placed down

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Four Advantages Of Getting A Same Day Crown

Dental crowns are important restorations that act as protective covers for your teeth. Some people call them “caps”, because of how the crown fits over the entire tooth, creating an extra layer on top and around the visible surfaces. Crowns are recommended for situations like: Severely broken-down or worn teeth Restoring large areas of tooth

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Five Tips for Whiter Teeth This Summer

Summertime is usually when we’re working on our tan, trying to squeeze into our swimsuit, and sport a fresh haircut. Now that we’re all coming out of our “social distancing” phase, it’s no surprise that we want to dress up and look our best again. One of the easiest ways to put your best face

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Sports Mouthguards and Why You Need One

Are you or your child involved in sports? Even if you’re not playing hockey or football, your extracurricular activity or athletic hobby could be one that’s at a high risk of dental and orofacial injuries. Like cycling, gymnastics, soccer, softball, or basketball. If you think of your sport as something that’s independent — without the

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Affordable Cosmetic Dentistry Options

Looking for a smile makeover on a budget? It could be closer than you think! At Eastport Dental in Mesa, Dr. Vinh Huynh works one-on-one with each patient to help them achieve the smile they’re looking for at the right price. Here are some of the ways we make smile transformations affordable for our patients

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