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  • Worn Down Teeth? Restore Your Smile

    Cindi enjoyed a beautiful smile when she was younger. But as she aged, her front teeth began to wear down. She became increasingly self-conscious as her teeth became smaller and smaller. So, she called Your All American Smile Center to restore her smile and her confidence.Our knowledgeable team helped her build up her smile with custom-made dental crowns and bridges. Now, Cindi says she smiles all the time — largely because of the results but also because of the excellent care she receives[...]

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    High-Tech Dental Implant Placement

    We’re living in a world that’s increasingly digital, and the world of dentistry is no exception. This is great news for patients wanting to replace missing teeth with dental implants because high-tech dentistry allows us to provide more comfortable and precise placement of the artificial tooth roots. At Pickett Family Dental, we use computer-assisted dentistry to more thoroughly plan your treatment. State-of-the-art technology allows us to take a highly detailed digital [...]

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    More Comfortable Tooth Extractions

    A decaying tooth had begun taking a toll on David’s overall health and his confidence. So, David trusted Dr. Pickett and his team to perform a tooth extraction. Now, David is able to chew without pain and smile without hesitation! “I’m feeling much better about my smile,” David said. “I’m feeling more confident. I smile more. I just feel better.”Sometimes, removing a badly infected tooth is necessary to improve your dental health. At Pickett [...]

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    How Does Pregnancy Affect Your Dental Health?

    Pregnancy can be as turbulent a time as it is exciting. If you’ve recently learned you’re a mom-to-be, you’re probably reading up on what to expect over the course of the next nine months. Your body will be changing in ways you probably didn’t expect. Your vision may blur, your sensitivity to smells (good and bad) may increase. So you may be wondering: In what ways does pregnancy affect your dental health?Read on for some of the changes you may see in your smile as you [...]

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    Dozing Off Behind The Wheel? Time To Test For Sleep Apnea

    If you’ve ever dozed off at the wheel, it can be a terrifying experience. But what causes people to fall asleep while driving? It could be the monotony of highway driving or long travel times, but there’s something else that could be to blame: obstructive sleep apnea. It’s estimated that millions of Americans are living with undiagnosed and unmanaged obstructive sleep apnea, a condition marked by repeated blockages of the airway during sleep.These “episodes” can [...]

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    Improve Your Smile And Your Life With Dental Implant Dentures

    Dentures have come a long way in the past couple centuries, since the first dentures were fashioned from human or animal teeth. Heck, dentures have come a long way since George Washington sported his set of false teeth, which were made of ivory, gold, and lead — not wood, as is popularly believed. Today, even the stereotype of dentures as awkward sets of artificial teeth is outdated. Thanks to advances in restorative dentistry, the dental implant denture has become sort of the “gold [...]

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    How To Keep Your Teeth Healthy While Losing Weight

    With New Year's Resolutions being made throughout the world, many people make the effort to lose weight and get in shape without the thought to the health of their teeth. With these resolutions, people purchase gym memberships and completely change their diet with great enthusiasm for at least a short while. If you're one of those that are dedicated to this new life of fitness and health, our family at Pickett Family Dental is proud to support you and offer some advice in your new healthy [...]

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    Welcome To Pickett Family Dental's Blog!

    For nearly 40 years, our dental office has remained at the forefront of dental technology. With new ownership, Dr. Pickett now invites you to our new site and blog to easily receive the most current info! It’s through our blog that we will provide you with the latest news and innovations in dentistry to help you in our office and also at home. We’ll address many questions you may have about our services, such as: Same-day dental crowns, which repair and protect your teeth [...]

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    Preventing Gum Disease By Flossing [VIDEO]

    Dr. Pickett at Pickett Family Dental provides honest dental care and advice on how to prevent gum disease and other oral diseases caused by improper self care. While brushing your teeth at least twice a day is a must, regular flossing can offer better protection against gum disease. Flossing is the most effective way to remove food that gets wedged between your teeth which rapidly leads to bacteria growth in your mouth. As bacteria grows in your mouth and then becomes infected, [...]

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    Enjoy A Healthier Future With Dental Implants

    Sometimes, dental care isn’t just a means to making your smile look great. Good dentistry can actually completely change your life. A single missing tooth can affect the way you feel, both mentally and physically. Missing teeth can dramatically impact your diet and head-to-toe health. You need a smile full of functioning teeth to truly be at your best – both in the present and in the future.Dr. Pickett provides dental implants at Pickett Family Dental for these very [...]

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