Six Month Smiles vs Invisalign

Six Month Smiles vs Invisalign

We often get patients asking how they can straighten their teeth without having to wear bulky, metal braces. We like to give our patients lots of options, and our two favorite options for adults who don’t want to wear traditional braces are Six Month Smiles® and Invisalign® Invisible Braces. Both options are wonderful, discreet ways[…]

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Three Reasons We’re All About National Smile Month!

National Smile Month is an annual campaign promoting oral health and wellness. Each year, thousands of individuals and companies band together to promote dental wellness across the globe. The campaign officially runs May 16th through June 16th, but we like to celebrate it year-round!  Naturally, at Mission Hills Family Dental, we can’t help but be all[…]

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Manual vs Electric Toothbrush

Manual vs Electric Toothbrushes

Electric toothbrushes are more affordable than ever. It wasn’t long ago that you couldn’t find an electric toothbrush under $200, but many major brands have released affordable versions of electric toothbrushes. You can even find electric toothbrushes for children that are smaller and designed for kids under the age of ten. Are these electronic versions[…]

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Preventive Care: A Mouth is No Place for a Science Project

Why Preventative Care is so Important

Would you do science experiments on your favorite piece of heirloom furniture? You know, the one handed down through the family for generations. Your mouth (and your body for that matter) is a very special heirloom consisting of the DNA handed down from each side of your family. And it’s functional. You use it every[…]

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Using the Right Mouthwash

Using the Right Mouthwash

What is the best way to take care of your teeth? Brush, floss, swish with mouthwash, rinse and repeat. Mouthwash has gone through quite a transformation in the past few decades. Back in the day, there were only a few brands on the market: Listerine, Scope…Lavoris? But the mouthwash your grandparents used may not be[…]

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