Life After Orthodontics: Living With Retainers

It’s been a long journey with your Invisalign system, months of wearing the clear aligners and feeling and seeing your teeth slowly move into position millimeter by grueling millimeter. For 22 hours a day you’ve worn your Invisalign system to make sure that you can finally have that gorgeous smile you’ve always dreamed of, but […]

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How Botox And Dermal Fillers Can Improve Your Smile

Cosmetic treatments have come a long way over the past few decades, and recently the technology has been changing so fast that one could be forgiven for not being familiar with all the industry terms. This is especially true when considering all the new treatments that are coming out and the various ways in which […]

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How Orthodontics Can Change Your Smile

If you have crooked teeth you may be wondering if there’s a way that these teeth can be sorted out and straightened, and what field of dentistry handles it. Good news! The field of orthodontics, a branch of dentistry, is specifically focused on helping to straighten out crooked teeth and correct teeth that may not […]

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What You Need To Know About Sedation Dentistry

Every year millions of people head off to the dentist to get treatments ranging from simple cleanings to the more complex root canals performed. For some people this is merely a regular day for them, a routine visit to the doctor that causes them no great concern, for others the idea of going to the […]

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Cosmetic Dentistry Can Help Your Career

While cosmetic dentistry is something that anyone with a less-than-perfect smile may want for their own self-confidence and vanity, there are actually some very practical reasons to desire that perfect smile.  Throughout their decades of experience, the Sunset Dental Group has seen careers enhanced through the process of cosmetic dentistry, and Dr. Amanda Rae Kronquist […]

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Keeping Your Gums Healthy

Gum disease, or periodontal disease, is one of the most common dental ailments. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) note that at least half of Americans over the age of 30 are affected by an advanced form of gum disease. In addition, others can be affected by a milder form of gum disease […]

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Which Type of Sedation is Best for Me?

Nowadays, there are many types of dental sedation that are offered to make dental treatments more comfortable. Sometimes sedation is required for a procedure and other times, it can be offered if a patient is suffering from extreme anxiety or dental phobia. Knowing the type of sedation that will work best for you is dependent […]

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Three Secrets to Making Flossing Easier

Everyone knows that they are supposed to floss daily to help improve their oral health, yet many people still tend to skip this daily recommendation, telling themselves that brushing is enough. Often times, flossing proves to be a more difficult and timely endeavor compared to brushing, which makes it easy to simply choose brushing instead […]

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The Connection Between Oral Health Care and Overall Health

In the year 2000, the US Surgeon General stated that the mouth is a mirror of health and disease in the body. Although many people know they should visit the dentist regularly, not everyone understands what a positive impact regular dental visits can have on your overall health. Making sure that you oral health is […]

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What are My Options for Replacing Missing Teeth?

In the past, missing some teeth was always terrible. Walking around with a missing tooth can definitely damage quite a lot of facially aesthetic features.

However, thanks to medical and dental innovation, you no longer have to worry about that

The following are simple options that you can consider when you miss one or more teeth:

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Benefits of Fluoride

Did you know that every day your teeth lose and regain minerals through a process called demineralization and remineralization? Demineralization is the loss of minerals from enamel when acids from plaque and bacteria attack the surface of the tooth. Mineralization is the process of redepositing minerals like fluoride into the enamel layer through food and […]

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Here’s Why Regular Check Ups Are Important

A dental checkup and cleaning is something that a lot of people think they can ignore. But the truth is not getting to the dentist for your twice yearly cleanings and checkups are actually doing quite the disservice to themselves. These exams are designed to help catch any problems before they get too serious and […]

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CEREC (One-Day Crowns)

There are certain forms of dentistry that just seem unbelievable when you first hear about them, and CEREC is one of those forms. CEREC is an acronym that means “Chairside Economical Restoration of Esthetic Ceramics” and is the name of an incredible piece of innovative dental technology. Through the use of CEREC, it is possible […]

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Pediatric Dentistry

The key to good pediatric dentistry is staying on top a child’s dental health. When a child is given a good start in their oral health they are more likely to continue to visit the dentist as adults and also enjoy good oral health while they are children. Good oral health is particularly important for […]

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Just what are wisdom teeth?

  Wisdom teeth are the final set of teeth that come in when a person is in their late teens or early 20s. When these teeth grow in properly they’re quite useful to individuals, however, more often than not they are misaligned, impacted, and can cause issues with surrounding teeth. This is why many people […]

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The Pinhole Surgical Technique

Gum recession is a common issue associated with poor oral hygiene. It’s most common in individuals aged 60+, but can occur in nearly any stage of life. After all, if you don’t brush and floss regularly you’re putting yourself at risk for gum recession. Common symptoms of gum recession include sensitive and loose teeth. More […]

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CT Dental Tomography

Computerized Tomography (3D imaging)

Computerized tomography (CT), is a 3D imaging test design to create a detailed rendering of blood vessels, soft tissues, internal organs, and bones. These images can be reformatted on various places and turned into a 3D image that can be printed or digitally viewed. i-CAT is an award winning cone beam 3D dental imaging system. […]

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Implants and Bone Grafts

The replacement of a missing or damaged tooth is a terrific way for you to restore your smile. Dental implants are a permanent method of replacing the missing tooth and will give you a natural look that will allow you to feel confident in your smile. Sunset Dental Group and Jerry Kronquist, DDS will discuss […]

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