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It's Never Too Late for Orthodontics

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You know, kids today are pretty lucky. We understand a lot more today about development and the role that properly aligned teeth play in good oral health because it really is about more than having a nice smile. Looks are one part of the equation, but your health is also dependent upon proper fit and function.Your teeth, bite, jaws, and growth all affect your oral health over a lifetime. Having improperly aligned teeth can cause so many issues with your teeth and jaw that up until a few decades ago were not commonly known about.If you are an adult wishing to straighten your smile for health or esthetic reasons, we ...

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Chronic Health Conditions: Diabetes, Heart Disease...and Tooth Loss?

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Losing one tooth can often be explained away because of a periodontal condition, infection, or because of deep decay. If, however, you begin losing additional teeth, it’s time to look at your overall health and evaluate what is really going on.Not everyone is great about going to the doctor or dentist and your mouth can often tell a story about what is going on in your body. Even stress can have a negative impact on your oral health.If you brush, floss, and have regular dental appointments that include an exam and cleaning, you should be able to maintain good oral health for a lifetime. Our preventive dentistry treatments at Keledjian ...

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Smoking and Dental Implants

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If you smoke and you are considering replacing your missing teeth with dental implants, you might want to consider some lifestyle changes before the start of your surgery. Dental implants are made of a biocompatible metal, called titanium, and provide patients with the most natural feeling and natural looking solution to filling a gap in their smiles.Dental implants are one of the most convenient ways to replace missing teeth and offer a permanent and stable solution. They do, however, require surgery and a moderately lengthy healing time of about 3-4 months.According to the Journal of Oral Implantology, smoking can lengthen the amount of time it takes for your dental implants ...

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Orthodontic Options for Adults

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When you live with crooked or misaligned teeth, it truly takes a toll on your confidence. You may feel embarrassed about talking or smiling in front of others because of your teeth. Wouldn't it feel great to smile freely and with confidence? Keledjian Dental offers options for orthodontics in Madera CA, some which are even invisible! Here's some more information about how Dr. Jason Keledjian can help you achieve a straighter, more beautiful smile.Crooked Teeth and Oral HealthDid you know that your misaligned teeth are also affecting your oral health? Crooked teeth are harder to brush and keep clean, which increases your risk for developing gum disease and tooth decay. ...

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The ADA Announces a New Definition of Oral Health

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We have noticed that patients often tend to separate their ideas about overall health and oral health. For example, bleeding when you brush and floss your teeth may not seem like a big deal, but what if your arm started to bleed when you scratched it? This would cause a serious concern!Your gums are no different. Bleeding is a sign that something is wrong.Dr. Jason Keledjian has been explaining the importance of oral health as part of your overall health since he started out as a dentist. Now the American Dental Association has actually changed the definition of oral health to include this more comprehensive and modern approach.The previous definition ...

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Dental Bonding – A Fast Fix for Countless Concerns

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Many people who want to improve the appearance of their smiles falsely believe that cosmetic dentistry is financially out of their reach or too great an investment to make in themselves.Your smile is part of the first impression you make in every social and professional encounter in life. Having a smile that gives you confidence can infiltrate every interaction in your day-to-day life and allow you to smile without feelings of self-consciousness.As an affordable alternative to more expensive cosmetic dentistry procedures, we offer dental bonding in our Madera, CA dental office, making smile improvements possible for every budget.Cosmetic Dental Bonding and How It WorksIt’s no secret that our teeth ...

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How We Make Your Child Feel Comfortable at the Dentist

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Your child is our special guest, and we make their appointments fun so that they develop a healthy attitude toward dentistry now and for the future.We know that finding a dentist who welcomes children and adults alike can be a challenge, but if you are searching for a family dentist in Madera who can welcome every member of your family, we want you to know that you have come to the right place!Keledjian Dental is a family dentist in every sense of the term. We will welcome your children, teens, adult family members, and seniors to our office where each member of your family will be treated like our ...

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