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Questions Your Dentist Asks in an Emergency

Urgent dental care may be necessary if you’re in severe pain or have lost, chipped, or broken a tooth. If this is the case, then give your emergency dentist in Irvine a quick call. They will almost certainly agree to see you immediately, but they will almost always have questions. These may be asked during … Read more

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How to Tell if you Have a Tooth Infection

Although our teeth are some of the strongest bones in our body, they can also be very delicate and highly sensitive. Each tooth is composed of many nerves and when these are affected, they can cause a lot of pain. Tooth infections mostly all start with a basic toothache. We all know the feeling of … Read more


Restoring a Damage Dentures

  Ever dropped your dentures onto the floor or into the sink and feel your heart skip a beat as it slipped out of your hands? Dentures are breakable. They are a significant investment of money and damaging them can be costly. However, most types of damage can be repaired by simply visiting a trusted … Read more

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What to Do When a Filling Falls Out

  If you have a filling on one of your teeth and it falls out, you may wonder if this is a dental emergency. It’s not an emergency in most cases, but you should still contact O.C. Dental and come in to have it replaced as soon as possible. A filling can come loose when … Read more

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What is Composite Filling Dentistry?

If one or more of your teeth has significant decay, your OC Dental Specialists dentist will advise you to have a cavity filled to preserve it. Over the past years, silver amalgam was the particular choice for filling material. However, most dental patients today prefer composite fillings instead. This is partly cosmetic since composite fillings … Read more

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Explore your Options to Fix Chipped Teeth

Sometimes it seems to take very little to chip a tooth, such as biting into a piece of hard candy or bumping into a wall. Depending on the location of the tooth, you may feel self-conscious about showing your smile until you can visit O.C. Dental Specialists for dental restorations. You can be rest assured … Read more