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Holiday Traditions
Holiday Traditions
12/21/2017
In the spirit of Christmas, we asked our team members what some of their favorite holiday traditions are. Here’s what they said!
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How to Avoid & Prevent Baby Bottle Decay
How to Avoid & Prevent Baby Bottle Decay
12/13/2017
Our teeth are important throughout our lives, even at their initial formative stages. Baby teeth are as significant as fully developed adult teeth and we must treat them as such and protect them from harm. One of the greatest forms of harm baby teeth are at risk for is baby bottle decay.
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The End of the Year is Near!
11/15/2017
Now is the perfect time to finish up any pending treatment that you have been putting off. We tell you this so that you can save money and pay as little as possible!
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Importance of Lifetime Retainer Wear
10/05/2017
When you finish your clear braces orthodontic treatment, you are excited about your new smile and glad to be done with those daily aligners. However, while it is certainly important to revel in the freedom of your new smile, equally important is taking the necessary action to retain it. And that comes down to one word — retainers.
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Do you feel like you have Sleep Apnea?
09/08/2017
Individuals with sleep apnea stop breathing repeatedly while they sleep; in severe cases, this may occur up to 30 times an hour. Are you at risk? The condition affects as many as 30 million adults according to The American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, but many of these sufferers have not received a diagnosis. Severe health problems can result from untreated sleep apnea. Here’s what you need to know.
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Sports Drinks
09/01/2017
Many researchers feel that sports drinks are the main cause for tooth erosion for a number of reasons. Athletes drink these beverages to remain hydrated, sipping them frequently during exercise to maintain energy. Instead of drinking down a sports drink many athletes often times take frequent sips during their workouts, exposing their teeth to harmful levels of acidity and sugar. Unfortunately, this increases the time that teeth are exposed to the acidity and high sugar content of sports drinks, leaving the teeth vulnerable to decay.
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What is Gum Disease?
08/17/2017
Periodontal disease—more commonly known as gum disease—ranges from simple gum inflammation to serious disease symptoms that result in major damage to the soft tissue and bone that support your teeth.
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All About Toothpaste
07/05/2017
Toothpaste: it's something most people use every day, but rarely give much thought to—except, perhaps, when choosing from the brands that line the drugstore shelf.
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Guide to Dental Anxiety
06/23/2017
If you get a little bit nervous when your dental visit date approaches, you are not alone. There are many people who for one reason or another fear seeing the dentist. Sometimes this is because they have had a bad and painful experience in the past. Sometimes it is because they have not been to see a dentist in a long time. While dental anxiety is perfectly normal, it is important for your dental and overall health that you get in to see a dentist regularly. Our fantastic dentists Dr. Hedlund and Dr. Svoboda and their highly trained staff will able to help you overcome your fears.
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What to do if you have a dental emergency?
06/14/2017
Emergencies of any kind can happen at any time, any place, and without any warning. They can even happen to dentists. Dr. Svoboda experienced a dental emergency while he was at the Kentucky Derby. He chipped his front tooth. He was unable to get into another dentist in Kentucky but Dr. Hedlund was able to repair it for him.
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Tooth Sensitivity
06/07/2017
Every person wants a beautiful smile, but dental care goes beyond helping teeth look good. At Antelope Creek Family Dentistry, we're proud to provide expert, exceptional dental treatments to patients of all ages throughout the Lincoln, NE and Lancaster County area.
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Recent Cosmetic Dentistry Case Studies
05/21/2017
At Antelope Creek Family Dentistry, we are proud to offer services that not only improve our patients' oral health, but their happiness as well. A great smile leads to great confidence, so we put effort into helping people attain smiles that make them feel beautiful. Check out two of our recent case studies below featuring patients who've undergone dental crowns and dental implants procedures
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National Physical Fitness Month Awareness
05/05/2017
May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month: a great time to renew your commitment to a healthy, active lifestyle. Did you know, what’s good for your general health is good for your teeth and gums?
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Drymouth
05/01/2017
Everybody gets dry mouth now and then. Sometimes temporary mouth dryness can be brought on by dehydration, stress, or a normal reduction in saliva flow at night. However, if your dry mouth persists long past the norm, you may have a chronic condition known as xerostomia.
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Mouthguards
04/07/2017
Family dentists often stress the importance of protecting your teeth from the harm of internal decay and disease. However, it is just as important to protect your teeth from external force and trauma—everything from teeth grinding to obtaining an injury during a sporting event.
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Tooth Decay Prevention
02/24/2017
At Antelope Creek Family Dentistry, we work hard to provide high-quality dental care to families. Our experienced family dentists and their highly-trained staff want to make every patient feel at home in our Lincoln office
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Conquering Canker Sores
01/20/2017
Canker sores can be uncomfortable, annoying, and downright painful. They can even make talking and eating awkward. Is there anything you can do to fight back? Antelope Creek Family Dentistry can provide information about the common causes and treatments—so you can conquer those pesky canker sores!
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