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What to Expect in a Routine Dental Cleaning with Your Dentist?

A routine dental cleaning isn’t so different from a routine dental exam, since it’s all about ensuring your teeth and gums are healthy. However, while you’ll receive a teeth cleaning during a regular exam visit, a cleaning visit will allow … Continue reading

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Should I Get Professional Teeth Whitening or is Over-the-Counter Good Enough?

If you ask someone, “What’s the one thing you could change about your teeth?” the most likely response you’d receive is having whiter teeth. Over the course of our lifetime, everyone’s pearly whites darken and discolor. From the foods and … Continue reading

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Do You Have Dental Anxiety?

Do you get anxious just thinking about going to the dentist? Does the idea scare you so much that you haven’t had your teeth checked out by a professional in almost a decade? Well, you’re not alone. Dental anxiety, or … Continue reading

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Does Your Practice Stand out

In this dental podcast with DENTAL UP, Dr. Coates discusses his successes in excellent customer service and how he stands out as the quality professional that clients choose above all the rest in Long Beach, CA! In this podcast, Dr. Coates … Continue reading

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Tips & Tricks for Good Halloween Dental Care

With Halloween fast approaching, it’s time for Long Beach parents to brush up on oral hygiene! Many parents grow anxious and worry about this holiday candy bonanza, but many experts agree that this is the perfect time to reinforce good … Continue reading

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Importance of Sleep Hygiene For Sleep Apnea Sufferers

Your routine during the day and before bedtime can have a big effect on your ability to fall asleep and stay asleep. High-quality, restful sleep is important to your overall health, especially if you suffer from sleep apnea. Your behaviors … Continue reading

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How to Save Your Teeth From Grinding

Grinding your teeth on the regular is a nasty habit that can lead to significant consequences, including fractured or loosened teeth and – ultimately – tooth loss. In the most severe cases, teeth grinding can even result in compromising the … Continue reading

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ADD/ADHD vs. Sleep Apnea

Are you sure it’s ADD/ADHD? The issues that you or your child are experiencing could actually be dental-related problems that occur during the night. This can cause an unfit rest and sleep deprivation! To find out more, watch this video:

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Accelerated Teeth Straightening

It can take over a year to achieve beautiful straight teeth, but there’s an accelerated option that will cut down the time to as little as six months! We invite you to watch this Minute with Dr. Coates video to … Continue reading

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Crowns That Don’t Break

If you have ever experienced the pain and inconvenience of a broken dental crown, you’ll want to watch this video… Today on A Minute with Dr. Coates, you’ll learn about a wonderful new type of crown that is just as … Continue reading

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