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The Sound of your Smile

Article in Dentistry Today According to Dr. John Ohala of Univ California Berkley, the smile is related to sound. People that do not smile are perceived as unapproachable or unlikeable. Dr. Ohala found that words actually sound better to humans when they are...

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Your Smile Deserves Special Attention

At the dental office of Dr. Bradley J. Olson, many of our valued patients tell us that their smile is one of their best assets. After seeing the beaming faces of the many patients who’ve opted for cosmetic procedures from us, we can’t deny that an attractive smile...

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Washington Post articles

Orthodontics I have to admit that when I read the title of the Washington post article “Brace yourself for endless orthodontia” I was concerned that the article was to become an attack on early intervention in orthodontics.  I found that not to be the case...

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Salivary Diagnostics II

How saliva can be used in diagnosis In the last Blog,  I discussed the the advantages to using saliva as a diagnostic tool. Research is ongoing but saliva is already used in tests for HIV. There is great promise for screening, early detection, and monitoring. Cassette...

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Salivary Diagnostics

Saliva’s role in diagnosis The study of saliva as a medium for evaluating what is happening in the human body has been aroung for centuries. The early work in the field was related to the role saliva plays in the health of the mouth. Now researchers are looking...

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Dental Bonding

Adhesive dental materials Dental Bonding  or sometimes referred to as just Bonding, is a conservative, in office method to alter, enhance, re-shape, or re-shade a tooth. Composite resin is the material used for this procedure and these materials have improved...

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Porcelain Crowns Maryland

The changing landscape of Porcelain Crowns Dentistry continues to move toward more conservative approaches to restoring teeth and the use of crowns in the front of the mouth has decreased. There are times however, when teeth require the support of a full crown. This...

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Porcelain Veneers

Porelain veneers are versatile and conservative Porcelain veneers are better than ever. The materials and techniques have continually improved and these restorations remain state of the art for restoring form and function with unmatched beauty. Many patients are...

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Don’t Let Bad Breath Hamper Your Confidence!

Halitosis-Bad Breath If you or someone you know have experienced bad breath (known as halitosis), you are not alone!  In fact, the breath mint, mouth rinse, and gum industries are booming thanks to a wide-spread need to mask unpleasant mouth odors. At the office...

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TMD

TMD update The American Association for Dental Research has revised it’s 1996 policy statement on Temperomandibular disorders (TMD). The AADR recognizes TMD as a group of musculoskeletal and nueromuscular conditions that involve the temeromandibular joint (TMJ),...

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