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  • What is a crown?
    If you have never had a crown before, you might be wondering why crown treatment is best, what the procedure involves, and which type of crown to choose. Let’s get Read more
  • The Dog Days of Summer
    Here we are in the middle of the hottest time of the year. Yes, it’s the dog days of summer. But, wait—just what are “the dog days of summer,” anyway? The Read more
  • Why Are My Child’s Baby Teeth So White?
    One of the most charming aspects of your baby’s beautiful smile is his brilliantly white teeth. But now that his adult teeth are coming in, the difference in color is Read more
  • Dental Emergencies in Children
    Dental emergencies are bound to come up when you have young children. the doctor and our team want to you to be prepared in case you run into a difficult Read more
  • Ease up on your gums — don’t brush your teeth too hard!
    A lot of patients go at their teeth like they were sanding an old floor—that is to say, way too hard! Brushing too hard is probably the most common mistake Read more
  • Fun Facts for the Fourth
    The Fourth of July is a great time to get together with friends and family members for BBQ, games, fireworks, and other celebrations in honor of our country’s independence. While Read more
  • Thirsty? We Have Some Ideas on Tap
    No, we don’t mean the latest foamy offering from your favorite microbrewery. When you’re thirsty, one of the best options available is literally at your fingertips—tap water, straight from your Read more
  • I have halitosis. What can I do?
    Halitosis is the fancy, scientific word for “bad breath.” the doctor and our team know there are several reasons why you may have halitosis; let’s look at a few: Gum disease Read more
  • Canker Sores and Stress
    Canker sores are painful lesions that form in the soft tissues of the mouth, usually along the inner lips, under the tongue, and along the cheek walls. They are usually Read more
  • Summer Break: An ideal time for wisdom teeth removal
    After your son or daughter departs for college, the last thing you want to get is a call or text to learn he or she is in pain. the doctor Read more
  • Tips for a Whiter Smile
    Everyday life can take a toll on the whiteness of our teeth: Foods we love as well as soft drinks and coffee can stain them over time. Poor brushing and Read more
  • Memorial Day and Getting Ready for Summer
    Memorial Day didn't become an official holiday until 1971, but Americans started gathering annually in the spring to remember those who lost their lives in war during the 1860s, right Read more
  • Periodontal disease; I have what?!
    Our team from Duren Family Dental understands the diagnosis of periodontal disease can be scary and confusing, but the good news in most cases is that it is treatable and Read more
  • Celebrate Your Mom’s Smile with These Mother’s Day Gifts
    Mother’s Day is around the corner, and if you’re looking for some different gifting ideas for one of the most important people in your life, we have some suggestions for Read more
  • Summer is Almost Here: Tips for a bright, white smile!
    Summer is almost here, which means a season full of vacations, adventures and great memories is just around the corner for our patients at Duren Family Dental. Everyone wants a Read more
  • Why Adults Are Choosing Invisalign®
    These days, it’s become more common to see adults at our office getting their teeth straightened with Invisalign clear aligners . . . that is, if you can see them! Read more