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Are Your Eating Habits Sabotaging Your Oral Health?

Most Daly City residents know that frequently eating foods high in sugar can cause cavities. Therefore, it’s important to limit candy, soda, cookies, etc. Also, remember that frequency is as dangerous as the amount of sugar. Research has found that a higher frequency of sugar consumption may lead to demineralization more than the amount of

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5 Critical Oral Cancer Facts

Dental Checkups Are Not Just About Cavities At Kenneth Hovden DDS we urge people to come in twice a year for a dental examination and cleaning.  If you abstain from biannual dental checkups because you don’t believe you have any decay, perhaps getting an oral cancer screening is a more convincing reason to see your dentist regularly.

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What Can Dental Veneers Do For Your Smile?

Many men and women are unhappy with the appearance of their teeth. It could be a chip or crack. Perhaps they have yellowed over the years. You Don’t Have to Live With Chips and Cracks You don’t have to live with imperfections in your smile. In today’s message, we discuss one of these solutions: dental

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Who Do You Call If You Have a Dental Emergency?

A dental emergency is any event in which damage to the teeth occurs and the patient needs urgent care. While a dental emergency may have never happened to you, it could happen in the future. Some things are too serious to wait for an appointment. How do you know if you need to call for

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Unexplained Headaches Or Jaw Pain?

Hello! I’m Kenneth Hovden, DDS, of Kenneth Hovden DDS in Daly City. I have been practicing quality general and cosmetic dentistry since 1981. Today’s post focuses on malocclusion or a bad bite. Malocclusion is the dental term for a problem in the way your top and bottom teeth come together. The ideal bite is when

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How Your Lifestyle Affects Your Tooth Color

It’s a common desire for people to want white teeth. But the majority of individuals have discolored or just plain yellow teeth. Especially in a world of tea and coffee drinkers. Your Genes Make a Difference As with other physical aspects, there is a genetic component to your oral health. You can thank your parents

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Modern Dental Technology Makes Treatment Less Scary

Many Daly City residents are afraid to go to the dentist. For some men and women with dental anxiety, it’s because they had a painful experience at the dentist when they were young. Others fear needles or a perceived lack of control. Another oft-cited reason individuals are scared of the dentist is the dreaded dental drill.

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Preventative Maintenance For Your Irreplaceable Smile

Hi, I’m Kenneth Hovden of Kenneth Hovden DDS. If you are one of my patients, welcome back. If this is your first visit, I appreciate you stopping by. My professional team and I love taking care of our valued patients in the Daly City area. Today’s article is for smiles that are overdue for a

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The ADA: Promoting Dental Health Since 1859

Hello, thank you for visiting the Kenneth Hovden DDS blog. I’m Dr. Kenneth Hovden. Along with my fantastic team, I have been providing premium dental care since 1981. Today’s message is about the American Dental Association. You have probably seen the ADA emblem on toothpaste and floss—but what else do you know about this dental

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Optimum Oral Health Includes Exams and Cleanings

If you’ve ever visited our blog, you’ve probably heard the advice to have dental visits and cleanings twice a year. In fact, dental professionals have been advising the twice-yearly frequency for over 50 years. The American Dental Association counsels people to visit their dentist twice a year as well. Is that an arbitrary schedule? Let’s

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