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Discover Why Patients Trust Their Smile To Kenneth Hovden DDS

There are a lot of dentists out there. That’s just one reason why we work so hard to provide excellent dental care and build patient trust, at Kenneth Hovden DDS in Daly City. We may provide the dentistry, but it’s not about us, it’s about you. From the dentist to the hygienist to the folks

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Pregnancy And Oral Health

Pregnancy is a happy time for many women. But even as you anticipate bringing new life into the world, it’s important to be aware that pregnancy can bring certain dental health risks. We can help you with them at Kenneth Hovden DDS in Daly City. Before you press the alarm button, let us clarify: being

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At Kenneth Hovden DDS in Daly City we are committed to the highest standards of dental care, and to the experience our patients have in our office. We’re proud of our excellent and caring staff. Communication is one of our biggest priorities. It’s important to us that you know exactly what is going on in

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Oral Cancer: Early Diagnosis Makes A Big Difference

Cancer remains one of the scariest diagnoses anyone can get. Oral cancer is especially frightening, because it generally has a higher mortality rate than other cancers. Please keep reading this post from Kenneth Hovden DDS in Daly City, because we actually have some encouraging things to tell you. The reason that the death rate for

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For A Healthier Smile, Stop Doing This

Your teeth can last a lifetime. With regular checkups at Kenneth Hovden DDS in Daly City and a few daily precautions, you’ll go a long way toward making sure they do. If you do any of the following, we recommend that you stop: Chewing sugared gum all day. Cavities, a sore jaw, or compromised bridgework

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Debunking Dental Myths

In this post from Kenneth Hovden DDS in Daly City we focus on three common myths about dental health. All Sugar Is Equally Bad For Teeth. Sugar increases the risk of tooth decay, but some types are worse than others. Foods that leave sugary residue on the teeth do more damage than those that are

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Halitosis And Xerostomia (Bad Breath And Dry Mouth)

In this post from Kenneth Hovden DDS in Daly City, we address the unpleasant topic of halitosis, also known as bad breath. While poor dental hygiene is the most common cause of halitosis, many elements can contribute to it, or even make it worse. One of these is the lack of saliva, or xerostomia. Saliva

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What’s The Difference Between An Inlay And An Onlay?

If you have tooth sensitivity or pain when you chew with your back teeth, the surfaces may be damaged. One option from Kenneth Hovden DDS in Daly City is the use of an inlay or onlay. An inlay is like a filling and fills a small part of the tooth, while an onlay covers one

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Your Smile Says Keep Trying!

This message from Kenneth Hovden DDS in Daly City is for anyone who is finding it difficult to improve their dental health. We urge you to keep working at it and assure you that we’re here to help! Keep Trying To Floss Many people are good about brushing their teeth, but sometimes skip flossing. This

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What Does Your Saliva Reveal?

Saliva is an important part of good oral health. Without an adequate flow, you’d find it very difficult to chew and swallow. If you have a problem with dry mouth, let us know at Kenneth Hovden DDS in Daly City. Saliva is produced by several glands in and around the mouth, and it is mostly

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