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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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What Does A Beautiful Smile Say About You?

It’s not just about looks. According to research by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD), a healthy and attractive smile makes you appear more intelligent, successful, friendly and interesting. You Can Beautify Your Smile Our smile makeover patients who have undergone restorative and cosmetic dentistry at Kenneth Hovden DDS in Daly City have experienced

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Do You Eat a Smile-Healthy Diet?

Today’s article explains how specific foods and eating practices affect our teeth. The Sugar Problem Sugars get converted by bacteria in the mouth to acids. It is the acids that begin to attack enamel and initiate decay for men and women of all ages. Fruits have high water content which can dilute the effects of

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Gently Now (Protect Your Gums When You Brush)

Everyone wants nice, pearly whites so, naturally, we should brush our teeth more, right? The only problem with that is many people brush their teeth too aggressively, leading to gums receding or pulling away from teeth.  You don’t want that. Gum recession is when your gum line exposes more of your teeth, or in severe

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Attack Of The Gummi Bear

Here at the Daly City dental blog, we never like to be the bearers of bad news, but we are devoted to our patients’ oral health. So, today we offer a key warning about a lesser-known danger of sticky candy. Most people probably know that sugar is not your teeth’s friend. Eating candy creates the

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A Dentist’s Indispensable Tool: The X-ray

Providing first rate dental care is much easier for dentists when they have extensive, comprehensive information about their patients’ oral health. Pictures are more reliable than written notes. To go a step further: pictures that show what’s going on below the visible surface of your teeth are worth even more than a thousand words. So,

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7 Steps For A Healthy Smile

 “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Benjamin Franklin coined this phrase as advice for fire safety. However, like all timeless quotes, it applies to many more characteristics of modern Daly City life, particularly dental health. Keeping your smile beautiful and healthy is done most effectively with preventative measures. Some important guidelines

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It Doesn’t Take A Lot Of Time To Beautify Your Smile, Daly City

Are you a busy Daly City resident who can’t find the time to improve your smile? Kenneth Hovden DDS can help restore missing, cracked, or discolored teeth—sometimes in just one visit. Our Legacy of Excellence At Kenneth Hovden DDS we have been treating the residents of Daly City since 1981 and have seen the results

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Tooth Whitening: In-Office vs. DIY

If you would like to improve your smile with teeth whitening, the first step is deciding how you’ll do it. At Kenneth Hovden DDS in Daly City, teeth whitening is one of our most popular cosmetic dentistry procedures. There are lots of whitening products out there, but what they have in common is a peroxide-based

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Kenneth Hovden DDS Teeth Whitening News

Modern teeth whitening treatments are better than ever: great news for anyone who wants to whiten their teeth. At Kenneth Hovden DDS in Daly City we offer safe and effective products and systems that give you the brightest smile you can imagine. Everyone, it seems, would like to have teeth that are whiter. Just take

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