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15 Things You Didn’t Know About Teeth

Children’s teeth are soft until about age 10. A tooth with a crown can get a cavity. Your gum tissue is as essential as your teeth. Some prescription medications can increase your risk of dental caries. Some home faucet water filters remove fluoride. 19 percent of kids between the ages of 2 and 19 have

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5 Reasons To See Daly City’s Truly Amazing Dentist, Dr. Hovden

When we are young, we feel invincible. We think we will live forever, and we know more than our parents. As we age, we soon discover that invincibility fades, forever isn’t as long as we thought, and we begin to appreciate the collective wisdom of those who have gone before us. Since you have probably

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Do You Have Sore Gums?

Gingivitis is the term for the mild gum disease. At Kenneth Hovden DDS, we routinely discover gingivitis in our Daly City, San Francisco, and San Mateo clients who are not even aware they have the condition.

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Quirky Dental Facts That May Surprise You

In today’s Kenneth Hovden DDS post, we share some fun facts about dentistry. Enjoy! Many dental patients are aware that before there was formal dental training and licensing, barbers often performed dental procedures. But did you know that blacksmiths also moonlighted as dentists?1 How would you like your dental visit to involve tools used to

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Relax. Your Teeth Will Thank You.

If you’re concerned about the effect stress can have on your teeth, schedule an appointment with Kenneth Hovden at Kenneth Hovden DDS today. We offer a broad scope of preventative, restorative and cosmetic dental services including restorative dentistry, sleep apnea and snoring, TMJ treatment, and Invisalign.

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10 Terrific Tooth Tips From Kenneth Hovden DDS

10. If you are looking for an excellent dentist in the Daly City area, we invite you to schedule an appointment with Dr. Kenneth Hovden at Kenneth Hovden DDS. At Kenneth Hovden DDS, we provide gentle, quality care for children and adults. Talk to us about preventative, restorative, cosmetic, or children’s dentistry. We look forward to serving you.

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“Don’t Take Stress Out On Your Teeth, Daly City”

If you’re concerned about the effect stress can have on your teeth, schedule an appointment at Kenneth Hovden DDS today. We treat patients from age 18 to 75 and we offer restorative dentistry, sleep apnea and snoring treatment, TMJ treatment, and Invisalign. We hope to hear from you soon!

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Toothbrush Wars in San Francisco

The pressure you put on your gums with either type of toothbrush is important. Some San Francisco residents say that it’s difficult to know how much pressure they use with electric toothbrushes, while others say that because of the quick electrical movements, they tend to be more gentle on their gums than when they use manual brushes. You may want to try them both to see what your brushing style is and discuss it with your San Francisco dentist.

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“Soft, Medium, or Buzz Lightyear?”

At Kenneth Hovden DDS, Dr. Hovden is often asked how to choose the most basic tool of oral hygiene, the toothbrush.

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