Our Digital Dentistry Practice in Palo Alto

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Digital dentistry is the replacement of traditional dental procedures with their digital counterparts in order to achieve the most accurate results in a fraction of the time. 

Some of the Digital Dentistry Technologies We Use:

Orthophos SL 3D – allows us to get very accurate 2D and 3D images 

• CEREC® Same Day Dental Crowns –  allows us to both create and place a dental crown in just one visit.

• SICAT ...

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Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Oral Appliance Therapy

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Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea occurs when your muscles relax during sleep, allowing the soft tissue to collapse and block the airway. As a result, sleep apnea causes you to stop breathing up to hundreds of times a night for anywhere from a few seconds to more than a minute. Snoring, excessive daytime sleepiness, memory problems, irritability, fatigue and insomnia are all signs that you could be losing shut-eye to sleep apnea. If left untreated, sleep apnea can be a ...

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Warning Signs You’re Losing Shut-Eye to Sleep Apnea

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Do you routinely catch yourself dozing off in the afternoon? Does your partner constantly complain about your snoring? Are you feeling like you just aren’t sleeping well at night, even though you can’t remember tossing or turning? If so, you may be suffering from a common but underdiagnosed problem known as obstructive sleep apnea.

What is Obstructive Sleep Apnea?

Characterized by loud and frequent snoring, obstructive sleep apnea occurs when the tongue and soft palate collapse onto the back of the throat, blocking ...

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Keeping Your Breath Fresh

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Nobody wants to be told they have bad breath, and sometimes even when you’ve thought you cleaned your teeth properly the embarrassing odor may still show up!
If you want to avoid that smelly situation here are some ways to help prevent bad breath. Brush, floss, and wash your tongue twice a day; this helps remove bits of food and bacteria which create the bad smell. You should also drink a lot of water since it keeps your mouth from ...

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Oral Cancer

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This beautiful spring month is oral cancer awareness month. That’s right; it’s time to make our mouth a priority. When we think of cancer we don’t normally think of it in the mouth, however the problem is very prevalent these days. Dentists and other oral health care professionals are often the first ones to notice any such symptoms; but what can you look out for, and how can you help prevent the cancer from invading your body?

There are a few ...

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New Location

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Our brand new state of the art dental office will officially open in May 27th 2014. Conveniently located in downtown Palo Alto off of University Ave on Middlefield Road with dedicated parking spaces for our patients. We are very excited about our new practice as we continue to provide excellent dental care to our patients.
Dr.Hakim and the Extraordinary Smile team.

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