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Is Invisalign Right for Me?

May 11, 2018

Man giving thumbs up at dentist officeA straight smile looks great and functions properly, but many patients avoid straightening their teeth because of the time investment and hassle of bracket and wire braces. If you’ve avoided straightening your smile because traditional braces just aren’t right for you, it may be time to talk to our team about Invisalign. This clear, alignment tray orthodontic system allows patients to achieve perfect smile alignment quickly, comfortably, and cosmetically. Keep reading to find out more about Invisalign. In this post, we’ll discuss some of the basics and benefits of this treatment option to help you determine whether or not Invisalign will work for you.
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Stop Jaw Pain in Los Alamitos with Neuromuscular Dentistry

March 23, 2018

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woman with jaw painDo you live with reoccurring jaw pain? Do you hear a clicking or popping sound when you open or close your mouth? You could be suffering from a disorder of the temporomandibular joint. The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research estimates that 5% to 12% of people live with limited mobility of the joint that connects the lower jaw to the skull on either side of the face. When the joint functions incorrectly, it can lead to pain, inflammation, and a decreased quality of life due to the various symptoms it can cause. To improve its function and to stop jaw pain in Los Alamitos, your dentist has the solutions you need with neuromuscular dentistry.
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5 Dental Implants Frequently Asked Questions

February 7, 2018

Woman surround by question marksWhether you’re missing one tooth or a full row of teeth, your dentist may have suggested dental implant supported tooth replacement. Despite the fact that these tooth replacement options have been around for decades, few patients hear about them until they need to replace a tooth. For many, it can be difficult to understand this complex tooth replacement procedure, and you’ll likely have a lot of questions. Before you decide to move forward with dental implant treatment, read this post to get the answers to the five most frequently asked questions we hear about dental implants.
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Why Do I need to Get Dental Implants in Los Alamitos Right Away?

January 3, 2018

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senior woman smiling appleAre you one of many American adults that are facing tooth loss? If so, you know that you need to replace them. Your specific reason may vary from another patient’s reason—but the fact remains that there are multiple reasons that support replacing missing teeth. Learn more from your dentist about how dental implants in Los Alamitos can help you avoid these problems that stem from missing teeth.

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For Straight Teeth, There’s Adult Orthodontics in Los Alamitos

August 31, 2017

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Close-up of open mouth Summer’s a big time for photos, but it’s no fun taking a selfie with an imperfect smile — and if you have crooked teeth, you’re probably reluctant to flash your grin at all. Did you know more adults than ever are seeking orthodontic treatment these days? According to the Wall Street Journal, they are. We’ve got a couple of options for orthodontics in Los Alamitos: traditional braces and Invisalign. The one that’s right for you depends on your budget and your personal preference.

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Do You Have Painful Problems with Your TMJ in Los Alamitos?

May 17, 2017

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Do you know what a TMJ in Los Alamitos is?If you’ve been suffering from symptoms like consistent headaches or jaw pain, it may be time to consider more than how occlusion—the way your teeth meet one another—may be affecting your smile. Although occlusion may play a part in your discomfort, the Office of William C. Poe V, DDS, uses neuromuscular dentistry theories to examine your head, neck, jaws, and most importantly the inner and outer workings of your mouth to test you for TMJ disorder in Los Alamitos. We think it’s important to treat our patients in TMJ pain from the outside in (muscles first, teeth later), rather than from the inside out.

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Why Dr. Bill Poe Is The Premier Dentist In Los Alamitos

April 20, 2017

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In this post, find out why Dr. Bill Poe is your choice for the superior dentist in Los Alamitos. You just moved to Southern California to take the promotion of your dreams, and you’re loving every minute of it – from the sun to the beaches to the restaurants and nightlife, you couldn’t be happier. There’s just one aspect of your new life that you haven’t figured out yet – your dentist. You want someone who’ll treat you like family, who offers comprehensive services, and whose staff is friendly and respectful. Who should you see? Dr. Bill Poe has everything you’re looking for in an oral healthcare professional, and more.

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The Benefits of Dental Implants in Los Alamitos

March 10, 2017

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Learn more about the benefits of dental implants in Las Alamitos.Living with a missing or failing tooth presents many daily challenges that most of us take for granted. For example, eating at a restaurant may become difficult when you can’t properly chew your food. Talking and smiling in front of others may feel embarrassing because of your missing tooth. The good news is that dental implants are an excellent solution and Dr. Bill Poe can help restore you smile! Here are some of the benefits of dental implants in Los Alamitos.

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Constantly Fatigued? Maybe It’s Sleep Apnea in Los Alamitos

January 30, 2017

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treatment for sleep apnea in los alamitos If you’re a chronic snorer who is also frequently exhausted, you should know those aren’t necessarily just the side effects of getting older. Sleep apnea is a common condition that often goes undiagnosed — but with effective treatment, you can enjoy a full night’s sleep once again. Learn more about sleep apnea in Los Alamitos from Dr. William C. Poe today!

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Welcome to Your Dentist in Los Alamitos!

November 21, 2016

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Hello from your dentist in Los Alamitos!Hello from Dr. Bill Poe and his team! Welcome to our blog! We have been in Los Alamitos for years and decided that a blog would help further our mission to give people the essential dental care they need.

You might be asking yourself, “Why would I read a dental blog?” The easy answer comes in the form of another question, “Do you have teeth and would you like to know the best ways to keep them healthy and beautiful?” If yes, this blog will be the best source of information for you. While you can always scour the internet and get a general idea of what dentistry has to offer, this blog will enable you to know exactly what your options are locally. First, let’s meet your long-serving dentist in Los Alamitos. (more…)