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Should I fix my chipped tooth?

It was a small fall! A miniscule piece of popcorn! A minor foul on the basketball court! But now there’s a chip in your otherwise perfect smile. Is a chipped Read More

Smoking and Dental Implants

Congratulations! You’ve made the decision to replace a missing tooth with an implant. While an implant will restore the appearance of your smile, you also know that there are many Read More

Implants: Why it's important to replace missing teeth

The average adult has 32 teeth, a combination of molars, canines, and incisors. By middle age, however, most adults are missing at least one tooth due to an injury, decay, Read More

Cleaning Your Teeth—Time for a Refresher Course!

Let’s face it, by now, brushing our teeth is something we pretty much do on auto-pilot. A quick brush after breakfast, a minute or so at night, floss when we Read More

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

What is oral cancer? April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month. If you have been putting off a visit to our Fresno, California office, now is an excellent time to schedule Read More

When do children usually lose their baby teeth?

Many parents worry that their children’s teeth are not falling out on time. A lot of concerned parents want to know: When will my child lose his or her first Read More

Double Duty

If you play a contact sport, you know about mouthguards. You know about the cushioning protection they provide for your teeth. And not just your teeth—mouthguards also help protect your Read More

Preventing Toddler Tooth Decay

You do everything you can to protect your toddler with safeguards large and small. Installing that complicated car seat. Figuring out which sunscreen is best for delicate skin. Spending weeks Read More

Good Oral Health Habits When You’re Pregnant

the doctor and our team at Art Avakian will tell you that good oral health habits when you are pregnant are very important. A plaque or infectious buildup can affect Read More

Are your teeth ready for the big day?

Capturing the Moment At Art Avakian we know that just about anyone who has taken on the challenge of planning her own wedding could tell you how important the little details Read More

Regular Cleanings Lead to Healthier Mouths and Bodies

The American Dental Association and dentists everywhere, including our own the doctor recommend that you schedule an appointment every six months for a cleaning and checkup. Despite this universal recommendation Read More

Dental Fear in Children: Brought on by parents?

Two studies – one conducted in Washington State, and whose findings were published in the Journal of Pediatric Dentistry in 2004, and another conducted in Madrid, Spain, and whose findings Read More

The Transformation of Valentine's Day

Did you know the actions leading to the beginnings of Valentine's Day were actually centered on the avoidance of war? A Catholic priest named Valentine defied the orders of the Read More

I can't stop grinding my teeth! How can a dentist help?

the doctor will tell you that while you are sleep, your mouth may be very active. If you find yourself waking up with headaches, facial pain, neck aches, or a Read More

Balancing Act

We’re all trying to find a healthy balance in our lives. Balancing work and home life. Eating a well-balanced diet. Balancing our budgets. Maintaining the right pH balance in our Read More

Common Causes of Gum Disease

Your gums are responsible for a large part of your overall oral health. So keeping them healthy and knowing how to detect gum disease is extremely important. Since it’s often painless, Read More

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