Author Archives for Mauka Family Dental


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All About Our Flexible Financing Options

August 15, 2022 6:11 pm Published by

We believe everyone deserves quality, affordable dental care. We’ve created a menu of different payment methods and financing options to provide you with great flexibility. Check out our blog post for all the details!


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What Is TMJ?

July 11, 2022 8:13 pm Published by

TMJ is an abbreviation for “temporomandibular joints.” These two hinge-like joints on either side of your face connect your jawbone to your skull. Unfortunately, these joints can develop problems, causing pain and discomfort. Read our blog post to learn about TMJ and the various TMJ disorders that impact oral health.


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Why You Should Visit the Dentist Twice a Year

June 13, 2022 5:48 pm Published by

Did you know that the American Dental Association recommends that Americans visit the dentist every six months? We know that our patients are busy and that scheduling time to come to our office can be hard to fit into your calendar. Check out our blog post where we offer 4 impossible-to-ignore reasons for why you should visit the dentist twice a year.


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Why Dental Bridges May Be Right for You

May 19, 2022 5:15 pm Published by

Are you missing teeth and looking for the best course of action to replace them? There are many tooth replacement options for you to choose from! One of the most common tooth replacement solutions is a dental bridge. Read our blog post for what you need to know about dental bridges and whether or not they are right for you!


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3 Things You Didn’t Know About Cavities

April 25, 2022 6:50 pm Published by

If you’re feeling sensitivity and pain in a particular tooth, you might have a cavity! Cavities are small pockets of decay that develop on the surface of your teeth. And they’re quite common, too — most adults have had at least one cavity before. Check out our blog post for a look at three things you didn’t know about cavities, and ways you can prevent and treat them.


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How to Find the Right Dentist for You

March 21, 2022 6:51 pm Published by

Looking for the perfect dentist for you? It’s important to find a dentist who best suits your needs, lifestyle, and budget. When picking a new dental home, check out our blog post for some things you should take into consideration!


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How to Identify a Dental Emergency

February 22, 2022 9:34 pm Published by

Wondering how to tell if a dental issue counts as an emergency? It’s important to know this information so that you can take the proper steps if an injury or dental problem arises! Read our blog post for what you need to know about dental emergencies and how to identify one.


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Why You Shouldn’t Fear Root Canals

December 14, 2021 8:06 pm Published by

Root canal therapy has a bad reputation for being exceedingly long and painful. Check out our blog post where we dispel the myths surrounding root canals and walk you through what happens during this common procedure.


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Why Mouthguards Are Important

November 15, 2021 7:59 pm Published by

Mouthguards aren’t only for sports — they can be used any time you want to protect your smile from damage or wear. Check out our blog post for a look at the different types of custom mouthguards we offer and how you can decide when you should get a mouthguard.