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Can Porcelain Veneers Help Correct Crooked Teeth?

Dr. Salvator La Mastra | 01/15/2024

Porcelain veneers at Drs. Hamlett and La Mastra in Dallas, TX offer a quick, aesthetic solution for correcting crooked teeth.

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How Can I Prevent Yellow Teeth During Invisalign® Treatment?

Dr. Salvator La Mastra | 12/01/2023

Maintain bright teeth with Invisalign® aligners by proper cleaning, mindful eating, regular dental visits, and consulting Dr. La Mastra in Dallas, TX.

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What Should You Avoid During Root Canal Recovery?

Dr. Salvator La Mastra | 11/12/2023

Learn how to navigate root canal recovery with ease under Dr. La Mastra's exceptional care at Drs. Hamlett and La Mastra in Dallas, TX.

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Dental Cleanings Can Help Maintain Your Oral Health

Dr. Salvator La Mastra | 10/05/2023

Dental cleanings are vital for removing plaque, preventing cavities, and ensuring a healthy mouth while reducing health risks.

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What Dental Concerns Can be Improved with Porcelain Veneers?

Dr. Salvator La Mastra | 09/15/2023

Experience state-of-the-art smile transformations with porcelain veneers at Drs. Hamlett and La Mastra in Dallas, TX.

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What Should I Do if My Invisalign® Attachment Falls Off?

Dr. Salvator La Mastra | 08/07/2023

If an Invisalign attachment falls off, contact your dentist, continue wearing your aligners, maintain gentle oral hygiene, and stick to a soft diet.

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How Long Can Inflammation Last After Root Canal Treatment?

Dr. Salvator La Mastra | 07/30/2023

Post-root canal inflammation lasts a few days to a week, and prolonged symptoms require attention. Expert care ensures a smooth recovery process.

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How Can Oral Health Be Improved At Home?

Dr. Salvator La Mastra | 06/30/2023

Explore ways to improve your oral health at home to help fight cavities and reduce your risk for gum disease, enhancing your overall well-being.

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Can Patients Stain Their Porcelain Veneers?

Dr. Salvator La Mastra | 05/30/2023

Understand if patients can stain their porcelain veneers and how to maintain their natural-looking appearance for years to come.

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Can Invisalign® Treatment Correct My Bite?

Dr. Salvator La Mastra | 04/30/2023

Discover how Invisalign treatment can transform your bite and enhance your overall oral health and well-being.

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What Signs Reveal the Need for Root Canal Treatment?

Dr. Salvator La Mastra | 03/31/2023

Learn how to recognize the signs and symptoms that may mean your tooth requires root canal therapy.

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How Often Should Patients Schedule a Dental Exam?

Dr. Salvator La Mastra | 02/28/2023

Most patients are encouraged to visit their dentist for an exam and cleaning twice each year. Learn why biannual dental checkups are important here.

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Will Porcelain Veneers Mimic My Natural Teeth?

Dr. Salvator La Mastra | 01/28/2023

Find out how we craft porcelain veneers to match the color, size, and shape of your natural teeth to give you a seamless smile.

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How Can I Keep My Invisalign® Aligners from Smelling?

Dr. Salvator La Mastra | 12/31/2022

Learn how to care for your Invisalign aligners to prevent bad breath and other odors from developing.

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I've Had a Root Canal. Could My Tooth Still Decay After Treatment?

Dr. Salvator La Mastra | 11/05/2022

Learn about root canal treatment and how to prevent decay from forming in the treated tooth following endodontic therapy.

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Three Ways Patients Can Celebrate Dental Hygiene Month at Home

Dr. Salvator La Mastra | 10/30/2022

Get involved in National Dental Hygiene Month this October with these three ideas.

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Could I Still Get Cavities With Porcelain Veneers?

Dr. Salvator La Mastra | 09/30/2022

Enhance your smile and oral health with customized porcelain veneers.

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How Often Should You Brush Invisalign® Aligners?

Dr. Salvator La Mastra | 08/31/2022

Good oral hygiene is a critical part of caring for Invisalign aligners. Find out how you can keep your teeth healthy while perfecting your smile.

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Can Flossing Regularly Prevent Bad Breath?

Dr. Salvator La Mastra | 07/31/2022

Learn how daily dental flossing can combat oral bacteria and reduce bad breath.

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How Long Will Pain Last After Root Canal Treatment?

Dr. Salvator La Mastra | 06/27/2022

Get rid of tooth pain and infection while retaining your oral health with a root canal treatment.

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