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Dental Implants – The Future of Dentistry

Dental Implants – The Future of Dentistry

Have you ever wondered what a Dental Implant is and what is its purpose? A Dental Implant is a long term alternative to a Dental Bridge. Dr. Yarbrough has been placing Dental Implants for over 10 years. He completed an Implantology Preceptorship at University of Texas...
History of the First Dentist

History of the First Dentist

Ancient Egypt was influential in the pioneering of medical and dental fields into the world. Specifically, the Egyptians focused greatly on their overall health, and it was believed that their life expectancy was longer than in any other part of the world. However,...
Diabetes and Your Oral Health

Diabetes and Your Oral Health

November is Diabetes Awareness month, and no better time to talk about the importance of your oral health and how it relates to the rest of your body especially if you have Diabetes. We all know that the importance of bi-annual cleanings and for individuals who have...
Oral Cancer, The Silent Threat

Oral Cancer, The Silent Threat

“The American Cancer Society’s current estimates for oral cavity and oropharyngeal cancers in the United States for 2013 are”: About 36,000 people will get oral cavity or oropharyngeal cancer. An estimated 6,850 people will die of these cancers. During your bi-annual...
Sedation Dentistry

Sedation Dentistry

The fear of the dentist is as common as the fear of heights. We know that you want to come to dentist almost as much as you want to bungee jump off a 6 story bridge, but what if we told you, coming to the dentist might not be as bad you might think, and we could quell...
Patient Comfort

Patient Comfort

At Westgate Family Dental, patient comfort is one of our highest priorities. We offer a large array of cozy comforts in addition to Conscious Sedation for those nervous folks that are white knuckled just by the thought of going to the dentist. We know that the dental...