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Welcome to Dental Home Family Dentistry

Dr. Edward Furlong and Dr. John Oatis are skilled and compassionate family dentists who genuinely enjoy connecting with their patients. With years of experience in caring for Phoenix’s smiles, our doctors are passionate about building real relationships with patients like you! They’re here to guide you towards your healthiest and happiest smile with sincerity, kindness, and a wealth of knowledge, taking the time to truly understand your needs and exceed your expectations. 

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Brighter Whiter Smile

With masks starting to be a thing of the past, we can now focus on the smiles behind them. As we see the masks coming down, many of us are now noticing that we do not have the nice bright smile we once had. While staying home and keeping safe, we have been contributing to the discolorations of our teeth. Coffee, tea, wine and teeth staining foods have played a big role in the yellowing of our teeth. Routine dental visits and whitening products can give you back the smile you deserve.

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Dental Implants

Dental implants, implant dentures and implant bridges are a long lasting replacement option for failing or missing teeth. Dental implants replace the root of a missing tooth. They are made from titanium a biocompatible material that is placed into the jawbone. Once the titanium post has fully integrated with the bone it can support one or more dental restorations. Dental implants have a success rate of 96 percent, dental implants are a great long lasting solution to missing teeth. With proper care and maintenance, your dental implant can last a lifetime.

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Dental X-Rays Are Safe & Necessary for Your Oral Health

Dental X-rays are a safe and are an essential diagnostic tool for early detection of your oral health problems. There is no substitute for the information X-rays provide about the integrity of your restorations, as well as the status of any tooth decay, gum disease, bone loss, infections, and even some types of tumors. Many Oral conditions can only be identified through an X-ray.

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Invisalign

It’s hard to remove plaque and bacteria from misaligned teeth. This can lead to inflamed gums, soft tissue damage, receding gums, pockets between teeth and gums, bone loss, and tooth loss.Some early signs of gum disease can be red inflamed or bleeding gums when you brush or floss. There may be no signs of gum disease until the advanced stages.

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Dental Veneers

Porcelain Dental Veneers can dramatically transform your smile. Veneers can correct minor imperfections including chips, stains, and alter the length and size of teeth with minimal tooth reduction. Veneers can provide a conservative approach to esthetic smile makeovers.Veneers are customizable to fit your smile. They are made from a thin piece of porcelain that is bonded to the outside of your natural teeth to give it strength and beauty.

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Periodontal Disease: The Invisable Epidemic

Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease or periodontitis, is one of the most common maladies in the history of mankind. Unlike most other diseases, periodontal disease is typically not painful or symptomatic until its later stages. It’s caused by the buildup of harmful bacteria or plaque at or below the gum line. If left untreated, periodontal disease progresses in a subtle, insidious way. Its harmful effects include swelling and bleeding of the gums, looseness of teeth and ultimately, tooth loss.

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What is periodontal disease?

Periodontal disease is also known as gum disease or periodontitis. This occurs when plaque bacteria at or below the gum line irritate the gums and trigger an inflammatory response, reddened tissue, swelling, and bleeding.Gingivitis is the mildest form of periodontal disease. This causes redness, swelling, and bleeding of the gums. It can usually be reversed by daily brushing, flossing, and regular cleanings by a dental professional. If left untreated this can advance into periodontitis, which is more severe.

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How does Invisalign treatment work?

Invisalign clear aligners use the most advanced technology to give you your best smile yet. Using a series of aligners made with advances, such as proprietary SmartTrack material, Invisalign treatment can straighten your teeth with more predictability. Plus, your smile is shaped more comfortably than braces. The best part? Your lifestyle isn’t interrupted, meaning you can still enjoy the activities you love and the foods you can’t live without. All with no unexpected trips to the doctor due to broken wires or brackets.

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Dental Tips For A Brighter, Healthier Smile In 2022

Brighten your smile with professional whitening. Our proven in-office whitening systems are the safest and most affordable ways to whiten all of your teeth with amazing results.

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Get Wise About Wisdom Teeth!

Your mouth experiences many changes within your lifetime A major dental milestone that usually occurs between the ages of 17 and 25 is the appearance of your third molars, your last adult teeth to appear: your wisdom teeth. Your wisdom teeth can be just as useful as any other tooth. if they grow in correctly, healthy wisdom teeth can help you chew.

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