Root Canals–Nothing To Be Afraid Of

It’s that scary word again–root canal. If the idea of a root canal makes you nervous, you’re not the only one! There are plenty of people out there who have a misconception of what a root canal is. Many people don’t even know why you’d need one! What a Root Canal Does The first step

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Can Dentures Give Me a Natural-Looking Smile?

Everyone wants a smile that turns heads because it’s so stunning. Is your smile falling short of that perfection because of missing teeth from injury, tooth decay, or aging? Maybe you’ve hesitated to get dentures to replace your teeth because you have seen too many cheap renditions of them in movies. At McCullough Dental, we

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Your Guide to Tooth Decay and Cavities 

Ever wonder why Dr. McCullough regularly checks your teeth for cavities? Cavities are a very common dental problem, and when caught early, they can be easily treated. Without proper treatment, cavities can cause tooth decay and other health problems. At McCullough Dental, we care about our patients and want to keep you as healthy as possible,

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Does Professional Teeth Whitening Really Work?

If you want whiter teeth you are not alone! It is common to be dissatisfied with the appearance of our smiles. You don’t have to be stuck with a yellowed, spotted, or stained smile for the rest of your life, however.There are many ways you can go about getting a brighter smile. An amazingly effective

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Aesthetic Dental Transformations

More and more people are enjoying the lasting benefits of cosmetic dentistry, available at Masterworkds Dentistry in Bakersfield. A sensational smile not only looks great, it makes you feel great! When you first look in the mirror in the morning while brushing those gleaming babies, you remember; “Oh yeah, I fixed my teeth and they

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Tell Your Dentist Which Prescription Meds You Are Taking

It’s standard practice for healthcare providers to find out which medications their patients are taking. At Masterworks Dentistry in Bakersfield our patients sometimes wonder why we ask them about prescription medications before their dental process. Here’s why: Some medications—prescription or over-the-counter—can affect oral health or dental treatment. Bleeding Issues Heparin/warfarin and other anticoagulants can bring

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Don’t Let A Simple Problem Become Serious

In this post from Masterworks Dentistry in Bakersfield we are going to discuss those small irritations in the mouth that have the potential to become big problems. Injuries, sores, or inflammation in the mouth can be very uncomfortable. These non-specific irritations, called stomatitis, have many different causes. They may be caused by cold sores, gum

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Think A Missing Back Tooth Is No Big Deal?

Most people are embarrassed by a missing tooth in the front of the mouth. It may not be fair, but a gaping hole would have negative connotations for just about anyone. We can address that issue with a dental implant, at Masterworks Dentistry in Bakersfield CA. But what about a missing molar? Someone who loses

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What Is Crown Lengthening?

Perfect smiles created at Masterworks Dentistry in Bakersfield sometimes need crown lengthening. Crown lengthening surgery is a safe and effective procedure that exposes more of the visible part of the tooth. Some patients undergo crown lengthening to improve a gummy smile. A gummy smile refers to upper teeth that appear too short because excess bone

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Keeping Kids Smiling

Masterworks Dentistry in Bakersfield serves patients of all ages and provides family dentistry for children. Our friendly staff takes special care of our youngest patients to make sure they are comfortable and safe. We Pamper Our Youngest Patients Taking extra time with our young patients is important. We understand that going to the dentist can

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