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April 15, 2024
April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month

April is Parkinson's Awareness Month. This month is set aside to actively increase awareness about Parkinson's disease by educating the public regarding its symptoms and challenges, as well as supporting research aimed at discovering more effective treatments and ultimately a cure. The month-long observance raises awareness and cultivates understanding and support for individuals and families […]

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April 8, 2024
A Patient's Guide to The Dental Implant Procedure

Maybe you were born missing a permanent tooth, lost one in a sporting accident, or had to have a decaying one pulled. No matter your reason for missing a permanent tooth or several permanent teeth, you could be a good candidate for dental implants. If you are considering dental implants as an option to enhance […]

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February 17, 2024
How Do Dental Implants Work?

Missing teeth for any reason is more than just a cosmetic problem. Not having a full set of permanent teeth can cause bone loss in the jaw and even difficulties chewing or talking. While there are many options to temporarily or permanently replace missing teeth, dental implants are by far the most permanent and reliable. […]

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February 16, 2024
How Long Can You Go Without Getting A Root Canal?

Many people will experience an infected tooth at one point in their lives or another. This condition often necessitates a root canal. Some dental patients will put off a root canal treatment for various reasons, such as a fear of the procedure or financial issues. However, putting off a root canal might have serious consequences. […]

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February 15, 2024
Advice on Finding a Good Dentist: What to Look For

When you're looking for a new dentist, you're searching for more than someone just to clean your teeth. You are looking for someone who will prioritize your best interest when it comes to your dental health. Unfortunately, finding someone like this isn't always easy. However, having a dentist you are familiar with and vice versa […]

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January 17, 2024
Top 3 Reasons See Your Dentist Regularly

While many understand the significance of regular dental check-ups, falling behind on routine visits can create hesitancy to get back on track. The longer you postpone making that essential appointment, the more apprehension builds up, further delaying the process. Thankfully, breaking the cycle isn't complicated. Whether it has been six months or six years since […]

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January 15, 2024
3 Reasons to Invest in Cosmetic Dentistry

Sometimes, the hardest investment to make is an investment in yourself. That's why so many dental patients wait several years to pursue the cosmetic dental treatments they've been wanting. You may also be hesitant to incur such an expense.  But at Family and Implant Dentistry, we want to tell you – you are absolutely worth […]

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November 24, 2023
Are Dental Implants Covered By Dental Insurance?

Receiving clear answers about what's covered under health insurance and dental coverage can be challenging and overwhelming, especially for specialty dental procedures like dental implants. It's common for patients to wonder if their health or dental insurance will cover the cost of their dental implants.  The answer depends on what insurance provider you have coverage […]

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November 23, 2023
4 Myths About Dental Implants

Dental implants are a popular choice for replacing missing teeth, offering many unique advantages that leave most patients highly satisfied. Whether you were born without some permanent teeth, had them pulled in the past, or lost them in a traumatic event, dental implants may be a viable option for you.  However, misconceptions about the dental […]

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November 22, 2023
A Complete Guide to Flossing Teeth

Flossing is a crucial aspect of maintaining good oral hygiene, helping to prevent plaque buildup, and ultimately reducing the risk of periodontal disease. By getting rid of as much oral bacteria as possible, you can steer clear of issues like bad breath, cavities, and potential tooth loss.  Making flossing a part of your daily routine, […]

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September 30, 2023
3 Key Benefits of an Electric Toothbrush

Once you make the switch to an electric toothbrush, there's no looking back – your teeth will feel astonishingly clean, and you'll wonder how you managed without one for so long. The electric toothbrush stands out as a true game-changer in a world filled with countless household gadgets and gizmos. If you're still on the […]

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September 29, 2023
3 Signs You Need A Root Canal

One of the most common and well known dental procedures is the root canal. Root canal therapy treats a tooth that is severely decayed, damaged, or infected. In many cases a root canal can save a tooth, as long as it is done in the appropriate time frame. Putting off a necessary root canal could […]

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September 28, 2023
How to Choose the Best Dentist for Your Family in Lincoln, NE

Many people don’t realize it, but dental health is just as important as overall health. As such, having a local reliable family dentist with whom you can entrust your family’s dental care is invaluable. However, many people are unaware of how to choose the best dentist for your family in Lincoln, NE. Here are some […]

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September 27, 2023
How Cosmetic Dentistry Can Boost Your Self Confidence

Cosmetic dentistry focuses on enhancing the appearance of your smile rather than only addressing its health or function. While not strictly necessary for your dental or overall health, cosmetic dentistry can significantly impact your self-confidence, positively influencing your psychological and emotional well-being. Let's take a look at how! Your Social Life As social beings, humans […]

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July 7, 2023
The 4 Benefits of Dental Implants | Family & Implant Dentistry

Dental implants have revolutionized the dentistry field with a reliable, permanent solution for missing or otherwise compromised teeth. Beyond their cosmetic appeal, dental implants offer numerous benefits that go beyond traditional tooth replacement options. There are four key benefits of dental implants and many reasons why they are an excellent choice for restoring your smile […]

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July 6, 2023
Am I A Candidate for Dental Implants?

In recent years, dental implants have emerged as a popular and effective solution for replacing missing teeth. Unfortunately, not everyone with missing teeth is an ideal candidate for this procedure. Several key factors determine your eligibility for dental implants and can help you assess whether you are a suitable candidate for this innovative tooth replacement […]

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July 5, 2023
What is Considered a Dental Emergency?

The American Dental Association defines a dental emergency as “potentially life-threatening and requires immediate treatment to stop ongoing tissue bleeding, alleviate severe pain or infection.” So what exactly are the conditions that fall under this definition? You may be surprised to learn that a toothache or bleeding gums fit the criteria of a dental emergency.  […]

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March 30, 2023
How Often Should You Get Your Teeth Cleaned?

Dental experts everywhere recommend brushing twice a day and flossing at least once a day, but sometimes that isn’t enough. Professional cleanings are still just as important as brushing, flossing, and following a healthy diet. Professional dental cleanings are sometimes the only way to completely remove plaque and tartar build up. Here are some of […]

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March 29, 2023
How Long Does Teeth Whitening Last?

Most adults do not have bright white smiles naturally. Over the years, many find themselves dealing with teeth that have stains and discolorations caused by things like brightly colored or acidic foods and beverages, medications, medical conditions, poor dental hygiene, and more.  Thanks to cosmetic dentistry, a simple teeth whitening treatment procedure can leave you […]

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March 28, 2023
What Can I Eat After Dental Implant Surgery?

Dental implants have recently become very popular because they’re far more realistic-looking than dentures and last just as long. After getting dental implants, you’ll have to make some changes to your diet as your body readjusts to the new additions in your mouth. These changes will vary from person to person, depending on your unique […]

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October 12, 2022
Family and Implant Dentistry Announces New Website & Technology

Family and Implant Dentistry (FID) announces an updated website and the addition of new technology in its Lincoln, Nebraska office. The newly redesigned website is designed to be a resource for patients' questions regarding dental implants, cosmetic dentistry, and family dentistry. Patients can also pay their bills online, access patient forms, see photos of patient […]

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October 3, 2022
Family & Implant Dentistry Launches New Website

Family & Implant Dentistry, a practice located in Lincoln, Nebraska, announced the launch of its new website, The fully redesigned website provides an easy way for current and prospective patients to educate themselves about dental topics and contact the practice for assistance. About the New Website The new website lets patients see all pertinent […]

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September 19, 2022
Just a Darn Good Dentist

At Family and Implant Dentistry in Lincoln, NE, we provide whole-mouth health care to patients of all ages. It is our honor and privilege to provide you and your family with complete dental care, all under one roof. We begin by providing crucial screenings, cleanings, and preventative treatments beginning with your child’s first dental appointment. […]

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March 23, 2018
A New Smile with Porcelain Veneers

Your smile is one of the first things people notice about you. Unfortunately, just one minor flaw can cause you to become self-conscious about the way your smile looks and reluctant to share it with others. This can negatively impact a person’s self-esteem. But there’s a fast and easy way to restore your smile. With […]

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February 7, 2018
Home Care for Your Dental Implants

If you haven’t had your dental implants placed by our dentist in Lincoln, what are you waiting for? Dental implants enhance the health of your smile and make eating fun again. Plus, they look fantastic. Dr. Hoffman has the experience and training to restore your missing teeth by  safely placing your dental implants. Select Gentle […]

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December 21, 2017
3 Reasons Why Continuing Education is Crucial for Dentists

In the fast evolving world of dentistry there is much dentists have to keep up with. From the latest restorative techniques to the most recent diagnostic tools, dentists must be able to provide their patients with the best care and resources available. Having a dentist who values continued education and is dedicated to expanding their […]

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November 30, 2017
Scared of Radiation Exposure? Dentists Are Reducing Patient Exposure

Have you neglected treatment due to fears of radiation exposure? If so, you’re not the only one. Dentists are fully aware of the potential risks that may arise due to radiation exposure. In response to this discovery, specialists have begun to implement practices in an effort to reduce patient exposure to harmful substances. So what […]

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October 31, 2017
Causes of Sensitive Teeth

Do you suffer from sensitive teeth and don’t know why? Sensitive teeth can be painful – making exposure to hot and cold beverages especially arduous. In fact, it’s not simply hot and cold beverages that can trigger an uncomfortable effect. Other things that can also aggravate your teeth include citrusy and sour tasting food, as […]

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September 22, 2017
The Progression of Gum Disease

Unbeknownst to many, gum disease is a progressive infection that is formed in the gums and can result in severe consequences if left untreated. Gum disease, which is also known as periodontal disease, causes the dental tissue to become inflamed. If neglected, gum disease can become severe and actually affect the root of the tooth, […]

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August 7, 2017
The Great Toothbrush Debate–Power v Manual

Power toothbrushes have a lot of fancy features, including Oscillating brushes Vibrating brushes Sonic brushes Timers Pressure sensors Travel cases Rechargeable Of course, with all these extras, power toothbrushes can get pretty expensive. Although you can find a simple no-frills non rechargeable model for as low as $6, power brushes can cost over $200 when […]

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July 10, 2017
Gum Disease Can Devastate Your Smile

Are your gums sore? Does it hurt when you chew? Do your gums bleed when you brush your teeth?  If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, you probably suffer from gum disease. What’s Gum Disease? Gum disease is a serious infection that can wreak havoc on your smile if it’s left untreated. Gum […]

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June 9, 2017
Entertaining Dental Apps for Kids

We all know how hard it is to get kids to do what’s good for them. That’s why we try to make it fun whenever possible.  For example, we have toys for the bathtub and vitamins that look like cartoon characters. A New Way to Fight Cavities Now parents have a new weapon in the […]

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May 12, 2017
Your Recovery from Dental Implant Surgery

You did your research to determine the best treatment for restoring your smile and you discovered that dental implants are a great option.  Then you met with one of our dentists at Family and Implant Dentistry in Lincoln.  Together, the two of you decided that dental implants are the right choice for you. Congratulations!  You’ve […]

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May 18, 2016

Here at Family And Implant Dentistry, we believe it’s important that we provide our patients with high-quality care, as well as helpful information about oral health. This allows our valued patients in the Lincoln area and beyond to enjoy happy, healthy, and attractive smiles for many years to come. What follows is 28 fun facts […]

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April 20, 2016

Good oral health is typically associated with brushing, flossing, and visiting the dentist regularly. While these are crucial factors for maintaining healthy teeth and gums, there are plenty of additional ways you can keep your pearly whites in tip-top condition. A patient’s diet isn’t usually something most of us would think of when it comes […]

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