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At Mirage Family Dentistry, we’re advocates for life-long learning and continuing education. We share informative, fun, and educational articles on our blog twice each month. Please read along, leave comments, and share on social media!

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Posted June 13, 2020 / Blog, Dental Services
Dr. Rajni Kapoor

Types for All Stripes: Teeth Whitening

Whiter, brighter teeth are on the top of everyone’s smile wish list – and for good reason! White teeth look young and healthy. The good news is that teeth whitening is one of the cheapest and easiest ways to improve your smile, and the results are almost immediate. If you’re already taking good care of… (Read More)

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Posted May 27, 2020 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. Rajni Kapoor

Why You Can’t Afford to Ignore Bleeding Gums

One of the most common and destructive myths about oral health is that it’s normal for gums to bleed. Dr. Rajni Kapoor would like everyone in Yorktown to know that this is not the case! Imagine if we weren’t talking about gums—should any part of your body start to bleed whenever you touch it? The… (Read More)

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Posted May 13, 2020 / Blog, Patient Care
Dr. Rajni Kapoor

How Do I Answer My Child’s Dental Questions?

Kids aren’t afraid to ask questions about everything under the sun, and teeth are just one of the many mysteries they will ponder. At Mirage Family Dentistry, our pediatric patients come up with some of the most interesting questions we hear—and we hear questions all day! Most of the time, kids’ questions about teeth are… (Read More)

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Posted April 27, 2020 / Blog, Patient Care
Dr. Rajni Kapoor

To Be or Not to Be Sugar-Free: The Facts About Artificial Sweeteners

Originally created for people unable to consume regular sugars, alternative and artificial sweeteners have become extremely popular in all kinds of different products. From chewing gum to diet soda, Dr. Rajni Kapoor wants you to know which of these options are best for your dental and general health – so here are the facts about… (Read More)

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Posted April 13, 2020 / Blog
Dr. Rajni Kapoor

How are Dental Savings Plans Different from Insurance?

Understanding any type of medical or dental insurance can be a challenge, especially for uninsured folks trying to find a plan on their own. According to the National Association of Dental Plans, about 74 million Americans had no dental insurance coverage at the end of 2016. One possible solution is dental savings plans (also called… (Read More)

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Posted March 27, 2020 / Blog, Dental Services
Dr. Rajni Kapoor

Veneers – Not Just for the Silver Screen

There’s a lot of hair and makeup that goes into making your favorite stars sparkle on the screen. And while we can’t all hire a professional artist to make us look perfect every day, there is a lasting solution to giving you that perfect Hollywood smile – veneers! Yorktown dentist Dr. Rajni Kapoor is an… (Read More)

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Posted March 13, 2020 / Blog, Dental Technology
Dr. Rajni Kapoor

Cone Beam-What? Translation: Better Dental Experiences

Dr. Rajni Kapoor is passionate about finding ways to improve the patient experience and achieve lasting results when it comes to the health and appearance of your smile. This requires continuous learning and investing in the types of advanced technologies that will stand the test of time—because keeping up with trends can be exciting, but optimal… (Read More)

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Posted February 27, 2020 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. Rajni Kapoor

Oral Cancer – Prevention & Early Detection

Cancer is always a scary word—but it doesn’t have to be the last word. Equipped with good information and the best doctors, you can feel empowered to navigate whatever stands before you or your loved one. Oral cancer is common, affecting approximately 50,000 Americans every year. If you have more questions about oral cancer, read… (Read More)

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Posted February 13, 2020 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. Rajni Kapoor

This Film Can Wreak Havoc on Your Child’s Smile

We’re not talking about a movie, but a hardened substance on your child’s teeth called tartar or calculus—another slightly confusing term, right? No math equations here, except maybe Plaque + Time = Tartar. That’s right, tartar begins as plaque, which is the accumulation of tiny food particles and bacteria. Our mouths are home to upwards… (Read More)

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Posted January 27, 2020 / Blog, Dental Services
Dr. Rajni Kapoor

Dental Implants – A Security System for Your Smile

Your mouth is an intelligent system made to work with every piece doing its part. When you’re missing a tooth, the empty spaces are more than unsightly; they can be dangerous. Your other teeth, your gums, and even the bones in your face rely on you having a full smile. Enter: dental implants. Thanks to… (Read More)

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