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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 January 13, 2020 / Blog
Dr. Rajni Kapoor

Dentists Are Doctors, Too!

There are many kinds of doctors—Doctors of English, Doctors of Philosophy, Doctors of Medicine, Dr. Pepper… (wink). Of course, when we use the term doctor, we most often mean a physician or Doctor of Medicine. But did you know that dentists are doctors, too? Every doctor has a specialty, and a dentist’s specialty is oral… (Read More)

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Posted December 27, 2019 / Blog
Dr. Rajni Kapoor

Does My Child Have to Have a Shot to Get Dental Work?

No one of any age gets shots in their mouth for fun, and fear of needles (trypanophobia) is a documented condition. Children may fear shots because they seem so unfamiliar, with a fear of potential pain. Does your child have to have a shot to get dental work? It will depend on the procedure being… (Read More)

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Posted December 13, 2019 / Blog
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Oral Hygiene for Families on the Go

Today’s families seem to be busier than they were in the past—lots of homework, extracurricular activities, and hopefully, some quality time spent with the family. Here are a few ideas from Yorktown dentist Dr. Rajni Kapoor to make consistent oral hygiene a little more convenient: Brushing teeth in the shower: as hard as it is… (Read More)

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Posted November 27, 2019 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. Rajni Kapoor

Stop Tooth Pain & Sensitivity Now!

Why Are My Teeth Sensitive? There are many specialized toothbrushes and types of mouthwash and toothpaste available to those who suffer from sensitive teeth. It is a very common problem that lots of products claim they can solve, but have you ever wondered why it exists? Today, Mirage Family Dentistry would like to explain what… (Read More)

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Posted November 13, 2019 / Blog
Dr. Rajni Kapoor

What to Do in a Dental Emergency

Accidents are never planned and rarely anticipated, but good dental care is always ready and available 24/7. Like all medical emergencies, dental emergencies require quality care, and fast! Here’s what to do if you think you have a dental emergency on your hands. What is a Dental Emergency? If you are in a lot of… (Read More)

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Posted October 27, 2019 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. Rajni Kapoor

Warning Signs of Impacted Wisdom Teeth

Nicknamed for the fact that they come into your mouth and your life by the time you are mature and supposedly “wise”, wisdom teeth are simply the last set of molars that grow furthest back in your mouth. If you’re experiencing some specific pain in your gums and jaw, you may be wondering if you… (Read More)

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Posted October 13, 2019 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. Rajni Kapoor

Can Poor Oral Health Cause Diabetes?

Diabetes is a chronic and complicated disease that affects how your body processes sugar—its main source of energy. Diabetes symptoms mostly affect your heart, eyes, nerves, and kidneys, but it can affect your whole body, including your mouth. According to the American Dental Association (ADA), more than 29 million Americans have diabetes, and almost 2… (Read More)

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Posted September 27, 2019 / Blog, Dental Services
Dr. Rajni Kapoor

Dental Crowns 101

Sometimes in life, you just need a do-over. That’s precisely what dental crowns are—a new start for your tooth. Teeth are important players in your life! They’re not only the first responders for your digestive tract, but they can make a great first impression – so you deserve a beautiful, fully-functioning set. If your teeth… (Read More)

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Posted September 13, 2019 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. Rajni Kapoor

Oral Anatomy 101

Welcome to your mouth! A healthy mouth is necessary for a healthy life. You might be surprised how many different parts work together to make your mouth function. Read more below from Yorktown dentist Dr. Rajni Kapoor to get an in-depth look at the human mouth and how it works. Teeth The look and function… (Read More)

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Posted August 27, 2019 / Blog
Dr. Rajni Kapoor

Mouthguards – Do They Really Work?

Sore jaw? Restless nights? Play sports? If any of these apply to you, you might be surprised to hear that you could use a mouthguard! Functions of Mouthguards Mouthguards are solid pieces of plastic that keep your teeth and jaw in a specific resting position. The basic function of a mouthguard is protection. Mouthguards help… (Read More)

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