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How to Extend the Results of Teeth Whitening Dec 1st, 2019

Are you considering whitening your teeth to improve your smile? Sure, you can choose from a slew of over-the-counter, DIY whitening kits. But the results can’t hold a candle to the teeth whitening treatments you get at Marina Landing Dentistry in Alameda, California. Here’s why. Why office whitening is best...

5 Signs that You May Need a Root Canal Nov 1st, 2019

If you have a tooth infection, it’s likely that you already know it. Tooth pain usually isn’t subtle, and may be a warning sign that you need a root canal. But pain isn’t the only signal of a tooth in distress. In this post, Asmita Dharia, DDS, our caring dentist...

How to Protect Your Dental Crowns Oct 1st, 2019

Dental crowns provide protection for teeth that are damaged, decayed, broken, or weakened, or after a root canal treatment. They also offer cosmetic benefits, including covering teeth that are misshapen, discolored, or chipped. Crowns can help alleviate pain and discomfort while allowing you to regain confidence in your smile. With...

Improve Your Smile and Gain Functionality With Dental Bridges Sep 1st, 2019

Dental bridges replace missing teeth, essentially bridging gaps in your smile. Lost teeth can affect your ability to chew properly and may lead to discomfort or oral health issues. Your ability to speak may also suffer in extreme cases.  Often combined with crowns or implants, bridges not only fill in...

5 Ways to Tame Dental Anxiety and Get the Care You Need Aug 8th, 2019

It’s often played off as a joke, but fear of going to the dentist is a real thing. As many as 20% of Americans avoid getting the dental care they need due to dental anxiety. But not going to the dentist may put you at risk of more serious dental...

How Do Lumineers® Work and Are They Right For You? Jul 9th, 2019

If you are unhappy with your teeth due to an uneven appearance or bite, you don’t have to deal with a full mouth of metal for months and months to get the smile you deserve. Lumineers® can provide an instant upgrade for your smile that’s both easy to achieve and...

Why Dental Implants Are a Popular Choice Among Men and Women Jun 13th, 2019

If you’re missing teeth, you may feel self-conscious when you smile or laugh. However, missing teeth can also affect how you use your mouth. You may have trouble speaking, eating, and chewing properly. You can correct these issues with dental implants. Many men and women choose dental implants, because they...

Achieve the Celebrity Status Smile You’ve Always Wanted with Lumineers May 21st, 2019

Your smile is your calling card to the world. Asmita Dharia, DDS, can help you achieve a smile befitting a celebrity with quality Lumineers® at Marina Landing Dentistry in Alameda, California. Dr. Dharia can create your new look in just 2-3 visits without painful shots, excessive drilling, or acrylic temporaries....

Stop Sleep Apnea From Ruining Your Sleep – and Health Apr 12th, 2019

Do you wake up in the morning feeling like you’ve only slept half the night? That may actually be true if you have sleep apnea. Sleep apnea causes you to wake up numerous times while you’re trying to sleep. The most common reason for sleep apnea is a blocked upper...