Dental Heath & Pregnancy


With a new baby on the way or recently born, the last thing on your mind is your teeth. Cravings are out of control, none of your clothes fit whatsoever, and your body is in the middle of one of the most significant changes it will ...

Posted: Monday, March 11, 2019

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How to Choose the Best Norfolk Dentist


Norfolk, Nebraska is fortunate to have many qualified dentists to serve the city, as well as the surrounding small towns. With so many dentists to choose from, how do you select the best Norfolk dentist that is right for y...

Posted: Tuesday, March 5, 2019

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At What Age Should My Child Get Braces?


One question that many people, especially parents, have is at what is the best age for braces? There is no right answer to this question, but we can draw from our years of experience to provide some advice on factors to c...

Posted: Monday, February 25, 2019

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Veneers or Crowns - Which is Right for You?

When you chip a tooth, you want to get it fixed as soon as possible. The good news is that there are options and veneers and crowns are two of the more common ones. So the question is, veneers or crowns; which one ...

Posted: Friday, February 8, 2019

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Do You Have Gum Disease? The Right Dental Treatment Plan for YOU

Healthy teeth depend on healthy gums. Gum disease is a common condition that ranges from simple inflammation of the gums to significant tissue and bone damage that leads to tooth loss. The foll...

Posted: Friday, January 18, 2019

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Improve Your Smile: Porcelain Veneers or Invisalign?

Are you looking to improve your smile? Now the big debate – should you get porcelain veneers or Invisalign? If you are looking to improve your smile, either of these could be an excellent choice for ...

Posted: Friday, January 4, 2019

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What is Considered Emergency Dental Care?

What is Considered Emergency Dental Care?
Imagine this: It is the first day of your vacation. The fresh lake breeze and the sound of the water find you fully relaxed in a hammock beneath a tree. Without a care in ...

Posted: Monday, December 17, 2018

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How Often Should I Visit My Local Dentist?

Another year, another dental checkup. The average person is sitting in the dentist’s chair annually. However, what some people may not know is that yearly teeth cleanings and dental checkups may not be enough....

Posted: Wednesday, December 5, 2018

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Family First Dental Services: 3 Solutions for a Chipped Tooth

Almost everyone will chip a tooth at some point in their life. Continuous wear in a particular spot can weaken enamel until it breaks off. You might also bite down on hard food or be involved in a...

Posted: Wednesday, November 21, 2018

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The Proper Dental Care for a Hollywood Smile

Maintaining a beautiful and healthy smile is all about how you care for your teeth. If you want to keep a Hollywood-worthy smile, it is essential to do what your dentist tells you. Proper dental care is vital for ...

Posted: Wednesday, November 7, 2018

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Improve Your Smile with Porcelain Veneers

If you had to choose between a quick, easy fix or a complicated, time-consuming solution,which would you decide? Most people would want the fast and straightforward resolution to their problem so that they could corr...

Posted: Tuesday, October 30, 2018

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4 Reasons Why an At-Home Teeth Whitening Kit Might Not Be Right for You

Do-it-yourself teeth whitening kits are a popular option for bringing back a healthy shine to stained and dulled teeth. They are reasonably safe and usually live up to their packaging cl...

Posted: Thursday, October 25, 2018

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Need a Root Canal? Here is a Step-by-Step Guide on What to Expect

You have recently learned one of your teeth needs a root canal. A root canal is necessary when a tooth is infected and will not heal on its own. Although you may be a little nervous, we can as...

Posted: Monday, October 1, 2018

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Are You Getting a Dental Implant? You May Need Orthodontic Work Beforehand

For whatever reason, you have put off replacing a missing tooth for a while. Now you want to fill that empty gap in your smile with a dental implant restoration.

What is a Den...

Posted: Friday, September 14, 2018

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How to Teach Good Dental Health Habits to Your Children

How to Teach Good Dental Health Habits to Your Children

Habits — both good and bad — often start at an early age for everyone. It would be nice to start your children early with good, ...

Posted: Tuesday, August 21, 2018

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Dental Clinic’s Most Common Dental Emergencies

Although we are optimistic that our patients will never experience a dental emergency, we think it is critical to have a plan of action in place in case the unthinkable happens. The staff at Family First D...

Posted: Tuesday, August 7, 2018

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All You Need to Know about Professional Teeth Whitening

Everyone wants that perfect Hollywood smile with bright, white and shiny teeth. Most of us live in the real world full of teeth staining necessities like tea, coffee, soda and maybe an occasional glass ...

Posted: Thursday, July 19, 2018

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Foods to Keep Your Dental Health Thriving

Foods to Keep Your Dental Health Thriving

Do you hesitate to eat certain foods because they may be bad for your dental health? Believe it or not, foods do not always play nice with our teeth. Check out this lis...

Posted: Friday, July 6, 2018

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3 Benefits of Invisalign, an Alternative to Metal Braces

Invisalign

Both Invisalign and traditional metal braces are cosmetic dentistry treatments for straightening teeth to improve your smile and your overall oral health. While both dental treatments...

Posted: Wednesday, June 20, 2018

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Foods that Strengthen Your Teeth & Dental Health

Foods that Strengthen Your Teeth & Dental Health

Most people believe if they brush and floss every day they will maintain good oral hygiene but there is much more to consider. The food that you c...

Posted: Wednesday, June 6, 2018

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What You Need to Know about Your Wisdom Teeth

What You Need to Know about Your Wisdom Teeth

Why Do Wisdom Teeth Need to Come Out?

The reason many people need their wisdom teeth removed is that there is not enough room for all the teeth in t...

Posted: Friday, May 25, 2018

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Teeth Grinding & How it Affects You

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Treat Your Teeth Grinding Habit

Do you wake up with sore jaw muscles or a headache, but goes away as the day goes on? If so, you may be grinding your teeth at night. Teeth grinding is very common....

Posted: Thursday, May 10, 2018

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What is Dry Mouth & How Can I Treat It?

What is Dry Mouth & How Can I Treat It?

Xerostomia, also known as dry mouth or dry mouth syndrome, is a condition in which your mouth does not produce enough saliva to maintain the proper moisture level t...

Posted: Friday, April 27, 2018

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5 Foods and Drinks to Avoid for Better Teeth

5 Foods and Drinks to Avoid for Better Teeth

A Better Diet for a Whiter Smile

Numerous food and beverages poorly affect our dental health which tempt us daily. Familiarize yourself with the 5 foods...

Posted: Friday, April 13, 2018

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Make Your Dental Appointment Sooner, Rather Than Later

Make Your Dental Appointment Sooner, Rather Than Later

Have you scheduled your annual dental appointment? Consistent dental appointments are crucial to both make and keep. If you have not been to t...

Posted: Tuesday, March 20, 2018

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Choosing a New Dentist Near You

Choosing a New Dentist Near You

There are many reasons as to why you may need to find a new dentist. You could be switching careers and moving to a new city away from your regular dental clinic or changing insurance pla...

Posted: Wednesday, March 14, 2018

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The Best Family Dentist for YOUR Family

The Best Family Dentist for YOUR Family

Choosing the top dental clinic to take care of your family is more than just an important decision. Since the dentists themselves are not the only ones providing care for y...

Posted: Monday, February 26, 2018

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Are You Brushing Your Teeth Correctly?

Are You Brushing Your Teeth Correctly?

It is okay to skip brushing my teeth tonight. A thought that crosses almost everyone’s minds at least once or twice a week. Well, it is time to stop thinking that. Brus...

Posted: Monday, February 5, 2018

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Get Whiter, Brighter Teeth with Teeth Whitening

Get Whiter, Brighter Teeth with Teeth Whitening

We all want that perfect Hollywood smile – big, white and shiny teeth. Unfortunately, most of us live in the real world full of teeth staining necessi...

Posted: Friday, January 19, 2018

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New Year's Resolution Ideas From Family First Dental

New Year's Resolution Ideas From Family First Dental

New Year, New Smile, New You!

Start your new year with a gorgeous, healthy smile! One of the most popular resolutions we hear each yea...

Posted: Thursday, January 4, 2018

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How Sports Drinks Put Teeth at Risk

How Sports Drinks Put Teeth at Risk

What is so wrong about drinking Gatorade while you work out? The trend between consuming sports drinks and dental erosion among athletes may surprise you.

Many health-consc...

Posted: Wednesday, December 20, 2017

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Brush Up on the Connection Between Diabetes and Oral Health

Brush Up on the Connection Between Diabetes and Oral Health

The Difficult Relationship among Diabetes and Teeth

If you are affected by diabetes, you may also have some type of dental...

Posted: Tuesday, December 5, 2017

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Identifying the Warning Signs of Gum Disease

Identifying the Warning Signs of Gum Disease

Do you have gum disease? About half of the adults in America have a mild, m...

Posted: Tuesday, November 21, 2017

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How to Improve the Dental Health of Your Child

Tooth decay is the most widespread disease affecting children under the age of five, yet it is entirely avoidable. By brushing their teeth twice a day for tw...

Posted: Friday, November 10, 2017

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Get Invisalign and Get Rid of Metal Braces

Do you have crooked teeth and need braces? A person’s smile can have a significant impact on their confidence. We smile throughout the whole day letting people know that you are approachable and friendly. What...

Posted: Friday, October 27, 2017

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Which Comes First? Brushing or Flossing?

“Should I brush my teeth first or floss first?” In a dental office, this question is asked every day. If you are asking this question, congratulations! You are probably doing both already...

Posted: Friday, October 13, 2017

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How to Maintain Your Dental Health

Do you look in the mirror and see what used to be pearly whites, but is now a cloudy yellowish color? Taking your dental health seriously is crucial if you want to avoid cavities, keep your smile looking beautiful, and spen...

Posted: Wednesday, September 27, 2017

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How to Choose the Right Dentist for You

At Family First Dental your smile is our top priority. When you visit the dentist, the primary goal for our patients is to help them maintain a healthy smile. Performing good dental hygiene is critical to achieving thi...

Posted: Friday, September 15, 2017

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All about Teeth Whitening

Whiter, Brighter Teeth

Among all of the cosmetic dental treatments, more people pursue teeth whitening solutions than any other treatment. More and more dentists have had patients requesting teeth whitening on a daily basis. A...

Posted: Friday, August 18, 2017

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Keep Your Smile Full and Healthy

Dental implants can help your smile stay full and healthy. If you lack any teeth, dental implants can be used to replace those gaps and make your smile whole again. Dental implants can last a lifetime when cared for properly,...

Posted: Friday, August 4, 2017

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Do You Have Gum Disease

Do You Have Gum Disease?

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control states that around half of the adults in America have a form of gum disease. The various forms of gum disease range from mild, to moderate to severe. Your chance of ...

Posted: Friday, July 21, 2017

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Why are Dental Crowns Needed?

Why are Dental Crowns Needed?

You just visited your dentist for your annual exam. Your teeth felt great, but your dentist just told you that one of your teeth needs a crown. What now? Do not panic. Most people get crowns o...

Posted: Tuesday, July 11, 2017

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Why is Oral Health Important?

Having an exceptional dentist is priceless. Now days, it is not only about your smile, but the quality of your oral health, too. The facts are simple - the condition of your oral health affects your overall well-being. The mouth...

Posted: Monday, July 3, 2017

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Kiss Your Bad Breath Goodbye

Have you experimented with every dental care product in the book to help get rid of your chronic, bad breath? Are you left with little or no success, feeling embarrassed and self-conscious? You should know there is help! The key ...

Posted: Tuesday, June 27, 2017

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Invisalign...The Smile You Deserve

Invisalign Service Provided by Family 1st Dental
Do you have a dream smile? A smile can have a big impact on a person’s confidence. A perfect smile can boost your self-esteem and a crooked smile can hurt your confi...

Posted: Thursday, May 25, 2017

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How Parents Can Prepare for Children's Dental Visits

Children Oral Health

Dental health for anyone starts at a very early age- sooner than parents may think. Taking your child to see your d...

Posted: Friday, May 19, 2017

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7 Tips to Keep Clean Teeth

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If you are sick and tired of looking in the mirror and seeing what used to be sparkling whites, now a dull yellowish color, keep reading. Luckily there are a few hac...

Posted: Tuesday, May 2, 2017

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How to Choose the Best Dentist in Your Area

Trusting someone with your teeth is a lot harder than you would think. They are not only ensuring that your mouth is healthy, but also making sure those pearly whites don’t start to fade to yellow. There are many things that should come into play when you choose your dentist such as location, comfort level, cost and so on. Family First Dental provides excellent dental care to ALL of our p...

Posted: Friday, April 21, 2017

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