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Coffee Drinker?

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Now that the weather is turning a little cooler the need for that coffee increases.  The nice warmth as you hold that cup of coffee, and the rich aroma of all those flavors.Half of Americans start their day with a cup or more of coffee every day.  Many more people continue to enjoy that cup of coffee throughout the day.  Are you a coffee lover like me, how does that relate to our oral health? Northwest Family Arkansas wants you to take this quiz and see how it affects your dental well being.

Questions:

1. True/False - Once you whiten your teeth, you can never drink coffee again.

2.  True/False- Those people that ...

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CAD CAM Dentistry

CAD CAM Dentistry Fayetteville AR

We are very excited here at Northwest Family Dentist, Dr. Kifer and Dr. Bowen can offer crowns in one visit for most patients.  CAD/CAM dentistry is a specific field of dentistry that uses computer design and manufacturing technology to address various types of restorations.

What is CAD CAM Dentistry?

If the thought of making multiple trips to the dentist to fix a tooth problem, Dr. Kifer and Dr. Bowen have the solution for you.  Using the CAD/CAM technology to make your visit as pain-free and time sensitive as possible.  Northwest Arkansas Family Dental, uses this technology to create a ceramic inlay, onlay, or crown that fits your tooth perfectly in one visit.

How ...

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It's Not Too Late to See the Dentist

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If you are like many people in Fayetteville, you have probably put off going to the dentist at one time or another. Some of us even put off going to the dentist for years, really only 1/3 of Americans go to the dentist regularly.  When you stay away from the dentist you may feel as though you have too much tarter build up, or your gums bleed and teeth are loose, or that you don't know if anything is wrong and you suffer from toothaches.  You may wonder if it is too late to even see a dentist!

Advice from our Fayetteville Dental Office 

Well, Dr. Kifer and Dr. Bowen say this ...

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Summer Time

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Have You Had Your Twice Yearly Cleaning Yet?

Life is busy and it easy for time to slip away and then we realize we haven't had our hygiene visit for months or even years!  At Northwest Arkansas Family Dental, we understand how things can get in your way of taking care of you and your families' needs when it comes to dental appointments.  The most important thing to remember is your dental health is in good hands with Dr. Kifer and Dr. Bowen.  We are ready to help you get back on track!

The advancements in dental technology have made it even easier for even routine dental hygiene visits. At Northwest Arkansas Family ...

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June - Men's Health Month

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Did you know that men are less likely than women to take care of their dental health as well as their overall health?  Well they are!  Dr KIfer and Dr Bowen want to make sure especially  this month we encourage men to visit NWA Family Dental for their check up.  Research has shown that men don't live as long as women, and what we know is that in recent studies good oral health has led to longevity.

Oral Health in Men 

Men are more likely to develop oral and throat cancer, as well as gum disease.  At NWA Family Dental we want to help men get healthy and stay healthy with regular ...

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Oral Cancer

Oral Cancer Screening Fayetteville

Every year oral cancer will effect over 37,000 people in America.  Approximately 7,000 of these will die as a result of this aggressive disease.  Early detection is key for successful treatment.  Dr. Kifer and Dr. Bowen perform oral cancer exams at your regular dental hygiene visits to help their patients and protect them from the threat of oral cancer.

There are signs and symptoms of oral cancer, but the only way to detect and diagnose oral cancer involves an in-depth oral cancer screening.  Here are some things you can look for between office visits.

  • unexplained numbness/tingling in the mouth
  • hard to swallow or speak
  • check for lumps or bumps
  • red or white patches on the ...

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Dental Fun Facts

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Dentistry may not seem like a good time to you, but we would like to share some fun dental facts with you that might change your mind. Think about all of the work that your teeth handle for you on a day-to-day basis. They make eating and speaking possible as well as providing the shape to your face. They deserve extra care because when you take care of them, they can serve you for a lifetime.

Oral Health Facts

Here are some facts about your teeth that will provide you with some food for thought:

  • Your teeth begin to form before you are born. In fact, some babies are born with erupted teeth.
  • Sharks ...

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