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5 Fun Things to Do in Santa Rosa

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While browsing the web I saw this post about fun things we can do here in Santa Rosa. Please check this post.

Smack dab in the heart of Northern California’s Wine Country, the vibrant city of Santa Rosa blends the pleasures of urban culture with the romance inherent in its beautiful countryside.

It’s the perfect destination for people who want to spend their days wine tasting, exploring back-country roads, and engaging in outdoor adventures … and their nights enjoying top-notch arts and entertainment performances or cuisine ranging from comfort-food cafés to Michelin-starred restaurants.

Here are five fun things to do while you’re in town:

1. Visit Luther Burbank Home & Gardens
Known as the Wizard of Horticulture, Luther Burbank was 27 when he moved from Massachusetts to Santa Rosa in 1875. A self-educated agricultural scientist who had already developed the Russet Burbank potato, he would go on to develop about 800 plant creations in Sonoma County’s mild climate and year-round growing season. Among his big successes are the Santa Rosa Plum, July Elberta peach, Flaming Gold nectarine, and Shasta daisy.

The Greek-Revival home where Burbank lived from 1884 to 1906 is now a National Historic Landmark open to the public. The grounds also contain a greenhouse, one acre of gardens planted with Burbank creations, and his grave. The house’s furnishings are original, and the former carriage house is now a museum/gift shop.

Charming and serene, it’s all located in downtown Santa Rosa, which was open countryside when Burbank took up residence. Luther Burbank Home & Gardens 204 Santa Rosa Ave., Santa Rosa, 707-524-5445. See more about this article:

and while you are visiting Santa Rosa and need dental help call Hammer and Bonin at 707-526-6160.


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Events for Valentines Check it out

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Here we have some events for this valentines let’s check an article from  BEA KARNES (patch staff)

Valentine’s Day: Top 5 Romantic Films

By Beau Behan, Film Critic:

It is that time of the year when the scent of a red rose just seems to linger eternally. Chocolates are suddenly luscious, and whispers of sweetness are simply ravishing. It is that special moment when romance and love are intertwined for lovers to savor.

Yes! — It is Valentine’s Day, the time to celebrate that “greatest feeling of all.” For many, an elaborate evening out will certainly spark the fireworks: enjoying a sumptuous dinner, sipping graceful wine, and dancing until the wee hours of the morning. For others, simplicity is their preference: enjoying a home-cooked meal paired with their favorite wine and watching a romantic movie. Does it sound simple enough? Not really.

Read here the full article: Valentine’s Day: Top 5 Romantic Films

This week there will be a lot of movies check this out from BEA KARNES (patch staff)

Coming to Theaters Near You: ‘Deadpool,’ ‘How to Be Single,’ ‘Zoolander No. 2,’ and More

By Beau Behan, Film Critic:
Are you planning on going to the movies this weekend? Here are this week’s new releases:



“How to Be Single”

“Where to Invade Next”

“Zoolander No. 2”
And here’s what they’re all about.

“Deadpool” (Nationwide, Feb. 12)

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Wisdom Teeth, What Are They and What Problems Do They Pose to You?

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For those that do develop them, there are all sorts of possibilities and complications that can arise. If we want to know more about wisdom teeth let’s read the article of Dr. Priveer Sharma

Wisdom Teeth

“Wisdom teeth,” a rather curious name for teeth if you think about it, is the folklore name for third molar teeth, which usually make their appearance later in life. So-called because a moderate amount of wisdom is supposedly achieved at about the same time these teeth typically make their appearance, between the ages of 17 and 25. Interestingly, current research shows that the brain is not fully mature until age 25, so there may actually be some truth to the myth.

Most adults have four wisdom teeth; although, it is possible to have more (supernumerary teeth) or fewer to none at all (hypodontia). However, there is little wisdom to the problems that seem to be associated with them more often than not. Wisdom teeth commonly affect other teeth as they develop by becoming impacted, coming in sideways, or in fact it seems — every which way, but up!

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Though wisdom teeth certainly don’t play a large role or serve as much purpose as the other teeth or molars in your mouth, they can certainly cause many problems. Perhaps the best attention for them comes from your dentist, who can continually x-ray your mouth and monitor what your wisdom teeth are doing. The dentist can make recommendations for extraction of your wisdom teeth before they ever start to cause problems in your mouth. Let’s read an article from Jennifer Flach

Should You Have Your Wisdom Teeth Removed?

Jennifer Flach was a college junior when her wisdom teeth started making themselves known.

“My other teeth started moving around,” she remembers. “The wisdom teeth were pushing out and undoing some of the orthodontic work I had done in high school.”

At the same time, her brother — who’s two years younger and was also in college — had no symptoms. But the family dentist suggested his wisdom teeth should come out too.

Jen and her brother had back-to-back wisdom tooth extractions and recovered together at home during spring break. “It was quite a week at my parents’ house,” she says.

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Affordable Dentures for all

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If you are trying to find affordable dentures, take a few steps in order to make the search a little easier for yourself. Dental costs have become increasingly more expensive. Let’s read an article of Doug Bonderud

Affordable Dentures: The Real Costs of Prosthodontics

Got dentures? If you want to keep them looking their best as long as possible, avoid hard or very sticky foods, clean them properly every night, and make sure you don’t wear them too long.

While dental implants can last a lifetime with proper home care and dental treatment, expect to replace dentures every five years no matter how diligent you are about cleaning them. The cost to replace a full or partial set of dentures can be significant, so it’s worth it to get high-quality, affordable dentures.

Read here the full article of Doug Bonderud: Affordable Dentures: The Real Costs of Prosthodontics

Are you also wondering  how dentures are made? Let’s read the article of Tracey Sandilands for more information about dentures.

What Are Dentures Made Of?

It’s been a long time since tooth loss was managed using animal teeth and pieces of bone in their place. George Washington famously sported a set of dentures made from lead, human teeth, cow teeth and elephant ivory, according to Smithsonian Magazine. What are dentures made of in the 21st century, and what are the oral benefits of this technology?

The Teeth

The teeth of a denture are typically made from various types of resin or porcelain. The latter was traditionally the preferred material because it was stronger and more durable, according to David L. Baker, DDS. Porcelain is still used in some instances and has a number of advantages:

Read here the full article: What Are Dentures Made Of?


Remember, both your teeth and smile are very important to your well being. Make sure that you can show them off! Finding affordable dentures does not have to be impossible if you take the time to do your price comparisons, read some reviews, and look into payment plan options. We can help you in many ways about dentures just give us a call.

More about Invisalign

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Invisalign is one of the newest ways to straighten your teeth and get the smile you’ve always wanted. If you’re choosing between straightening your teeth the traditional way or using Invisalign, make sure you’re well-informed on both options. Let’s read an article of Rebecca.

After Invisalign….Essix Retainers, Vivera or Fixed?

When I first started Invisalign, the time when I would finally be wearing retainers seemed like such a distant prospect that I barely even allowed myself to give it a second thought. In my imagination, a day when I would have good teeth was a day that I dreamt about, but not one that I ever REALLY thought might come.

As I mentioned in my last post, my upper teeth have now been happily ensconsed in retainers for some time, and I thought those of you still on your journey to get that to that point, might like to see what the different retainers look like.

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Let’s read the next article of Darren Flowers, DMD that will give us some idea if braces are way better that Invisalign.

Are braces better than Invisalign?

Orthodontic treatments that use either braces or Invisalign are just few of the many techniques used by dental professionals in straightening the teeth of their patients. They straighten teeth to give them an ideal position, improve their look, and promote proper function. Invisalign utilizes a set of clear plastic trays as a means of achieving the position. Traditional braces, on the other hand, usually make use of metal wires with an aim of getting the most ideal movement or position for the teeth.

The use of Invisalign is an efficient method for tooth movements that are not too complicated. A set of clear, computer-generated trays is ideally worn 24 hours a day with change-outs every two weeks. There are certain trays that can last for six months to one year. However, these require some form of retention to prevent the teeth from shifting back. One of its best advantages is that the trays are relatively invisible. Hence the name Invisalign.

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I used to wear braces and my teeth have since shifted. Can Invisalign help?
Many of the more than 1 million wearers of Invisalign have worn braces in their past and have experienced shifting afterward. Invisalign can usually correct the problem without having to go through the social awkwardness associated with wearing metal braces. Contact us for more information about or braces.

Latest Trends in Dental Industry

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Dental industry professionals see several advantages to attending the Greater New York Dental Conference. First, you get to show off what you do and produce. If you have a new product, renting a booth at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center offers you the chance to show it to others. If you have a new technique, you can bring it up in a discussion with other professionals. You also get the opportunity to see what others are doing. It can offer you new ideas to consider in your own company or practice.  Let’s read the article of Dental Products Report

The top 5 dental lab trends of 2015

2015 may have come and gone without the Cubs winning the World Series, the hoverboard being on shelves everywhere or Marty McFly appearing from 1985, but it certainly came with its fair share of change! The dental laboratory world was no exception; changes came fast and furious, particularly because it was a year when the International Dental Show occurred and previewed some of the most cutting-edge solutions coming to the dental lab world. Read more: The top 5 dental lab trends of 2015

With the opportunity to see new products, new services, meet new people, and hear the latest industry trends, you are going to have much to think about once you leave. You can take advantage of all of it. If you want to take your company, practice, or personal growth in new directions, attending this conference is the way to do it. You will find new doors opening in many directions. Let’s read the article of Jeff Rohde, DDS, MS

What’s Next: The Dental Trends to Watch in 2015

Each New Year, I look back to the previous year and ponder what shaped our industry. What challenges did we face? What products altered our thinking or our approach to treatment? Are we doing better in our task to get the job done, to maximize our effectiveness at improving a patient’s experience while guarding their oral health? And most importantly, how will all that shape the year to come? Read full article here: The Dental Trends to Watch in 2015

You will get a chance to hear about the latest techniques and practices. Many vendors offer introductory discussions on their new products. All of this gives you a chance to check these products and services. You can ask questions of the presenter. You will likely get materials that give you further references to do more research. All of this gives you the information you need. Call us for more information about the latest trends in dental we will guide you the right thing to do.


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Dental Insurance and Dental Plans

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Discount dental plans are an affordable option for traditional dental insurance in a number of ways. The question here is which plan is the better option to go for. So, here we take a look at the differences between  dental plans, and that will help us out to select the best one. Let’s read the article of Linsey Knerl about dental discount, will it truly save money?

Will A Dental Discount Plan Save You Money?

I have had the good fortune to experience a comprehensive dental insurance in my lifetime. For a small monthly premium (usually $27 or less), my family and I could enjoy twice-a-year cleanings, annual x-rays, and routine repairs with little or no out-of-pocket expenses. Now that I’ve jumped headfirst into the world of self-employment, my days of enjoying low-cost dental coverage are gone. So I tried a dental “discount” plan for the first time ever. Here’s what I have found. Read more: Will A Dental Discount Plan Save You Money?

Dental insurance is the very first choice for a person going to opt for the dental care procedure,
The very first thought that comes to ones mind, going to opt for the dental care cover is dental insurance; it is the traditional method to get cover over all your dental care procedures. Now let’s read the article of Amy Fontinelle


Should You Bite On Dental Insurance?

There’s no question that dental work is expensive – especially when you need to have major work done. If you’re not covered through your job, you may have to purchase it on your own. However, purchased privately, dental insurance can be a huge waste of money if your plan doesn’t match your needs. In this article we’ll show you how to drill through these plans to find out if dental insurance is right for you.

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You will enjoy with discount dental plan, available for all the dental care procedures and for all the peoples though suffering from pre-existing dental problem. Here, there is no need to fill confusing forms, or there is no need to fill claims to get your dental care costs returned.

Discount dental plans provides covers for all kinds of dental care procedures, be it preventive or intense, such as root canal, denture, cleaning, teeth whitening, braces etc it also provides covers for the cosmetic dentistry treatments. Discount dental plans are an inexpensive and easy-to-use option for dental insurance, and offers plan members with important savings on all the dental procedures. Call us for more information about Dental Insurance or Dental Plans we will help you decide what is needed for you.