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Young children often suck on pacifiers or their thumbs to soothe themselves. However, pacifier use and thumb-sucking can cause problems with the growth and development of the mouth, including the … more
Are energy drinks bad for your teeth? Many of our patients at Alina Bergan D.D.S ask us this question, so here’s the scoop.Energy drinks have been on the rise, taking up more and more space on … more
A smile makeover is usually a combination of one or more cosmetic dental procedures. To achieve your desired result, your dentist may perform or suggest a variety of options. The entire process is … more
A: No, using deodorants or antiperspirants does not increase your risk of breast cancer. Claims linking deodorant/antiperspirant use and breast cancer have been around for many years. The theory … more
When is the last time you visited our dental office? If it has been more than 6 months since your last routine cleaning, it is time for you to schedule another checkup with Dr. Alina Bergan DDS. … more
Q: Are vaccines safe?A: Yes, vaccines are very safe and can prevent serious, even fatal illnesses. Some parents mistakenly believe there is a link between disorders like autism and getting their … more
Did you know that there are certain foods you can eat which help to clean your teeth? In dentistry we look at the impact of food in three ways: the kind of food, how often it is eaten, and when it is … more
The facts about smoking are everywhere, yet many people continue to smoke. Cigarette smoke contains more than 6,000 chemicals, and at least 200 of those chemicals are known to be harmful to your … more
A: The summer is here and that means warmer temperatures and longer days.  It is the perfect combination to head out and go for that relaxing walk or lounge in the yard.  But there are some … more
Q: My mother had cataract surgery and uses reading glasses. My neighbor however, just had cataract surgery and does not use glasses at all. What kind of cataract … more
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