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Smoking & Vaping: How Do They Affect Your Teeth?

Smoking & Vaping: How Do They Affect Your Teeth?

When you have questions about how smoking and vaping affect your teeth, what better source is there to reach out to than Gateway Dental Care, your quality family dentist right here in Pleasanton, California? We all know that smoking is bad for your health, but not many people talk about the effects of this habit […]

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Crowded Teeth Treatment Options

Crowded Teeth Treatment Options

In order to meet your unique needs, you’ll find a variety of treatment options for crowded teeth at Gateway Dental Care in Pleasanton, CA. Maybe you’ve noticed a small overlap in your teeth, or perhaps it’s time to straighten that crooked smile. Whatever the case may be, we will find a solution that’s the perfect […]

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Family Dentist vs. General Dentist

Family Dentist vs. General Dentist

If you’ve been wondering, “Family dentist or general dentist — what’s the best choice for me?”, at Gateway Dental Care in Pleasanton, CA, we’re here to help. The differences between these specialties is subtle, and marketing can make them difficult to spot. We’re going to break down what these terms mean to help you decide […]

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Signs You Have A Tooth Infection

Signs You Have A Tooth Infection

Here are 5 signs that you have a tooth infection from your friends at Gateway Dental Care in Pleasanton, CA. We know that early attention is always the best when it comes to your teeth. Waking up in agony is a scary situation for anyone. And, deciding the next right move to make can be […]

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Why Are My Gums Bleeding?

Why Are My Gums Bleeding?

If you’ve been asking yourself, “Why are my gums bleeding?”, it’s time to contact Dr. Kitagawa at Gateway Dental Care in Pleasanton, CA. Dr. Kitagawa will not only help you get on the path to better gum and oral health, but she is dedicated to providing top-notch, comfortable dental care that gets to the root […]

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Impress Your Dental Hygienist

Impress Your Dental Hygienist

At Gateway Dental Care in Pleasanton, CA we want you to have an oral care routine to impress your dental hygienist. A clean, healthy mouth benefits your health, your self-esteem, and your life in so many ways. Here are a few tips and tricks to help you take your at home dental care up a […]

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Getting Over Your Fear of the Dentist

Getting Over Your Fear of the Dentist

At Gateway Dental Care in Pleasanton, CA, we are here to provide some tips on getting over your fear of the dentist. Providing our patients with gentle, comfortable, and high-quality dental care is our specialty. Regular dental check-ups are necessary for good oral hygiene. However, a visit to the dentist can cause some fear and anxiety […]

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Top 5 Ways To Prevent Cavities

Top 5 Ways To Prevent Cavities

At Gateway Dental Care in Pleasanton, California, we want you to know about the top 5 ways to prevent cavities and have a beautiful smile. We love providing you with the treatments and resources you need to take care of those pearly whites. In order to keep your teeth looking their best, it’s important to […]

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How Bad Teeth Affect Health

How Bad Teeth Affect Health

At Gateway Dental Care, serving you in Pleasanton, CA, our patients will sometimes ask if bad teeth affect your health. In short, yes. So, we would like to share with you the main reasons maintaining good oral hygiene can keep you healthy overall.   How Do Bad Teeth Affect Your Health? Receiving regular dental checkups […]

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Signs You May Have A Dental Abscess

Signs You May Have A Dental Abscess

If you believe you have a dental abscess, Gateway Dental Care in Pleasanton, California, can help. Dr. Kitagawa and her staff are committed to providing quality dental care for the whole family at affordable prices. We offer comprehensive dental care and the latest technology for treating dental abscesses. What is a Dental Abscess? An abscess […]

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