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Dental News – Dr Michael Colleran, a general, family & cosmetic dentist, offers dentistry with cleanings, teeth whitening and implants.

Crowns, Bridges, Dentures, and Implants: The Facts

Crowns, Bridges, Dentures, and Implants: The Facts There are lots of ways to deal with missing or damaged teeth. You’ve probably heard one of us at Michael Colleran, DDS talking about implants, dentures, bridges, and crowns, but have you ever

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History of Oral Hygiene – How the Pilgrims beat Gingivitis

History of Oral Hygiene – How the Pilgrims beat Gingivitis   With modern advances in dental medicine and the careful attention that San Luis Obispo residents pay to their dental hygiene, it is hard to imagine what life for teeth was

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Get Your Beauty Sleep Back with Sleep Apnea Treatment

Do you have a spouse or loved one that complains about your snoring? Do you wake up in the middle of the night gasping for air? Do you find that you are always exhausted during the day and just can’t

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Teeth Grinding, Clenching, and Bruxism

There is a good chance you have heard Dr. Michael Colleran or someone else at the office of Michael Colleran, DDS mention the term ‘bruxism’ and discuss the problems it can cause for your oral health. At the office, we

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Red vs. White Wine – Teeth Whitening Assassins!

A Bottle of Red or a Bottle of White? According to Billy Joel, “it all depends on your appetite.” If you are enjoying a juicy steak, a bottle of pinot noir or cabernet might be just the ticket. On the

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Protect Mom’s Teeth to Prevent Cavities in Baby Teeth

Expectant and new mothers in this day and age have a lot to think about. There are plenty of commonly known substances, practices, infections, and conditions that can adversely affect the health of your baby, but we’d like to tell

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Wondering How To Get White Teeth? 5 Common Brushing Mistakes

We all learned how to brush our teeth when we were about 3 or 4, so you’d think we have it mastered by now. Right? Unfortunately, probably not. We all make mistakes sometimes. And that’s okay! All that matters is

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Red vs. White Wine – Teeth Whitening Assassins!

A Bottle of Red or a Bottle of White? According to Billy Joel, “it all depends on your appetite.” If you are enjoying a juicy steak, a bottle of pinot noir or cabernet might be just the ticket. On the

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Stop Tooth Pain and Sensitivity Now!

Why Are My Teeth Sensitive? There are a ton of specialized toothpastes, mouthwashes, and toothbrushes available to San Luis Obispo residents suffering from sensitive teeth. It is a very common problem that lots of products claim they can solve, but have

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Teaching Your Kids to Brush and Floss

As a parent, you will have numerous opportunities to teach your children valuable skills and each one will yield priceless memories. Your child’s first step, your child’s first word, your child’s first bike ride, your child’s first unassisted brushing and

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