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Peroxide Toothpaste? A Home Remedy for a Clean Mouth!

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Posted February 13, 2016

A great, cheap product to add to your oral hygiene routine is hydrogen peroxide, which can be used in a number of ways to keep your teeth healthy and clean. Michael Colleran, DDS loves providing our San Luis Obispo patients with tips to protect and maintain the beauty and health of their teeth that they can do […]

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Fight Gum Disease at Home – Brush the Right Way!

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Posted January 26, 2016

Brushing your teeth is an everyday routine that most people give little thought to. The truth is there are a number of common mistakes people make in the course of brushing. After all, how often do we really think about brushing technique? Here, Dr. Michael Colleran, DDS is all about making sure his San Luis Obispo patients know […]

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Have a broken or loose tooth? We can help!

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Posted January 13, 2016

Have you or any of your family members injured a tooth these past few months? Maybe you got a little overzealous with some corn on the cob, maybe your daughter tripped during a game of tag and chipped her tooth, or maybe your mother chipped her tooth on a walnut, we can help fix these […]

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Gentle Dental Care in San Luis Obispo

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Posted December 30, 2015

What if You Haven’t Been to the Dentist for Several Years? Life is busy and we all have a long list of priorities to take care of, so it’s not hard to imagine that any number of things can get in the way of your regular dental hygiene routine, checkups and cleanings with Dr. Colleran. […]

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Fight Gingivitis at Home! 3 Reasons to Floss Every Day

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Posted December 13, 2015

Everybody in San Luis Obispo knows that they should floss every day. But it just doesn’t always happen that way, does it? We know that flossing is harder than brushing for a number of reasons, but we also know how important it is to your oral health. Dr. Colleran wants all of our patients to floss […]

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Forget Your Fears with Sedation Dentistry

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Posted November 30, 2015

Don’t be Afraid of the Dentist! We at the office of Dr. Michael Colleran, DDS know that some San Luis Obispo folks avoid the dentist’s chair like the plague. According to studies at the Dental Fears Research Clinic at the University of Washington, as much as 8% of Americans are too afraid to go to dentists and […]

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5 Reasons to Treat Your Gum Disease

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Posted November 19, 2015

You might not even know it, but you probably have gum disease. 3 out of 4 people do! But, the good news is that it is easily treatable, especially when caught in its early stages. Michael Colleran, DDS can help you get a happy, healthy mouth with simple treatments such as frequent cleanings and antibiotics. […]

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Skin Cancer Protection: Don’t Forget Your Lips!

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Posted October 27, 2015

We know that our patients are smart and you all lather yourself and your loved ones in sunscreen anytime you go outside in the San Luis Obispo sun. You wear your sunglasses, and maybe even a wide-brimmed hat. But do you protect your lips? Your lips are very sensitive parts of your skin, and you can […]

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The Dental Health Diet – Foods for Healthy Gums

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Posted October 13, 2015

Keep Your Mouth Healthy with These Foods Hello San Luis Obispo residents! As you know, Dr. Colleran and our team are committed to helping you maintain the best oral health and we’ve got some tips for you. It is common to hear about what not to eat, but today we are going to tell you about a few […]

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Is it ever too late for dental work?

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Posted October 1, 2015

Let’s be honest. If you are like most San Luis Obispo folks, you’ve probably put off going to the dentist at one time or another. Some of us have even avoided seeing a dentist for years at a time. In fact, one in three Americans avoid going to the dentist regularly. After a while, that time […]

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