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Makhoul Dentistry Serving Mission Viejo & Laguna Niguel, CA

May 16, 2017

Mercury is toxic to humans. It does not belong in your mouth. To learn about safe and attractive tooth-colored alternatives in the Mission Viejo area, call Dr. Makhoul at 949-596-0296 today!Makhoul Dentistry, located in Mission Viejo, California, is proud to be a mercury-free dental practice. There is significant evidence to suggest mercury, even the small amount found in dental restorations...

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April 26, 2017

To learn which orthodontic solution is right for your smile, call Mission Viejo family dentist Dr. E.M. Makhoul at (949) 364-3724 to schedule a consultation today!Invisalign® are sometimes referred to as “clear braces.” However, these two orthodontic treatments are not actually the same thing. Clear braces are still braces. Invisalign are not braces at all. Let’s look a bit closer at what this means for patients who are considering...

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April 19, 2017

Did you know that traditional braces can take up to three years to fully correct malocclusion in adult mouths? While wire-and-bracket options are ideal for teenagers, this method of bite correction is often cumbersome and lengthy once jawbone has hardened. This factor alone steers some adult patients away from orthodontics. But what if there was a short-term orthodontic solution that could straighten your smile in a fraction of the time?

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April 06, 2017

Time for a Spring Dental Cleaning? Call Mission Viejo family dentist Dr. E.M. Makhoul at 949-596-0296 to schedule your family’s next visit today!Mission Viejo family dentist Dr. E.M. Makhoul wants to help every member of your household obtain peak oral health. The change of seasons offers a perfect opportunity for you to call our office and schedule cleanings and examinations for your family, allowing us to thoroughly clean your teeth – even below the gum...

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March 22, 2017

Dental ImplantsWhen you are missing teeth or suffering with severely damaged teeth, dental implants can be the best solution to restore your mouth to its full health and function. However, many patients are hesitant to undergo the dental implant procedure because it traditionally requires months of recovery while you wait for the implanted dental root to graft to your jawbone.

With the All-On-4® treatment concept, you can enjoy full mouth restoration in much less time. You can...

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March 08, 2017

Dentistry for the Whole FamilyAt Makhoul Dentistry we cater our dental services to patients of all ages. Whether you are bringing your child in for their first dental visit or you have attained a more senior status in your household, Dr. Makhoul and our experienced staff will help you find the right dental solutions to improve the health and beauty of your smile.

Our family dental services include:

  • Cleanings and checkups to...
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February 18, 2017

Take our informative quiz to find out if braces may be right for you!

January 30, 2017

When you have one or more missing teeth or teeth that have been severely damaged, dental implants can help you restore the full function and aesthetic appearance of your smile. Dental implants will allow you to eat, talk, and smile with confidence. Finding the best implant dentist to restore your smile is the first step.

When looking for an implant dentist, look for qualities such as:Finding the Best Implant Dentist

  • Experience. A...
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January 16, 2017

Root CanalWhen a dentist mentions “root canal,” patients automatically get a little tense. But with Dr. Makhoul’s years of experience in endodontic procedures, like root canals, there is no reason to fear the procedure.

Many of the rumors that circulate about root canals are based on outdated processes and fear of pain. However, with advances in modern technology and the thirty-two years of experience of Dr. Makhoul, you have nothing to fear from...

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December 20, 2016

If your teeth are keeping you from showing the exuberance and confidence that you have at heart, there is no reason to wait to alter them cosmetically. With Invisalign clear aligners, you can achieve straight and beautiful teeth without having to deal with metal poking your gums and lips. Additionally, Invisalign aligners can be removed to eat and brush your teeth making them much more convenient than traditional orthodontia. To determine if Invisalign is right for you, please take this fun quiz:

 

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