How to Get Rid of a Gummy Smile with Dental Lasers

May 22, 2017
Dental lasers use light energy to accomplish everything from preparing a tooth for a filling, to performing soft tissue surgeries like frenectomies or gingivectomies. Speaking of gingivectomies, Dr. Hanna often uses our WaterLase laser to correct areas of excessive gum tissue…or “gummy smiles” as our patients not-so-fondly refer to them....
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Types of Sleep Apnea Devices

May 15, 2017
There are many types of sleep apnea devices on the market today. If you suffer from daytime drowsiness, you actually may be experiencing sleep apnea at night. Two major types of sleep apnea devices are available to help you get a better night's sleep: traditional CPAP machines and custom-fitted dental sleep devices....
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Dental Implant Options for Missing Teeth


There’s a good chance that you’ve heard just how effective dental implants are for replacing your missing teeth. At our Gilbert, AZ practice, we’ve seen just how life-changing these new, artificial “teeth” can be for someone who needs to restore their smile....
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Need Veneers?

May 8, 2017
Dreaming of a dazzling smile makeover, but don’t have a lot of time to spare? Dental veneers at Smiles by Hanna could be the perfect choice when it comes to having the smile of your dreams. But before you consider veneers, it’s important to know exactly what they are and how they work....
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Dentist in Gilbert: 5 Things to Know About the Torus Mandibularis

April 21, 2017
What’s a torus mandibularis? You may not know it by name, but if you have one or two, you’ll know exactly what we mean when we say a bony growth on the mandible, right beside your tongue. They’re usually big hard lumps right beside your lower premolars. And if you are dealing with the presence of exceptionally large or bothersome torus mandibularis, we know you’d probably like them removed....
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Replace Missing Teeth for a Balanced Diet

April 17, 2017
A few missing teeth can make it extremely challenging (if not impossible) to enjoy a nice juicy steak or bite into a freshly picked apple. Without a healthy set of teeth to bite and chew with, our nutritional intake can suffer a significant impact....
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Teeth in a Day in Gilbert, AZ

April 10, 2017
Undergoing Teeth in a Day treatment involves strategically placed dental implants and an interim restoration that is fixed over them. Due to the precise location and design of the implants, we can use as few as four of them to support a full-arch prosthesis....
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Numerous Benefits of an Implant-Retained Denture

March 30, 2017
Dentures can provide a sturdy tooth replacement for people who have lost a tooth or many teeth. Many people deal with loose dentures for years, finding ways to eat around their issues -- they may avoid laughing too hard, or just learn to live with a lisp or whistle when they speak. But there is a better solution with implant-retained dentures....
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