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Pierre Fauchard Academy

September 7, 2019

Congratulations to Dr. Judd on his induction into the Pierre Fauchard Academy in San Francisco Saturday, September 7, 2019. Pierre Fauchard was a French physician, credited as being the “father of modern dentistry”.  He is widely known for writing the first complete scientific description of dentistry, Le Chirurgien Dentiste (“The  […]

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Your Welcome Appointment

August 19, 2019

The first time you call our office, a welcoming voice from one of our team members greets you.  We make an appointment that works best with your schedule and go over what to expect at your welcome appointment.  We always invite you to visit our website in advance to complete your registration forms.  You may also come in 15 minutes early to fill  […]

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Why do crowns cost so much?

July 18, 2019

“Why do crowns cost so much?” I get asked this question from time to time; it’s a great question and one that I would love to explain. First and foremost, there are numerous hours that go into making a crown that will last for years and years. At The Art of Dentistry, we only want the best for our patients, and we strive to do the very best quality  […]

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A look at April 2019

May 10, 2019

April was a great month!  So much has happened and so much to talk about. I spent two evenings with a mentor and friend, Dr. Arthur Dugoni, the Dean of my Dental School, University of the Pacific (which is now named after him). He was my Dean when I was there and was an instructor to my Father, Keith Judd, when Dad was there. It was a wonderful time  […]

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CDA Cares Charitable Event

March 12, 2019

Dr. Judd & Shanna participating in CDA Cares charitable event in Vacaville, on Friday. The patients name is Christopher and this event is hosted by the California Dental Association and takes place among various counties throughout the year. What is CDA Cares? CDA Cares allows volunteer dentists, with the assistance of other health professionals  […]

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Let Us Look To Be Thankful!

December 13, 2018

I have just gone through total shoulder replacement on my LEFT shoulder.  I have been blessed with how easily and quickly the recovery has gone.  Why my left shoulder?  I just do not know, but I am back to work after taking the Thanksgiving week off to heal and be with family. I have learned to appreciate many little things of life, like tying my  […]

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A Filling’s a Filling, Or is It?

March 15, 2018

A Filling’s a Filling, Or is It? There is a difference between our office and other offices, even in the most routine procedures. Technology has changed on how we do fillings, and the accuracy and makeup of the materials we use is state of the art. We are now able to take photo’s of the tooth to be worked on, as it is cleaned, and of the final restoration  […]

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CariVu – The Latest Technology Increasing Our Vision With Your Teeth

March 6, 2018

We are using a new technology that allows us to see between teeth without the use of an X-Ray.  The product is called CariVu and is a near-infrared light that is shined through the teeth.  It shows up as a video that looks like an X-Ray.  We are, at many times, able to see decay, cracks and other defects far sooner than what X-Rays allow.  This  […]

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The Latest Technology In Teeth Whitening

March 23, 2017

For many years we used the Zoom tooth whitening system. Some of our patients were coming away with very sensitive teeth, and so much so that we would have to prescribe pain medication. The results were good, but not up to the standards we desired. We now use a laser whitening system by Biolase that gives excellent results without the sensitivity. Our  […]

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How smoking increases the risk of oral cancer

September 28, 2016

Cigarette smoke contains more than 6,000 chemicals, and at least 200 of those chemicals are known to be harmful to your health. When smoke is inhaled, moist oral tissues are saturated with excessive amounts of carbon monoxide, hydrogen cyanide, and a host of other known carcinogens. Most oral cancers originate in abnormal squamous cell activity, which  […]

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