From the Desk of Dr. Hagen

what's in your toothpaste

What’s in Your Toothpaste?

When is comes to choosing a toothpaste, there are many options available. So how do you know what type or brand is the best choice for you? All toothpastes with the ADA seal of approval contain an active ingredient, usually fluoride. Fluoride is a proven way to protect your teeth because of all the things it…
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How to Maintain a Healthy Mouth as You Age

The 100 Year Old Mouth How to maintain a healthy mouth as you age. Whether you are considering your own health or that of a loved one, it is important to understand the changes in oral health as we mature. With the aging process, can also come the risk of decline in oral heath. Contributing…
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Teeth Whitening Today

A beautiful white smile represents health and success, so it comes as no surprise that cosmetic teeth whitening services are in high demand.   Mall Kiosks advertise “Professional Whitening in just Minutes!” Online Ads read “Screaming White teeth in just 15 minutes!”   Whitening specials are popping up across the country. But how safe are…
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Ask Your Hygienist – Charcoal Toothpaste

Activated charcoal toothpaste: What is it? And is it safe? Charcoal activated products are on the rise. The trend reaches from health and beauty products, and now to TOOTHPASTE. Products containing this ingredient claim to remove coffee stains, wine stains, and plaque. What exactly is activated charcoal?  The popular additive is typically made from either bone…
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The Miracle of Ceramics and Composites – Materials that Mimic Nature

Dr. Hagen has over 25 years of experience in high-quality, customized dentistry. His commitment to excellent patient care sets him far above the rest, especially when it comes to longevity dentistry: dentistry for the patient’s first 100 years. When a tooth shows signs of decay, a cavity is often formed. In this case, we place…
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Healthy Longevity

On August 25, 2018, Senator John McCain passed away after a courageous battle with brain cancer.  His memorial service was held at the Washington National Cathedral.  He was four days short of 82 years old at the time of his passing.  At his service was his Mother, age 106.  She is still alive at 107. …
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