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Part of our mission at Miami Sedation & Cosmetic Surgery is to have the most well-informed patients in Miami, Coconut Grove, Coral Gables, Brickell, and The Roads. We will post information here to help you make the best decisions for you and your family’s oral care. From preventing cavities to how your oral health impacts your overall health – we will keep you in the know. You’ll be able to impress your friends and family with your extensive knowledge of all things dental!

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Alternative Text Posted October 27, 2020 / Blog, Patient Care
Ramon Bana, DDS

Do You Hate Needles?

If you fear shots, injections, or medical needles in general, you may be suffering from trypanophobia—and an estimated 10 percent of Americans share the same aversion. The general public calls it “needle phobia” but the DSM-IV classified it as a specific phobia of medical needles as of 1994.   Dr. Ramon Bana understands these fears, and […]

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Alternative Text Posted July 27, 2020 / Blog, Dental Technology
Ramon Bana, DDS

It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s…Invisalign®!

If you have a crooked tooth, odd spaces between your teeth or a poor bite, you might be considering all of your orthodontic options. Orthodontics is a specialty in dentistry that realigns your bite and teeth for the best possible look and function. Did you know that our ancestors actually had naturally larger jaws? This […]

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Alternative Text Posted July 13, 2020 / Blog, Dental Services, Patient Care
Ramon Bana, DDS

Types for All Stripes: Teeth Whitening

Whiter, brighter teeth are on the top of everyone’s smile wish list – and for good reason! White teeth look young and healthy. The good news is that teeth whitening is one of the cheapest and easiest ways to improve your smile, and the results are almost immediate. If you’re already taking good care of […]

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Alternative Text Posted June 27, 2020 / Blog, Dental Health
Ramon Bana, DDS

Dental Inlays & Onlays

Cracked, broken, and decayed teeth require restoration or they will break down further until they become infected and/or require extraction. At Miami Cosmetic and Sedation Dentistry, our goal is to preserve your natural teeth for as long as possible. Depending on the extent and location of the damage, we will likely recommend an inlay, onlay, […]

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Alternative Text Posted June 13, 2020 / Blog, Dental News, Patient Care
Ramon Bana, DDS

The Story of Caries Prevention

If we told you that your mouth is the site of a constant battle between teeth and bacteria, would you believe us? Alright, maybe it’s not that dramatic, but the fact that teeth are always at risk of developing dental caries is no exaggeration. In case you’ve never heard about caries, Dr. Bana is going […]

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Alternative Text Posted June 12, 2020 / Blog
Ramon Bana, DDS

Welcome Back!

Dr. Bana and the staff and Miami Sedation and Cosmetic Dentistry are pleased to have you back in our office. Your safety and comfort are a top priority, and we have made a few important changes we would like to share with you that you can expect at your next appointment. We wipe down all […]

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Alternative Text Posted May 27, 2020 / Blog
Ramon Bana, DDS

Invisalign in Miami: What to Expect & How to Get Started

Read the video transcript At Miami Cosmetic and Sedation Dentistry, Dr. Bana begins the Invisalign process by using the iTero Element scanner to give you a 3D representation of what their teeth look like currently, along with a simulation of what you can expect them to look like after the process has ended. Molded impressions […]

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Alternative Text Posted May 13, 2020 / Blog, Patient Care
Ramon Bana, DDS

Are Dental Implants Painful?

Read the video transcript One of the most common questions that is asked about Dental Implants is “are they painful?”. In this post, Dr. Bana will address this question and hopefully put your mind at ease. He has been doing Dental Implants for over twenty years, and he has been asked about this often. Read […]

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