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Five Tips to Help Kids Overcome Their Fears of the Dentist

June 19th, 2024

Is your child nervous about visiting Dr. Brent Porter and our team at Brent J. Porter, DDS? Today, we put together some tips to help ensure your little one relaxes before his or her next dental checkup! Start early. The earlier your child visits our Santa Cruz office, the better. This will provide your child…
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Water Features

June 5th, 2024

Heading for the beach! Hiking to the lake! Keeping cool with a tall, frosty glass of ice water in a foreign bistro, or taking a refreshing gulp from the fountain in the park! Hot weather has arrived, and water is something we’re more conscious of now than most other times of the year. Even so,…
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What Your Dentist Checks During a Checkup

May 29th, 2024

You’ve been going to Brent J. Porter, DDS for a while now, so you pretty much know what to expect when you get to our Santa Cruz office. You’ll see Dr. Brent Porter, your hygienist, and all the other members of your friendly dental team again. You’ll sit in a comfortable chair just your size.…
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Memorial Day

May 28th, 2024

Memorial Day is not only a federal holiday in the United States, but it is a day of observance and remembrance of those who died in service. Originally known as Decoration Day, this solemn day has been marked on calendars since the end of the American Civil War as a day to commemorate both the…
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