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Is There Such a Thing as Too Much Tooth Brushing? Learn Why You Shouldn’t Brush So Hard

October 18, 2017

Is There Such a Thing as Too Much Tooth Brushing? Learn Why You Shouldn’t Brush So Hard

Everyone knows that they need to brush their teeth. Many people feel that they should be brushing their teeth more often. In fact, you may be surprised to know that there can be essentially too much of a good thing. Now, not so fast – that doesn’t mean you’re brushing too often. A person would have to brush 100 times a day to be brushing too often, but there is an overzealous tooth brushing problem that many people…


What to Expect if You Choose Dental Implants: Services You’ll Get

October 16, 2017

What to Expect if You Choose Dental Implants: Services You’ll Get

There are many reasons our patients choose dental implants. They can be used to replace teeth, to take the place of partial or full dentures, to prevent bone loss after a tooth has been lost, to be able to eat any food they want, and to prevent shaving down teeth that are healthy in order to install a bridge.

No matter what your reasons are for getting dental implants, at we hope that everyone will choose a dental professional who’s qualified to…


A DIY Treatment Plan for Gum Disease: Get the Dentist’s Opinion

October 13, 2017

A DIY Treatment Plan for Gum Disease: Get the Dentist’s Opinion

No one wants to have gum disease, yet millions of Americans do. While this can be a painful, distressing disease – and it can do serious damage to both your teeth and your gums – treating it doesn’t have to take over your life. Your dentist will be in the best position to diagnose your issues and provide a home treatment plan, but you can keep reading for general tips on treating gum disease at home.

It starts with gingivitis

Many people don’t realize that the first step of


Ask a California Dentist: Could Your Coffee Be Making Your Teeth Yellow?

October 11, 2017

Ask a California Dentist: Could Your Coffee Be Making Your Teeth Yellow?

There’s no question that Americans love coffee. In fact, the average per capita consumption is ten pounds of coffee beans per person. When you consider that our population is just around 320 million, you’re looking at a total of more than 1.5 tons of coffee. It’s not hard to see why coffee’s so popular: There are coffee shops on just about every corner, diners offer unlimited coffee, and there’s coffee in just about every office.

With so much coffee consumption, it can’t be bad for us – or could…


Is Your Child Afraid of the Dentist? They’re Not Alone: How to Ease Their Fear

October 9, 2017

Is Your Child Afraid of the Dentist? They’re Not Alone: How to Ease Their Fear

If your child is afraid of the dentist, don’t worry: They’re not alone. Many children are afraid of the dentist and the good news is that there are steps you can take to alleviate this fear. Remember when you were a child – new things were always scary and when they involved tools that make loud sounds and feelings they’re not used to, it’s understandable that they may be nervous.

If you’re worried that your child will be nervous when they visit the…


The Real Cost of Not Going to the Dentist: Find Out What it Will Cost You

October 6, 2017

The Real Cost of Not Going to the Dentist: Find Out What it Will Cost You

Have you been putting off a visit to the dentist? Do you need some motivation to get you there? We suggest that you come in for a dental checkup and cleaning as soon as possible. While it will take time out of your day, it can end up being an expensive proposition to avoid the dentist for too long. Read on to learn about some of the long-term costs of skipping a visit to the…


Skipping a Visit to the Dentist Can Be More Detrimental Than You Think

October 4, 2017

Skipping a Visit to the Dentist Can Be More Detrimental Than You Think

You may or may not be surprised by the fact that as many as 15% of Americans say that they’ve avoided going to the dentist because they’re afraid. The truth is simple: No one likes going to the dentist – yet we like the results we get from the dentist. At , we understand how serious this fear can be. That said, we want to make sure that you understand the very serious risk you’re taking when you skip your appointment.

You significantly increase your chance of…


Are Your Gums Inflamed? 5 Reasons They May Be

October 2, 2017

Are Your Gums Inflamed? 5 Reasons They May Be

No matter how careful you are about brushing and flossing regularly, it’s still possible that you’ll end up with gum problems. The best bet against this issue is to not only worry about your home oral care, but to visit regularly for cleanings and exams.

How common is gum disease?

When your gums are inflamed, it’s not always due to gum disease. That said, it’s important to understand how common gum disease is and how serious it can be. Take these stats: The Centers for Disease Control say that nearly half…


How to Determine if You May Have Gum Disease

September 29, 2017

How to Determine if You May Have Gum Disease

Millions of people deal with gum disease every year. In fact, it’s the most common cause of tooth loss for adults. That said, it’s common for people to not even realize they have gum disease until they experience a loose tooth or have significant pain. Why? Because there often aren’t noticeable signs of gum disease in the early stage.

That said, the sooner gum disease is diagnosed, the more easily it can be treated. Consider how it beings: When bacteria gather between your teeth and along your gums. That bacteria starts out…


Do You Know What Substances Are Most Likely to Stain Your Teeth?

September 27, 2017

Do You Know What Substances Are Most Likely to Stain Your Teeth?

No one wants stained, yellowed teeth yet many Americans have them. Even if you keep your teeth in great shape, visit your dentist regularly, and ensure your gums are healthy, it’s possible that your teeth won’t look as white as you’d like.

At . You can also keep reading to learn about some of the substances that may be causing your teeth more damage than you know.

Coffee

When…