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The Truth About Tooth Enamel: Can You Grow It Back?

February 16, 2018

The Truth About Tooth Enamel: Can You Grow It Back?

If you’ve done your research about teeth then you’re likely familiar with enamel. It’s a big part of ensuring the health of your mouth. It’s the outer layer of your teeth and it works to protect the more sensitive parts below it. It keeps your teeth safer from bacteria and other things that could hurt it.

Enamel is extremely hard but it can be worn down. There are some things that can wear it down faster, which include sugary or carb-filled foods, drinking soda, or not following basic oral health tips. Brushing and…


Sugar: Is it Really as Bad for Your Teeth as They Say It Is?

February 14, 2018

Sugar: Is it Really as Bad for Your Teeth as They Say It Is?

It’s no secret that sugar is bad for your health. Most physicians agree that it’s one of the worst things you can eat if you want to improve your stamina, lose weight, or have healthier teeth and gums. There are a ton of diets out there all the time, but while the verdict may be out on most of them, the truth is that sugar – no matter what else you eat – should be consumed sparingly.

In fact, when you talk to your


Is a Special Toothpaste Necessary? Discover if You May Need One

February 12, 2018

Is a Special Toothpaste Necessary? Discover if You May Need One

Everyone’s teeth are different. The teeth in your mouth are as unique as your fingerprints. As a result, does it make sense that everyone should use the same toothpaste? The reality is that people dealing with certain issues, such as gum disease or cavities, may want to use a different type of toothpaste than someone else. Read on to learn a few issues that may benefit from specialty toothpastes.

You may need a special toothpaste if you have bad breath

Everyone has bad breath sometimes, but if you find that you have…


4 Things to Know if You’re Planning to Change Dentists

February 3, 2018

4 Things to Know if You’re Planning to Change Dentists

No matter why you’re considering moving to another dental practice, whether it’s because you just moved to California or because you are no longer happy with your dentist, finding the right replacement can be a challenge. In fact, many people simply put off finding a new dentist until they have a painful dental emergency. At , we recommend that you find a new dentist in time to get a dental cleaning and exam every six months.

In order to find the right replacement, make sure…


Ask a Family Dentist: Do Kids Really Need to Visit Every 6 Months?

February 2, 2018

Ask a Family Dentist: Do Kids Really Need to Visit Every 6 Months?

Every child is different and every child’s reaction to going to the dentist may be different. For some kids, the environment is fun. They get a new toothbrush and they get to meet new, nice people. Some kids are entirely comfortable just lying back in their chair for the entirety of the appointment.

On the other hand, some kids don’t like the dentist – and it’s not just kids. Studies show that as many as 10% of the United States population has some amount of fear of…


Check Out These 4 Ways that Dental Implants May Be Better for You Than Dentures

February 1, 2018

Check Out These 4 Ways that Dental Implants May Be Better for You Than Dentures

When you’re missing a tooth, you’re likely dealing with numerous issues. You can’t chew as well as you’d like, you may be frustrated, and it’s often embarrassing. The reality is that no matter how long it’s been since you lost your tooth – whether it’s been minutes or years – there is help out there for you. There are many replacement options, but many patients at end up choosing dental implants over dentures. Read on to learn four reasons why and…


Brushing, Flossing, and Other Daily Oral Health Practices: Are You Doing Them Correctly?

January 26, 2018

Brushing, Flossing, and Other Daily Oral Health Practices: Are You Doing Them Correctly?

It’s likely not a surprise that brushing and flossing your teeth every day is the most important thing you can do to keep your mouth healthy and your teeth clean. In fact, most people hear this from the time they’re children. However, many people don’t realize that they’re not actually brushing as effectively as they could be. Read on to learn more about the correct way to assure you’re doing your dental home care correctly. Then reach out to …


Living with an Overbite Isn’t Your Only Option: Learn How You Could Fix It

January 24, 2018

Living with an Overbite Isn’t Your Only Option: Learn How You Could Fix It

One of the most common orthodontic conditions in the United States is an overbite. In some cases, they’re subtle enough that most people never notice, while in others the overbite is extremely severe. An overbite that’s more significant can affect the way a person’s face looks and make their top jaw appear much larger while their lower jaw looks smaller.

However, overbites do more damage than just changing the shape of a person’s face. They can also result in speech issues, cause jaw pain, and…


Unhappy with Your Smile? Consider These 3 Dental Procedures That Could Help

January 22, 2018

Unhappy with Your Smile? Consider These 3 Dental Procedures That Could Help

Many people are unhappy with the way their smile looks. Many of those people assume that their options are limited. The truth is that there are many cosmetic dentistry options that can help you feel more confident in your smile. Read on to learn about them, or if you want to get started, reach out to and make an appointment.

Teeth whitening

Easily the most popular option, teeth whitening is a quick and simple process. While there are at-home options, getting…


Do You Have a Cavity? 5 Signs to Watch Out For

January 18, 2018

Do You Have a Cavity? 5 Signs to Watch Out For

In a perfect world, cavities would be something that only happened rarely. Unfortunately, they’re actually very common and in fact most people will have one at some point in their lives. At to make an appointment for a checkup.

  1. You have a toothache
  2. The most common symptom of a cavity…