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Archive for December, 2016

Ask a California Dentist: Why Do Dentists Ask So Many Questions?

December 30, 2016

Ask a California Dentist: Why Do Dentists Ask So Many Questions? Anytime you visit the dentist you’re going to be asked a lot of questions. Sometimes our patients at .

The basic purpose of all those dental questions

Before completes any dental procedure, whether a simple cleaning and exam or a dental implant, we need to get a…


Not Everyone is a Good Candidate for Dental Implants: Do You Qualify

December 28, 2016

Not Everyone is a Good Candidate for Dental Implants: Do You Qualify At we’ve found that many people who have lost teeth assume that the only damage that’s done is to their appearance. Unfortunately, this isn’t the case. A missing tooth can make it difficult to chew properly, can lead to misalignment of other teeth, and can cause other issues. The good news is that there are many options today to fix these problems. One of the most popular is dental implants – but you may be surprised to know that they’re not for everyone.

Dental implants are…


Dental Phobia May Be Common but There Are Ways to Address It

December 26, 2016

Dental Phobia May Be Common but There Are Ways to Address It

There are a number of reasons that some people avoid going to the dentist. Some people don’t like the sound of drills, others don’t like the smell that disinfectant leaves. The truth is that though a person may feel apprehensive about going to the dentist, avoiding getting a cleaning and exam can lead to significant oral health problems. That’s why you need to work with a dentist like that will take steps to make you feel comfortable.

Why are people afraid of…


People Lose Their Teeth and Turn to Dental Implants for Many Reasons

December 21, 2016

People Lose Their Teeth and Turn to Dental Implants for Many Reasons

Everyone loses teeth when they’re kids and it’s generally not a big deal because new teeth will grow in soon after. However, losing a tooth as an adult can lead to significant, long-term effects on both your oral health and your overall health. When tells our patients to brush several times a day, floss regularly, and try to keep high-sugar foods to a minimum, we hope they’re listening to us!

That said, oral hygiene is only one of the reasons a person may lose their teeth….


Take Advantage of California Dental Group’s Latest Special Offers

December 16, 2016

Take Advantage of California Dental Group’s Latest Special Offers

If you’re thinking about getting dental work done, whether cosmetic dentistry or a root canal, then you’re likely looking for a dentist that meets several different criteria. One of those criteria is likely finding an affordable dentist. At for more offers or more details.

Special offer on porcelain veneers

If you’re in need of porcelain veneers, then you’ll…


Are You Making These Common Mistakes When Brushing Your Teeth?

December 13, 2016

Are You Making These Common Mistakes When Brushing Your Teeth?

You might be surprised to know how many people brush often enough but aren’t brushing in the most effective way. In fact, you may be surprised to learn that you’re one of them! At , we’re always happy to discuss specific oral health at-home best practices for individual patients, but we’ve found that the most commonly committed mistakes are those listed below.

Not brushing as long as we recommend

There are many electronic toothbrushes that include a timer that assures you’re brushing as long as you should….


Regular Visits to Your Dentist Can Keep You Healthy in Unexpected Ways

December 9, 2016

Regular Visits to Your Dentist Can Keep You Healthy in Unexpected Ways

You know you need to visit the dentist if you want to have a bright smile and healthy teeth. However, many people don’t realize that there are other health benefits. At to schedule an appointment.

Gum disease is more serious than you might think

You likely know that gum disease is no laughing matter but did you know that…


Did You Know That These Foods Secretly Cause Cavities?

December 8, 2016

Did You Know That These Foods Secretly Cause Cavities?

Everyone wants to have healthy, beautiful teeth. Many people know they should brush at least twice a day and floss at least once a day. But did you know that there are some foods that can actually cause cavities? While we don’t think you need to avoid these foods at all costs, we do recommend that our clients are aware of what they can do and that they’re enjoyed in moderation.

Pizza, pasta, and burgers

Pasta and pizza are two of the most beloved foods in American, yet they can actually damage your teeth….


Dental Implants 101: Everything You Need to Know About the Process

December 6, 2016

Dental Implants 101: Everything You Need to Know About the Process

If you’re missing teeth then you know how it can feel to have lost your perfect smile – especially if one of your front teeth is involved. Chewing food can be a challenge if you’re missing a canine or molar, and though false teeth and dentures can be good solutions, some of our patients wished for a more permanent solution that wouldn’t require regular maintenance. Today there is an option: Dental implants.

Dental implants have been around a lot longer than you may think

At , we’ve…


5 Reasons to Choose California Dental Group for Your Dental Needs

December 5, 2016

5 Reasons to Choose California Dental Group for Your Dental Needs

At , we understand that you have options when it comes to choose a dentist. However, we know that we’re the right choice for you. Here are just five of the reasons that our clients come back to us time and time again.

  1. Our dentists go above and beyond what they’re required to do

  2. The dentists at regularly take more continuing education classes than are required. We understand that modern dentistry is always evolving and new, innovative dental procedures are always being presented. That’s why we work to stay on…