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Brushing Too Hard Can Be More Than Painful: It Can Be Dangerous

July 28, 2017

Brushing Too Hard Can Be More Than Painful: It Can Be Dangerous

Most people wonder if they’re brushing enough but a few out there wonder if there may be too much oral health care. At for your teeth cleaning and exam.

Overbrushing…


Incorporate These 4 Dental Habits for Better Oral Health

July 26, 2017

Incorporate These 4 Dental Habits for Better Oral Health

At , we can help you with just about any dental issue you have. That said, our goal is to help you prevent dental issues before they start. Following good oral health habits is important to reducing your chance of gum disease, cavity, bad breath, and other oral health issues. By simply incorporation these four dental habits, you can significantly improve your oral health.

  1. Brush at least twice a day
  2. Brushing your teeth has many benefits. First and foremost, it removes bacteria that can result in


The Truth About Mouthwash: Is it a Waste or a Wonder?

July 24, 2017

The Truth About Mouthwash: Is it a Waste or a Wonder?

At we get a lot of questions from patients about what the best products are to take care of their teeth. One product they often ask about is mouthwash. They wonder if it’s really helpful or if it’s just a waste of money. There’ no question that it makes your mouth feel clean and fresh, but is it really doing anything?

We’re happy to report that mouthwash can be a great product. After you’ve brushed, it’s wise to rinse your mouth out thoroughly. Mouthwash is a great way…


Your Oral Health Needs Change as You Age: Gum and Tooth Health for Those Over 60

July 21, 2017

Your Oral Health Needs Change as You Age: Gum and Tooth Health for Those Over 60

Are you one of the many people who believe that loosing teeth is inevitable as you get older? The reality is that most people can keep their teeth for the entire lives – as long as they take care of them. That said, what a person needs to do for good oral health at 15 aren’t necessarily identical to what they need to do when they’re 60.

Read on to learn more about how the average person’s teeth and gums age…


Do You Know What to Do in a Dental Emergency? Simple Tips That Can Save Your Teeth

July 19, 2017

Do You Know What to Do in a Dental Emergency? Simple Tips That Can Save Your Teeth

There’s no such thing as a minor dental emergency. The reality is that any time you injure your teeth, it shouldn’t be ignored. Doing so can increase the chance that there’s permanent damage. If you find yourself in a dental emergency, we recommend that you contact . Read on to learn what you can do in the moment.

Treating a toothache at home

If you have one or more teeth that are hurting, first…


Are You Ready to Visit the Dentist? Come Prepared with Answers to These Three Questions

July 17, 2017

Are You Ready to Visit the Dentist? Come Prepared with Answers to These Three Questions At , we know that many people are nervous about visiting the dentist, especially when they haven’t visited the dentist in a number of years. The good news is that by making an appointment to see a California dentist, you’re taking the first step toward improving your oral health. If you want to feel more prepared for your visit, consider these three questions to have answers for.

  1. What is your hygiene routine?
  2. A lot of people believe…


White Composite Fillings May Be the Best Choice for You: Learn 5 Interesting Things You Didn’t Know About Them

July 14, 2017

White Composite Fillings May Be the Best Choice for You: Learn 5 Interesting Things You Didn’t Know About Them

It used to be that if you needed a dental filling, you were going to get an amalgam filling. This is still a very strong material for fillings, and we use it frequently at . However, there are also many reasons that lead us to use white composite fillings on a regular basis. Keep reading to learn more about this option.

  1. You need filling materials that are…

The Top 5 Symptoms of Gum Disease and What You Can Do About Them

July 12, 2017

The Top 5 Symptoms of Gum Disease and What You Can Do About Them

The bad news is that around half of Americans have some form of gum disease, whether mild, moderate, or severe. What’s worse, those who are at least 65 years old have a 70% chance of having gum disease. However, there is good news – gum disease is very treatable.

Read on to learn about five symptoms that may indicate you have gum disease. Then learn how working with a California dentist can help you get rid of gum disease or avoid being…


Are You Curious About Porcelain Veneers? Get Answers to Your Frequently Asked Questions

July 10, 2017

Are You Curious About Porcelain Veneers? Get Answers to Your Frequently Asked Questions

We’ve worked with porcelain veneers for many years and the staff at to set up your appointment. We look forward to helping you finally have a smile you can be proud of!

Can you explain exactly what porcelain veneers are?

Of course, one of the most common questions we get is what


How’s Your Breath? Causes and Cures for Bad Breath

July 7, 2017

How’s Your Breath? Causes and Cures for Bad Breath

No one wants to have bad breath, yet many people do. There are many potential causes for bad breath. At , we want to stress that the best way to permanently treat bad breath is to make an appointment for a dental cleaning and exam. However, there are other short-term solutions you can follow. Read on to learn why you may be experiencing bad breath and a few steps you can take to reduce it.

The causes of breath

Far and away, the top cause of bad breath is…