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3 Things You Can Do to Get Closer to a Perfect Smile

February 28, 2018

3 Things You Can Do to Get Closer to a Perfect Smile

You’d be hard pressed to find someone who said they didn’t want a perfect smile. The reality is that most people want their smile to shine. However, not everyone can have that – or can they? While you may not be able to get the perfect smile, there are several things you can do to improve your grin. Read on to learn about three of them and then contact to make an appointment with a dentist.

  1. Be more diligent about your oral health
  2. The easiest way…


Are You Considering Working with a New Dentist? Ask Them These 3 Questions First

February 27, 2018

Are You Considering Working with a New Dentist? Ask Them These 3 Questions First

When you find the perfect dentist, you can work with them until you move or they retire. But until you’ve found that perfect dentist, it’s important to know what to look for. You know how to choose a dentist that’s in a convenient location and that has convenient hours for you but do you know what questions to ask to ensure he’s got the professionalism you need? You can find reviews on various websites but do you know what a dentist’s colleagues say about…


Tired of Yellow Teeth? Learn What Causes Teeth Yellowing and How to Fight It

February 26, 2018

Tired of Yellow Teeth? Learn What Causes Teeth Yellowing and How to Fight It

Experiencing yellowing teeth isn’t an uncommon problem but that certain doesn’t mean it’s not embarrassing. If you find yourself unhappy about your smile then there is good news for you. At to find out how we can help.

Bad oral hygiene…


Quit These Bad Habits if You Want to Protect Your Teeth

February 23, 2018

Quit These Bad Habits if You Want to Protect Your Teeth

Everyone wants to have teeth that are as healthy as possible but many people don’t realize that some of their bad habits are negatively impacting their teeth. There are a lot of positive things you can do for your teeth, like eating healthy foods and brushing and flossing regularly, but today we’re going to focus on things you can avoid to keep your teeth in good shape.

If you have questions, or if it’s been more than six months since your last dental check-up, please contact …


Having Trouble Getting Your Kids to Brush Daily? Check Out These Tips

February 21, 2018

Having Trouble Getting Your Kids to Brush Daily? Check Out These Tips

It’s your job as a parent to encourage your children to have healthy, good habits. One of these habits is proper oral health care. Most kids have both a morning and nighttime routine and in a perfect world that routine would include brushing their teeth. However, it’s not always that simple to get kids on board. Here are some tips we’ve come up with to help you encourage your kids to brush their teeth. If you have additional questions, reach out to at…


Do You Use Mouthwash? 3 Reasons You May Want to Start

February 19, 2018

Do You Use Mouthwash? 3 Reasons You May Want to Start

While most people brush their teeth, not everyone uses mouthwash. Some people assume that it’s not that effective or that it’s only good to freshen breath. The truth is that it may be a great option for you. In fact, there are more benefits than most people realize.

We do of course want to encourage our patients to use mouthwash in addition to brushing and flossing – not instead of. Just make sure you’re buying one a brand that’s been approved by the American Dental Association. You’ll know it…


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…