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4 Potential Consequences for Treating Gum Disease Like It’s No Big Deal

May 25, 2018

4 Potential Consequences for Treating Gum Disease Like It’s No Big Deal

No one wants to have an oral health issue. No one wants to deal with gum disease. No one wants dental pain or to go to expense for their teeth. Unfortunately, there are some dental issues that, when ignored, can become serious very quickly. If you don’t get a cavity filling then you could end up with a toothache. If you don’t brush your teeth you could have bad breath. If you don’t get your gum disease taken care of, you could end up…


Everything You Need to Know About Oral Infections and How to Treat Them

May 23, 2018

Everything You Need to Know About Oral Infections and How to Treat Them

There are many problems that can begin with an oral infection. Whether it’s cancer or a cavity, an oral infection can range from something that’s quickly treatable to something that could kill you. In many cases, oral infections are signs of deeper, more serious issues, but some are entirely preventable if you take good care of your teeth and get regular dental cleanings and exams. Others are more serious but are most easily treated when found early by your dentist.

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The Truth Cost of Investing in Dental Implants: Are They Worth It?

May 21, 2018

The Truth Cost of Investing in Dental Implants: Are They Worth It?

If you’ve lost a tooth then you know how upsetting it can be. You not only have the physical gap that could bring you embarrassment, but you have an exposed root of your tooth that can be extremely painful if you don’t treat it. The good news is that there are ways to treat the tooth. To learn more, read on and then reach out to to learn more about California dental implants.

Dental implants are strong and they are dependable

When you have dental…


Tired of Snoring? Visit Your California Dentist for Help

May 21, 2018

Tired of Snoring? Visit Your California Dentist for Help

If you are a snorer then there’s good news for you: You are not alone. In fact, according to the National Sleep Foundation, about 90 million people deal with snoring throughout the United States. There are a number of reasons a person could snore. For example, men are twice as likely to snore as women, and overweight people are more likely to snore than those of a healthy weight.

If you’re tired of snoring then you may consider visiting your physician to learn how to stop. However, did you know that your


Should You Use Mouthwash Daily? 5 Reasons That It May Be a Good Idea

May 17, 2018

Should You Use Mouthwash Daily? 5 Reasons That It May Be a Good Idea

There’s no question that oral hygiene is important but many people aren’t sure exactly what they should be doing. Brushing is good, but how often should they floss? And what about mouthwash? The short answer is that you should brush twice a day and floss once a day at a minimum. There can also be many advantages to using mouthwash on a daily basis.

  1. Mouthwash can freshen your breath
  2. Of course, one of the main reasons that people use mouthwash is to freshen their…


5 Signs That You May Have a Cavity

May 14, 2018

5 Signs That You May Have a Cavity

Almost everyone will have a cavity at some point in their life. It’s true that kids are more likely to get cavities but they aren’t the only ones who get one. In fact, according to the American Dental Association, more than 90% of American 20 years old or older have had a cavity. If you currently believe that you may have a cavity but aren’t sure, read on to find out if any of these five signs apply to you. If they do, then contact to set up a Read More


3 Potential Consequences of Not Flossing Regularly

May 11, 2018

3 Potential Consequences of Not Flossing Regularly

It would likely be difficult to find a person in the United States who didn’t know that they were supposed to floss at least once a day. At we tell our patients when they come in for their dental exam and cleaning. Yet, not everyone does it. We understand that it can seem as though it’s not that important. This is why we’re presenting you with three of the potential consequences you could suffer from when you choose not to floss daily.

  1. You could end up with gum disease
  2. Gum disease is one of the…


3 Things to Look for When Choosing a Cosmetic Dentist

May 9, 2018

3 Things to Look for When Choosing a Cosmetic Dentist

No matter what your health issues are, whether you have gum disease or a crocked overbite, if you’re considering cosmetic dentistry then you want to find the best. At with questions or to schedule an appointment.

  1. Ask for…

You Should Contact a Dentist Immediately if You Have Signs of Gum Disease

May 7, 2018

You Should Contact a Dentist Immediately if You Have Signs of Gum Disease

When you hear the term “gum disease” does it scare you? It makes sense if it does. After all, any type of disease is a scary thing. When it comes to gum disease, there can be a lot of complications. It’s actually connected to a wide range of ailments including Lou Gehrig’s Disease, Legionnaires Disease, and even heart disease. Does this mean that you should be terrified if you believe you have gum disease?

Not necessarily. The truth is that gum disease can be fairly easy to…


4 Questions to Ask Yourself if You Have a Toothache

May 5, 2018

4 Questions to Ask Yourself if You Have a Toothache

If you have a toothache that’s not getting better or is causing extreme pain then you should contact right away to have a dentist examine it. If it’s just started or seems to be relatively minor, then you can ask yourself these four questions to determine a possible cause and what you can do about it.

  1. Did I recently injure my mouth?
  2. If you injure a tooth or your mouth, it can certainly hurt. This may be superficial pain like a bruise that will go away on its own. If…