Archive for April, 2021
Are You Tired of Bad Breath? Try These Five Methods of Getting Rid of it for Good
If you know you have bad breath but feel as though you have tried everything to fix it, we urge you not to give up. Your first step should be calling a local dentist for a dental cleaning and exam. We can determine if there is a medical reason for the problem. Otherwise, keep reading to learn some of the best ways to get rid of bad breath. Then contact …
Debunking Rumors: Are Dental X-Rays Safe or Are They are Serious Danger?
There is a lot of distrust in the world when it comes to dental x-rays, and we understand why. However, the truth is that not only are dental x-rays safe, but they can help us uncover some potentially dangerous diseases you might be experiencing. Keep reading to get the facts about this diagnostic tool, and then contact if you would like to book a dental appointment at your convenience.
The Reality of X-Ray Radiation
The reason people often feel nervous about…
Do You Grind Your Teeth in the Night? Learn What Might Cause It and How You Can Stop’
The purpose of sleep is to give the body and brain a chance to rest and recharge. However, if you are grinding your teeth all night, then you will likely not sleep as well as you should. Keep reading to learn how grinding your teeth can negatively impact your smile and your sleep, and then contact to talk to a California dentist who can help you.
The Technical Name is Bruxism
Will Drilling Eventually Be a Past-Tense Tool of Dentists?
When you think of what scares some people about the dentist, what is the first thing that comes to mind? If you are like many people, you immediately imagine drilling. The sound, the feeling, and just the sight of it can be enough to cause serious anxiety.
That is why some people are quite excited about the idea of a drill-free dentist’s visit. Is it possible? What does the future of dentistry hold? Keep reading to get the facts, and then contact for help.
Drill-Free Work Will Be a Reality
Of course, there are…
Just the Facts: Will a Cavity Heal Over Time if I Start Brushing and Flossing Better?
When a person first starts to suspect they have a cavity, one of the first things they feel is regret for not having brushed and/or flossed as regularly as they should have. The result? They then start brushing and flossing as suggested. Does this mean that their cavity has the potential to heal and go away? The short answer is that no, it does not. Once you have a cavity, you will need to visit the dentist to have it…
Four Dental Facts You Probably Didn’t Know
If you want to be the master of your smile and keep it in great shape for years to come, it is important to know the basics about dental health and how you can keep yours strong. Keep reading to learn four dental facts that you might not know, then contact if you would like to make an appointment with a dentist.
- Soda is Terrible for Your Smile
Yes, any sugary substance that you swish around your mouth can feed bacteria to cause (or worsen) dental conditions. That said, even if you have a sugar-free soda,…
Do Bleeding Gums Always Indicate Gum Disease? No – But They Usually Do
No one wants to see blood when they brush or floss their teeth, yet many people do. Most often, a person will assume that they are dealing with gum disease. They might be, but is this always the case? Keep reading to learn what other conditions can cause bleeding gums, and then contact to have your gum disease or other oral health issue treated.
Gum Disease Does Not Cause Bleeding
This may seem confusing when you have heard that bleeding = gum…
Three Tips That Can Significantly Reduce the Chance That You Experience an Oral Health Emergency
While dental emergencies are rarely life-threatening, they can involve a lot of pain – and a lot of money, depending on what the situation is. There are only so many things you can do to prevent emergencies caused by trauma to your teeth, but there are steps you can take to reduce most other kinds of dental emergencies. Read on to learn about the three steps we suggest, and then contact if you need to schedule an…
The Facts About Wisdom Teeth: Do You Really Need to Get Them Removed?
If you have not yet had your wisdom teeth removed and if they have not caused you trouble, you might wonder: should your wisdom teeth be removed? Not necessarily. Continue reading to learn about the situations in which it might make sense for you to have them extracted and situations in which you can leave them alone. If you have questions or want to make an appointment with a dentist, contact .
Most Wisdom Teeth Do Cause Issues
The first thing…
Get the Facts About At-Home Whitening Kits versus Professional Whitening: Which is Really the Best Option?
How much is a bright-white smile worth to you? Do you have a dollar amount that you would be willing to pay for a perfect smile? This is a hard question to answer, but if you are considering trying an over-the-counter, DIY tooth whitening system, we urge you to keep reading and then decide for yourself: what is a great smile worth to me?
There is Truth to the Adage: You Get What You Pay For
There are two main advantages to…