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You Can Prevent and Reduce Plaque: 4 Ideas to Help Improve Your Oral Health

June 18, 2018

You Can Prevent and Reduce Plaque: 4 Ideas to Help Improve Your Oral HealthEveryone can get plaque on their teeth but kids are especially susceptible to it. This is partially due to the fact that kids love candy and snacks, and partially due to the fact that bacteria can build up and harden more easily on their teeth. When plaque is present, it ruins the enamel of the tooth. Remember that the enamel is the protective outer layer of the tooth. If there isn’t enough enamel, then tooth decay is more likely and the bones in the jaw can…


The Good and Bad of Diet: What Foods Affect the Health of Your Teeth?

June 15, 2018

The Good and Bad of Diet: What Foods Affect the Health of Your Teeth?

There are many reasons to carefully consider what you eat. Even if you are not trying to lose weight or treat a particular ailment with the foods you eat, there are some really important reasons to think long and hard about what you are eating. In fact, you may not even know that your diet can have a big impact on the health of your teeth.

The foods you eat and the beverages you drink can affect not just the way your teeth look but…


Daily Flossing Can Make a Bigger Difference to Your Health Than You May Think

June 13, 2018

Daily Flossing Can Make a Bigger Difference to Your Health Than You May Think

It is not surprising to people that they should brush their teeth at least twice a day. This has often been discussed time and time again by the time a person becomes an adult. Most people are also not surprised to be told that they should visit their dentist for an exam and cleaning every six months. However, people are sometimes surprised not by the fact that they are supposed to floss but when they learn what a huge difference…


Are You Dealing with Yellow Teeth? 3 Possible Reasons

June 11, 2018

Are You Dealing with Yellow Teeth? 3 Possible Reasons

Some people assume that having yellow teeth is simply a part of life. Others take advantage of teeth whitening and other cosmetic dentistry options. We can help with either option but we also believe it is important to let our patients know why their teeth may be turning yellow. Read on to learn more about them and then reach out to if you are interested in learning more about cosmetic dentistry.

  1. It may simply be a sign of your age
  2. Like it or not, as we…


5 Potential Reasons Your Tooth Hurts and What to Do About It

June 7, 2018

5 Potential Reasons Your Tooth Hurts and What to Do About It

Your tooth can begin to hurt suddenly or it can start with a light ache that gets worse over time. No matter which extreme you’re at – or if you’re somewhere in the middle – there’s nothing good about a toothache. We always suggest visiting a California dentist as soon as possible. In the meantime, consider five possible reasons you are experiencing a toothache.

  1. Your tooth is decaying
  2. This is the most common reason for a person to experience a toothache. If your tooth enamel has…


Emergency Tooth Care 101: What to Do if You Knock Out Your Tooth

June 4, 2018

Emergency Tooth Care 101: What to Do if You Knock Out Your Tooth

Once upon a time, when you were a child, losing a tooth was exciting. It was a rite of passage and it may have gotten you a bonus from the tooth fairy. Today, as an adult, to lose a tooth is not exciting. It can hurt, it is almost always unexpected, and it can be scary. You may walk through your day wondering if you will now have a missing tooth for life or will be stuck paying for expensive procedures.

The good news is that there…


Have You Been Avoiding the Dentist? Learn What You Are in Store For

June 1, 2018

Have You Been Avoiding the Dentist? Learn What You Are in Store For

If you have waited months or years longer than you should have to visit the dentist, then there is good news for you: You are not alone. Many people are afraid of the dentist, while others don’t think they can afford a dental cleaning and checkup. At we have worked with many people who have come to us after being afraid and we know how to help you through this.

Fear of dentists is actually a fairly common fear and it’s…


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.

Read on…


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…