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Instagram Bans Plastic Surgery Filters, but What about Smiles?

Social media can have many positive impacts on people’s lives, but it can also be a negative force. It can cause people to experience depression, and, in some rare cases, can contribute to someone’s suicide.  [...]

By |November 6th, 2019|Categories: Cosmetic Dendistry|

Are Millennials Ruining Dentistry . . . or Saving It?

Millennials have a reputation for ruining everything. While the reputation is probably undeserved, it’s certainly tempting to imagine that a new Millennial spin on dentistry is likely to be a nightmare. However, the new innovation [...]

By |October 30th, 2019|Categories: Dental Insurance|

Forget the Count: You Could Be King Dracula with These Gold Fangs

Every year at Halloween, millions of Americans don fake vampire teeth. Usually, these are the epitome of cheap fake teeth, costing less than a couple bucks for an articulated set that you slip over your [...]

How Does Sleep Apnea Affect Your Health? (And Why Should You See a Dentist)

Do you find yourself exhausted from a night of sleep, even though you got the recommended 8-hours of sleep? Have you changed your mattress and sleeping patterns and nothing seems to help? You may be [...]

By |September 25th, 2019|Categories: Sleep Apnea|

3 Things that a Dentist Can Fix (That You Almost Wouldn’t Expect)

You know that a dentist can clean your teeth, , and fix problems with your teeth (like cavities or cracked teeth). What you may not know is all the other procedures and [...]

By |September 11th, 2019|Categories: Orthodontic Retainer, Retainer, Snoring|

From Yellow to White: How a Dentist Can Take Your Smile from Blah to Bright

You’ve probably seen hundreds of toothpaste and teeth whitening ads. You may have even tried some of these options yourself with varying degrees of success. If you have been unsatisfied with a less than brilliant [...]

By |August 28th, 2019|Categories: Teeth Whitening|

Types of Orthodontic Dental Services

A good orthodontic dental service is a must for those who wish to improve the appearance of their teeth by correcting their alignment. Although many would think that wearing dental braces look pretty unsightly. And [...]

Top Reasons You’ll Need a Dental Crown Treatment

A dental crown, more popularly known as jacket crown, is a restoration that covers the tooth crown. It is a restoration, meaning it is placed over the involved tooth instead of inserted into the tooth [...]

Periodontal Surgery: An Overview

Periodontal surgery pertains to an advanced periodontal disease treatment performed to regenerate and restore the normal form, contour, and function of periodontal structures that were damaged or lost due to periodontal gum disease. The procedure [...]

Types of Periodontal Surgery

As you may have learned from our previous blog post, periodontal surgery is an advanced treatment often prescribed for severe cases of Now that you know how and why it is done as [...]

FAQs about Gum Lift Surgery

is a type of periodontal surgery often done of improving the esthetics of a gummy smile. It also has other purposes, one of which is increasing the crown height of a tooth to [...]

Gum Lift Surgery: How to Prepare and What to Expect

is one of the most commonly performed periodontal procedures today. Most patients get it done to improve the appearance of their smile, while others may need it in conjunction with restorative procedures such [...]

Top Tips for Alleviating Oral Complications from Cancer Treatment

You’ve learned from our Previous articles that cancer treatment in San Diego puts a patient at risk for various oral complications but don't worry we provided best You’ve also known that a dental [...]

Oral Complications Related to Cancer Therapy

With more than a million cases of cancer diagnosed every year, it is very likely that you’ll encounter some cancer patients in your practice. The treatment received by these patients can affect all tissues in [...]

FAQs About Cancer Treatments and Oral Health

In this article, we will discuss the most common question about the treatment modalities for cancer as they relate to oral health. You’ll learn how can affect your oral health and what you can do [...]

How Bone Disease Affects Your Oral Health

Bone disease, particularly osteoporosis, is one of the most common health concerns among older men and women. Osteoporosis is a condition where the bones become less dense, making them weaker, more brittle, and more likely [...]

Predisposing Factors for Periodontal Disease

From our previous article, you’ve learned that predisposing factors are plaque-retentive factors found in the mouth. They are physical or mechanical that, aside from encouraging plaque accumulation, also renders plaque removal more difficult. In this [...]

Risk and Modifying Factors for Periodontal Gum Disease

Now that you’ve learned about predisposing factors in detail, we will now move on and discuss two other equally-important factors that contribute to the development of  - risk and modifying factors. Again, these factors are [...]

Effect of Periodontal Gum Disease in Men: An Introduction

How it Impacts their overall health The incidence of tends to be higher in men than in women. According to the American Academy of Periodontology, more than 50% of men have some form [...]

Periodontal Gum Disease in Women

How it has something to do with the different phases of their life A woman's periodontal health is influenced by a number of factors. The most important of which is the fluctuating hormone levels. The [...]

Factors that Contribute to Periodontal Gum Disease

It has long been established that plaque is the most important causative factor in the development of But plaque alone won’t wreak so much havoc in your mouth if it doesn’t have the [...]

Self-Performed Methods of Dental Plaque Identification

Tartar cannot be removed by simple brushing and flossing, but only through professional cleaning by your dentist. Plaque pertains to the slimy, sticky substance that collects on the surface of the teeth. It is the [...]

FAQs about Fluoride for Children

When it comes to keeping you and your kid’s teeth you’ve probably heard that fluoride is the best bet. Fluoride from different sources - water, oral health care products, and professionally-applied products - can help. Make [...]

Facts About Dental Fluorosis

Fluoride is a very important mineral that helps keep the teeth strong and healthy. It helps protect the teeth from decay, or reverse the early signs of decay when the destruction already exists. It does [...]