What Do You Know About Flossing? Take This Quiz

If you think you know all about flossing, our dentists, Dr. Steven Rodriguez, Dr. Swapna Kakarla, and Dr. Sandra Hanson encourage you to test your knowledge by taking our flossing quiz! This quiz can help you learn a thing or two about flossing, which can help you have a better and more effective flossing routine…. Read more »

How to Keep Your Smile in Top-Notch Condition During Softball Season

Do you want a top-notch smile this softball season? If so, you need to care for and protect your teeth and gums. Little did you know, there are many things involved in the softball season that can harm your smile and affect your oral health. It’s important to be careful so you can reach the… Read more »

Improve Your Oral Health with Dental Bridges

To avoid slippage and any issues or abnormalities associated with missing teeth, it is important to stabilize your gums by replacing all lost teeth. To complete your smile, consider a permanent tooth replacement prosthetic such as a dental bridge, also known as a fixed partial denture. With a dental bridge, you will have the peace… Read more »

Improve Your Smile with Dental Damage Prevention

A hazard that everyone should be aware of in regard to their oral health care is dental damage. It is important to always make sure you are exercising caution with all aspects of your life including bad habits you’re partaking in and any lifestyle choices you select. Even with the best cleaning treatments in place,… Read more »

Chewing Gum and Its Benefits

If you have not already done so, you should consider implementing effective oral health care techniques to improve saliva production. A lack of saliva in your mouth can lead to a dry mouth condition in which your risk of tooth decay and gum disease can drastically increase. To help produce additional saliva, consider chewing gum… Read more »

How-To Basics for Cavity Prevention

In order to make sure your teeth remain safe from the hidden dangers of dental erosion, always visit your dentist for a routine examination. The more you do to keep your smile safe from dental erosion and cavities, the longer your smile can function as intended. Protecting your smile against cavities comes in numerous forms…. Read more »

The Cornerstones of Dental Bonding

If you are looking for a highly effective form of cosmetic dentistry that can drastically improve the look and function of your smile, consider dental bonding. Dental bonding treatments are designed to enhance your smile by covering up or repairing damage to your teeth. They’re also extremely durable and can easily last over 10 years… Read more »

A Few Notes Pertaining to Dental Anxiety

Do you suffer from dental anxiety? Dental anxiety is a common condition that results from individuals being scared, stressed, or anxious about visiting the dentist office or received oral health care treatments. Even simple things such as sounds and noises are enough to give individuals anxiety and panic. Fortunately, it can be treated. If you… Read more »

Dental X-Rays: A Helpful Diagnostic Tool

When you come in for your biannual dental cleaning and exam, Dr. may recommend that you have dental X-rays taken. This is because a basic exam cannot spot everything. There are areas in the mouth, like between the teeth, that the naked eye can’t see. Because of dental X-rays, issues like cavities can be detected,… Read more »

Smart Smile Basics: Dental Sealants

The Halloween season is right around the corner. However, this means that your children will most likely be tempted by numerous treats and sweets of all shapes and sizes. All children are already at a heightened risk for cavities, and the additional smorgasbord of sugar can further negatively impact their oral health. To prevent tooth… Read more »