The Truth About Why Some Treats are Bad for Your Teeth

Sugar is not the only reason why your dentist might warn you to avoid certain treats. In fact, some foods can be dangerous to your oral health in multiple ways. Understanding the reason to avoid foods that are dangerous to your oral health could help protect your oral health and keep your teeth safe from… Read more »

Oral Health Wonders: Plaque Buildup Prevention

Plaque buildup remains one of the biggest risks and dental hazards to your smile. Plaque consists of a thin layer of debris and bacteria that lays on top of your teeth. To avoid the risk of plaque buildup, it is important to establish various treatment plans on a daily basis including brushing and flossing your… Read more »

Superstar Springtime Smiles: Oral Health Care

To give your smile the best chance for oral health care success, you will need to analyze all aspects of your oral health care and determine what areas may be in need of improvement. By enhancing these areas of your life, you can not only improve the quality of your oral health but also improve… Read more »

Oral Health Surprises: Dentures

Have you ever suffered from a lost or missing tooth? If you have, you understand the potential risks involved with the rest of your smile. Even a single lost tooth can lead to a downturn in your oral hygiene and affect your speaking and eating patterns. Depending on the position of the missing tooth, several… Read more »

Dental Upgrades: Teeth Whiteners

Did you know that the color of your teeth plays a fundamental role in how you may be seen by the opposite gender? In the United States, almost 97% of individuals studied believe an attractive smile depends on having white teeth. For this reason, teeth whitening treatment systems may be required from time to time… Read more »

A Sleep Guard Needs Some Basic Care and Cleaning

Our dentist, Dr. Sanchez can provide sleep apnea suffers with a variety of appliances. These removable oral appliances are designed to hold your soft palate in the proper position and allow for a clear airway while you are sleeping. Such an appliance can help mitigate the common symptoms of sleep apnea such as severe snoring… Read more »

What Treatments Are Available for Broken Teeth?

Sometimes accidents happen and teeth break. When you experience this dental emergency, there is no need to panic. Fortunately, there are many treatments available that your dentist, Dr. , can use to help you. First, your dentist will try to put the tooth back together, so don’t forget to bring the pieces of the tooth… Read more »

TMJ Disorder and You

Do you have pain or tenderness in your jaw? Perhaps it is difficult or painful to chew. Is it difficult to open or close your mouth? Do you have pain around your ears? If you deal with these symptoms consistently, you may need to be seen for a temporomandibular joint disorder, or TMJ disorder. This… Read more »

A Chipped Front Tooth Might Be Repaired by Installing a Composite Dental Filling

The teeth in the front of your mouth are presented in many of your facial expressions. These teeth also play an important role in certain aspects of your speech as well as your healthy oral function. If a front tooth is chipped or fractured it can have a profound effect on your self-esteem and the… Read more »

Consistent Oral Hygiene Practices and Dental Checkups Are Critical for Preserving the Health of Your Mouth

The American Dental Association recommends that you brush your teeth twice each day while also remember to thoroughly floss at least once each day. This basic oral hygiene regimen and attending a dental checkup every six months is very important for maintaining the health of your mouth. It’s best to brush your teeth each morning… Read more »