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How Has COVID-19 Affected Dentistry?

Posted September 02, 2021 in Dental Care, Dental Treatment

2 Minute Read:  At the beginning of the pandemic, Americans were told to stay home. This meant canceled trips, events, and dental appointments. Fortunately, California COVID-19 cases have gone down while vaccination rates continue to climb. The CDC has published guidelines for dental settings to help dental professionals put protective measures into place. Therefore, the […]

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How to Pick the Right Dentist

Posted August 02, 2021 in Choosing a Dentist

2 Minute Read:  Many people dread visits to the dentist so much that they avoid getting professional dental care altogether. Unfortunately, this can put their dental and overall health in danger. The good news is that you can reduce the anxiety associated with visiting a dentist by simply choosing a dentist you are comfortable with.  […]

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How Long Do Dental Implants Last?

Posted July 01, 2021 in Dental Implants

2 Minute Read:  Dental implants are a long-term and aesthetically pleasing solution to tooth loss.  They are designed to be a durable and lasting alternative to dentures or dental bridges. As they are fixed to your mouth, you can’t remove them yourself, but you can treat your dental implants like you would your natural teeth.  […]

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Are Veneers Right for Me?

Posted June 01, 2021 in Porcelain Veneers

2 Minute Read: Porcelain veneers have become more common in the media. It seems like everyone wants veneers to help them achieve a big, beautiful smile. However, they are not meant for everybody, and it is a big decision to make. While veneers can be beneficial in creating a person’s “dream smile,” there are risks […]

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How Do We Ensure Your Trip to the Dentist Is Pain-Free?

Posted May 03, 2021 in Sedation Dentistry

2 Minute Read:  Over the years, the dentist has developed a reputation of being a scary, painful place. It’s true that before we had the technology we do today, dental procedures were pretty painful. Thankfully, painful dental procedures are a thing of the past.  Thanks to new technology and sedation methods, your trip to the […]

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Are Dental X-Rays Dangerous?

Posted March 02, 2021 in Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Care

2 Minute Read:  Taking X-rays during your dental checkups is crucial to maintaining a healthy mouth.  Dental X-rays capture images of a patient’s teeth and gums, helping a dentist identify problems like tooth decay, bone loss, and impacted teeth. In so doing, a dentist can provide an accurate diagnosis and determine the best course of […]

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Is At-Home Teeth Whitening Safe?

Posted February 01, 2021 in Teeth Whitening, ZOOM!® Teeth Whitening

3 Minute Read:  White teeth are often associated with a healthy smile. Everyone wants white teeth, but it can sometimes be hard to achieve that goal in a healthy way.  Recently, social media has been filled with ways to whiten your teeth from the comfort of your own home. However, many of these teeth whitening […]

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Why You Should Always Replace Missing Teeth

Posted January 04, 2021 in Dental Implants

2 Minute Read:  Tooth decay is extremely common. Unfortunately, tooth decay can lead to tooth loss when not properly treated, and you will be left with a gaping hole in your mouth.  Many individuals believe they do not need to replace missing teeth, especially if the missing tooth is in the back of their mouth […]

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