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Get a Dental Cleaning

Professional Dental Cleaning in Antelope, CA Part of your routine checkup to ensure optimal oral health. There's nothing like the feeling of a clean mouth, especially right after you just received a professional dental cleaning at our office. You'll know that your teeth are in great shape and that you're taking all the right steps to ensure they stay that way for years to come! Comprehensive Examination An important part [...]

Get a Dental Cleaning2022-03-15T08:00:24-07:00

Don’t Forget to Floss

Using Floss Is Essential To Good Oral Health Learn the benefits and proper technique. With new state-of-the-art mechanical toothbrushes, you might feel that your teeth are cleaner than ever. So it might be tempting to skip the floss. However, if you forget this simple step, you're doing your teeth a real disservice. Benefits of Flossing Even with perfect brushing, its impossible to get all the way in between teeth. In [...]

Don’t Forget to Floss2022-03-01T08:00:49-08:00

What Is Scaling and Root Planing?

Vital Periodontal Treatment Scaling and root planing improves the health of teeth and gums. When teeth become inundated with plaque or tartar, they may need to undergo scaling or root planing to remove the harmful substance. Without doing so, tartar along the gumline is a known contributor to developing periodontal disease. This condition consists of red, swollen, and irritated gums. Eventually, this can lead to bad breath, cavities, gum recession, [...]

What Is Scaling and Root Planing?2021-12-21T08:00:27-08:00

Dental Calculus

We're Not Talking About Math! Dental Calculus Is Damaging To Teeth. Dental calculus is simply another name for tartar—a solid, harmful substance that builds up on teeth. Without removing this hardened plaque, teeth become more susceptible to cavities and tooth decay. Additionally, calculus along the gum line will contribute to periodontal disease, which in turn causes gum recession and eventually, tooth loss. How Does It Form? Our mouths are full [...]

Dental Calculus2021-11-23T08:00:36-08:00

Dental Checkup: Schedule Yours Today

Protect Your Health with a Dental Checkup Don't put it off any longer. Have you been neglecting your dental care? Is it past time for a dental checkup? If so, consider choosing Antelope Dental Associates in Antelope, CA. We don't play blame games or shame you for your dental health. On the contrary, we're here to help make you feel good about your smile! Call us today at (916) 331-6288. [...]

Dental Checkup: Schedule Yours Today2021-10-19T08:00:31-07:00

How Often Do I Need a Checkup?

Make time for your T.L.C. That's Tender Loving Checkup! Routine, regular examinations let us catch tooth decay and periodontal disease before they cause major damage to your teeth... and saves you the added expense and discomfort of more complex dental treatment. For most of our patients, we recommend a checkup every six months, but there's nothing "magic" about that interval. Some need cleanings more frequently while others may not need [...]

How Often Do I Need a Checkup?2019-10-01T08:00:46-07:00

Every Mouth is Different

Custom Dental Care for Your Needs No two of us are alike. We all have our own smiles, speech patterns, eye and hair colorings. But we're just now beginning to learn how unique our mouth environments really are. Turns out, they're as distinctively different as fingerprints. One patient can go a year between checkups, while another might need to turn as often as every six weeks. The difference? The unique [...]

Every Mouth is Different2018-07-10T00:00:41-07:00

An Ounce of Prevention…

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. You've heard that a million times—because it's so true! Our office really wants you to avoid painful, costly dental procedures. The way you can do this is through regularly scheduled dental exams. The idea is to discover a problem when it's large enough to be observed—and small enough to be contained! Two dental visits a year are average. But you—are [...]

An Ounce of Prevention…2018-05-22T08:00:45-07:00

When it Comes to Toothpaste

Choosing the right toothpaste for yourself—or your family—goes beyond the coupon you may have in hand, or bright displays in the marketplace. For your health, you have to think like a dentist. At different times in our lives, dental strategies change, toothpaste requirements change. And product name isn't half as important as the basic components of the paste. Key word: ingredients. Besides fluoride, which every adult should use in one [...]

When it Comes to Toothpaste2016-09-06T00:00:21-07:00

When it Comes to Toothpaste

Choosing the right toothpaste for yourself—or your family—goes beyond the coupon you may have in hand, or bright displays in the marketplace. For your health, you have to think like a dentist. At different times in our lives, dental strategies change, toothpaste requirements change. And product name isn't half as important as the basic components of the paste. Key word: ingredients. Besides fluoride, which every adult should use in one [...]

When it Comes to Toothpaste2016-08-23T00:00:44-07:00
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