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Bacteria That Cause Cavities

Which Bacteria Causes Cavities? Looking Inside Your Mouth You probably know that bacteria in your mouth cause cavities, plaque, and tooth decay. And you also probably know that proper at-home care such as brushing and flossing is the best way to prevent cavities and more serious problems. (Combine with regular dental check-ups and professional cleanings for best results!) However, most species of bacteria are relatively harmless to our oral health; [...]

Bacteria That Cause Cavities2022-09-13T08:00:55-07:00

Bad Breath, A Bad Sign

Do You Have Bad Breath? Get treatment and see a dentist in Antelope, CA. We all know that bad breath can be embarrassing socially, but it could be a symptom of more serious dental problems. It may be tempting to mask the issue with cover-ups such as chewing gum, breath mints, mouthwash, or other temporary fixes. However, if bad breath (AKA halitosis) is a continuing problem in your life, we [...]

Bad Breath, A Bad Sign2022-08-02T08:00:44-07:00

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

Getting a Cavity Filled

When You Have A Cavity... What to know about the cavity filling process. When you visit our office for a dental checkup, of course, you never want to hear the news that you have a cavity. However, it's not the end of the world. In fact, its an excellent opportunity to realize that something is wrong with your brushing or flossing technique, and to make the appropriate changes to prevent [...]

Getting a Cavity Filled2022-02-08T08:00:00-08:00

Tooth Sensitivity

Is Tooth Sensitivity Causing Problems? Find Treatment for Tooth Pain and Discomfort Tooth sensitivity can be a recurring issue that results in pain or discomfort when eating the foods you love! Don't live with the irritation and sensitivity any longer. Call (916) 331-6288 for a consultation. Tooth sensitivity may have several different causes, but it's usually due to some variety of damage or decay to your teeth. Possible Causes of [...]

Tooth Sensitivity2021-07-06T08:00:42-07:00

Bad Breath Embarrassment

Do you have bad breath? It's more than just embarrassing. Having bad breath is more than just an embarrassment; it can be a sign of health problems. If you or a family member have chronic bad breath (halitosis), or if you notice a sudden change, then contact our office for a consultation. You may be experiencing problems with your dental health. Possible Causes Bad breath can have a range of [...]

Bad Breath Embarrassment2021-06-01T08:00:05-07:00

Dental Bridge for Missing Teeth

Dental Bridge Treatment in Antelope, CA Beautiful restorations for damaged, decayed, or missing teeth. A dental bridge is a replacement for one or more missing or severely decayed teeth. Sometimes also called a fixed partial, a bridge is an affordable option that also provides excellent strength and durability. Typically, a bridge consists of replacement teeth anchored with porcelain crowns on either side (called abutment teeth). After you've received a bridge, [...]

Dental Bridge for Missing Teeth2021-02-23T08:00:58-08:00

Fluoride Treatments for Kids

Children's Fluoride Treatments available in Antelope, CA Fluoride plays an important role in the development of children's teeth. Fluoride is often found naturally in water, soil, air, and many foods. It is absorbed easily into tooth enamel, especially in the growing teeth of children from 6 months to 16 years old. Once teeth are fully developed, fluoride makes them more resistant to decay by promoting remineralization. This process replaces the [...]

Fluoride Treatments for Kids2021-01-12T08:00:53-08:00

Grow Older with Your Teeth

As we grow older, it's natural for changes in our mouths, gums, and jawbone to occur. However (thanks to preventive dentistry) people nowadays are keeping their natural teeth longer and longer. Prevent Tooth Loss as you Grow Older Neglect is the main cause of tooth loss, and most problems can be prevented with a simple regimen of daily home care for your teeth, a healthy diet and lifestyle, and regular [...]

Grow Older with Your Teeth2020-09-22T08:00:10-07:00

Seal the Deal…

...With Dental Sealants! Prevent Cavities & Tooth Decay Molars and premolars have large chewing surfaces where crevices naturally form. Here, bacteria thrive, and cavities occur. Dental sealant is a clear composite resin that is "painted" on back teeth to act as a physical barrier to decay-causing bacteria. For children and adolescents (who may not always practice proper oral hygiene) this helps prevent cavities and preserve dental health during these formative [...]

Seal the Deal…2020-05-19T08:00:19-07:00
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