How We Make Kids Feel At Ease In The Dentist’s Office

Are you bringing your child to the right dentist’s office? The right practice can do more than just make sure a child’s teeth remain healthy. Kids benefit from positive early experiences with their dentist. When they develop a favorable impression, they can be more comfortable making future trips to the office, and they can be less afraid if they need to go in for restorative dental treatment. Our dentist’s office in Riverside, CA is prepared to help our youngest patients grow comfortable in the dentist’s chair. We provide pediatric dental care in a friendly and supportive environment, and we take care to give kids careful evaluations and guidance on oral hygiene. (more…)

What Improvements Can You See After Veneers Are Placed?

Have you been curious about cosmetic dental work but unsure of what it will take to make all of the smile changes you wish to see? For some patients, an interest in cosmetic work can be offset by a fear that the improvements they want are simply out of reach. You can be excited to learn that with the placement of porcelain veneers alone, you can resolve problems with the spacing, size, shape, and color of teeth! Our Temecula, CA dentist’s office is ready to help you enjoy noteworthy improvements with less work, and in less time, than you may have thought possible! (more…)

What Are The Symptoms Of Gum Disease I Should Watch For?

When you become aware of just how much gum disease can impact your oral and general health, you can understand why it is a problem to take seriously. With that said, you may not know what, exactly, you should be looking out for if you want to preserve healthy gums. At our Corona, CA dentist’s office, we can offer guidance on preserving your periodontal health at regular dental exams. At these appointments, we can also take the time to study you for any warning signs of gingivitis. If a problem is observed during an appointment, we can recommend a special periodontal cleaning to remove the bacteria causing your infection. (more…)

Using Dental Implants When Replacing Several Teeth

After a person loses several teeth, they can begin to face serious and frustrating consequences. Just one missing tooth is all it takes to change a person’s bite. Having several gaps can increase the difficulty of biting and chewing comfortably. It can also make the cosmetic impact of tooth loss more difficult to deal with. Fortunately, the right prosthetic dental treatment can provide restorations that improve your appearance as well as your dental function. At our Riverside, CA dentist’s office, we are prepared to provide your dental implant placement and restoration so that you can smile, bite, and chew with restored comfort and confidence. (more…)

Exciting Smile Changes Are Possible With Invisalign

If you are ready to do something about smile gaps, or teeth that overlap, but feel reluctant to wear metal braces, is there any treatment that can help you? At our Moreno Valley, CA dentist’s office, we can meet with individuals affected by malocclusion to discuss different procedures that might benefit them. One thing to consider is treatment with Invisalign. These clear aligners help patients discreetly fix problems with the way they look. In addition to being difficult to see, Invisalign aligners are easy to remove. Because of this, you can avoid frustration by simply removing your appliances when you want to eat or clean your teeth!

We Can Protect Your Smile If You Grind Your Teeth At Night

If you grind your teeth at night, you are vulnerable to potentially serious problems with your smile and oral health. While behavioral changes can help make grinding less of an issue, it can be difficult to fully protect yourself without seeing your dentist for support. Our Riverside, CA dentist’s office can keep your teeth safe by providing you with a custom appliance to wear during the night. With your guard in place, you can be confident that your teeth will remain apart as you rest. This protects you against chips, cracks, and other forms of harm. Reducing stress from grinding will also help you avoid difficulties with TMJ disorder, which leads to chronic jaw pain and stiffness. (more…)

If My Tooth Is Infected, Will It Have To Be Extracted?

It can be alarming to learn that you have an infection affecting a tooth. While you can be understandably worried about what this means for your oral health and smile, you should know that treatment can still help stop the problem from worsening. Infections can be addressed through root canal therapy, which will see your dentist carefully remove bacteria and infected tissues to restore a tooth’s health. Our Riverside, CA dentist’s office is prepared to care for a patient when they show signs of infection. While it is often possible to perform restorative dental work before a tooth has to be removed, you should know that waiting too long for treatment can make you vulnerable to complications that require a tooth extraction. (more…)