Category: Oral Health

Remain Proactive with Mouthguard Maintenance

Athletic related dental injuries such as cracked/fractured teeth, knocked out teeth, jawbone breaks, and oral tissue abrasions lead to over 600,000 emergency room visits each year. This is according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC). If you play a sport competitively or recreationally, the Moreno Valley dentists at Moreno Valley Dentistry highly recommend that you… Read more »

Why Bother Replacing Missing Teeth?

More people than ever are able to enjoy a full and healthy grin in spite of any oral health issues they may have had in the past. Advances in dental technology have paved the way for innovative dental treatments, including cosmetic dentistry treatments such as teeth whitening and porcelain dental veneers. Cosmetic options allow you… Read more »

Drool Away: The Importance of Saliva

Not generally considered a pleasant topic of conversation, saliva is nonetheless a vital element of your health and well-being – especially where your mouth is concerned. Composed primarily of H2O, saliva also contains glycoproteins, antibacterial compounds, electrolytes, mucous, and enzymes. Saliva is secreted from several different glands which are located throughout the mouth. This bodily… Read more »

Filling you in with a Cavity Quiz

Since you are examined for cavities at each of your six month dental checkups, you probably figure you know all there is to know about tooth decay. The Corona dentists at Dental Associates of Corona would like to challenge you, however, and see if you really are an expert on the dental infection better known as… Read more »

Bad Dental Habits to Avoid

You probably know how important it is to keep your smile strong and healthy. Even with the most dedicated dental hygiene routine, every day factors sometimes work against your efforts toward maintaining your oral health. People tend to be creatures of habit. Some of your bad habits may prove detrimental to the integrity of your… Read more »

Healthy Teeth from the Inside Out

California has a reputation for gorgeous coastlines, plenty of sunshine, and Hollywood good looks. Part of what makes any person attractive (no matter where they live) is their smile. In fact, studies show that when it comes to first impressions, smile and eyes are at the top of the list. Beauty is certainly in the… Read more »

Chewing Gum for Temporary Oral Hygiene

You know that what you eat affects your dental and overall health. If you eat something acidic, your mouth’s pH balance will be off. If you eat strong foods (such as onions or garlic) then your breath may tell the tale of that meal for many days to come, in the form of halitosis (bad… Read more »