Category: Oral Health

Moreno Valley Dentists Educate on Avoiding Gum Disease and Tooth Decay

Tooth sensitivity is an issue that up to 88% of people in the United States deal with on a daily basis. The catalysts for sensitivity are generally extreme temperatures (both hot and cold) very sweet, or very sour foods. Cavities that have progressed to a level where nerves are being exposed can cause sensitivity, as… Read more »

Your Moreno Valley Dentists Quiz You on Teeth Grinding

Last week we spoke about TMJ issues. Teeth grinding can go hand-in-hand with temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD). Bruxism (the clinical name for teeth grinding) can be a subconscious reaction to stress and anxiety. Or it can be the result of a misaligned bite or crooked teeth. Fortunately, the solution to teeth grinding is often as… Read more »

Corona Dentists Explain Differences in Various Toothpaste Brands

What do you look for in a toothpaste? Most likely you are concerned with the biggies:  protecting teeth against cavities, preventing bad breath, fighting gum disease, and possibly even whitening your teeth. There are even toothpastes designed to help with sensitive teeth. It’s easy to get sucked in with all of the amazing claims of… Read more »

Riverside Dentists Explain the Downfalls of Oral Piercings

Piercings are commonplace in many cultures on different parts of the body. In the United States, we’ve thought nothing of piercings in the ears for many years. Over time, people have made piercings on other parts of the body transition from scandalous to no big deal. The theory of those making a fashion statement with… Read more »

Moreno Valley Dentists Answer Questions of X-Ray Safety

Concerns of too much exposure to radiation are commonly expressed by patients at their preventive checkups. The idea of a camera that can take internal images of your body seems like science fiction, so it’s no wonder that x-rays can be hard to wrap your mind around. However, you may be surprised to find out… Read more »

Corona Dentists “Root” for Root Canal Therapy

The branch of dentistry that encompasses root canal therapy is called endodontics. When choosing a dentist, it’s nice to have one with endodontic training so that you don’t have to be referred to a separate office, should you require root canal treatment. If the very term “root canal” makes you feel extremely uneasy and anxious,… Read more »

Children’s Oral Hygiene Quiz from Riverside Dentists

Two times two. What does that mean to you? If you answered four, well, of course, you’re right. But the sum of that equation can mean so much more. When applied to dental health, two times two means brushing your teeth twice-a-day for two minutes each time. This is a habit that should be instilled… Read more »