Category: Patient Education

Reasons for Gum Recession Explained by Riverside Dentists

An unpleasant dental issue that many patients can recognize for themselves is gum recession. Symptoms can include toothaches and loose teeth. There are also tell-tale physical signs. Someone with severe enough gum recession might notice that their teeth appear longer than they used to. Gum tissue might seem to be shrinking away. If you notice… Read more »

Would You Use Sushi Flavored Toothpaste?

Have you ever gone to the beach and noticed countless piles of seaweed littered all over the sand? The salty microorganism might not be something you’d ever dream of brushing your teeth with. However, researchers in the United Kingdom have been studying an enzyme called Bacillus licheniformis,that is derived from seaweed. Their original intent was… Read more »

The Best Time to Brush Your Teeth

You probably know that you should brush your teeth twice a day. Dentists are backed up on this advice by the American Dental Association (ADA). While the general oral hygiene challenges people face revolve around not brushing and flossing enough, there are some people that take brushing their teeth to the extreme. In fact, you… Read more »

TMJ Disorder and Fibromyalgia Connected by Riverside Dentist

Figuring out the underlying cause of jaw, mouth, or face pain can be frustrating, since many symptoms are the same in a spectrum of conditions. Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD), for example, can have similarities to ailments from Lyme disease to sinus infections. TMD and fibromyalgia can sometimes have an interconnected relationship where both conditions co-exist…. Read more »

Temecula Dentists Advise on How to Choose the Perfect Toothbrush

The most important tool for maintaining excellent oral health is a toothbrush. Therefore, a bit more thought should go into picking out this critical hygiene tool beyond just grabbing the first one you see at the drug store. Your Temecula Dentists at Oasis Family Dental offer these pointers for finding the best toothbrush for you…. Read more »

Choosing a Temecula Cosmetic Dentist

Finding the right dentist for your cosmetic dental procedure can be difficult. Who offers the services you need? How experienced is the dentist? Will you be comfortable during the procedure?  Understanding these considerations and which services are available will be helpful in your search. In today’s blog, your Temecula cosmetic dentists at The Oasis Family… Read more »

Riverside Dentist Tests Your Candy Knowledge

Do you think all candy affects your teeth the same way? Many people simply assume that candy is bad for teeth, no matter what. Although candy rarely benefits your teeth, there could be great disparity in the amount of tooth enamel damage caused by some candies versus others. The dentists at Dental Associates of Riverside… Read more »