Category: Patient Information

When Does a Patient Need Extraction?

While it may seem counterproductive at first, a dental extraction is sometimes necessary to ensure the overall health and comfort of your smile. At Dental Associates of Corona, our team can perform a comfortable tooth removal and then discuss your tooth replacement options. Today, we look at a few common situations in which a patient… Read more »

Keep Bad Breath at Bay

Whether you’ve been married for thirty years, you’re in a new relationship, or you have a date coming up this weekend, breath is something that affects the quality of your romantic interactions. Even non-romantic human relationships can be impacted by halitosis. Have you ever sat on a plane or in a class next to someone… Read more »

Explaining the Craziness of Craze Lines

Have you ever heard the term craze lines? Tiny vertical cracks which develop in tooth enamel, craze lines are shallow fractures. When the hard outer tooth enamel which surrounds the crowns of your teeth is compromised by vertical cracks, stains can easily develop. What you are left with is discoloration on your teeth in the form of… Read more »

Corona Dentists Help You Brush Up on Choosing Your Toothpaste

Do you have a favorite toothpaste? You may have been using the same toothpaste for years. It may promise to protect against cavities and bad breath, fight gum disease, or whiten teeth. Perhaps it claims to relieve tooth sensitivity. While these claims may be true, or should be per advertising regulations, few toothpaste manufacturers reveal… Read more »

Choosing the Right Corona Dentist

Finding the right general dentist can be a challenge. Informing yourself on the quality and reputation of local dental office teams is very important, but there are other factors involved which you might not even think about considering. The Corona dentists at Dental Associates of Corona will suggest some of the best ways for narrowing down your search…. 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 »

Defining Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

There are many reasons why someone might require oral or maxillofacial surgery. You can probably guess that the definition of oral surgery is surgery on your mouth. Maxillofacial surgeries include the face and upper jawbone. The Corona dentists at Dental Associates of Corona provide a multi-specialty practice to patients. If you need oral surgery, you can have it under… Read more »