Does that sound like a trick question? You might hear your dental office mention the importance of “preventive checkups” and wonder what goes on at those appointments. You know that your teeth get an extra-thorough cleaning, removing plaque that has hardened into tartar. Sometimes you have X-rays, to check for hidden problems between teeth and… Read more »
Category: Preventive Dentistry
If you ever experience any type of oral discomfort, it’s best to come in for a visit. It’s generally impossible for us to know what’s going on with your smile, whether you need to make minor changes to your dental hygiene routine or if you require restorative care, etc., unless we see you. If you… Read more »
The Centers for Disease Control concluded a study showing that half of adults over the age of 35 suffer from some form of periodontal disease. Without treatment, gum disease can lead to complications, such as adult tooth loss. How do you avoid gum disease?
If you didn’t already know, April is quite a month for oral health. While it’s the month of Easter and other exciting holidays, the month also recognizes some very important aspects of preventive care. Your Temecula dentist would like to provide you with the details, so you spend a bit of time reflecting on ways… Read more »
When it comes to keeping your oral health and preventive care responsibilities in order, it can be helpful to organize the details by time. As a result, you can default to a natural rhythm regarding what you should be doing on a daily basis and throughout the year. Give your Riverside dentist a moment to… Read more »
Do you find that every time you bite into something cold or sip something hot your tooth experiences quite a “zing!” of sensitivity? Patients experiencing tooth sensitivity may find that their smiles become uncomfortable more often than not, which can have a serious impact on daily life. Fortunately, we have some simple advice to offer,… Read more »
Are you certain that you have been purchasing the right type of toothbrush? Do you make sure you select a brush with soft bristles from the dental hygiene aisle because anything harder may lead to problems with your smile, such as scraped enamel? If so, you are excelling at paying attention to preventive care details…. Read more »