Category: Preventive Dentistry

Taking Preventive Action Against Gum Disease

According to studies by organizations such as the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), half of adults in the United States over the age of 30 suffer from periodontal disease. Unless managed with regular treatment, this disease could be linked to adult tooth loss! Fortunately, there are plenty of steps you can take to prevent the… Read more »

What’s The Point Of A Dental Cleaning?

If we brush and floss our teeth every day, isn’t that enough to keep our teeth clean and strong? Unfortunately, while vital for your oral health, brushing and flossing isn’t quite enough to keep smiles free of issues like tooth decay and gum disease. For that, you need to see your Newhall, CA, dentist every… Read more »

Preventing TMJ Complications

When our jaw joints undergo excessive strain and stress, this could result in a serious oral health issue known as TMJ disorder, or TMD. Over time, the disorder could be linked to major problem with your oral health, including damaged teeth! In today’s blog, your Newhall, CA, dentist will look at how we identify and… Read more »

Schedule Your Checkup And Cleaning Today

Starting today, we’re finally open again to see patients for general, preventive, and even elective treatments, like cosmetic teeth whitening and more! However, to find out what your smile may need, we start with a simple dental exam. In today’s blog, your Newhall, CA, dentist explains why people of all ages benefit from a routine… Read more »

The Link Between Stress And The Onset Of Teeth Grinding

With everything happening in the world today, it’s no surprise that many of us are suffering from elevated levels of stress. Which means for some, this stress could translate into a higher risk of bruxism, or chronic teeth grinding. How does anxiety lead to teeth grinding, and what can our Newhall, CA, patients do to… Read more »

Does Your Tooth Hurt? Tell Us!

If you begin to experience pain in one or more of your teeth, this could signal the onset of a cavity, or possibly an infection! We’re still providing emergency care for Newhall, CA, patients on a case-by-case basis, so if your tooth hurts, then let us know! In today’s blog, we’re going to talk about… Read more »

Addressing Common Dental Emergency Scenarios

A dental emergency is simply any damage to your teeth, or injury to your gums or oral structures, that isn’t life threatening, but is serious enough to require immediate attention. In today’s blog, your Newhall, CA, dentist looks at how we address these scenarios and repair the teeth, and what you can do to ease… Read more »

What Makes Gum Disease So Dangerous?

When we think about common oral health issues, gum disease is often brought up. While a widespread oral health concern, this is also a very serious one. For many, this is the cause of advanced tooth loss and severe discomfort. In today’s blog, your Newhall, CA, dentist explains what makes periodontal disease so dangerous for… Read more »

How To Avoid Cavities After Your Thanksgiving Celebrations

With Thanksgiving comes a chance a spend time with your family, and enjoy some of your favorite holiday dishes. However, many of these dishes contain sugar and starch, two major factors behind the onset of tooth decay. In order to enjoy your meal and protect your smile, your Newhall, CA, dentist has a few simple… Read more »

Treating TMJ Disorder With An Oral Appliance

Do you have pain in your jaw, or persistent headaches? If so, this could be related to a common oral health issue known as TMJ disorder, or TMD. In order to treat this issue and protect the smile from serious complications down the road, your Newhall, CA, dentist may recommend a custom-made oral appliance. Find… Read more »