Periodontics 101

If you’ve ever had any issues with your oral health that affected your gums, or other supporting structures in your teeth, then you’ve likely undergone some form of periodontic treatment. If that’s not the case, then congratulations on having stellar oral health. However, it’s important to know about periodontics. The more you know about this… Read more »

Building a Foundation for Your Smile With Tooth Brushing Techniques

Making sure your smile is well protected by various oral health risks that can arise includes always accepting any potential risk factors involved with your oral hygiene care. Your daily routines of brushing and flossing are extremely effective for keeping your smile safe, but you always need to make sure that you’re using products appropriately… Read more »

Dangers to Your Tooth Enamel

If you had to name the strongest substance in your body, would you pick your tooth enamel? If you said yes, you would be right. But while it is the toughest substance in the body, it can still be compromised. And, once it’s gone, it’s gone. And it does not grow back, so you need… Read more »

Got Invisalign® Aligners? Here Are Your Rules Regarding Foods and Beverages

Invisalign® aligners are top-notch appliances that can shift and move your teeth to give you the smile you want. Now, although they are strong and reliable, there are little things that can affect them, like foods and beverages. In fact, there are certain foods and beverages that can affect the appliances as well as the… Read more »

Content Smiles: Aging and Dental Health

To make sure that your teeth and gums are well protected as you age, you need to assess any issues and risks with your oral health and implement the appropriate treatments or preventive plans as needed. Because your teeth tend to weaken over time, additional care may be required as you age. Your oral health… Read more »

An Interdental Brush Can Help Augment Your Brushing Efforts

Brushing your teeth every morning and night, as well as remembering to floss at least once per day, is an essential component of preventing gum disease and tooth decay. You should also have a checkup by our dentist, Dr. twice each year. When brushing your teeth, it’s important to brush your teeth in small circular… Read more »

The Dental Care Quiz

If you think you know all there is to know about dental care, then our dentists, Dr. Jose-Luis Ruiz and Dr. Gregory Mar, would like to test that knowledge. The more you know about dental care, the better you’ll understand the treatments offered at our office. Who knows, you might even feel more relaxed in… Read more »

Dental Restorations: Dental Bridges

  If you want to improve your oral health, it is important to think about the ramifications of a tooth prosthetic. Even if you need only a single tooth replacement, they can do wonders for your smile. A highly recommended option to consider is a dental bridge, also known as a fixed partial denture. Dental… Read more »

Dental Facts on Gum Disease Treatments

  Protecting your smile includes numerous factors and preventive plans. Not only should you be brushing and flossing your teeth on a daily basis, you need to be eating right and avoiding unhealthy high-risk habits that can severely damage your smile. In addition, you should continually monitor the health of your teeth and gums to… Read more »

The Steps to Building a Better Smile: Toothaches

Do you know the symptoms of a toothache? Toothaches can come in numerous forms and can carry with them symptoms and signs that are often present in other oral health ailments. However, if you do have specific signs of a toothache, it is important to visit your dentist for a comprehensive examination to have it… Read more »