Dental Restorations: Dental Bridges

In Dentistry January 20, 2018 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 bridges... read more »

The Dental Care Quiz

In Dental Hygiene February 3, 2018 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... read more »

An Interdental Brush Can Help Augment Your Brushing Efforts

In Dental Hygiene February 21, 2018 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. Dr. Jose-Luis Ruiz twice each year. When brushing your teeth, it’s important to brush your... read more »

Content Smiles: Aging and Dental Health

In Dentistry March 26, 2018 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 »

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

In Aligners March 29, 2018 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 »

Dangers to Your Tooth Enamel

In Dentistry April 13, 2018 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 »

Building a Foundation for Your Smile With Tooth Brushing Techniques

In Dental Hygiene April 24, 2018 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... read more »

Periodontics 101

In Periodontics May 24, 2018 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 branch of... read more »

Tips for Optimal Oral Health

By Dr. Ruiz & Associates August 10, 2018 Tips for Optimal Oral Health in Burbank Education for maintaining healthy smiles should begin at a very young age, and refreshing our knowledge on tips for optimal oral care helps us achieve healthy, long-lasting smiles. Being informed in not only how to maintain oral health, but why it is necessary, can protect... read more »

How Can Gum Disease Affect the Heart?

By Dr. Ruiz & Associates August 24, 2018 Protect Your Heart Health with Healthy Gums in Burbank Gums are a protective barrier to the body, blocking the millions of bacteria present in the mouth from entering the bloodstream. When bacteria infect the gums, recent research suggests it may lead to heart disease. Gums are very vascular, meaning they are full... read more »