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Tooth Restoration That Works

Restorative dentistry is the practice of recovering from oral health issues. There are many different restorative treatments that your dentist can use to help you overcome the effects of tooth decay, gum disease, and natural accidents.

Apr 27th, 2021
Don’t Let Your Smile Suffer

Tooth decay is a progressive condition that affects the health and appearance of your teeth. Over time, tooth decay can spread deep inside your tooth and infect the inner layers of tissue that keep your tooth vital.

Apr 13th, 2021
Dental Veneers May Surprise You

The appearance of your smile has a significant effect on your self-perception. If you’re not confident in your teeth, you may feel hesitant to smile in social settings, or you may avoid them altogether.

Mar 30th, 2021
Address Your Occlusal Disease

When your oral health is at its best, not only are you cavity-free, but your whole mouth works together in synchronized fashion. Your teeth should fit together so that you chew efficiently, without causing additional wear.

Feb 23rd, 2021
Dental Implants Rebuild Your Smile

The burden of tooth loss affects individuals both physically and mentally. If you have suffered tooth loss, you understand the pain.

Feb 16th, 2021
The Value Of Tooth Alignment

Properly aligned teeth look better in photographs, but straight teeth aren’t just a matter of esthetics. Straight teeth also provide functional benefits that can preserve the health of your teeth.

Feb 9th, 2021
Receive A Dental Crown In One Visit

Oral health is a long-term venture. Taking steps in the short term — like brushing and flossing daily — can preserve your teeth throughout your lifetime. If you fall short on cleaning your teeth, or if you happen to suffer a physical accident...

Feb 2nd, 2021
Dentures Options After Tooth Loss

Tooth loss creates physical and emotional difficulties. After suffering tooth loss, you have to adapt your dietary habits and remove certain foods altogether.

Jan 26th, 2021
How To Save An At-Risk Tooth

If your goal is to retain your teeth throughout your lifetime, you have to take care of them. Preventive maintenance is the best way to reduce your risk for cavities and preserve your teeth for the future.

Jan 12th, 2021
Repairing Cavities to Save Your Teeth

Finding out that you have developed a cavity in one of your teeth can be deflating and upsetting. In fact, fear of that revelation will prevent some individuals from attending regular dental appointments.

Jan 5th, 2021
Improve Smile Comfort With Bruxism Treatment

Did you know that teeth grinding could lead to uncomfortable symptoms and even damage your teeth? Chronic teeth grinding, known as bruxism, is a serious disorder and one often linked to jaw joint disorders like TMD.

Dec 29th, 2020
Schedule Your Final 2020 Checkup Today

With the year coming to a close in a few days, you should make time to see us for a checkup and cleaning. With these routine preventive visits, your Rancho Cucamonga, CA, dentist can help make sure you start 2021 with a better smile...

Dec 15th, 2020
Treating Your Smile With Advanced Technology

We want to help our patients obtain healthier smiles, and about oral health issues that could comprise the stability of their teeth and facial structure. In order to provide care with accuracy and precision, your Rancho Cucamonga, CA, dentist...

Dec 8th, 2020
We Can See You For Dental Emergencies

What is a dental emergency? Basically, any injury or damage to your teeth or gums that isn’t potentially life threatening is a dental emergency, and one that needs immediate attention from your dentist.

Dec 1st, 2020
The Importance of Dental Cleanings During the Holidays

Thanksgiving is in just a few days and many families are jubilant and ready to chow down on some delicious holiday favorites. From turkey to stuffing, pies and cranberry sauce, and everything in-between, people prepare to load their plates...

Nov 24th, 2020
The Benefits Of Full Mouth Rehabilitation

Sometimes, we meet patients with multiple oral health issues. Instead of being limited to a single issue, like a cavity or periodontal disease, they have multiple issues with everything from bite balance to missing teeth.

Nov 10th, 2020
How Do Dental Implants Replicate Tooth Roots?

Bridges need crowns to stay in place, while dentures may need metal clasps or suction to remain in place. While effective, they do need replacement as the jaw ridge changes shape, usually once every ten years.

Nov 3rd, 2020
Don’t Let Halloween Treats Cause Cavity Tricks

We love Halloween as much as anyone, but being dental professionals, we also know that too much candy could mean cavities in kids and grown-ups alike. Fortunately, there are a few steps people of all ages can take to safeguard their smiles.

Oct 27th, 2020
Is Sleep Apnea Leaving You Exhausted?

Getting adequate and restful sleep is as important to your overall well-being as good nutrition and physical activity. If you find yourself waking up in the morning feeling less than rested, despite having gone to bed at a reasonable time,...

Oct 12th, 2020
Let’s Complete Your Smile With A Bridge

When we lose one or more of our natural teeth, this means we now have an incomplete smile and that our overall oral health could suffer as a result. To provide a lifelike and long-lasting solution for more minor cases of missing teeth...

Oct 6th, 2020
Protect Your Smile With A Root Canal

When you have a severe dental infection, you not only suffer from uncomfortable symptoms, but you risk losing your tooth eventually! Fortunately, with endodontic treatment your Rancho Cucamonga, CA, dentist treats an infected tooth with a root canal proced

Sep 29th, 2020
Stopping Your Cavities With Fillings

When you have a cavity, this means sensitive inner tooth structure is exposed to bacteria. Over time, you could not only develop tooth sensitivity and aches, but also an infection!

Sep 22nd, 2020
A Clear Solution For Misalignment

Just because you have crooked, crowded, or overlapping teeth, doesn’t mean that metal braces are the only option to correct the alignment of your smile. In fact, we can create a set of aligners that are barely noticeable, and can be removed too!

Sep 15th, 2020
Repairing Teeth In One Visit With Dental Bonding

When you have a chipped tooth, or have issues with the shape and color of one or more teeth, then you may assume multiple procedures and several visits could be necessary. But what if your Rancho Cucamonga, CA, dentist could repair teeth in one visit...

Sep 1st, 2020
A Peaceful Night With A Sleep Apnea Appliance

If you often feel tired during the day, and snore frequently, the cause of your exhaustion could be obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). In today’s blog, we’re looking at what causes this disorder, how to recognize it, and how your Rancho Cucamonga, CA,...

Aug 18th, 2020
How Do We Make Your Smile Sparkle?

Over time, everything from the foods and drinks we consume to our brushing and flossing habits, could lead to teeth stains. However, your Rancho Cucamonga, CA, dentist has two unique treatments designed to remove teeth stains and help you...

Aug 5th, 2020
What Kind Of Cleaning Does Your Smile Need?

During your six-month checkup visits, we always administer a treatment designed specifically to remove plaque buildup, leaving your teeth smooth and bright, and lowering the risk of issues like tooth decay and gum disease.

Aug 4th, 2020
Get Ready For Fall With A Checkup

Whether your children will be attending classes online or in-person, we suggest getting ready for the upcoming school year by scheduling a routine checkup for each member of your family. Your Rancho Cucamonga, CA, dentist uses exams to help...

Jul 28th, 2020
Transforming Smiles With Advanced Technology!

Your Rancho Cucamonga, CA, dentist wants to help you enjoy a healthy smile, and also enjoy your experience in the office. To ensure your comfort, and treatment with precision and accuracy, we employ a host of technologies, which allows us to plan...

Jul 21st, 2020
Secure Prosthetics With Implant Dentures

While effective, removable dentures do need to be replaced every few years, and the risk of slipping during meals and speech is always there. However, for a more secure and long-lasting option we may support a set of dentures with dental implants.

Jul 14th, 2020
Tooth Replacement With Same-Day Dental Implants

Dental implants offer a long-lasting and lifelike solution for minor and advanced cases of tooth loss. However, the process of placing and restoring them could mean multiple visits and several months before we complete your new tooth.

Jul 7th, 2020
Invisalign® Corrects Uneven Teeth Without Braces

Did you know we have a cosmetic alternative to metal braces? If you have crooked, overlapping, or crowded teeth, then you may need orthodontics, but we can offer this treatment with a series of a clear and comfortable aligners.

Jun 23rd, 2020
Removable Vs. Implant Dentures

Our last blog focused on how bridges provide a replacement option for minor cases of tooth loss. But what if you have lost a substantial number of natural teeth, or possibly all of them?

Jun 9th, 2020
Making Your Smile Whole Again With A Bridge

If you lose a tooth, this small gap in your smile could soon lead to major complications for the health and appearance of your smile. Fortunately, your Rancho Cucamonga, CA, dentist can help with a dental bridge.

Jun 2nd, 2020
Prevent Tooth Loss With A Root Canal

If you develop an infected tooth, this could mean serious discomfort and unless addressed, the potential loss of your tooth! To avoid tooth loss and help protect your smile, we may suggest an endodontic treatment known as root canal therapy.

May 26th, 2020
Do I Need A Filling If My Tooth Hurts?

If you experience persistent pain in one or more of your teeth, then this could be a warning sign of a cavity or possibly an infection in your smile. While we’re closed to general and elective treatments, we can still provide our Rancho Cucamonga, CA...

May 19th, 2020
How Your Snacks Impact Your Oral Health

When you go to the store and stock up, do you pay attention to the sugar content of your snacks, foods, and drinks? Well, you should, as these factors could impact your risk of developing issues like tooth decay and gum disease!

May 12th, 2020
What Causes Periodontal Disease?

Caring for your smile at home isn’t just about keeping issues like cavities at bay. In fact, making sure your gums remain healthy is vital for avoiding complications like adult tooth loss.

May 5th, 2020
Could Greater Stress Levels Lead To Bruxism?

Like many of us, you’re likely finding yourself faced with higher levels of stress, and with everything happening in the world, who could blame us? However, your Rancho Cucamonga, CA, dentist knows that along with higher stress levels comes...

Apr 28th, 2020
Reducing Teeth Stain Severity At Home

To help protect our community from the spread of COVID-19, our team is currently closing our doors for cosmetic procedures. However, that doesn’t mean you can’t take steps to protect your smile from discoloration!

Apr 21st, 2020
How Do We Repair Damaged Smiles?

While we may not be offering cosmetic procedures or preventive treatments right now, our office is still here for emergency issues, like damaged teeth or cases of decay or infection. In today’s blog, your Rancho Cucamonga, CA, dentist...

Apr 14th, 2020
Keeping Tooth Decay Away!

Lack of proper homecare could mean the onset of cavities for people staying home. We want you to be safe and protect your smile, which means proper brushing and flossing each day.

Apr 7th, 2020
Putting A Stop To Your Dental Infection

When a tooth is infected, treatment is crucial for avoiding worsening discomfort or even the loss of your tooth altogether. In today’s blog, we’re going to look at how we treat an issue like this, and when you should see your Rancho Cucamonga, CA,...

Mar 31st, 2020
Safeguarding Your Smile’s Health From Home

To help slow the spread of COVID-19 and protect members of our community vulnerable to this disease, people are recommended to practice social distancing. We agree, and have currently limited treatment in our office to only emergency care.

Mar 28th, 2020
Taking Care Of Dental Emergencies

While many of us have probably thought about how to prepare for some emergency situations with more obvious solutions, dental emergencies can feel a bit more ambiguous in definition and solutions.

Mar 19th, 2020
3 Female Dentists Who Changed Dental History

Every year, National Women’s History Month is celebrated in March. So, we at Stadium Dental and Orthodontics wanted to take this month as an opportunity to share the inspirational stories of three women who changed dental history for the better.

Mar 12th, 2020
Will Using A Tongue Scraper Improve Your Oral Health?

Our oral hygiene routines usually don’t evolve very much past what we learn as children, unless something new is recommended by our dentists. Still, most people know what needs to be done: brushing their teeth for two minutes twice a day...

Mar 5th, 2020
Tips For Healthy Little Smiles

Although February is almost over, there is always time to celebrate National Children’s Dental Health Month! At Stadium Dental and Orthodontics, we want our patients of all ages to understand the importance of good oral hygiene.

Feb 27th, 2020
Advice For Better Brushing

Oftentimes, we don’t seek to update the habits we learn when we are young. So, while brushing your teeth out of habit each day can be a good thing, there are often ways that you can improve that will benefit your overall dental health...

Feb 20th, 2020
How To Take Care Of Your Teeth While Sick

It’s winter, which means that cold and flu season is fully upon us. Even if you don’t end up with a fever, the cold weather will have most people feeling under the weather before the season is over.

Feb 13th, 2020
How To Achieve A Valentine’s Day Smile Makeover

When musing over how you can look your best this Valentine’s Day, don’t forget your smile! A beautiful smile can give you an instant boost in your overall confidence levels, and, no matter your starting point, anyone can achieve a full, gorgeous smile.

Feb 6th, 2020
Dental Implants Questions & Answers

Getting older, both for children and adults, sometimes means losing our teeth. Whether it is due to the lack of great dental healthcare options when we were younger or a dental emergency such as badly breaking a tooth and needing extraction...

Jan 30th, 2020
Fast Fluoride Facts

Fluoride is an ingredient found in many dental hygiene products that help to clean and protect your teeth. However, in recent years, many companies have started making products that do not contain fluoride, largely due to misconceptions about what...

Jan 23rd, 2020
Keep Your Smile Healthy For The New Year

This new year, we at Stadium Dental encourage you to resolve to keep your smile healthy. In today’s blog, your Rancho Cucamonga, CA, dentist will give some advice for maintaining good oral hygiene when you’re at home, as well as the importance...

Jan 16th, 2020
Obtain a New Smile Immediately With Same-Day Implants

Unfortunately, unlike some other parts of our bodies, our teeth cannot heal themselves, and losing teeth as an adult can cause embarrassment or even shame. If you lose a tooth due to breakage, or if you need a tooth extracted, you don’t need to...

Jan 9th, 2020
A Few Ways Bonding a Tooth Improves It

There are pros and cons to having teeth so unique that they’re literally like no one else’s. For instance, if something happens to one or more of them, there can be no one-size-fits-all solution to improving and/or restoring them.

Jan 3rd, 2020
Should I Whiten My Teeth At Home Or In-Office?

Do you wish you could start 2020 with a brighter smile? Well, your Rancho Cucamonga, CA, can help with two cosmetic treatment options. With professional teeth whitening, we can remove stains and help brighten your smile, sometimes...

Dec 27th, 2019
Treating Sleep Apnea With A Comfortable Appliance

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) impacts millions of people in the United States, causing problems sleeping and leading to major health complications unless treated. In today’s blog, your Rancho Cucamonga, CA, dentist looks at how we treat...

Dec 20th, 2019
Teeth Grinding Could Damage Your Smile

Do you ever grind your teeth? For people with bruxism, teeth grinding is a near-nightly occurrence, one that could cause serious dental damage and lead to major oral health problems.

Dec 13th, 2019
Things Invisalign® Takes Care of For You

here are a lot of worries that come with having crooked teeth – a condition that’s more officially known as malocclusion. Some of those worries involve what the condition means for your oral health.

Dec 6th, 2019
Dental Implants: Points to Discuss

Sometimes you can make decisions alone. Picking out the perfect birthday gift, or planning a holiday surprise for a loved one? No need to consult with a panel of relatives or spoil a surprise.

Nov 27th, 2019
What Does November Mean For Your Smile?

Yes! It’s November! If you’re doing a happy dance because this means you’re so much closer to sitting down to an extraordinary holiday meal (and that twinkling lights and lots of beautifully wrapped presents are just around the corner)...

Nov 11th, 2019
4 Brushing Categories To Check Right Now

You know that there’s more than one aspect of your tooth brushing to consider, when you’re taking the time to reflect on the smile care you perform at home. However, when you get down to attempting to reflect on how well you’re doing, you might find...

Nov 4th, 2019
Invisalign On Halloween: 3 Things To Remember

Guess what? Halloween is definitely fun. You know this. It can even be a day that you thoroughly enjoy without completely destroying your smile or the Invisalign treatment you’ve been so dedicatedly working your way through on a daily basis.

Oct 28th, 2019
TMJ Improvements: Let Us Handle Those, Please!

Some patients discover that they are dealing with TMJ problems only when they come in for dental checkups with our Rancho Cucamonga, CA team (symptoms may occasionally prove somewhat silent or a bit confusing!). Others can recognize that...

Oct 21st, 2019
Need Straighter Teeth? Why Invisalign® Is a Good Idea

If you’ve gone your whole life without ever needing to wear braces, then finding out you need braces now can be pretty distressing. Not only can crooked teeth lead to a host of other issues, but the thought of having to wear braces can give many adults...

Oct 14th, 2019
Helpful Tips For Trick-Or-Treat Smile Safety!

The idea of trick-or-treating is something that probably puts a smile on your face because it definitely puts smiles on your kids’ faces! What’s more amazing than knowing you get to walk around, ring doorbells, look amazing in your costume...

Oct 7th, 2019
TMJ Disorder: Stuff You Completely Overlook!

When you think about your TMJ disorder and where it came from (and what might make it worse), there are some things that you can easily come up with in terms of culprits. You know that you shouldn’t be using all of your might to carry things with...

Sep 30th, 2019
Oral Health Care: 3 Things To Prioritize

As you consider what it means to practice your best dental care to keep your oral health in tip-top condition, it likely occurs to you that you’re really going to need to prioritize the details. A free-for-all when it comes to brushing, flossing, visits...

Sep 16th, 2019
3 Things Your Bathroom Could Use: Problem Prevention

When your bathroom has all of the stuff you could possibly need in it, caring for your smile feels much easier. When you’re missing even a single item you need or want when you reach for it, it can cause you to feel frustrated during dental hygiene...

Sep 9th, 2019
Tips For Maintaining Clear Invisalign Trays!

When you receive Invisalign treatment trays, you’re not getting clear trays to help align your smile just for fun! Instead, of the major benefits and reasons you follow through with this treatment has to do with the fact that because they are clear...

Sep 4th, 2019
4 Reasons To Address Your Stress: Smile Edition

When you deal with stress of any kind, you may assume that it’s just par for the course in life and ignore it. As a result, rather that choose to do something about the issue, you may try to overlook tension, upset, and any other issue associated...

Aug 26th, 2019
3 Important Things To Consider: Your Bad Breath

There are some seriously important things you’re going to need to consider if you are dealing with bad breath. Not the type of breath issue that comes from eating a powerful tasting pepperoni pizza, the seasonings of which seem to linger with you for...

Aug 19th, 2019
Important Facts To Consider About Infection

The most important detail to consider about a tooth infection, of course, is the fact that it’s very serious and requires attention. However, this is something you already know on instinct, of course.

Aug 12th, 2019
Stains In Strange Places: What To Do?

There’s all over yellowing and discoloration, which isn’t something that most patients find alarming. Instead, when this happens, we generally find that our Rancho Cucamonga, CA patients visits us and complain of stained smiles and a desire...

Jul 29th, 2019
Some of the Most Important Benefits of Dental Implants

The loss of one or more teeth can affect your smile and oral health in many ways. The most obvious is your smile’s appearance, which is why modern dental restorations are designed to closely mimic the appearance of healthy, natural teeth.

Jul 24th, 2019
Why You Shouldn’t Dismiss Dentures

When you’re ready to replace your top, bottom, or both arches of teeth as a result of tooth loss, you may find that you quickly dismiss dentures and assume that what you’re supposed to do is seek out details in terms of dental implants and crowns.

Jul 8th, 2019
Dental Care You Can Receive ASAP

You might think that no matter what, when you need dental care, it’s something that’s going to take a long time to plan out and then once you see us, it will be yet another long-term chapter until you can see the results your smile requires!

Jul 1st, 2019
3 Ways To Make Your Smile Look Better

Good news: If you were under the impression that you just might be stuck with your smile as it is right now but you were really hoping to find a way to make it look better, there are lots of roads toward improvement, including but not limited to...

Jun 17th, 2019
What Types Of Problems Can Preventive Care Inhibit?

Are you not quite sure about what types of problems preventive care actually helps you prevent? You may figure that the main point of brushing, flossing, and visits with our Rancho Cucamonga, CA team is to let you stay in the cavity-free club.

Jun 10th, 2019
Yes, That Can Cause Smile Stains!

You may have thought you had it all figured out when it comes to where smiles stains come from. However, perhaps you heard someone say something to the effect of, “White wine can definitely cause stains!” which went against everything you thought you knew!

Jun 3rd, 2019
Let’s Talk About That Teeth Grinding Issue

Waking up each morning feeling pain and sensitivity in your teeth can be a sign that you are affected by bruxism, a teeth grinding issue. It can be an unpleasant way to wake up, but you should be aware that this is more than just a minor inconvenience.

May 27th, 2019
How To Know You Need New Toothpaste

At this point, you have probably gotten very good at knowing just when you need a new toothbrush for your dental hygiene! However, something that may have continued to escape you even up until the present moment?

May 20th, 2019
Dental Visit Basics: Prepping For A Nice Experience

Are you preparing to come in for your dental visit and all you really want out of the experience (aside from protecting your smile, of course) is feeling relaxed as we check in on your teeth and clean your smile?

May 13th, 2019
Here To Help: Important Smile Changes!

Sometimes, you look up from your usual day-to-day routine only to realize it’s time for a change! You may want to make a small change but feel you’re not sure what to do.

May 6th, 2019
3 Reminders If You Want A Whiter Summer Smile

The desire to enjoy a megawatt, extremely vibrant smile throughout summertime and beyond is a common feeling! Summer is a time full of fun, outdoor activities, time with friends and family, and it’s all about sunshine and brightness.

Apr 29th, 2019
Invisalign: Reminders For Keeping Your Smile Healthy

You already know that when you select Invisalign treatment with our Rancho Cucamonga, CA team, it’s a wonderful option for aligning your smile. You’ll be wearing clear trays that are not only comfortable but they are also hidden from onlookers’ eyes.

Apr 22nd, 2019
When Is The Right Time For Cosmetic Care?

You may know that on the list of things you’d like for your smile, you’re not without some serious hope that your grin will look better some day. However, since you’re acutely aware that the only way to really get there is through the help...

Apr 15th, 2019
Your Soda Session: It’s Terrible For Your Smile

What you would probably love to hear is that soda is safe for your smile health and that you can fill up a nice tall ice-filled glass, crack open a can, pop the top off of a bottle, and gulp away!

Apr 8th, 2019
Seriously? I Need A Crown? But…

When you learn that you need a dental crown from our Rancho Cucamonga, CA team, you may be a bit shocked. Even though we offer CEREC crowns, which means from start to finish, you can receive your crown within just one visit, you still don’t understand...

Apr 1st, 2019
Your Infected Tooth: 4 Things To Remember

When it comes to dental infections, one thing most patients know without question is that they don’t want one. However, when we delve a bit deeper into the details regarding how to determine whether you have one, what it might mean for your oral health...

Mar 25th, 2019
Gum Recession: Who Cares?

You hear that you should really be careful to avoid gum recession. Then, if it happens to you, you’re told to stop everything and completely review your approach because this is bad news for your oral health!

Mar 18th, 2019
Nuts: Eat Them? Avoid Them? Or What?

You hear lots of information about adding nuts to your diet, which causes you to wonder whether they really are classified as one of nature’s superfoods or if they are something you should really avoid at all costs.

Mar 4th, 2019
Who-Related Inquiries About Your Smile

You may have some things you’d really like to know about dental care and in most cases, they have to do with “who” questions. Generally speaking, this is because you wonder if you are going to qualify for certain treatments, you wonder if you...

Feb 25th, 2019
When Is A Toothache Not What You Think?

When you develop a toothache, your mind immediately races to two potential possibilities: Either you have a cavity that requires a filling or you have an infection that probably requires a root canal treatment.

Feb 18th, 2019
Electric Toothbrushes: Get On Board? Or Not?

When you haven’t ever tried an electric toothbrush but you certainly know about them, you may find yourself dealing with a long-term tug-of-war in your brain. One moment, you convince yourself that of course it’s something you should try and...

Feb 11th, 2019
Make Your Smile Dreams Come True!

You might think of those smile care dreams you have as just that: Dreams that will probably remain dreams for the remainder of your years on this planet. However, we are fairly certain that if you were to fill us in on the details, we could probably...

Feb 4th, 2019
3 Things You Assume Bother Us (But Don’t!)

There are some things that you likely assume we love: When we see you and you’ve been doing a wonderful job with your dental care, when you don’t have any cavities, when you show up for your appointments on time. You’re correct!

Jan 21st, 2019
Implants: What’s So Exciting About Them?

No doubt, if you have realized it’s time to do something about your missing teeth, you have probably heard about dental implants at some point. What you may not really understand at the moment is why they appear to be touted as such an exciting option...

Jan 14th, 2019
Have a Tooth Emergency? Fix It with a Crown in Just One Day

Taking care of your teeth with excellent hygiene and regular preventive dentistry goes a long way in preserving their health and integrity for life. You’re less likely to experience tooth decay, your teeth will remain stronger and more resilient...

Dec 31st, 2018
Flash A Superior Smile In 2019, Thanks To Veneers!

Who would turn down the chance to show off a better smile in the new year? You may be interested in learning how much good cosmetic dental work can do, as well as how attainable major changes can really be.

Dec 24th, 2018
Smile Sensitivity: Make Note Of These Details!

Sometimes, you might end up feeling like your teeth are a little on edge. They’re not comfortable. However, they’re not really in pain. They’re just … sensitive! While this isn’t going to completely demolish your day, smile sensitivity can certainly...

Dec 10th, 2018
Holiday Time: Little Ice-Related Reminders

You may think to yourself that ice really has nothing to do with you this holiday season. After all, you live in the Rancho Cucamonga, CA area, which means you’re not going to wake up to a snow-covered, icy winter wonderland on Christmas morning.

Dec 3rd, 2018
Let Us Help You Avoid The Flu This Year

Want some help avoiding the flu? While you can certainly get some support from your general care practitioner, did you know that you can receive helpful guidance and support from our Rancho Cucamonga, CA team, too?

Nov 26th, 2018
Transitioning Into Winter: Watch For Lip Hazards

No matter what you think about transitioning into wintertime, even if you try to convince yourself that other parts of the country are so much colder and that your ideas about “winter lips” are probably just something you’re making up, the truth is...

Nov 12th, 2018
Whitening: Why It’s Okay When It’s With Us

Any of the not-so-great stuff you may have heard about choosing to whiten your smile at home is likely true. If you try to rely on home DIY (do it yourself) options that you’ve found online or even products that you can purchase at the drugstore...

Oct 29th, 2018
Smile Reminder: Just In Case Time Has Gotten Away From You

You might have a lot on your mind right now. You may have some lists going (such as, for holiday gifts, holiday parties to plan, holiday meals to plan, and all before Halloween has even passed!). You might know, as well, in the very back of your mind...

Oct 22nd, 2018
Smile-Safe Treats To Hand Out This Year

Maybe there’s a little part of you that feels guilty offering handfuls of candy to the neighbors’ children as they ring your doorbell and yell out, “Trick or treat!”

Oct 15th, 2018
3 Spooky Things To Avoid This Halloween

Halloween can be one spooky, scary night for your smile! Didn’t ever think of it this way but now that our Rancho Cucamonga, CA team mentions it, you think you know what we mean?

Oct 1st, 2018
Sugar: Surprising Sources You’re Overlooking

There are some very obvious sources of sugar that you are already well aware exist. If someone were to hand you a donut, a box of cookies, a bag of candy, etc., then you wouldn’t have a problem identifying these items as high in sugar.

Sep 24th, 2018
Your Dental Care: Why You Feel Guilty (And What To Do)

What word would you choose to summarize the way you feel about your dental care these days? If you chose the word “guilty” or anything similar, trust our Rancho Cucamonga, CA team when we say that we definitely understand!

Sep 17th, 2018
Tired Of Brushing? Refresh Your Enthusiasm With Tips!

Are you feeling tired of brushing your teeth, even though you know dental hygiene is of the utmost importance to you? Are you trying to figure out what to do in order to reinvigorate your senses and refresh your sense of enthusiasm for all things...

Sep 10th, 2018
CEREC Crowns Offer Long-Term Tooth Support In Just One Visit

How much can you accomplish in one day? It may seem unlikely that your oral health can enjoy real improvement in such a short period, but your Rancho Cucamonga, CA dentist can actually provide you with important restorative dental care ...

Sep 3rd, 2018
Move Those Teeth With Invisalign: It’s Worth It

Are you thinking about choosing a treatment that will move your teeth, so they aren’t crooked, spaced, or too tightly packed together? Are you looking for some way to address your cross bite or your open or underbite?

Aug 20th, 2018
Dental Care: Plan (Way) Ahead For A Happy Holiday Season

We know that as you’re wiping the sweat from your brow during these warm weather days, one of the things you aren’t thinking much about is the winter season. Well, you might be fantasizing about cooler temperatures but actually planning for the holidays?

Aug 13th, 2018
3 Things To Remind Yourself: When You Don’t Feel Like Flossing

When the idea of flossing is just not something you feel like doing at all, it can present you with quite the challenge. On one hand, you think to yourself that since you really don’t feel like it, you should probably just ignore it this one time.

Aug 6th, 2018
3 Chewing Concerns To Change ASAP

You might not think a whole lot about your chewing as it relates to your oral health. That is, until we start talking with you about some habits you may be performing that can actually lead to problems with your chewing.

Jul 23rd, 2018
What Kind Of Improvements Can One Cosmetic Treatment Make?

When you imagine starting an effort to improve your smile, you can have a clear image in your mind of how you want to look once cosmetic dental work is complete. In between now and those results, you may expect that several procedures...

Jul 2nd, 2018
What Happens If I Use Too Much Force When I Brush My Teeth?

There are some obvious issues to avoid when it comes to your daily dental care. Forgetting to brush your teeth, or rushing through the task, can leave your teeth poorly served, which makes you more likely to need restorative dental care in the future.

Jun 25th, 2018
Why Address Tiny Esthetic Issues?

There are those issues that can affect the way your smile looks that are extremely obvious and that qualify as “big” problems. Then, of course, there are those not-so-huge issues that are so little, you almost wonder if they’re even worth worrying about.

Jun 11th, 2018
Dental Work: Why You Need To Keep It Pristine

You may think that your dental work, such as a prosthetic to replace teeth or a dental crown, is going to just stay put for life. Even if it becomes a little banged up, you figure, it’s nothing to really worry about, right?

Jun 4th, 2018
Are You In Pain Because Of A Teeth Grinding Habit?

When you already have a busy schedule ahead of you, lingering aches and pains can be an unwelcome intrusion. Of course, there is never really a right time to deal with problems like headaches, jaw pain and stiffness, or dental sensitivity.

May 29th, 2018
The Flossing Questions You Need Answered

There are some flossing questions that are easier to figure out on your own than others. For instance, with trial and error, you can figure out for yourself which floss works best for you (and which tastes and feels the best, too).

May 21st, 2018
Dental Care: Am I Too Old To…?

You may find as you think about your smile and dental care that many of the things you would like to accomplish seem out of reach. You may feel this way because you assume you’re too old and, as a result, you simply “missed the boat” and now...

May 14th, 2018
The Breath Test: Do You Know What To Do?

Realizing that you’ve got bad breath is bad enough until you also figure out that you’re not having much success with getting rid of it. This leads to all sorts of questions, such as what to do next, why your mouth doesn’t smell very good, and more.

May 7th, 2018
How Do You Treat Cavities?

When we see a patient with a cavity, we can offer treatment to return the tooth to full function and health. But will the restoration blend with the smile? You’ll be happy to learn we can provide lifelike fillings using a metal-free tooth-colored material.

May 1st, 2018
Cosmetic Dentistry: 3 Ways To Get Ready For Your Consultation

If you’ve decided one thing you know for sure is that you sure wish your smile looked better, then you know it’s time to find out more regarding cosmetic dentistry. Our immediate response to you regarding how to begin learning more about treatments...

Apr 9th, 2018
I’m So Tired!: Can Sleep Apnea Treatment Help?

Are you extremely tired? Not the type of tired that you experience that is quickly solved with one good night of rest. No, we’re talking about exhaustion that piles up on top of exhaustion.

Apr 2nd, 2018
Questions We Often Receive About: Toothpaste!

There are some advanced concepts you may occasionally wonder about in regard to your smile health. As a result, when you have questions about much simpler topics, such as figuring out which toothpaste is your best bet, you may feel a little...

Mar 26th, 2018
FAQs: Teeth Grinding And Clenching

You have likely heard many times that it’s not good if you’re grinding and clenching your teeth in a chronic way. This can cause bad things to happen to your oral health, both in the short-term and in the long-run.

Mar 19th, 2018
Food And Flavors: My Tongue Is Betraying Me!

You may think that something is suddenly wildly wrong with your tongue because foods taste different than they usually do, because you can’t seem to taste the food you’re eating, because you have a strange taste in your mouth throughout the day, etc.

Mar 12th, 2018
Dry Mouth: Questions, Answers, Solutions

What’s dry mouth and what does it have to do with your oral health, you wonder? Perhaps this is the term that you should be applying to the sudden cottony feeling you noticed in your mouth that hasn’t gone away.

Mar 5th, 2018
What Does General Care Include?

You know that learning we offer general dentistry for your smile means that you can rely on us to help you out with all of the basics you need for optimal oral health. However, if someone were to ask you to break down those details and to explain how...

Feb 26th, 2018
Invisalign: Deciding Whether You’re Ready

It’s not necessarily about whether you like the idea of a straighter smile or if you think Invisalign treatment will work well for your grin. Sometimes, it can just feel difficult to know whether you’re ready to move forward or not.

Feb 19th, 2018
Toothpaste: How Much Is Just Right?

There are a lot of things to think about when you’re planning out your dental hygiene, shopping for products, and getting yourself ready to brush and floss.

Feb 12th, 2018
Is Prevention Worth The Money?

You might start adding up the money that you’re going to spend on your preventive care and wonder if you can’t just avoid it altogether.

Feb 5th, 2018
Oops: Mindless Habits You Don’t Notice

What you may not notice is that you sometimes participate in mindless habits. You’re distracted by something else and you end up accidentally compromising your oral health because your focus is not completely on your smile.

Jan 29th, 2018
Fluoride: Happy To Answer Your Questions

We know that as you’re shopping for oral health products, you may have some recent details floating about in your mind and influencing your purchases. For instance, you might have a relative or friend who chooses to use toothpaste without fluoride...

Jan 22nd, 2018
Let’s Talk About: Things You Should Be Doing

Yes, of course, you have a good idea about what you should be doing for yourself to promote excellent oral health. However, that doesn’t mean you’re actively doing those things.

Jan 15th, 2018
Prevention: Get It Together For 2018

The year is still fresh, which means any resolutions you put together just before we welcomed in 2018 are still in their infancy. You can even add to that list, if you wish. Of course, if you didn’t add preventive care to your plans of things...

Jan 8th, 2018
Why We Recommend Dental Implants to Tooth Loss Patients

The loss of a tooth can have several different impacts on your oral and overall health. Fewer teeth means your ability to bite and chew properly is diminished, which can affect the quality of your diet and your physical wellbeing.

Jan 5th, 2018
Why We Make Same Day Crowns Available To Patients

When a person suffers from a toothache, or experiences a dental injury, they can be eager to have the problem addressed as soon as possible. Your dentist can treat the cause of your toothache, and protect you from potential complications that...

Dec 29th, 2017
Those (Alcoholic) Holiday Drinks: Key Facts to Remember

Of course, nobody is going to try to convince you that those oh-so-cozy, generally delicious holiday drinks (the ones for adults only, we mean) aren’t absolutely yummy and worth it. We would, however, like to extend some information...

Dec 18th, 2017
Invisalign Treatment: Quick Tips

There’s something about Invisalign treatment that makes it seem very simple at first but then brings up a lot of questions. Perhaps it’s the fact that it nearly seems too good to be true.

Dec 11th, 2017
Tooth Decay Quiz: When You’re Looking For Alternatives

You might think that there’s some fantastic alternative to seeing us for a dental fillings or crown when you have tooth decay. In short, we can quickly respond to this sensation by responding with the following: This will never be a good plan.

Dec 4th, 2017
2 Skin Tips For Winter

When wintertime comes around, whether we’re enjoying warmer temps or frigid ones, there’s one thing that is fairly certain: You’ll probably experience some dry skin.

Nov 27th, 2017
Test: Know Your Toothbrush Tips!

When you’re caring for your smile and you’ve got your dental hygiene technique down pat, you know you’re physically going through the essential motions required of a healthy smile. However, did you ever stop to think about how improper products...

Nov 20th, 2017
Toothaches: Time For A Visit?

There’s nothing exactly like a toothache to interrupt your day, cause you some confusion, and then force you to make a decision: To call the dentist or not? Of course, it’s always okay to call us if you are unsure about a potential problem with...

Nov 12th, 2017
Let’s Talk … 2018!

Yes, we are really talking about the upcoming year. Yes, we know that you have about a million things to do for this current year and that thinking about anything else isn’t even on your radar right now!

Nov 6th, 2017
Perhaps It Is Time For A Bridge

What type of tooth loss have you experienced? If it’s just one or a few of your teeth, then it may be time for a dental bridge.

Oct 30th, 2017
What To Wear To Your Visit

Regardless of the particular reason you’re coming in to see us for a dental visit, you may be surprised as you look through your closet that you’re not entirely certain how to proceed. Should you wear your best dress?

Oct 23rd, 2017
Quiz: Too Late For A Healthy Smile?

We know that you may be sitting at home, wondering how your smile got so bad, how you let it happen, and what on earth you’ll ever be able to do about it. You may also be asking yourself if it is plainly and simply too late to do something...

Oct 16th, 2017
Sick Of Chips? Try These Tips.

If you’ve ended up with a single chip on your tooth and we have fixed it with cosmetic care, then things are great! Then again, if this has happened and you have experienced additional tooth chips, then you might not be feeling so chipper ...

Oct 9th, 2017
Fluorosis: A Children’s Dentistry FAQs Session

When part of your daily life is caring for your children’s smiles, you know that the details are not going to be identical to the needs of your smile. For instance, you’ve already got all of your permanent teeth!

Oct 2nd, 2017
Bad Breath: Dental Details

When you’re at work, in class, hanging out with friends, or are in close proximity to another person under any circumstance, it can be extremely embarrassing to deal with bad breath.

Sep 18th, 2017
Smile Tips: Ways To Prepare For Your Wedding

We know you’ve got a lot on your mind if you’re in the midst of planning and prepping for your wedding. One of the very important details on your list, of course, includes your appearance.

Aug 28th, 2017
Quiz: Sleep Apnea Mood Problems

Did you know that one of the main side effects of choosing to forego sleep apnea treatment is moodiness? Think about it.

Aug 21st, 2017
Vaping: 3 Things You Should Know

If you’ve been wondering about vaping and your oral health, you’re probably not surprised to learn that you’re not alone. E-cigarettes are very new in the world of nicotine consumption, which means you may not feel as certain about their possible...

Aug 7th, 2017
Bathroom Tips For Your Brush

You might think that as long as you’re rinsing your toothbrush after you brush your teeth (twice a day) that you’re in the clear! You’re purchasing the brush that we suggest, which means it has soft bristles as is accepted by the American ...

Jul 31st, 2017
A Few Common Questions About Tooth Sensitivity

When tooth sensitivity hits, you know it. How do you know? Well, because your tooth that usually simply sits in place and does its job is suddenly impacted with a brand new and very displeasing feeling.

Jul 24th, 2017
Dental Crown In A Single Visit

When the surface of a tooth is weakened by decay, injury, or a root canal treatment, the healthy remainder of the tooth may be left vulnerable. A dental crown acts as a permanent helmet protecting what remains of the tooth.

Jul 17th, 2017
Plaque: Easy To Overlook Hiding Places

As you know, you might think you’re doing quite an exceptional job with your dental hygiene. However, this is something you just think but not something you really know.

Jul 3rd, 2017
Cosmetic Dentistry Options For You

Are you hiding your smile behind your hand because of a damaged tooth? Living with a smile that’s not as white and healthy looking as you’d like?

Jun 26th, 2017
Quiz: Other Ways Toward A Whiter Smile

If you are told by our team that you’re not a good candidate for teeth whitening or if you have figured it out on your own, do not let this turn you away from the dream of a white, beautiful smile. Why not, you ask?

Jun 19th, 2017
Quiz: Fluoride And Protecting Your Teeth

You might have trouble figuring out exactly what you should be doing to protect your dental health, depending on the topic. After all, while brushing, flossing, and scheduling visits seems very straightforward, it’s when you get into the details...

Jun 12th, 2017
3 Signs You Have A Poorly Balanced Bite

If we were to ask you whether your bite is well balanced or not, would you be able to answer? If not, it’s time you come in for a dental checkup with us!

Jun 5th, 2017
What Dental Implants Can Do to Your Smile

For most patients who’ve suffered significant tooth loss, a dramatic drop in confidence often accompanies the reduced abilities to bite, chew, and speak properly. Restoring that confidence (and those abilities) is a major motivating factor for many...

May 31st, 2017
Why Am I Drooling?

On the list of attractive things you can do with your mouth, drooling is most certainly not present. When you find yourself experiencing an overproduction of saliva or difficulty keeping it from spilling beyond your lips, you will most likely feel ...

May 22nd, 2017
Invisalign: Keeping Those Trays Safe!

When you receive Invisalign treatment, it’s a very exciting process because you know you’re headed toward a smile that will look beautiful and feel fantastic. However, we discover that patients commonly also find the process to be a bit nerve-wracking.

May 15th, 2017
3 Lists You Should Keep For Your Smile

Some people are “list people” and tend to keep sticky notes and pencils around, they consistently check their phones, and they have one or multiple planners on them at all times. Other people like to jot down random notes or simply attempt to memorize them

May 8th, 2017
Early Cavity Detection: 3 Possible Outcomes

If you’re someone who visits us regularly for your dental checkups, you are someone who will discover you have a cavity just as it begins to form. By seeing you once every six months, we have the luxury of diagnosing tooth decay in its early stages.

Apr 24th, 2017
Dental Hygiene: What About When…?

You know all about what you need to do for your dental hygiene when all is as it usually is. However, what do you do when something changes?

Apr 17th, 2017
Teeth Whitening: Is It Time?

Is it time for teeth whitening, you wonder? Should you contact our office to talk about making your smile more attractive by addressing stains?

Apr 10th, 2017
Dealing With GERD? Consider Our Suggestions.

Our patients with GERD often discover that though they assumed they were quite well informed on the details of their gastroesophageal reflux disease, they didn’t realize it could harm their dental health! When you make this discovery, whether on your...

Apr 3rd, 2017
Stress: 3 Smile-Related Suggestions

Did you know that dealing with unmanaged stress can actually negatively affect your dental health? Do you have any idea how serious this can become?

Mar 27th, 2017
Sleep Apnea Springtime Q&A

The flowers are blooming, the tufts of pollen are floating through the air, and you just might be dealing with headaches, sinus pressure, and many other joys of: You guessed it …

Mar 20th, 2017
Oral Cancer: Q&A

What you might already know about oral cancer screenings is that we include them in your dental checkups when you come in for preventive care. After that detail, however, you might feel like you don’t know a whole lot regarding the specifics or...

Mar 12th, 2017
Congestion And Dental Problems: Q&A

As you may have recognized at different points in your life, congestion often comes with some frustration as it relates to your oral health. One moment, your teeth feel perfectly normal.

Mar 6th, 2017
Why Do I Need X-Rays?

When it comes to receiving dental X-rays, you may find yourself on two sides of the issue. First, you might recognize that advanced technology in a dental practice is certainly something that lets you know we are up-to-date with all that is available...

Feb 27th, 2017
Quiz: Your Oral Health Review

When you’re trying to decide how you’ve been doing with protecting your oral health, you can quickly realize that you’re not really sure how it’s going. You might need some additional advice.

Feb 20th, 2017
Invisalign: Q&A About Candidacy

Fantasizing about aligning your smile and then actually finding out about Invisalign treatment candidacy are two very different things. So different, in fact, that some patients put off coming in to learn about whether they qualify simply because...

Feb 13th, 2017
Quiz: After Your Dental Filling

You may not be too worried about coming in for a dental filling, which is a wonderful thing! The treatment we suggest for you to address tooth decay will essentially save your decaying tooth, while protecting the long-term health of your mouth.

Jan 30th, 2017
Cool Stuff About Your Teeth

Do you ever feel like you’re not giving your smile enough credit? You spend a lot of time motivating yourself to brush and to floss and to come see us but you often forget just how powerful your teeth are (and the fact that dental hygiene and ...

Jan 23rd, 2017
Q&A: CEREC Same Day Crowns

You might have heard about CEREC same day crowns from a friend or family member (or from our own dental practice), which sent you down a path that became more and more rife with questions.

Jan 16th, 2017
Flossing Tips For Floss Haters!

So, you really, really don’t like flossing your teeth? However, you know that you should floss your teeth because it can mean the difference between a healthy smile and one that experiences problems like tooth decay as well as gum disease. What to do?

Jan 9th, 2017
My Teeth Hurt Too Much To Eat!

So, you find yourself dealing with some significant discomfort. It’s so serious, in fact, that it seems that you cannot successfully eat without pain and with some intense frustration.

Dec 28th, 2016
Happy Holidays From Our Team To You!

The holiday weekend is quickly inching its way toward us, which means you are likely in the final flurry of gift wrap, shopping lists, finalizing plans, and then some! We would like to take this moment (now that we have your attention...

Dec 19th, 2016
Tips For Removing Plaque

You probably know the basics when it comes to removing plaque from your smile to protect your oral health. Brushing, flossing, and visits with us are all important.

Dec 12th, 2016
Your Smile: A 2016 Progress Report

We would like to help you gain a broad view of how your smile care went throughout the year of 2016 with a progress report of sorts! Figure out whether you did an excellent job, if everything was just satisfactory, or if your dental care needs some work!

Dec 5th, 2016
Give Yourself The Gift Of A Healthy, Lovely Smile

Have your friends and family been asking you what you want for the holidays? Do you instantly flip through your mental files, reflecting on the variety of gifts you would love to receive and then you realize something: You really want a prettier...

Dec 2nd, 2016
When You Might Need A Medical Doctor

In most cases, when something seems to be wrong with your oral health, we suggest that you schedule a visit to come see us, your dental team. However, there might be times when it’s best to head to your general practitioner for the help you need.

Nov 30th, 2016
Cosmetic Care: Addressing Gentle Weathering

As you may have noticed, your smile can generally weather quite a storm! Even when you’re doing your best to keep your smile in good condition, daily use and the hands of time may yield a few minor complaints here and there...

Nov 28th, 2016
A Basic Guide to Dental Crowns

You’ve probably heard of a dental crown. A crown is put in place to surround and support a damaged tooth. There is no need for you to know every minuscule detail about this history of dental crowns and how they are made.

Nov 23rd, 2016
Habits To Help Everyone’s Smile

Many times we focusing on protecting our smiles by trying to eliminate the bad habits. We know we should not open packages with our teeth.

Nov 21st, 2016
Last-Minute Thanksgiving Tips

You might not think too much about protecting your oral health during Thanksgiving dinner until the day is steadily approaching. Rather than leave it up to chance, we encourage you to take in some surprisingly simple yet quite helpful tips.

Nov 18th, 2016
Q&A: Taking Advantage Of Insurance Benefits

Dealing with insurance benefits for your smile is one of those things that you know is important and that everyone thinks about from time to time … but that often falls by the wayside.

Nov 16th, 2016
Morning Sickness And Your Oral Health

Are you pregnant and dealing with the oh-so-lovely experience known as morning sickness? If so, you are likely more focused on finding a way to feel better than you are on protecting your oral health.

Nov 14th, 2016
Don’t Try This With Your Floss

If you are someone who has invested time and effort into keeping your smile healthy, then you are probably well accustomed to listening to the things we tell you that you should do with your dental hygiene products and techniques.

Nov 10th, 2016
Keep Your Smile Clean And Functional

You might not usually think to yourself, “Well, I think it’s really important that I keep myself healthy and functional.” However, if you take this helpful perspective for your smile, you can focus on the building blocks of oral health.

Nov 9th, 2016
A Quiz: Your TMJs

How well do you know your TMJs? Do you even know what this abbreviation stands for?

Nov 8th, 2016
Oral Cancer Screenings: A Quiz

How much do you think you know about oral cancer screenings? Is this a consistent part of your life for which you set aside time?

Nov 7th, 2016
When Is Color Matching Necessary?

If you hear us talking about restorative or cosmetic care, you may pick up on our team talking about color matching. However, you might not know what this means or why it is so important to your dental care.

Nov 4th, 2016
Turkey Time: Are You Ready For Thanksgiving?

Gobble, gobble! Are you ready for Thanksgiving in all its indulgent glory? If you respond that your stomach is certainly ready but you’re not sure you have a solid plan for dental hygiene yet, you’re not alone.

Nov 2nd, 2016
Terms You Hear But Don’t Understand

Do you find that you sometimes go home after your dental care visit, feeling like you just heard a lot of information in a language that is completely foreign to you? If so, it’s important to remember that we rely on dentistry terms all day long to ...

Oct 31st, 2016
Keep Your Veneers Shiny And Bright!

Returning home with a beautiful smile after the placement of porcelain veneers is an experience unlike any other! Your smile will look practically brand new (and completely natural), so you’ve certainly got something to grin about.

Oct 28th, 2016
Cosmetic Dentistry: All That We Offer

Are you beginning your entry into the exciting universe of cosmetic dentistry and its many benefits? If so, you may have heard of some of the treatments offered but you might not have a solid grasp on the full spectrum of our comprehensive services.

Oct 26th, 2016
FAQs: About Emergency Dental Care

When you think you need emergency dental care, we are here to repair your smile and send you home with rescued oral health. However, figuring out whether you’re a candidate for an emergency visit and what you can expect might keep you from picking...

Oct 24th, 2016
3 Tips For Gum Recession

Are you someone who has recently been warned that you are on the road toward gum recession? Perhaps it’s something that a lot of your friends and family have experienced, which has caused you some alarm.

Oct 21st, 2016
Dental Crowns: Your Worries, Our Responses

If you’re in need of a dental crown, you’re ready for a crown, but your mind has been coming up with all sorts of reasons to feel worried about this necessity, you might feel a bit stuck. Fortunately, our team is happy to address any...

Oct 19th, 2016
Sticky Stuff: Is It Always Bad For Your Smile?

Fortunately, not all sticky stuff is bad for your oral health. However, distinguishing between what’s beneficial and what’s damaging can become somewhat confusing, especially when you’re looking for a hard-and-fast rule to protect your teeth and gums.

Oct 17th, 2016
3 Things To Do For Your Smile Right Now

We are often discussing your oral health in terms of six-month intervals, through ideas about prevention, or making comments about your smile way into the future. For the moment, we would like to talk about what’s going on right now.

Oct 14th, 2016
Benefits Of Dental Cleanings

If you’ve been thinking about your dental cleanings as something that you just have to do as a matter of routine but you’re not really certain about why you’re receiving them, it can become very easy to overlook the benefits.

Oct 12th, 2016
Sleep Apnea: Addressing Your Concerns

Rather than allowing your lack of detailed knowledge to stop you from visiting us for sleep apnea treatment, we encourage you to remember something: We will fill you in when you get here! If you think something is not quite right with your smile...

Oct 10th, 2016
Bruxism: Is It Affecting You?

When you learn about bruxism, a functional problem with your oral health that can lead to some severe side effects, you probably have a thought that is common to many patients, “Is bruxism affecting me?” you may wonder.

Oct 7th, 2016
Decay: Why Try So Hard To Avoid It?

You may find yourself wondering why it’s so important to prevent tooth decay. After all, when you end up with a cavity, you just come in for a dental filling and your tooth seems nearly good as new.

Oct 5th, 2016
3 Smile-Safe Foods To Put Out At Parties

If you’re planning on throwing a Halloween bash, your guests are probably going to expect some delightfully sugary treats. However, that doesn’t mean you can’t also offer some smile-safe foods, so you and your friends can mix it up...

Oct 3rd, 2016
Don’t Let Whitening Lies Convince You

Were you oh-so-excited at the prospect of receiving teeth whitening until someone started telling you a bunch of negative things about it? Did you decide that since you trust the source, the details you were hearing must be true?

Sep 30th, 2016
Dental Contouring: The 5 W’s

Is there something about the shape, dimensions, or otherwise about your teeth that makes you feel less than satisfied with the overall appearance of your entire smile? If you answer, “yes” then it is quite possible that you have been delving into...

Sep 28th, 2016
Pumpkin Spice And Everything…Nice?

As we find autumn in full swing, we are immediately inundated with the appearance of pumpkin spice everything. For those who love this seasonal favorite, you’ll quickly notice that you can’t seem to turn a corner without finding yet another option...

Sep 26th, 2016
Are You Making Smile Care Too Complicated?

Do you ever think to yourself that maybe you’re making things much too complicated for your oral health? Do you look around at friends and family and wonder if they’re going through what feels like an extremely complex system to keep their smiles healthy?

Sep 23rd, 2016
Dental Hygiene For Visitors: Your Guide

Are you someone who likes to make others feel comfortable and at home when they come to visit you? Have you recently started thinking in greater detail about the way you might improve your efforts in hosting those you care about?

Sep 21st, 2016
Can I Avoid An Emergency With Prevention?

When you think about dental emergencies, you might usually think about the most extreme accidents possible. While out-of-the-blue and unexpected traumas often occur, there is also a long list of culprits that you can, in fact, prevent.

Sep 19th, 2016
Bad Bite Quiz

If your teeth seem to fit together poorly, awkwardly, or uncomfortably when you bite down, you might think that this is just what nature gave you. However, it’s important to understand that an unbalanced bite can actually lead to some serious consequences.

Sep 16th, 2016
Q&A: About Taste

Do you find that you occasionally spend a bit of time daydreaming, wondering about your taste buds, what comes into play regarding your ability to taste foods, and more? If so, we suggest you bring up these interesting thoughts during your visits...

Sep 12th, 2016
Flu Season Tips From Your Friendly Dentist

It’s still nice and warm out, so the thought of dipping temperatures (and reaching for tissues and warm drinks) is still far out of sight. However, we’re approaching the season known not only for sitting by the fire and picking out pumpkins...

Sep 9th, 2016
Smoking Quiz: Should You Quit?

There are, of course, multiple reasons you will hear professionals in the medical field suggest that you quit smoking and that you avoid it for the remainder of your life. While this may be quite a tall order for you, we encourage you to consider...

Sep 7th, 2016
Quiz: Your Brushing Success

Do you know if you are completely following the proper protocol for brushing those teeth and gums of yours? Don’t worry, it’s not actually a very formal or fancy set of guidelines but a very simple approach once you know what you’re supposed to do.

Sep 2nd, 2016
Gum Concerns: Did You Know?

Did you know that your gum disease might not be the result of bad dental hygiene alone? It’s true. However, it’s important to remember that skipping brushing and flossing (as well as dental cleanings) or doing an all around lax job has certainly...

Aug 31st, 2016
FAQs: Dental Bridges

Do you think you have a decent handle regarding the details of dental bridges but you wouldn’t necessarily bet on it? When you find that you have collected some facts but that your general knowledge is a bit scattered, it’s a good idea to come talk...

Aug 26th, 2016
OTC Whitening: A Quick Quiz

The moment you decide that you want a whiter smile is the moment you should contact us to set up time to learn more about professional whitening. What you should not do, however, is head out to the store to pick up an over-the-counter option...

Aug 24th, 2016
Q&A: Teeth Whitening Safety

While the finished result of seeing your beautiful, freshly vibrant smile in the mirror makes the benefit of teeth whitening sound amazing, you might find yourself worrying a little bit about the process. After all, you will be receiving whitening...

Aug 19th, 2016
Why Does My Mouth Feel … Yucky?

Much like attempting to explain to a car mechanic what you think is going wrong with your car based on the noises you’ve been hearing, trying to talk to us about the way your mouth feels can be a little bit difficult.

Aug 17th, 2016
Q&A: How-Long-Does-It-Take Questions

One of those factors that tends to hold patients back from accessing the particular dental treatments they want? Time. We often discover that a patient is interested in dental care but is worried about how long a procedure will take or how many...

Aug 15th, 2016
Why Protect Your TMJs?

Obviously, nobody wants to find themselves suffering from an oral health problem like TMJ disorder. However, it’s entirely possible that you may wonder why addressing an issue with your jaw joints is so pressing.

Aug 12th, 2016
Quiz: How Damage Affects Your Smile

Do you know much about what to expect once we diagnose you with an oral health concern that requires restorative care? Perhaps you feel like you have the luxury of time (the rest of your life perhaps) to schedule that appointment.

Aug 10th, 2016
Misconceptions About Being A Dental Patient

When you’re a dental patient, you may find yourself assuming that there are certain things you should know, certain ways you should feel about dental care, and that there are those questions you should simply avoid asking because it might be embarrassing.

Aug 8th, 2016
Quiz: Tooth Infections

As much as patients often assume a cavity is something that will come with noticeable symptoms, patients generally think that an infection will come with all manner of warnings and obvious sensations. Just like decay, detecting a tooth infection...

Aug 5th, 2016
A Few Toothpaste Considerations

You have likely pored over dental hygiene decisions regarding your daily habits (like how to motivate yourself to brush and floss) and concerns about technique (like how you go about brushing and flossing correctly).

Aug 3rd, 2016
3 Oral Problems That Might Not Display Symptoms

When you experience certain oral health concerns, you may find that you don’t experience any symptoms. Let’s rephrase that: In many instances, you won’t notice that anything is wrong with your smile at all because symptoms may not present themselves!

Jul 31st, 2016
Dental Fillings: A Q&A Review

Are you trying to remember the facts you learned about dental fillings the first time you dealt with a cavity – but you have a feeling some of the information has just disappeared over time? Maybe you are looking for a quick review, so you feel...

Jul 29th, 2016
Q&A: Professional Bruxism Treatment

When faced with a need for bruxism treatment, patients often find themselves asking multiple questions. For some, the question of whether treatment is necessary arises.

Jul 27th, 2016
3 Details About Your Lips

When you’re focused on your oral health care, you are probably spending a significant amount of time paying attention to brushing your teeth, flossing your smile, and remembering to give us a call to schedule your six-month visits (for checkups...

Jul 25th, 2016
Toothbrush Review: How’s Your Brush?

Hopefully, you’ve been taking your dental hygiene seriously and have been brushing your smile in the morning, once again before bed, and you’re remembering to floss one time every day.

Jul 22nd, 2016
Q&A: Avoiding Tooth Loss

One of the most surprising things a patient learns is that tooth loss can affect anybody. It’s not something that occurs based on age or many of the factors you might assume.

Jul 20th, 2016
Refresher: How Do I Take Care Of My Gums?

If you spend a lot of time thinking about how to care for your teeth, then you are similar to a lot of other patients who do their best to avoid problems like tooth decay. However, while keeping up with the health of your teeth is extremely important...

Jul 18th, 2016
3 Reasons To Care About Your Teeth

It’s significant to note that the more you care about your teeth, the easier it is to enjoy the benefits of a healthy smile. However, we often discover that while some patients have a vague understanding that oral health is important, they dismiss...

Jul 15th, 2016
Q&A: Your Dental Cleanings

What do you know about dental cleanings? Now, what do you feel like you don’t know about cleanings? When it comes to making heads or tails of prevention, you might find yourself having a bit of trouble navigating the details.

Jul 13th, 2016
Types Of Smile Discoloration

Would you say you have a broad understanding of the different types of stains that can affect your smile? Or, do you feel more that you know discoloration occurs but you’re not sure about the categories?

Jul 11th, 2016
How Fast Are Immediate Dental Crowns, Really?

A dental crown is a cap or covering that fits over a prepared tooth. Unlike clothes that come in Small, Medium and Large, dental crowns are individually crafted, to match a missing tooth in size, shape and color.

Jul 8th, 2016
How Dentures Can Improve Your Life

Chances are that you know someone who has dentures, even if you don’t realize that they have them. Although not a new concept, today’s dentures are crafted from innovative materials, like durable dental porcelain, that closely mimic your natural smile’s...

Jul 6th, 2016
Bruxism Causes and How to Address Them

You know we are your partner for oral health, but we also want to be your partner in keeping you informed on other dental topics. Today’s educational emphasis is on bruxism.

Jul 1st, 2016
Is A Dental Implant Right for You?

If you haven’t had to deal with tooth loss, you may be unfamiliar with dental implants. A dental implant takes the place of a missing tooth, to keep other teeth in alignment, and maintain an attractive smile.

Jun 29th, 2016
2 Reasons It’s Difficult To Close Your Mouth

Are you finding that you’re having trouble closing your mouth all the way or that it’s not comfortable when you do? It’s important that you realize something: A healthy smile is one in which you should be able to fit your teeth together as you close...

Jun 27th, 2016
What To Do About Cravings

Are you craving something you usually avoid to protect your oral health – but you just don’t think you can go without it? No worries.

Jun 24th, 2016
Have a Dental Emergency? We Can Help!

Good hygiene and dental prevention are essential elements of a strong and healthy smile. In the face of a dental emergency, however, prevention is only obvious in hindsight.

Jun 20th, 2016
3 Reasons To Ask Us Questions

You may wonder if it’s appropriate to bring up your questions during dental checkups (or if maybe you need to schedule a visit just to ask questions about something in particular). The answer is: Your checkup is a perfect time to ask your questions!

Jun 17th, 2016
Much Ado About Mamelons

Have you ever heard the term “mamelon” before? If not, you might have very little idea what we’re talking about.

Jun 15th, 2016
Quiz: Daily Dental Care

Do you know whether you’re doing everything correctly when it comes to your daily dental care? Are you keeping your smile in excellent shape by brushing and flossing the right amount of times, spending enough time at the bathroom sink completing...

Jun 13th, 2016
Quiz: Familiar With TMJ Disorder Symptoms?

How familiar would you say you have become with TMJ disorder symptoms? Perhaps you have been doing some light (or very heavy) reading up on this functional disorder because you’ve noticed some changes with your oral health.

Jun 10th, 2016
A Tidy Bathroom For A Healthy Smile

Do you ever open your medicine cabinet and cringe because there’s so much … stuff … in there? Things that you don’t even remember buying and that haven’t been used in several years?

Jun 8th, 2016
FAQs: Advantages Of Bonding

Have you been putting a bit of research (okay, a lot of research) into determining the best cosmetic dentistry solution for your particular esthetic concerns? What seems to be the problem with the way your smile looks?

Jun 6th, 2016
Summer Smile To-Do List

Yes! Summer is here and it’s time to soak up the rays (with sunscreen on, of course) and enjoy all of the lovely things that accompany warmer weather. While the summertime can bring with it a very carefree, spontaneous feeling, it’s still important...

Jun 3rd, 2016
Dental Implants for Single Tooth Replacement

If you’ve lost most or all of your teeth on a single dental ridge, then you may find solace and restored confidence in an implant-supported denture. However, what options do you have if you’ve only lost a single tooth?

Jun 1st, 2016
What’s Making My Healthy Teeth Hurt?

If you find that your teeth have been hurting an awful lot, you may begin to wonder if something is seriously wrong. However, let’s say you just learned during a dental checkup with our practice that your smile is completely healthy.

Jun 1st, 2016
Why Food Doesn’t Taste Right

There are few things more frustrating than biting into something that you love to eat only to realize you can barely taste it – or it tastes far different than it usually does. You may find yourself in a bit of a frenzy, wondering if it’s bad...

May 27th, 2016
Cause And Effect: Esthetically Damaged Teeth

If you are looking at your smile in the mirror, in a picture, or you happen to see it in the reflection of a store window and quickly have the instinct to cover up your teeth, you may be suffering from esthetic damage. This can come in many forms...

May 25th, 2016
3 Ways To Remember To Brush Your Teeth

Do you find that though you mean well, you have a tendency to miss your brushing sessions, either once (or twice) daily? If so, you know that this can lead to serious problems for your oral health, such as the development of cavities or issues...

May 23rd, 2016
3 Ways Mouthwash Helps Your Smile

Have you been thinking about a time when using mouthwash was a regular part of your dental hygiene routine? Perhaps you enjoyed using it but you aren’t really sure if it offered much of a benefit (or if it was just something that made you feel ...

May 20th, 2016
Water: When Is It Good, When Is It Bad?

Have you made incorrect assumptions or believed rumors about oral health before? As a result, are you worried that though water seems pure and safe, maybe there’s something about it you should know?

May 18th, 2016
Dental Visits: 2 Excuses To Toss Aside

If anyone is good at making up an excuse to get out of something, it’s the dental patient! If you have ever come up with a reason you simply cannot come in for dental care, you know what we’re talking about.

May 16th, 2016
3 Things To Add To Your Hygiene Arsenal

Do you find that the dental hygiene aisle seems to offer a variety of interesting things that you’ve never even heard of before? Perhaps you would like to branch out a bit and add some new products to your arsenal but you aren’t really sure where to begin.

May 13th, 2016
3 Reasons To Stop Procrastinating

Some of us are more prone to procrastination than others. For instance, you may be the type of person who places your mail on a table, letting it stack up for several days before looking through it.

May 11th, 2016
Why Is Plaque Removal So Important?

When you speak with any dental professional about protecting your oral health, one of the key factors you will learn about is plaque removal. You should be removing plaque at home with daily brushing and flossing sessions.

May 9th, 2016
Whip Your Smile Into Shape

Do you feel like your dental hygiene is all over the place? Have you been forgetting to schedule your visits with us, leaving you feeling quite anxious about the state of your smile?

May 6th, 2016
Can You Help My High Blood Pressure?

Did you know that sleep apnea brings with it a variety of long-term health issues that can have a significantly negative impact on your general health? One of those issues is high blood pressure.

May 4th, 2016
Tobacco: 2 Major Problems

You probably know that it’s not a great idea to partake in tobacco products – over the past several decades, the dangers associated with smoking and smokeless tobacco have become much more well known. However, we certainly see patients who have questions..

May 2nd, 2016
5 Ways Your Phone Protects Your Smile

Did you know that your cell phone can protect your oral health? It’s true! No, it does not come with a special attachment that will physically clean your teeth.

Apr 29th, 2016
Cosmetic Care: You May Need An Alternative

Perhaps you have been planning on coming in to see us to discuss cosmetic care, such as teeth whitening or veneers for your smile. What you may not have considered, however, is that we may determine that you are not a candidate at the moment...

Apr 27th, 2016
Dental Care: Questions About Age

You may have questions about age as it relates to your dental care. Unfortunately, if you have been a bit too shy to ask about this topic during your visits with us, you may still be wondering.

Apr 25th, 2016
Toothaches: What To Do?

Are you sitting at home, fretting about your oral health because your tooth hurts? While you might not want to deal with your discomfort, a toothache is often a sign that something in your mouth requires immediate care.

Apr 22nd, 2016
Tips: Spice Up Your Dental Hygiene

Are you feeling sort of tired with your oh-so-blah dental hygiene sessions? While cleaning plaque and debris off of your teeth might not be a very exotic or exciting notion, the experience doesn’t have to be boring.

Apr 20th, 2016
The Cost Of Implants

Are you taking some time to give serious thought to completing your smile with implants? In many instances, the only factor holding patients back is the need to become more familiar with the cost of dental implants.

Apr 18th, 2016
Q&A: Is Invisalign Always Necessary?

In some cases, you may take a look at your smile in the mirror, feel unhappy about a gap between two teeth, and then wonder if you really need Invisalign treatment. Surely very minor issues do not require comprehensive orthodontic treatment...

Apr 15th, 2016
Quiz: How Medication Affects Your Smile

Perhaps you have noticed that we like to discuss your health history and current health status with you when you visit us for a preventive appointment. While it’s important for the safety of your care (and potential future procedures) that we know...

Apr 13th, 2016
Quiz: Dental Care Costs

When it comes to dental care costs, patients often focus primarily on what their insurance covers, potential financing options, and the actual costs of each treatment. What patients commonly overlook regarding keeping their smiles healthy...

Apr 11th, 2016
Quiz: Invisalign Treatment Times

How familiar are you with Invisalign treatment? Is this something you have been thinking about pursuing to improve your smile as the result of misalignment?

Apr 8th, 2016
When Do I Need Restorative Dentistry?

Do you have a general handle on when you need restorative dentistry and when you require other areas of dental care – but you’re still feeling a bit unsure about the details? Don’t worry, there are many treatments and some of them seem to offer qualities..

Apr 6th, 2016
3 Hints For Improved Plaque Removal

Have you experienced tooth decay recently even though you brush your teeth and floss according to our recommendation for a healthy, comfortable smile? Maybe you are doing alright in the diagnosis department but you just don’t feel like your smile...

Apr 4th, 2016
Welcome, Month Of April!

If you spend much time online, chances are good that you have noticed the prevalence of recognition months and days. For instance, you may have gotten a bit excited on National Hot Dog Day or posted pics of your pup on National Dog Day.

Mar 30th, 2016
2 Suggestions For Fun Dental Hygiene

The last word that comes to mind when you’re thinking about your dental hygiene is probably “fun.” However – believe it or not – it’s certainly possible to make this twice-daily experience enjoyable, rather than something that you dread.

Mar 28th, 2016
Prevention: 3 Reasons We Feel So Strongly

Are you wondering why we seem so exceptionally enthusiastic about preventive care? As you learn more about your oral health and potential problems that may arise, you will find that prevention can typically allow you to avoid most concerns.

Mar 25th, 2016
A Quiz: Chewing Gum

Are you under the impression that chewing gum is always bad for your oral health, so you do your best to avoid it? Perhaps someone once told you that as long as gum is free of sugar, it is always safe, even for individuals undergoing ...

Mar 23rd, 2016
Protect Your Smile During Easter

Have you considered the fact that the Easter candy you have been eyeing is definitely not great for your smile, even though it tastes amazing? Are you wondering what to do about keeping your smile healthy even as you celebrate the holiday with friends...

Mar 21st, 2016
Q&A: Sleep Apnea

In addition to feeling like you might need sleep apnea treatment for restful sleep, are you also feeling ready to burst with questions about this sleep disorder? If so, schedule a consultation with our practice, so we may assist you in a diagnosis.

Mar 18th, 2016
Addressing Functional Disorders

What’s a functional disorder, you may wonder? Well. It’s important to think about dental problems that occur as the result of two primary causes. First, you may suffer from hygiene-related problems.

Mar 16th, 2016
Dental Technology Quiz

How familiar do you think you are with the advanced dental technology that we incorporate into your dental care? Are you quite certain about what makes digital X-rays different from conventional X-rays?

Mar 14th, 2016
Choose Implants Now – Not Later

Are you thinking that you would like to move ahead with replacing your missing teeth right away, rather than waiting and potentially losing the motivation to do so? We understand that taking everything into consideration, from costs to choices about ...

Mar 11th, 2016
3 Ways You Sabotage Your Smile

If you think long and hard about your smile, you may find that you disregard the importance of your oral health or you hesitate to schedule treatments that will help you feel good about your smile’s appearance.

Mar 9th, 2016
Quiz: A Straighter Looking Smile

Have you ever wondered about your options for achieving a straighter looking smile? Are you under the impression that that only way to achieve a grin that appears aligned is with orthodontic treatments for misalignment?

Mar 7th, 2016
3 Reasons To Treat Bruxism

You probably know that we suggest you seek bruxism treatment to protect your oral health and your comfort. What you might not be so familiar with, however, is the extent of potential damage that can occur by avoiding treatment.

Mar 4th, 2016
During Your Cleaning: 3 Questions To Ask

Have you ever almost decided to ask a question during your dental cleaning but you weren’t sure if you should? Do you have so many questions that sometimes you are not quite sure where to begin?

Mar 2nd, 2016
Dental Checkups: Beyond Tooth Decay

Are you under the general assumption that we ask you to schedule your twice-annual dental checkups, so we can seek out signs of tooth decay? It’s true – we do look for cavities when you visit us for a comprehensive exam.

Feb 29th, 2016
Are You Ready For Emergency Dental Care?

You might nevertoothemergencylifesaver feel ready for a dental emergency. In most cases, nobody is reallyprepared for a sudden accident or unexpected discomfort. However, what you can do is take some easy-to-accomplish steps, so you are prepared...

Feb 26th, 2016
TMJ Protection: 3 Things To Avoid

When you learn that you are straining your jaw joints – also referred to commonly as your TMJs – you may immediately wonder what you can do to reduce the stress. Fortunately, if you are suffering from TMJ problems, we can treat the problem...

Feb 24th, 2016
Q&A: Unique Benefits Of Implants

When you begin making your way through the full list of options you have at your disposal for addressing your tooth loss, you may find yourself more and more confused. The more you learn, the more every single replacement option sounds like it might be...

Feb 22nd, 2016
3 Tips For Tooth Loss

If you’re dealing with tooth loss – particularly if this is the first time you are missing a tooth or teeth – you can quickly find yourself in over your head. You will naturally want to research tooth replacement solutions (and choose one)...

Feb 19th, 2016
Sensitive Teeth? Schedule A Checkup

Are you noticing more and more lately that you experience a sudden pang of discomfort when you’re eating? Perhaps a breath of cold air can make your teeth feel excruciatingly uncomfortable for a moment.

Feb 17th, 2016
Dental Crowns Quiz

Have you been wondering about the durability of dental crowns lately? Perhaps you wonder if receiving a crown is always going to require the need for a temporary.

Feb 15th, 2016
3 Ways To Fill Tooth Gaps

If you have been staring at the gap in your smile for what feels like an eternity – wishing you could close it up – it’s time you schedule a consultation with us. What you may not recognize is that whether you’re dealing with one gap ...

Feb 12th, 2016
Invisalign Treatment Trays: Fast Facts

Were you amazed and bewildered when you discovered the advantages of Invisalign treatment? Do you still find that you occasionally need to pinch yourself to make sure you aren’t dreaming?

Feb 10th, 2016
Cosmetic Care: 3 Questions To Ask Yourself

When it comes to asking questions about cosmetic care, chances are good you are amazing at coming up with inquiries for us to answer. After all, there are a lot of treatment options and outcomes – bringing up your questions is very important.

Feb 8th, 2016
3 Helpful Facts About Bonding And Contouring

Are you on the hunt for the cosmetic solutions to your smile concerns? Are you dealing with little issues that all pile up, causing you to feel quite unimpressed with the way your smile looks?

Feb 5th, 2016
3 Ways You’re Promoting Gum Disease

You might not be aware that you are promoting gum disease with your habits. Unfortunately, this means you are making your smile extra vulnerable to periodontal problems.

Feb 3rd, 2016
Cosmetic Dentistry: Common Questions

Do you occasionally spend time imagining what your smile might look like if you made a few changes to areas that cause you dissatisfaction? Whatever the particulars, cosmetic dentistry offers multiple benefits, all of which include the goal...

Feb 2nd, 2016
Porcelain Veneers: True-Or-False Quiz

If you are thinking about selecting porcelain veneers, then you know about the many benefits of this cosmetic treatment. If you have not yet made your decision regarding moving forward with veneers, this might have something to do...

Jan 30th, 2016
3 Ways To Whiten That Smile

Are you under the impression that you need teeth whitening to improve the brightness of your smile? As a matter of fact, while whitening is definitely a straight path toward a whiter grin, it is not the only way to erase stains.

Jan 27th, 2016
Is Your Tongue Telling You Something?

Of course, your body parts don’t talk directly to you. However, just because they don’t use voices to communicate doesn’t mean you cannot receive important information from them regarding your health.

Jan 25th, 2016
Cosmetic Dentistry: Changes You Can Make

Are you well aware of the fact that cosmetic dentistry allows you to improve the beauty of your smile? Do you know that you can transform the appearance of your grin and that you have multiple treatments available for your needs...

Jan 22nd, 2016
Does Your Smile Age You?

As you know, a youthful smile is one full of pristine looking teeth – they are white, bright, free of stains, free of chips, and look generally healthy. If your smile is lacking in any of these areas, it is possible that your grin is causing you ...

Jan 20th, 2016
FAQs About Dental Dilemmas

Do you ever find yourself faced with questions about your smile that don’t have obvious answers? Are you sometimes unsure whether you should be able to do something on your own – or if you require our assistance?

Jan 14th, 2016
Invisalign Treatment Candidacy

Have you become interested in clear braces but you are not sure that this is the right treatment for you? Are you unsure about whether your type of misalignment is something we can address with Invisalign treatment, so you are not sure how to proceed?

Jan 12th, 2016
Facts About Dentures

Have you learned a great deal about full and partial dentures on your journey to discover the type of teeth replacement that seems to best suit your tooth loss needs? Or, are you just beginning to learn about your options for achieving a complete smile?

Jan 9th, 2016
Dental Bridge Dictionary

Do you have a pretty clear understanding of dental bridges but when you begin delving a bit deeper into the details, you find yourself bogged down with new vocabulary? This is completely understandable – as you seek out the particulars...

Jan 7th, 2016
Root Canal Treatment Quiz

How familiar do you think you are with the restorative service called root canal treatment? Have you received one before but you are not quite sure what happened during the procedure?

Jan 4th, 2016
3 Ways Fillings Protect Your Tooth

You probably realize that when we detect a cavity in your smile, we will suggest a dental filling to fix your tooth. However, did you realize that beyond the simple idea of a repair, a filling will actually protect your tooth?

Dec 31st, 2015
Restorative Resolutions For 2016

Have you begun reflecting on 2015 and giving some serious thought to the upcoming New Year now that the Christmas holiday festivities have passed? If so, we always like to encourage our patients to add some dental resolutions into the mix.

Dec 29th, 2015
Cosmetic Dentistry Goals For 2016

Have you casually been placing “a new smile” on your list of things to accomplish each year as the New Year makes its appearance? If so, why not make 2016 the year you make reaching these goals a reality?

Dec 24th, 2015
4 Ways To Alleviate Bruxism

Have you been experiencing discomfort in your jaw joints or your teeth only to discover your problem is something called bruxism? If so, you can rely on the bruxism treatment we will provide you to address the bulk of your problem.

Dec 21st, 2015
2016: Your Smile Checklist

If you have been patting yourself on the back for making it through 2015 with a healthy smile, we are right there with you! It’s a wonderful feeling to make it through an entire year with excellent oral health.

Dec 19th, 2015
Sleep Apnea And The Holidays

Are you finding that you have done a wonderful job planning for gift giving, party time, dinners, and more – but there is a particular area presenting quite a challenge? When it comes to keeping up with your sleep apnea treatment over the holidays...

Dec 16th, 2015
Holiday Protection For Veneers

Do you have porcelain veneers on your smile? If so, you know that the benefits of this cosmetic treatment are vast and can continue to last as long as you are willing to practice consistent dental hygiene every day.

Dec 15th, 2015
Tips: Whitening Your Smile This Holiday

Are you starting to get that frantic feeling that begins to rise up as the holidays draw near? Are you worrying about the way your smile looks, while realizing it won’t be the glowing, shimmering, beautiful feature you hoped to show off during parties?

Dec 11th, 2015
Stress, Strain, And The Holidays

Are you an individual who suffers from a dental issue associated with stress? If so, this may include bruxism (teeth clenching or grinding) or TMJ disorder (problems with your jaw joints).

Dec 9th, 2015
Reasons To Treat Sleep Apnea

Are you an individual suffering from sleep apnea? If so, then you know that the sleep disorder is characterized by the collapse of the tissues within your throat as your neck muscles relax during sleep.

Dec 8th, 2015
Smile Care: A Quiz

Do you know how to best care for your smile? Are you curious about whether caring for your smile changes once you receive a restoration like a dental crown?

Dec 4th, 2015
Protect Oral Health With General Dentistry

Has it been a while since you took the time to schedule a general dentistry appointment? Are you quite certain that you are in need of dental care but you are not sure what to expect beyond a cleaning and checkup?

Dec 3rd, 2015
Remaining Benefits: Put Them To Use

As the winter holidays make their ever-hastening approach, it’s easy to become fully sidetracked by the deluge of exciting holiday deals, the goal of purchasing special gifts for loved ones, and party planning.

Dec 1st, 2015
Can Gum Disease Affect Your Dental Implants?

For many patients, tooth loss is a result of advanced gum disease. Therefore, replacing their lost teeth will first depend on controlling gum disease, and in some instances, reversing its effects.

Nov 25th, 2015
What Do Dental Implants Replace?

The simple answer is that dental implants replace lost teeth. The more thorough answer is that a dental implant is surgically inserted into your jawbone to replace the root(s) of your lost tooth.

Nov 23rd, 2015
Ask Us About Headache Relief

Are you dealing with headaches that have become frequent rather than occasional hindrances? Unfortunately, chronic discomfort usually points to an underlying condition that results in pain.

Nov 21st, 2015
Dental Crowns: Many Uses

You know what a dental crown is: It is a hollow tooth made up of artificial material. However, how much do you know about the many uses of this dental prosthetic?

Nov 19th, 2015
3 Compelling Reasons To Choose Crowns

If you have any hesitation regarding the placement of a dental crown, we suggest you learn more about this restoration. First, it’s important to understand just what a crown is: It is simply a hollow tooth custom-crafted of artificial material...

Nov 16th, 2015
Care Tips That Always Apply

Do you have a completely natural smile with zero restorations? Perhaps you have recently transformed your smile with porcelain veneers.

Nov 14th, 2015
Q&A: Covering Up Cosmetic Issues

Have you decided that it’s time to schedule a consultation with us because your smile looks unsatisfactory? Have you been doing some research and finding that you’re having trouble distinguishing between particular cosmetic treatments?

Nov 12th, 2015
Implant Restoration Refresher

Have you been considering dental implants in your search for tooth replacement solutions? If so, you have probably been seeing the word “restoration” pop up quite frequently.

Nov 10th, 2015
Teeth Whitening Benefits

Have you been spending some serious time thinking about what your smile would look like several shades whiter? Are you dealing with discoloration in the form of darkening or yellowing?

Nov 7th, 2015
Your Smile: What Don’t You Like?

Are you unhappy with your smile because of the way it looks but your general oral health is in good shape? Perhaps you’re dealing with a serious problem that is also affecting the esthetic value of your smile, such as a broken or missing tooth.

Nov 5th, 2015
Ask Your Dental Implant Questions

Do you have questions about dental implants that you feel are somewhat uncommon? Have you been thinking about implants and want more details but you are a little embarrassed to speak with us?

Nov 3rd, 2015
Restorative Dentistry Refresher

Are you in need of a dental repair? Perhaps you are suffering from tooth loss and are not quite sure how to begin approaching the restoration of your smile.

Oct 31st, 2015
Preventive Care: Your Questions

Do you feel quite serious about keeping your smile in excellent condition? Now, how do you feel about professional preventive care?

Oct 29th, 2015
FAQs: Dental Implants And Your Wellbeing

Patients who look into dental implants to replace missing teeth quickly find that they offer a long list of surprising benefits. You will notice that they provide exceptional stability, long-term wear, and that they look beautiful.

Oct 26th, 2015
Teeth Replacement Solutions

When you are seeking ways to improve your smile after tooth loss, it’s easy to feel as though you’re being pulled in many different directions. Part of you may wonder if you really need to replace your teeth, while another part of you feels insistent...

Oct 24th, 2015
Tips For Preventing Tooth Loss

The idea of losing a permanent tooth is something that sends a shiver down just about anyone’s spine. There are, of course, those instances in which something just happens (such as an accidental trauma).

Oct 22nd, 2015
How Crowns Can Balance Your Bite

Have you been dealing with the negative side effects associated with a poorly balanced bite? Did you realize that even minor problems with the balance of your bite can result in problems like TMJ disorder (jaw joint dysfunction)...

Oct 19th, 2015
Q&A: Full Mouth Rehabilitation

We are commonly faced with the fact that some patients avoid visiting our practice because their smiles need extensive work. We would like to reassure you that visiting us for the care you need is the better choice.

Oct 17th, 2015
What Can You Accomplish With Veneers?

You may know from looking at celebrities on the covers of magazines that a surefire way to achieve an amazing smile is with veneers. However, if your knowledge ends there, you may not know what to make of this cosmetic treatment.

Oct 15th, 2015
Deciding If Implants Are Best For You

Discovering dental implants as a teeth replacement option for your smile is an exciting experience. You find out in a single moment that you can replace both your roots and your visible tooth – and that the stability far surpasses that of any ...

Oct 12th, 2015
Your Questions: Protecting Porcelain

Discovering that you can restore or improve the beauty of your smile with porcelain is typically a moment met with excitement. After all, porcelain has a wonderful reputation for its ability to resist stains and to provide exceptional durability.

Oct 10th, 2015
White Restorations For A Beautiful Grin

One of the reasons patients feel antsy about visiting us for restorative dentistry? They are worried about how the treatments will affect the appearance of their smiles.

Oct 7th, 2015
Damage And Repairs: Restorations

Tooth tissue damage and loss can occur on a broad spectrum. This includes everything from a chip so minor you can actually rely on cosmetic dentistry to complete tissue loss that requires the replacement of your entire tooth.

Oct 6th, 2015
Dental Bridge: Design and Placement

Perhaps you have been considering a dental bridge to address your missing teeth. The good news is that as long as you are missing one tooth or up to three teeth in a row, this solution can offer exceptional improvement to your smile.

Oct 3rd, 2015
Do You Have A Tooth Infection?

The question, “Do you have a tooth infection?” is something that can be quite hard to answer, particularly if you’re trying to figure out on your own why you have a toothache.

Oct 1st, 2015
Tooth-Colored Filling Quiz

Are you starting to feel a bit worried – or a lot worried – about your upcoming dental filling? What are you feeling so worried about?

Sep 29th, 2015
A Quiz: Inlays, Onlays, Crowns

Patients are often surprised – if not elated – to discover we offer a comprehensive selection of restorative treatments. What’s this mean exactly?

Sep 26th, 2015
3 Reasons To Choose Implants

First and foremost, if you’re already considering replacing your missing teeth with dental implants then you know this treatment is highly beneficial. You may even think that your recognition of the superior stability implants offer is all you ever ...

Sep 23rd, 2015
Bad Breath: Your Questions

It’s important to recognize that everyone deals with bad breath from time to time – if the unpleasant scent goes away after you brush (especially if you’re eating something that smells very strong) then it’s just the food. However, if you notice ...

Sep 22nd, 2015
Dental Crowns: Q&A

If you have recently found out that you need the placement of a dental crown to improve your oral health and smile, you may find yourself experiencing a two-part reaction. The first part of your response to the news may include happiness ...

Sep 18th, 2015
Quiz Your Dental Implant Knowledge

Has the appeal of dental implants and their benefits finally caused you to think seriously about completing your smile? The good news is that choosing implants offers a world of exceptional advantages that you can only receive from making this decision.

Sep 17th, 2015
Daily Dental Implant Care

It’s quite easy to become swept away by treatments that seem to address your every concern. When it comes to learning about the advantages of dental implants, for instance, you may find yourself quite wrapped up in how they will improve your smile.

Sep 15th, 2015
Cleanings: Preventing Gum Disease

You are probably already well aware that we suggest brushing your teeth every day and scheduling dental cleanings to protect your smile. But do you know what that really means?

Sep 12th, 2015
Technology: Convenience and Comfort

The further technology advances, the easier it becomes for us to provide you with improved comfort and convenience. You may notice what looks like a lot of impressive technical equipment in our practice as you look around.

Sep 10th, 2015
What Does Full Mouth Rehabilitation Mean?

It might sound like a complicated procedure, but full mouth rehabilitation merely means combining restorative dental treatments to fix or rebuild your smile. Our goal is to not only help you enjoy smiling again, but also to strengthen and fortify ...

Sep 7th, 2015
Dental Implant Candidacy Quiz

If you have been doing some research regarding which type of teeth replacement solution is best for your smile, you may have come across implants. You will quickly find that dental implants come with multiple benefits that can complete your smile...

Sep 5th, 2015
Dislodged Tooth 101

Finding yourself with a tooth in your hand and an opening in your smile can instantly cause you to feel panicked. We understand that this type of trauma can become extremely overwhelming.

Sep 3rd, 2015
Dental Implants: What To Expect

Do you feel like you are completely full of knowledge regarding the benefits of dental implants? For example, have you been considering implants because they are the one restorative solution that can replace your full tooth, including your roots?

Sep 1st, 2015
Dental Implants Benefits: A Quiz

Are you looking for a solution for your tooth loss? Is filling the open spaces in your mouth your top priority at the moment? If you have been spending time learning more about dental implants, you may have discovered that they come with a long list ...

Aug 29th, 2015
Suggestions For Protecting Implants

Dental implants provide patients with a host of exceptional benefits. It is only natural to feel worried about your implants once they are in place – the last thing you want is to find out that you may make an easily avoidable misstep...

Aug 27th, 2015
Invisalign Treatment: A Quiz

Choosing to improve the alignment of your smile is a very exciting decision. It is also a choice that brings with it the hefty weight of feeling responsible for making such a shift in your life.

Aug 25th, 2015
Your Smile Whitening Needs: A Quiz

When you take a look at your smile in the mirror, are you happy with what you see? Or do you instantly notice signs of esthetic problems that make you wish you could wave a magic wand and perform some amazing whitening?

Aug 22nd, 2015
Implant-Supported Prosthetics 101

Have you given some though to replacing your missing teeth with traditionally supported prosthetics? Perhaps you first considered single dental implants – which is what you really want – but you would like something that matches your preferences.

Aug 19th, 2015
Teeth Whitening: Will It Work For Me?

It’s very easy to assume that a particular cosmetic treatment will work for everyone. It’s also very easy to become extremely disheartened if you find out a treatment won’t work for your particular smile.

Aug 18th, 2015
Bonding, Filling, Or Crown?

If you are at all familiar with these treatments, you know that bonding, fillings, and dental crowns offer tooth repair. What you may not feel so certain about, however, is which treatment is appropriate for your particular type of tooth damage.

Aug 14th, 2015
Improving Old Restorations

Are you finding that dental work you had done years ago is causing you to feel unhappy with the current appearance of your smile? While you may feel like you’re stuck because restorations are considered “permanent” you should not let this hold you back.

Aug 13th, 2015
Maintaining Your Dental Crowns: FAQs

When you break a tooth or something else causes you to require comprehensive tooth coverage, you will be happy to learn that we offer beautiful dental crowns to solve your problem. This likely lifts your spirits and offers you immediate relief ...

Aug 11th, 2015
Benefits Of Dental Cleanings

It’s become common knowledge that the best way to keep your smile clean is by visiting us for six-month dental cleanings (and taking care of your teeth at home, of course). However, have you ever given much thought to the many benefits that accompany ...

Aug 8th, 2015
Questions To Ask Yourself Before Your Checkup

Before you visit us for your twice-annual dental checkup, it’s often a good idea to ask yourself some questions. By the time you make it to our office and become distracted by our own questions, the sights, and the sounds of the dental practice, ...

Aug 6th, 2015
Full Mouth Rehabilitation: True Or False Quiz

If you have ever recognized that you suffer from a variety of issues with your smile – particularly different types of discomfort – then we strongly encourage you to visit us for a diagnosis. In some cases, patients are suffering from something ...

Aug 4th, 2015
Porcelain Veneers Vs. Dental Crowns

Do you ever feel like you get a bit mixed up when it comes to remembering the difference between porcelain veneers and porcelain crowns? Trust us, we understand that the terminology is quite similar and can become confusing.

Jul 31st, 2015
Learn More About Dental Crown Types

If you know anything about crowns, you know that a dental crown is a prosthetic tooth with a hollow body that fits over your natural tooth. While the benefits of this restorative treatment are easy to understand – the full coverage ...

Jul 31st, 2015
Teeth Whitening: Clearing Up Confusion

Like anything else in life, when something offers exceptional benefits, you will find people who become quite skeptical. The same is true for the wonderful advantages of teeth whitening.

Jul 30th, 2015
Immediate Implants: True or False Quiz

Have you been hoping to qualify for traditional dental implants because you love the amazing stability and have been wishing for a seamless, beautiful option for replacing your missing teeth? Unfortunately, not everyone makes the best candidate ...

Jul 29th, 2015
Cosmetic Dentistry: Treatments

Is there something about your smile that you don’t like very much? Maybe there are a lot of things you’re not too fond of.

Jul 28th, 2015
Common Sleep Apnea Contributors

Are you an individual suffering from sleep apnea? If so, have you given much thought to why you’re experiencing this sleep disorder or do you assume it’s just one of those things that affects you and many other people without a particular underlying ...

Jul 25th, 2015
Dental Cleanings: What To Expect

There are some aspects of taking care of your smile with which you are probably extremely well versed in. For instance, the subtle nuances of brushing your teeth and flossing is likely not lost on you since you’re the one performing these tasks.

Jul 24th, 2015
Community Yoga

Are you saying, “Om” and greeting the day with a sun salutation the moment you step out of bed? Perhaps you drag yourself to the coffee pot in the morning and think the term “downward dog” is some kind of viral pet video.

Jul 23rd, 2015
Your Dental Checkup Is A Good Time To…

If you think that a dental checkup is a time when we inspect your mouth to ensure all is healthy, then you’ve got a solid handle on what to expect from this preventive treatment.However, you can get even more out of your checkup if you so desire.

Jul 22nd, 2015
Unhealthy Jawbone? Your Dental Implant Options

If you have struggled with jawbone health problems, which often occur as the result of periodontal disease, you may assume implants are simply not in the cards for your smile. We beg to differ. You have options when it comes to choosing dental implants...

Jul 21st, 2015
General Dentistry: What Is It?

Like most of our patients, you are probably concerned with what you can do to keep your smile in excellent health and beauty. The good news is that general dentistry includes the treatments you need to maintain a wonderful smile that feels good...

Jul 18th, 2015
Test Your Knowledge: Emergency Dentistry

Have you ever found yourself in sudden – and immediate – need of dental care but you weren’t sure where to begin? The good news is that we offer emergency dentistry for those moments when you need our help the most.

Jul 17th, 2015
Dental Implants And Jaw Health

There are probably some essential details you have learned about dental implants that have caused you to desire this prosthetic solution to address your tooth loss. However, you may find yourself thinking about the finer details you may not yet know ...

Jul 16th, 2015
Animal Care Center Fundraiser At Chili’s

Are you always looking for a way to support your area’s Animal Care & Adoption Center? Have you done your best to adopt as many animals as you can but you think you’ve reached your maximum allotment for providing a “furever home” to a pet in need?

Jul 15th, 2015
Invisalign Treatment Questions

Like most things in life, when you stumble across a solution that seems exceptionally wonderful, you may find yourself looking around for a hidden camera. Perhaps this is simply too easy and must be some type of exaggeration, you may think to yourself...

Jul 14th, 2015
Flossing: How’s Your Form?

Taking excellent care of your teeth is a multi-faceted effort. You don’t only need to brush your teeth. No, making sure your teeth remain free of plaque (which keeps your smile free from problems like tooth decay and gum disease) requires you ...

Jul 11th, 2015
Common Questions About Crowns

Perhaps you have already enjoyed the benefits of dental crowns or maybe you have just been told you need one to repair your smile. Whatever the case, you may be surprised (as you begin digging a bit deeper into the details of this restorative treatment)...

Jul 10th, 2015
Peter Pan Performance

Do you remember wondering as a child if there’s such as place as Neverland? If you’re a long-time Peter Pan fan (especially if you love revisiting Tink and her friends and would like your children to experience the magic, too) then now’s your chance ...

Jul 9th, 2015
Is Implant Dentistry Right For You?

Dealing with tooth loss is a serious concern. Patients are typically quick to recognize that attempting to make it through daily life comfortably with missing teeth is often challenging if not nearly impossible.

Jul 8th, 2015
Why You May Need A Dental Crown

Have you recently found out you need a dental crown as restorative treatment for your tooth? Perhaps we suggested a crown for cosmetic purposes and you’re a bit confused.

Jul 7th, 2015
Benefits of Immediate Crowns

How much do you know about immediate crowns, which we also refer to as CEREC or one-visit crowns? Perhaps you have figured out by the name of this restorative treatment that they provide patients with an extremely convenient way to restore a tooth.

Jul 3rd, 2015
Dental Implant Care: Is It Difficult?

Patients considering dental implants to replace missing teeth will likely find that they deal with a bit of a tug-of-war emotionally. First, the idea of implants sounds like a wonderful option and a long-sought answer to achieving a complete smile.

Jul 2nd, 2015
Does Invisalign Offer Health Benefits?

If your smile doesn’t look its best as the result of misalignment, you are probably already excited about the cosmetic benefits of Invisalign treatment. However, did you realize that choosing orthodontic care actually offers patients a list of health ...

Jun 30th, 2015
Dental Crowns: Essential Info

To make things simple, a dental crown is a restorative solution that allows you to avoid a tooth extraction. Why look at this treatment this way?

Jun 27th, 2015
Reduce Your Reliance on Restorative Dentistry

There’s no doubt about it – restorative dentistry offers the repairs you need when you need them most. However, we find that most patients would prefer to keep their smiles in excellent condition as often as possible, so they can avoid the need for ...

Jun 24th, 2015
Denture Benefits

Your smile is extremely important in your life. Not only do you express your positive feelings, such as joy with your smile but you also use it every single day to ensure you take in the proper nutrition, which you accomplish through chewing your food.

Jun 23rd, 2015
Major Benefits of Dental Bridges

If you’ve been doing your research into how to replace your missing tooth (or up to three missing teeth in a row) then the chances are good that you have become at least somewhat familiar with bridges. Patients dealing with partial tooth loss know...

Jun 20th, 2015
Applebee’s FlapJack Fundraiser

Are you a breakfast enthusiast, particularly when there are fluffy pancakes involved? Are you always on the lookout for a way to contribute to your community?

Jun 17th, 2015
Want To Avoid Another Root Canal Treatment?

Let’s clear the air by first establishing one important fact: Root canal treatments are comfortable and can help rescue a tooth that may otherwise require a tooth extraction. So, why would you want to avoid this treatment?

Jun 16th, 2015
What Might Happen If You Skip Your Filling

Finding out that you have a cavity is often quite frustrating, especially if you take good care of your teeth. Unfortunately, most people will have to make a trip to the dentist at least one time in their lives for a filling.

Jun 13th, 2015
Bark In The Park Night

Do you love baseball? Does your precious pup enjoy watching this all-American sport with you while you sit on the sofa?

Jun 11th, 2015
Restorative Treatments Quiz: Test Your Knowledge

How familiar are you with restorative dentistry treatments to repair and improve your oral health? You likely have a pretty good understanding of the fact that restorative care can treat you if you damage your tooth through trauma...

Jun 9th, 2015
Porcelain Veneers: Are You A Candidate?

Dealing with a smile that causes you embarrassment or deep disappointment can have a truly intense effect on your self-esteem. The bad news is that your teeth are vulnerable to a long list of cosmetic problems that can cause you to feel unhappy.

Jun 5th, 2015
Spring Movie Night

Have you been enjoying Spring Movie Night with your fellow Rancho Cucamonga community members? If not, now is certainly the time to jump on board!

Jun 4th, 2015
Say Goodbye To Bonding Concerns

Are you at your wit’s end regarding the look of your smile? If cosmetic damage or problems that require additional tooth tissue are keeping you from enjoying your smile, dental bonding may be the best solution for you.

Jun 2nd, 2015
Say Goodbye To Contouring Concerns

Discovering that you can improve your smile with dental contouring is often extremely reassuring. After all, dealing with teeth that make you think of vampire fangs, disliking a couple teeth that are longer than the rest, struggling with poor texture...

May 30th, 2015
Cosmetic Dentistry Benefits

Do you ever experience a feeling of dissatisfaction when it comes to the way your smile looks? Perhaps when others glance at your smile, you feel the sudden urge to quickly cover up your teeth with your hand or your lips.

May 28th, 2015
Which Type of Dentistry Do You Need?

When you schedule your visit to see us, you may not think much about the different fields within dentistry and the many ways we may approach helping you achieve and maintain a healthy smile. However, you will be pleased to learn that we offer ...

May 23rd, 2015
Sleep Apnea Quiz: How Much Do You Know?

Sleep apnea is a serious sleep disorder that can completely alter your life. If you suffer from this problem, you will find that not only do you wake up to a day full of fatigue but also that a long list of accompanying symptoms may plague your quality...

May 21st, 2015
About Bruxism: True or False Quiz

Dealing with daily grinding or clenching – the characteristics of bruxism – can result in serious side effects. If you are unaware that this disorder is affecting your smile, you may be attempting to make it through daily life, while wondering about ...

May 19th, 2015
Dental Cleanings: Your Plaque Fighter

Patients often make the assumption that as long as they are brushing and flossing their teeth at home – and doing an excellent job – visiting us once every six months for a dental cleaning is not really necessary.

May 16th, 2015
Mega Pet Adoption Event

Have you been thinking about adding a sweet, loving pet to your home? Do you feel strongly about adopting an animal and providing it with a “forever home?”

May 14th, 2015
Time For Your Dental Checkup

Have you been wondering what you should do to keep your smile squeaky clean and looking lovely? Perhaps you assume it’s just a matter of brushing your teeth often enough and with the right instruments.

May 12th, 2015
How Much Do You Know About Composite?

Have you ever heard friends talking about receiving a composite filling? Perhaps you have heard the term composite thrown around quite a lot during your visits but you are not quite sure what to make of it.

May 9th, 2015
Your Bruxism Questions (And Accompanying Answers)

If you have been told that you suffer from bruxism, you may find some relief in knowing that there’s a name for what you have been experiencing. However, because many patients are unaware of this habit, you may find that you have a lot of questions ...

May 7th, 2015
Dental Cleanings: Test Your Knowledge

Have you ever actually stopped to ask yourself why we are always encouraging you to schedule your dental cleaning once every six months? Perhaps you occasionally skip cleanings because you don’t see why twice annual visits are so important ...

May 2nd, 2015
Learning the Lingo: Dental Implant Questions

No matter how many teeth are missing from your smile, dental implants offer a suitable solution for completing your smile. Fortunately, if you have chosen this dental prosthetic to replace your teeth, you can expect incredibly stability.

Apr 30th, 2015
What to Expect From Invisalign: Q&A

If you are thinking seriously about improving your smile with Invisalign treatment, you are likely somewhat aware of the major benefits. In addition to enjoying nearly invisible aligner trays that will not disrupt your daily appearance, you can ...

Apr 28th, 2015
Test Your TMJ Disorder Knowledge

Have you noticed that your jaw has been making a popping sound when you chew? Perhaps your jaw feels sore and you have been dealing with headaches quite often.

Apr 25th, 2015
Same-Day Crowns: Dental Quiz

If you just learned you need a crown to improve your oral health, you may be visualizing a long road of dental visits to complete this process. Fortunately, we offer same-day crowns, so you may be able to avoid multiple visits and instead have your...

Apr 23rd, 2015
Are Dentures A Good Choice? Take This Quiz

If you have ever had anyone suggest that complete dentures may replace your missing teeth with exceptional benefits, you may have experienced a mixed reaction. You may first respond with preconceived notions about dentures that simply no longer apply.

Apr 21st, 2015
Test Your Knowledge of Dental Bridges: A Quiz

You have probably heard about bridges for most of your life but that doesn’t mean you are sure whether this dental prosthetic will fill the opening in your smile. In fact, you may feel like the world of tooth replacements is a completely new,...

Apr 18th, 2015
Dental Fillings: They Can Save Your Tooth

Dental fillings are common treatments that we perform for patients who are suffering from a cavity. However, just because they are common and something that may not sound exotic to you does not make these restorative procedures any less urgent...

Apr 14th, 2015
The Benefits of Restorative Dentistry

Your teeth and gums are susceptible to a variety of progressive diseases. The good news is that it is often fairly easy to avoid the development of oral diseases when you practice excellent preventive dentistry.

Apr 12th, 2015
Bonding or Contouring?: A Quiz

Have you been considering visiting us for cosmetic dentistry to improve your smile but you are afraid you are not sure what to ask for? Perhaps you feel like you should at least have a solid handle on whether you need more tooth tissue – or less...

Apr 9th, 2015
Porcelain Veneer Planning Placement: What to Expect

If you have decided you are ready to improve the appearance of your smile, you may have stumbled across the exceptional benefits of porcelain veneers. We find that patients dealing with a long list of esthetic problems and concerns often feel overjoyed...

Apr 7th, 2015
Sleep Apnea Affects Many Areas of Your Life

You may immediately recognize the obvious side effects of sleep apnea when you are diagnosed. When this sleep disorder affects your life, you wake up many times a night as a result of temporarily blocked airways.

Apr 5th, 2015
Do You Need Bruxism Treatment?

Suffering from bruxism can put a major damper on your daily comfort as well as your long-term oral health. Unfortunately, patients are often unaware of the underlying contributing factor and assume something else is wrong. The good news?

Apr 1st, 2015
Dental Checkups: A Quiz

You know from experience that we expect to see you once every six months for your dental checkup. But do you have any idea why we want to see you twice a year?

Mar 31st, 2015
Advanced Imaging Dental Technology: Your Questions

When it comes to taking a closer look at the structures that make up and support your oral cavity – such as your teeth, gums, jawbone, and more – we cannot always see everything with our eyes alone. Sometimes, we need to take a detailed look with advanced.

Mar 26th, 2015
Dental Emergency: What To Do

Suffering from a sudden dental mishap can be scary, particularly if you are not sure what to do when one occurs. Fortunately, we offer emergency dentistry to quickly treat your needs, while returning you to comfort.

Mar 25th, 2015
About Full Mouth Rehabilitation

We recognize that patients with extensive oral health problems and damage often feel too embarrassed to come see us. While you may make assumptions about the way you will be perceived, we would like to reassure you that we are excited to ...

Mar 24th, 2015
Amazing Advantages of Dental Implants

Patients looking for tooth replacement solutions may quickly become amazed by the advantages of dental implants. If you have been searching for a way to replace your missing teeth, we encourage you to learn more about these prosthetics that offer...

Mar 18th, 2015
Crowns, Inlays, Onlays: What You Should Know

Breaking a tooth or dealing with a large cavity can be a scary experience. This is especially true when you feel the urgency to take care of the situation but you are not quite sure what to expect.

Mar 12th, 2015
Straighten Your Smile With Invisalign: Fast Facts

Patients often visit us because they feel displeased with the alignment of their smiles but they are afraid they will end up with a mouth full of metal braces. Fortunately, we offer something much less obvious that lends wonderful results.

Mar 12th, 2015
Dentures 101: An Introduction

We see patients of all ages with a wide variety of missing teeth patterns. Young or mature, missing one tooth or all of your teeth, one thing nearly all of our tooth loss patients have in common is that most patients make excellent candidates for ...

Mar 11th, 2015
Is A Dental Bridge Right For You?

When it comes to replacing teeth, making the right choice can feel overwhelming. You want to make sure you are thinking through every aspect of what it takes to restore your smile.

Mar 10th, 2015
Why Root Canal Treatment?

Have you been diagnosed with a tooth infection? If so, we have likely suggested a root canal treatment to restore your tooth’s health. However, just because we have offered a diagnosis and treatment suggestion does not mean you necessarily feel ...

Mar 5th, 2015
Teeth Whitening: Q&A

Have you been wondering if there’s an effective yet gentle way to achieve a glowing smile? Patients suffering from problems like lackluster teeth or allover yellowing may be able to attain a whiter, brighter smile with professional teeth whitening.

Mar 3rd, 2015
Good, Better, Best Brushing Habits

We encourage patients to visit us once every six month for dental cleanings and checkups. Consistent preventive care promotes long-term health by ensuring your teeth are clean and free from plaque and that your supportive oral structures are...

Mar 2nd, 2015
Sleep Apnea Treatment

Have you found out that your daily fatigue or mood concerns stem from sleep apnea? If so, seeking sleep apnea treatment to improve your daily quality of life is essential.

Feb 25th, 2015
Preventive Dentistry: Q&A

You have probably heard the adage “prevention is the best medicine” more times than you can count. You probably even agree with the idea that avoiding disease or disorders is a much more efficient approach to health than trying to fix problems once...

Feb 24th, 2015
About Porcelain Veneers

Are you somewhat familiar with the wonderful aesthetic benefits of porcelain veneers but that seems to be about all you know? Do you wonder how veneers work or whether they can improve your particular concerns?

Feb 23rd, 2015
Getting Fit With Kettlebells

Have you been seeking out a local option for improving your health and fitness? Interested in checking out new options but not quite ready to make a commitment?

Feb 18th, 2015
Learn More About Dental Bonding

If you have ever wondered what to do about minor problems like chips and cracks, it’s time you learned more about the many advantages of dental bonding.

Feb 16th, 2015
Live Theater in Rancho Cucamonga

Looking for something local to do in the community? If you happen to be a fan of theater, you are in luck. At our very own Lewis Family Playhouse, you may attend performances, including this month’s literature-adapted-for-the-stage from Mark Twain’s...

Feb 15th, 2015
Keep Calm and Contour Your Smile

Are you dealing with minor imperfections that cause you to feel unhappy with the way your smile looks? For concerns that can be addressed with a minor tissue reduction, tooth contouring offers a wealth of benefits.

Feb 12th, 2015
Restore Your Smile with Tooth-Colored Fillings

Have you been diagnosed with a cavity? You’re in luck – while nobody enjoys tooth decay, you will likely find yourself overjoyed by the exceptional benefits of the tooth-colored fillings we offer.

Feb 12th, 2015
Valentine’s Day Art Crawl

Some years, you just feel like doing something a bit more creative on Valentine’s Day. Whether you’re going for the classic chocolate, wine, and red roses or not, consider adding an art crawl to your list of activities for this romantic day.

Feb 6th, 2015
The Surprising Benefits of Porcelain Veneers

You are probably already extremely familiar with the wonderful benefits of porcelain veneers. They can completely revamp your appearance, even transforming discolored and damaged smiles into brilliant, megawatt grins.

Feb 5th, 2015
Understanding Sleep Apnea

Have you ever heard someone mention the sleep disorder called sleep apnea that is often associated with heavy snoring? Unfortunately, the problem is sometimes difficult to diagnose on your own if you do not know what to look for – this is particularly...

Feb 5th, 2015
Pertinent Questions About Dental Implants

When it comes to replacing lost teeth, the advantages of dental implants extend far beyond the stability and comfort of they offer. Supporting your replacement teeth on prosthetic roots improves their function, makes daily hygiene and care more...

Jan 30th, 2015
Is Bruxism a Concern for Your Dental Health?

Do your teeth feel sensitive, and you can’t explain why? Do you often wake up with a headache or sore jaw? You may be experiencing a condition called bruxism, which is the habit of clenching, grinding, or gnashing your teeth.

Jan 24th, 2015
Different Paths to Smile Improvement

More people than ever are taking advantage of cosmetic dentistry to achieve their perfect smiles. For our readers and patients seeking to improve their smiles, we offer a wide variety of procedures to optimize your smile improvement.

Jan 24th, 2015
What a Confident Smile Can Do For You

If you aren’t happy with your smile, then the extra effort you go through to hide it can itself prove an inconvenience, and a drag on your overall quality of life. If the reason for your dissatisfaction with your smile lies in an underlying issue...

Jan 23rd, 2015
The Role of Alignment in Your Dental Health

Most people recognize the importance of keeping teeth clean and healthy with daily hygiene and regular professional dental care. However, not everyone realizes the role of alignment in their continued good dental health.

Jan 20th, 2015