What Effects Can Tobacco Use Have On Your Smile?

When it comes to keeping your smile in good shape, some choices can do more good than others. Sticking to water instead of soft drinks, brushing and flossing regularly, and limiting your sugar consumption can be good ways to protect your teeth from potential problems. Meanwhile, the use of tobacco products can lead to negative...…

Wisdom Teeth Surgery: The Do’s & Don’ts

Most people will have to have their wisdom teeth removed to avoid oral complications they can create, usually facing removal surgery around the age of 16-25.   It may be a frightening experience to face dental surgery–perhaps the first surgical procedure you have had to face. Here at St. George, wisdom teeth removal is what…

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Protect Your Teeth From The Holidays

The holidays are a loving and family-orientated time of the year. It is usually filled with tasty foods and delicious sweets. Cookies, pie, chocolates, and holiday pastries will likely be present in most houses, so it might be easy to allow your sweet tooth to take control and help you indulge in more sugary foods.…
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Professional Teeth Whitening Can Be Effective And Convenient

If you want to enjoy cosmetic dental work that provides truly noteworthy results, you will have to undergo a long and involved treatment…or will you? For patients who want to make significant improvements to the color of their teeth, our Riverside, CA dental practice offers two convenient treatment options. You can elect to come in...…
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Dentist Dania Beach | Why You Need to See Your Dentist

In order to care for your teeth and gums, you need to brush and floss them on a daily basis at least twice a day for two minutes. Unfortunately, despite religiously adopting to a dental care routine you still won’t be able to achieve optimal dental health unless you see a dentist Dania Beach. Prevention…
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Love And Marriage: Care Suggestions From Your Moreno Valley Dentist

Love! Marriage! So exciting! The joining together of two lives and … two approaches to dental care? Well, it may not be something you ever spent any time considering but when you find yourself enjoying this lovely partnership, you may suddenly realize that it’s time to consider a combined approach to maintaining healthy smiles (for...…
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Treat Yourself To Implant-Supported Dentures

For many people, Halloween is one of their favorite times of the year. You get to dress up as someone or something else, and there’s candy. Lots of candy. If you are missing teeth or you have traditional dentures, you may not be able to enjoy any of these treats … or many other foods.…
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How to Avoid Hiring Mistakes When Rushing to Fill an Opening

When the pressure is on, it’s tempting to hire out of desperation… Scheduling is having to push appointments back months longer than usual. Associates who are trying to take up the slack are exhausted. Paperwork has become your weekend hobby. You’re referring work you would normally do to other dentists. And when a long-time patient…
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Top Invisalign Provider in Modesto, CA

You’ve research orthodontic treatments and realized Invisalign is right for you. Now, you just need to find the top Invisalign provider in Modesto, CA, and you’ll be well on your way to straight teeth. Just one question remains. How do you find the top provider? Just look for certain qualities. Choose a Board-Certified Orthodontist The…
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Is It Possible To Book A Same-Day Visit With My Dentist?

Unless your dentist has advised you to follow a different schedule, your regular dental exams should occur every six months. This gives you plenty of time to find a date to schedule your next visit, and to keep your schedule otherwise open for it. Of course, in some situations, you may feel that you need...…
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Important Facts on Full and Partial Dentures

When you’ve lost a tooth or several teeth it is important that you have them replaced as soon as possible. The longer you wait to have them replaced the higher the chances of you developing oral health problems. The first thing you need to do when you lose a tooth is to call your Dentist…
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What is the Difference Between an Oral Surgeon and a Dentist?

What is the Difference Between an Oral Surgeon and a Dentist? You’re at the dentist’s office, waiting to hear what to do about your wisdom teeth, and you hear your dentist tell you they’re going to refer you to an oral surgeon… -wait what now? Who is this oral surgeon and why am I being…
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Learn the causes of Jaw Pain

San Francisco, Marin, and Oakland, CA Jaw pain is common. In most cases, this pain is due to a dysfunction with the temporomandibular joint, which is a small, round joint connecting the lower jaw to the skull. You may experience jaw pain occasionally, or your pain may be chronic. How can you tell what is...…

Nervous Parent, Nervous Kid?

Just because you’re a nervous patient doesn’t mean your little one should inherit your fears. A matter-of-fact attitude about the dentist & oral health will quickly be absorbed by your children & experts agree that introducing children early & often to the dentist office is a big help. A visit to the dentist is only…
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5 Common Foods That Get Stuck In Your Mouth

Here are several food items that typically get stuck in your mouth: Bread This is one of the worst things when it comes to getting stuck to the root of your mouth and in between your teeth. Even though bread can be very delicious, it is not good for your teeth or your body. This…
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Great Speakers & The American Dream

Congratulations UCSF Class of 2019 Dentistry students, with hard work and dedication, you did it! What exactly is the American Dream? To many it means very different things. But what if you couldn’t come to America to live out the “American Dream”? This is Jose. He was the commencement speaker for the dental students of…

HEALTH

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What To Do After Having a Tooth Pulled

What To Do After Having a Tooth Pulled Patients need to know what to do after having a tooth pulled. There are a number of things you can do to make yourself much more comfortable. It is also important to follow these guidelines so that you don’t have any complications. Minimize Any Bleeding Right after…

SCIENCE

What To Expect After A Cavity Is Treated With A Filling

Even if a cavity is caught in its early stages, it will be necessary to address permanent damage to your enamel. Fortunately, a dental filling can restore your tooth while leaving your surrounding healthy tissues intact, minimizing the amount of work needed to bring your smile back to good health. Dental fillings provide functional support...…
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Braces North Lauderdale | Things That Will Ruin Your Braces

If you are wearing braces North Lauderdale it’s highly likely that your orthodontist gave you specific instructions on what to do and what not to do in order to protect your braces. Even if your braces are made of fine quality and durable materials they can still get destroyed and when they are damaged, their…
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What You Need To Know About Tooth Extraction

In today’s modern world of dentistry, tooth removal can take on many different forms. Fortunately, patients have more choices today than ever before when it comes to extracting teeth as well as replacing those teeth. In many instances, tooth removal refers to the extraction of wisdom teeth. However, there are many cases where tooth removal…

Dr. Patel and Moving Forward with COVID-19

Dr. Nammy Patel of San Francisco Green Dentistry discusses moving forward with COVID-19. Hillary: So today, there’s so much going on in the world about COVID-19, and from your perspective, I would love to hear your thoughts on what we can best do to really move forward with our lives as we go through it…