Dental Health, San Jose Dentist

Modern vs Historical Dental Practices

Did you know barbers were the go-to people for concerns about your teeth? In the past, they not only groomed your face but also extracted and whitened your teeth. It wasn’t until 1840 that the first college Baltimore College of Dental Surgery opened. Today, the United States has over 60 schools and dentistry is considered… Continue reading Modern vs Historical Dental Practices

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Dental Health, San Jose Dentist

10 Ghoulish Disorders That Will Have You Flying to the Dentist

While most of us love a good horror story, in the world of dentistry, sometimes the truth is more frightening than any Hollywood flick! Curl up and dig in to 10 of the creepiest dental ailments you have ever heard of: Amelogenesis Imperfecta: Tooth Enamel Disease Amelogenesis Imperfecta is a congenital disease. Causing small teeth… Continue reading 10 Ghoulish Disorders That Will Have You Flying to the Dentist

Dental Health, San Jose Dentist

Tips & Tricks for Teeth Grinders

Bruxism, the medical term for teeth grinding and jaw clenching, affects both kids and adults. While often caused by high levels of stress, bruxim can also be triggered by a misaligned bite and sleep disorders. Regardless of your underlying issue, here are a few tips and tricks to help: Take Notice – throughout the day… Continue reading Tips & Tricks for Teeth Grinders

Dental Health

4 Tasty Foods That Are Actually Horrible for Your Teeth

Even those with outstanding oral hygiene can fall victim to a few unknown cavity causing culprits. Some of our favorite treats, while seemingly healthy, can be responsible for tooth stains, bad breath and other forms of mouth destruction.  Most tooth-conscious consumers already know to limit sugar and steer clear of things like soda and hard… Continue reading 4 Tasty Foods That Are Actually Horrible for Your Teeth

Gum Disease, oral care, Preventative Care

4 Risk Factors of Gum Disease to Discuss with Your Dentist

Have you ever had something caught in your teeth for days? It’s likely because it was lodged deep between a tooth and your gums. That gum tissue is what keeps our chompers in place. There are three stages of gum disease and all are treatable. The mild form of gum disease is Gingivitis. This is… Continue reading 4 Risk Factors of Gum Disease to Discuss with Your Dentist