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

Dental Health, Pediatric Dentistry, San Jose Dentist

Kids and Untreated Cavities in the US

With the vast advancements in the dental field this last decade, it may be surprising to learn that untreated cavities are still a prevalent and persistent issue for many people in the United States. More than one in five Americans has untreated cavities, according to Dr. Bruce Dye, an epidemiologist at the U.S. Center for… Continue reading Kids and Untreated Cavities in the US

Dental Health, Gum Disease

Do You Have a Dental Disorder?

The range of possible dental disorders is wide and many are more easily recognized than others. It could be a bit perplexing to consider you may have a dental disorder without realizing it, but it’s actually more common than you might think. Some disorders have obvious symptoms that may have you running to our office.… Continue reading Do You Have a Dental Disorder?

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Dental X-Rays and Your Health

X-rays, otherwise known as #dental radiographs, are a staple of quality dental care. While x-rays bring undeniable advantages when it comes to identifying and diagnosing potential health issues, some may harbor reservations regarding the risks of exposure to radiation. Fortunately we can ease those concerns and serve as a resource for understanding radiography, so you can feel #confident receiving excellent care.