Dental Health, Dr. Steven S. Lim, oral care, Preventative Care, San Jose Dentist

The Impact of “Scary” and “Sweet” Candy on Your Teeth

It’s finally that time of the year, the leaves are falling, the weather is getting cooler, and Halloween is right around the corner! With the spooky season rapidly approaching you should know which candies are “scary” for your teeth and which ones are “sweet”. The “Scary” Candy Sticky and gummy candies (Laffy Taffy, gummy bears,… Continue reading The Impact of “Scary” and “Sweet” Candy on Your Teeth

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Cosmetic Dentistry, Dr. Steven S. Lim, Gum Disease, oral care, Preventative Care, San Jose Dentist

This Is How Vaping Damages Your Smile

Vape? E-cig? Do you know anyone who has one? It affects your oral and overall health. This trend has become popular within the last decade. E-Cigarette use from 2017 to 2018 increased 78% among high school students and 48% among middle school. 5 Effects Vaping Does To Your Teeth and Gums Excess Bacteria Dry Mouth… Continue reading This Is How Vaping Damages Your Smile

Dental Health, Preventative Care, San Jose Dentist

Teeth Friendly Snacks For The School Year

YAY - it’s back to school season!!! It’s parent's favorite time of year and kids least. It’s time to pack your kid’s more healthy snacks for school! Did you know that 42 percent of children who are ages 2 - 11 develop a cavity in their baby teeth? Healthy snacks can benefit more than just… Continue reading Teeth Friendly Snacks For The School Year

Dental Health, Life Hacks, Preventative Care, San Jose Dentist

8 Other Ways to Use Toothpaste

Ahhh, it’s July. It’s prime tourist season, where are you and your family going this summer? Or are you having a laid back summer and just staying home with the kids? Doing art projects with your kids is fun but can leave your house a bit of a mess. Prices add up, and the total… Continue reading 8 Other Ways to Use Toothpaste

Dental Health, Missing Teeth, Preventative Care, San Jose Dentist

Defining A True Dental Emergency

What is a dental emergency? If you feel pain, call! You don’t want it to get worse than it already is. Also, getting a tooth knocked out is an emergency too! If this ever happens, the sooner you get to the dentist the better chance of your tooth being saved. Did you know over 5… Continue reading Defining A True Dental Emergency