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

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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

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?