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

10 Ways to Love Your Teeth

Ah, February, the month of love. Which also happens to be American Heart Month! Did you know that to keep your heart healthy you need healthy gums as well? Your gums are there to hold the roots of your teeth in place. When you don’t properly take care of your teeth and gums by brushing… Continue reading 10 Ways to Love Your Teeth

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

What Causes Tooth Sensitivity & How to Treat It?

With the weather changing many notice that the cold air is causing a sharp pain at the base of a tooth. This could be the result of tooth sensitivity, but what exactly does that mean? Tooth sensitivity can occur for many reasons Tooth decay AKA cavities Cracked teeth Worn fillings Exposed tooth root from receding… Continue reading What Causes Tooth Sensitivity & How to Treat It?

Dental Health, Preventative Care, San Jose Dentist

Teeth Friendly Stocking Stuffers

The holidays are here, a time filled with joy, kinship, laughter, presents, and stockings. As you already know finding cute simple things to fill a stocking isn’t always the easiest. Especially when you’re trying to shop healthy. So, here’s our recommendation for teeth-friendly stocking! Toothbrush: This is the perfect stocking stuffer for all ages. Toothbrushes… Continue reading Teeth Friendly Stocking Stuffers

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

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