Month: November 2015

How Does Sedation Dentistry Work?

Dental treatment is quite often not an easy treatment, it’s definitely no walk in the park. Which is why your dentist will offer sedation dentistry – a way to have an anxiety-free and relaxing dental experience. Can you even imagine? How does sedation dentistry work? Basically, your dentist will give you a medication (based on… Read more »

What Are The Benefits Of Dental Implants?

There are a couple different reasons why you may have lost your “permanent” teeth; typically it’s gum disease or a facial injury that does it. With how advanced technology has become, the dental world has really been taken to the next level with its new appliances and treatment options. This is great news for those… Read more »

Quiz: Do You Have Sleep Apnea?

Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder where your body does not receive enough oxygen due to your airways being blocked, which can cause you to awake abruptly throughout the night. Many times, it’s difficult to diagnose sleep apnea because you typically won’t remember gasping for air in your sleep. However, if you sleep in the… Read more »

Why Do We Extract Wisdom Teeth?

Wisdom teeth, also known as third molars, usually erupt in our late teens and early twenties. They come in in a variety of ways – most of which require extraction because it could be detrimental to the alignment and health of your other teeth. Luckily, these days, dentists are able to determine if our wisdom… Read more »

Quiz: Will You Need Oral Surgery?

Oral surgery is necessary for a multitude of reasons; to extract a tooth, fix jaw problems, to put in dental implants, for severe cases of sleep apnea, and severe cases of gum disease. If you are having issues related to your sleep, gums, teeth, or jaw, making a quick visit to your dentist will help… Read more »

Could It Be Gum Disease?

You brush your teeth and spot a little blood in the sink after you’re done. You check your teeth but there doesn’t seem to be any blood left in your mouth – are your gums inflamed and swollen? If they are, you could be suffering from gingivitis. If gingivitis goes untreated, chances are it will… Read more »

Looking For Something Fun To Do This Weekend?

Cerritos has so much to offer us around the city – we always love to share these events with the community. Don’t have plans for this weekend? Were you thinking of just hanging around the house? Well, you won’t want to after you read what’s going on over the weekend! Whether you are looking for… Read more »

Does My Tooth Need To Be Extracted?

Once you lose your baby teeth, your adult (or permanent) teeth are here to stay! Or so you thought, right? There are several reasons why you may need to get your tooth extracted – crowded teeth, risk of infection, gum disease, wisdom teeth that are coming in misaligned, etc. However, one of the most common… Read more »

Do You Suffer From Dry Mouth?

Saliva is a very important factor in keeping your mouth healthy and clean. Without it, your mouth can become dry and extremely uncomfortable. However, dry mouth is not just uncomfortable – it makes it hard to digest food, it creates a good environment for bacteria to grow which raises your chances for tooth decay or… Read more »

Quiz: Is Your Jaw Pain Normal?

Do you find yourself waking up with a sore jaw? Sometimes, when you’re asleep, you may grind your teeth or clench your jaw consistently which could cause your muscles to be sore and tired. There are several problems you could be experiencing; temporomandibular joint disorder, bruxism, etc. Is your jaw pain normal?