Month: February 2016

How To Treat Advanced Gum Disease

According to a study that was recently conducted by the CDC, periodontitis (advanced gum disease) affects almost half of Americans 30 and older. Unfortunately, once you’ve suffered from periodontitis, it can easily recur if bacteria builds up in your mouth – and in severe cases, the end result is often tooth loss. The best way… Read more »

Top 3 Benefits Of Sedation Dentistry

Sedation dentistry has become increasingly popular over the past several years. For many patients, making a dentist appointment can be extremely difficult due to fear or anxiety. If this sounds familiar to you, don’t let your fright get in the way of necessary dental procedures. Depending on the severity of your anxiety, your dentist will… Read more »

Understanding Tooth Extraction And Its Necessity

Usually when patients hear the word “extraction” from their dentist, they’re referring to their wisdom teeth – or third molars. Unfortunately, your wisdom teeth are not the only teeth that may need to be removed in your lifetime. Severe infections such as gum disease and tooth decay may raise concerns if the bacteria doesn’t respond… Read more »

Bone Grafting: Bettering Your Oral Health

Jawbone deterioration is nothing to take lightly – it’s one of the worst consequences of lost teeth. Without the proper stimulation from the root of your tooth, it’s inevitable that you’ll begin to lose bone density and shape over time. Fortunately, it doesn’t have to be this way – bone grafting has made it possible… Read more »

“2nd Story Gallery”

Whether you’re an aspiring artist or you simply just appreciate artistic talent, 2nd Story Gallery could be the perfect evening for you. While it does require a short drive about an hour away to San Dimas, the artwork and experience are definitely worth it. Actually, an Artists Reception is being held this evening, if you’re… Read more »

A Simple Guide To Understanding Dental Implants

When it comes to restoring your lost teeth, you typically have several options to choose from. It can seem overwhelming, at first, when you’re learning the ins and outs of each one, but it’s important to help determine which restoration option will work best for you. That’s why we’ve tried to make understanding dental implants… Read more »

Tooth Brushing Myths Vs. Facts

You’ve probably heard all about cavities, tooth decay, and gum disease by now, but have you heard about the best way to avoid them? Preventive dentistry is the most effective way to keep infection-causing bacteria away from your teeth. This includes visiting your dentist, maintaining a healthy diet, and most importantly; practicing excellent oral hygiene…. Read more »

FAQs About Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a disorder that disrupts your sleep cycle throughout the night, often leaving you excessively tired during the day. However, it can be difficult to diagnose since patients are usually unaware that they aren’t getting a full night’s rest. If you’ve been hearing that your snoring is unbearable – it could be time… Read more »

Celebrate Valentine’s Day Like Never Before!

Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching – have you decided what you’re going to do for that ‘special someone’ in your life? This year, get them something like never before; a Valentine’s dinner they’re sure to never forget. The Aquarium of the Pacific is hosting the most spectacular Valentine’s Day dinner for you and your loved… Read more »

3 Shocking Facts About Wisdom Teeth

Your dentist can detect your wisdom teeth through x-rays at a young age, but you may not even feel any pain or discomfort. However, if your wisdom tooth becomes impacted – meaning there isn’t enough space for it to erupt through your gum tissue – it could cause an infection or damage the surrounding teeth…. Read more »