Posts By: Shawn Hofkes

3 Simple Ways Whitening Improves Your Day

Does the idea of a beautiful white smile make you feel a quick rush of joy? The answer is likely yes! Everyone likes the thought of having a shining, glittering smile to show off to the world around them. However, that doesn’t always equate to patients feeling comfortable enough to come in to let us… Read more »

Lost a Tooth? You Should Know This

Tooth loss isn’t something that everyone has to deal with, but it can affect virtually anyone given the right circumstances. For example, everyone is susceptible to gum disease without proper hygiene and preventive care, and gum disease is the leading cause of adult tooth loss. Fortunately, patients in Cerritos, CA, who lose one or more… Read more »

Help! My Tooth Really Hurts!

Is there ever a good time for a tooth ache? That’s a pretty silly question: of course not! Toothaches can come in a number of intensities, with a variety of causes. Sometimes they are a dental emergency, such as when they come on suddenly, or with no apparent cause. Toothaches in response to an injury… Read more »

Common Uncertainty Regarding Smile Whitening

So, you want teeth whitening for your smile. Only, you feel like you have some concerns that make it complicated. As a result, you feel sort of torn about the topic: Do you come in to talk with us about this type of cosmetic care, even though you feel resistant because you worry it’s not… Read more »

Make Cosmetic Care In 2019 A Reality!

When we find ourselves closing in on the end of a year and looking forward to ushering in a bright, shiny, new one, we always reflect on things that we would like to do and accomplish. If one of the things you’ve been thinking about quite a lot lately is finding a way to end… Read more »

Are You Ready For Smile Care In 2019?

Would you say that you know just what to do for your smile care in 2019? Or, do you already feel a little worried or behind in regard to the professional dental care that you probably require, so you’re feeling a little anxious about next year? If it’s the latter, we completely understand and our… Read more »

Last Minute Care: Here Come The Holidays

We know that you have the best of intentions when you decide that you’re just going to wait it out (whatever it is) and stay home. You’re not going to call us to schedule a dental visit. You’re not going to pay too much attention to the problem. You’re just going to relax, enjoy the… Read more »

Sedation: Should I Feel Embarrassed About It?

You may feel nervous about coming in for a dental visit with us at our Cerritos, CA practice. You may feel anxious about any type of professional dental care. Add to this the fact that you also feel particularly unsure about how to feel about the sedation that can make it all so much easier… Read more »