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Responding To A Dental Emergency

To help protect our community, we’re limiting treatments to emergency situations, such as damaged teeth or severe pain in one or more of your teeth. In today’s blog, we’re going to talk about our emergency services, how to respond to common issues like broken teeth or serious discomfort, and when you should contact your Cerritos,… Read more »

Should I Have My Wisdom Teeth Extracted?

Right now, we’re joining other practices across the country in closing our doors to help slow the spread of COVID-19. We’re still offering treatment for emergency situations on a case-by-case basis. In today’s blog, we would like to talk about a common procedure that helps preserve the health and beauty of your smile. Wisdom tooth… Read more »

Dental Emergencies Happen Quickly

Emergencies happen quickly. That’s what makes them emergencies. You can’t always plan for a specific emergency, but you can be prepared for a general emergency situation. That’s why the fire marshall recommends that you have an evacuation plan in place for the event of a fire. You may not know how the fire will start,… Read more »

Imaging Technology to Benefit Dental Implants

Almost every job gets harder when you can’t see as well. That’s true for dentistry too. Dentists are better able to perform all kinds of procedures when they have a complete picture of what’s going on in your mouth. Using better imaging technology leads to better results for patients, which is why dentists are often… Read more »

Addressing the Stages of Oral Cancer

Oral cancer is a relatively common form of cancer, and it can appear in a variety of ways. That being the case, if you are diagnosed with oral cancer, you have a variety of options for addressing and treating the situation. Detecting oral cancer early is instrumental in treating the disease, but even in the… Read more »

What Kind of Sedation Will Your Dental Treatment Require?

Major oral procedures can be intimidating for many patients. This intimidation can be drastically compounded if you’re an individual who suffers from dental anxiety. Luckily, you don’t have to experience oral surgery without a little help. Dental sedation is used for many procedures — from wisdom teeth removal to basic visits — to help patients… Read more »

Bruxism Does Damage at Night

Teeth grinding is something everyone does from time to time. It’s a natural reaction when you become stressed or frustrated. For millions of individuals though, that teeth grinding isn’t limited to these isolated moments. For those individuals, teeth grinding is a chronic, subconscious issue. It’s known as “bruxism,” and it does its damage at night… Read more »

The Way Back from Periodontal Disease

Periodontal disease is a difficult condition that can cause a number of other health risks. Periodontal disease refers to conditions that affect the health and wellbeing of your jawbone and gums. When you develop gum disease (gingivitis), the condition is caused by infection beneath the gum line. As that infection grows and spreads, it can… Read more »

Simple Cosmetic Upgrades for Your Smile

Something that many people don’t know about cosmetic dentistry treatment is that it’s actually pretty simple. Most cosmetic dentistry treatments are non-invasive, and while their impact is low, they can create a massive improvement for the appearance of your smile. If concerns about the scope of treatment or treatment timetable have prevented you from exploring… Read more »

Did I Miss My Chance to Pull My Wisdom Teeth?

Wisdom teeth extraction is often a process that people complete in their early twenties. Wisdom teeth are a third set of molars that many people develop. These teeth are often removed because they can cause discomfort, and is some cases, alignment issues. Wisdom teeth that become impacted can push on and damage your other teeth…. Read more »