Crowns, Veneers: Keep That Porcelain In Beautiful Condition!

First, you enjoy absolute relief that there is a way to fix whatever it is that is bothering you in terms of your smile, while the end result includes a beautiful finish. Thanks to porcelain used in veneers and ceramic crowns, you have a world of options at your fingertips, whether you’re dealing strictly with esthetic concerns or oral health damage, as well. Where patients often find themselves pulling back from their initial excitement? Worrying about long-term maintenance, of course! The good news here is that our Cerritos, CA team can help you feel much better about the details.


Spacing Issues: Ways We Can Help You (And Why We Do!)

When you’re looking at your smile in the mirror, what are some of the first things you notice? Do you recognize that instead of enjoying a smile full of teeth that rest flush next to one another, you have some little spaces? Maybe there’s one prominent gap. Perhaps you see spaces because there really are complete spaces where teeth used to rest (because you have experienced tooth loss). Whatever the case, you don’t need to live with this, our Cerritos, CA team can most certainly help, and there are reasons we are happy to close those spaces with dental care. Learn more!


Three “D” Terms You Can Feel Good About (And Why)!

From our perspective as your Cerritos, CA dental surgery team, there’s absolutely nothing in the world to feel less than stellar about when it comes to our services. What could be better than having access to a comprehensive selection of treatments that can help you figure out what’s happening with your smile and even repair any problems that are occurring? However, we know that from your perspective, you may feel a little less enthusiastic. We empathize, certainly, but we also want to help you come over to our side just a little. To get started, we offer up a few “D” terms that you can feel good about (and we are happy to explain why you can feel so nice about them).


Remember: Treating One Problem Prevents Another

There may be something about dental care that you assume is isolated. When you need to treat something like a cavity, for instance, you may figure that you have forever and ever to get it done because it’s just a cavity, existing on its own, and affecting nothing else. However, this isn’t how your oral health works! When one thing is wrong, it generally leads to another problem (and often, another). One of the reasons you will hear our Cerritos, CA team suggest you act quickly when you need any type of treatment is not necessarily what you assume. Of course, it’s wonderful to get out of pain, to resolve issues in a timely manner, and more. However, the other pressing matter is that it will prevent a snowball effect! Consider some examples for clarity!


Making Your Smile Whole: You Still Have A Whole Year!

Good news: It’s still January. The year is still fresh and new. If you were thinking toward the end of 2018 that you should really get the ball rolling when it comes to tooth replacement but here you are and you still haven’t called us to set up a visit, no problem! You’ve still got about 11 and a half months to follow through! Of course, our Cerritos, CA team reminds you that the sooner you get started the better. Why, you wonder? Well, consider some reminders regarding why it’s a very wise choice to give yourself goals (and plenty of time).


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 know they would like to discuss teeth whitening. Why not? Well, the issue frequently centers on the fact that patients want lots of good reasons that will make them feel the effort is worth it. Worth the cost, the effort, the time. You get the idea! Fortunately, our Cerritos, CA team can quickly share some ways that choosing whitening can improve your daily life.


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 teeth still have an excellent chance of restoring and preserving the rest of their smiles with the help of innovative dental implants. (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 to the face or jaw should also mean a call to your Cerritos, CA emergency dentist, to see about a same-day appointment. When your tooth really hurts, don’t hesitate to call your dental office, and find out about relief. (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 going to work out? Or, do you pretend you’re perfectly okay with the current discoloration you’re experiencing and just learn to live with it? Of course, our Cerritos, CA team strongly suggests the previous of the two options. It’s always best to ask what we think and to learn more about the care available to you. Believe it or not, there’s always a solution!


Things You’re Saying That Mean: I Need To See My Oral Surgeon!

If you listen closely, you will often notice that the things you’re saying aloud say a lot about what you need. For instance, you may simply talk to yourself in reminder form. Or, you may bring up things you need to remember or mention concerns when you’re talking with friends and loved ones. Our oral surgery team in Cerritos, CA, of course, suggests you spend a bit of time reflecting on the chit chat you’ve been making recently. If you happen to realize that you’ve been talking a lot about things we can help you with, then by all means: Contact us as soon as you can for a visit! We would love to be of assistance.