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Preventive Dentistry: 5 Things You Need to Know About Sugar and Tooth Health


Our mothers have all taught us consuming sweets causes cavities but that preventive dentistry can help counteract the effects. The first thing to know is that this is not exactly correct. The bacteria in plaque feasts on residual sugar left … Continued


What to Know About the Dental Crown Process


A dental crown is a protective cap a dentist places on the tooth to either mask physical impairments and improve its aesthetics or protect and restore the tooth’s function after significant structural damages. The process of getting a dental crown … Continued


Why it’s Important to Have an Emergency Dentist


Wondering what an emergency dentist can do for you if you ever happen to experience a dental emergency? When you experience some type of trauma to your mouth, like breaking one of your teeth or even losing a tooth, the … Continued


A San Jose Dentist Shares 4 Surprising Facts About Teeth


You can trust our San Jose dentist when they say that the teeth are one of the most important parts of the body. Your teeth are responsible for chewing and grinding up your food, keeping your facial structure and giving … Continued


5 Ways a Dental Crown Can Help Your Oral Health


A dental crown is a prosthetic covering for the entire tooth structure, from the biting or chewing surface all the way to the gum line. These dental prosthetics serve both cosmetic and medical purposes. If your tooth has suffered structural … Continued


What Happens at an Oral Exam at Your Dentist Office?


Has it been some time since you visited the dentist’s office for an oral exam? If so, you may be wondering what the process entails. The following will help you prepare for your visit and alleviate any anxiety you may … Continued


How Oral Probiotics Can Help Your Dental Health


Probiotics are good bacteria that are popular for their contributions to healthy digestion; however, scientists are starting to believe they contribute to dental health, too. Although the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has not endorsed the medical use of oral … Continued


How Do Dental Bridges Work?


Dental bridges are used to fill up gaps in a person's smile. It is a great solution for those who have lost multiple teeth but are not ready for either implants or dentures. Bridges have two main parts: a set … Continued


Periodontics Basics: Gingivitis and Gum Disease


Periodontics is a branch of dentistry that focuses on the inflammatory disease — gum disease — that destroys the gums and other supporting structures around the teeth, including the bone. Gum disease is a common oral health concern that needs treatment … Continued


Questions to Ask if you are Considering Teeth Whitening 


Teeth whitening is a common bleaching process used to brighten the enamel and dentin of the tooth. Dietary choices and aging can stain and discolor teeth. Enjoying a coffee, tea, cigarette, soda or wine can leave dark stains on the … Continued