Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to... Read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body.... Read more »

Taking Steps Against Periodontal Disease

What can you do to avoid periodontal disease and the increased risks to your health? Here are some answers for you: Step 1. At-home Care This part is simple and easy to follow. Be sure to brush your teeth at least twice each day for two minutes with a soft-bristled... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which... Read more »

Gum Disease: Age and Gender

While everyone is vulnerable to gum disease–men, women, and children–research has shown that men tend to have a higher risk of gum disease. Why? Perhaps because they are not seeing a dentist regularly or are not as consistent with good oral hygiene habits. Let’s take a closer look at periodontitis... Read more »

The Things Oral Hygiene Can Do for You

If you ever wonder what oral hygiene can do for you, then our dentists, Drs. Andrew McDonald, Trang Thai, Allan Pang, Lynna Bui, and Anastasios Photopoulos, are happy to give you the answers you’re looking for! The more you know, the better chance you’ll make oral hygiene a top priority,... Read more »

A Mouth Guard Can Protect Your Teeth This Summer

Did you know, a mouth guard given by a professional dentist can be more effective at protecting your teeth? Yes, it’s true! When your dentist provides you with a mouth guard, it is custom-made for your teeth and alignment, making it more secure and reliable for protecting your teeth. Our... Read more »

Bad Breath: Short- & Long-Term Solutions

Everybody hates dragon breath, and unfortunately, it’s a common problem. Bad breath can be really embarrassing in both social and professional situations. If you have bad breath, there are certain short-term and long-term measures you can take. Allow Dr. Ravi Aulakh and our team to offer some helpful tips for... Read more »

Choosing the Best Toothbrush for You

We all know that brushing and flossing your teeth every single day is imperative to ideal oral health. You should brush your teeth twice a day for at least two minutes. We wish for you to know how to choose a toothbrush that will best aid you in your fight... Read more »

What You Should Know Before Having Veneers Placed

Anyone would love a smile that is whiter, more perfectly shaped or with less spaces. But how can one achieve such a magnificent smile? Our dentists are pleased to provide veneers to help you reach your aesthetic goals for your smile. Veneers are thin shells of porcelain that are placed... Read more »