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 »

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 »

Treatment Solutions to Your Halitosis

If you have halitosis, also known as persistent bad breath, then we have exciting news for you! Halitosis doesn’t have to continue to plague your oral health because it can be treated. Oftentimes, halitosis is a warning sign something is wrong and needs to be addressed in your oral health.... Read more »

Dental Cleanings Offer Opportunities for Improved Oral Health

Brushing and flossing on a daily basis are important components of oral health that most patients try to practice regularly. We also highly recommend routine dental cleanings in order to properly maintain your oral health and prevent oral issues. Dental cleanings are half of the purpose for dental checkups and... Read more »

The Basics: Mouth Guards

Oral health care appliances that are designed to protect your smile can only go so far if you fail to give them appropriate care. For example, if you use a mouth guard to protect yourself from dental damage during sports, you'll need to make sure that you take care of... Read more »

Don’t Get Gum Disease

Did you know that gum disease is one of the most prevalent health problems facing American adults today? It’s a bit surprising, but a lot of people suffer from gum disease. Whether it’s mild inflammation, or severe enough to cause gum recession and tooth decay, the really surprising part here... Read more »

Dry Mouth is Dangerous to Your Oral Health

Do you know dry mouth is very dangerous to your oral health? There are many reasons people struggle with dry mouth. However, overcoming it will help improve your oral health in the long run. Bacteria can stick to your gums and teeth, which saliva can typically wash away. If your... Read more »

Flossing Habits That Don’t Help the Smile

Unfortunately, there are flossing habits that can hurt—not help—the smile. It’s best to avoid these habits because you deserve strong and healthy teeth and gums. To help you avoid those habits, our dentists, Dr. Shahnam Amini and Dr. Mimi Chow, are happy to tell you all about them. The habits... Read more »

The Best Ways to Restore the Health of Your Smile After Basketball Season

If you failed to keep your smile in mind during basketball season, then you’re likely suffering from dental issues or a poor oral health. This can affect the health, function and even beauty of your teeth and gums. It’s best to restore the health of your smile as soon as... Read more »

Does Your Tooth Extraction Need a Dental Bridge?

If you are one of the unlucky individuals who have suffered an instance in which untreated tooth decay or severe tooth damage was too significant to be treated with a root canal, you may need to have the tooth extracted. Following tooth extraction, you have many options to replace the... Read more »