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Oral Cancer

Oral Cancer Prevention

Critical Oral Cancer Facts And what to know about prevention Oral cancer is one of the most common forms of the disease. Every year, over 50,000 Americans receive a diagnosis. Typically, it affects men at twice the rate of women and is most often diagnosed in those 40 years of age and older. Risk factors […]

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Painful TMJ

What Is TMJ?

Do You Have TMJ? Get diagnosed and receive treatment. TMJ is the abbreviation for the temporomandibular joint—the connection between the lower jaw (mandible) and the skull. When things are working normally, this joint opens and closes even and smoothly. Your teeth and jaw close and interact with perfect alignment. Other times, however, things can get […]

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Woman Looking at Toothpaste

What’s in Toothpaste?

And Why Is Using It Important? Toothpaste is the first line of defense for your teeth and overall oral health. A proper oral hygiene regimen means you should be brushing twice a day—once before bedtime and once in the morning. That’s because, during the night, saliva flow lessens and bacteria growth is at its highest, […]

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Foods High in Vitamin C

Vitamin C For Your Mouth

Vitamin C is Crucial for Oral Health Find out how to get enough in your diet. Vitamin C has long been known to be beneficial to oral health. In the 1800s, British sailors used to receive daily rations of lime juice aboard long sea voyages to ensure the health of their crews—thus preventing the dreaded […]

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Dental Cleaning

Get a Dental Cleaning

Professional Dental Cleaning in San Francisco, California Part of your routine checkup to ensure optimal oral health. There’s nothing like the feeling of a clean mouth, especially right after you just received a professional dental cleaning at our office. You’ll know that your teeth are in great shape and that you’re taking all the right […]

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Young Woman with Infected Tooth

Do You Have An Infected Tooth?

Symptoms of an Infected Tooth And what can I do to relieve the pain? What is an infected tooth? A tooth might appear to be hard, lifeless bone; however, that is just the surface. Underneath the outer layers of enamel and dentin are living nerves and blood vessels. Collectively, this area of the tooth is […]

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Woman Holding Floss

Don’t Forget to Floss

Using Floss Is Essential To Good Oral Health Learn the benefits and proper technique. With new state-of-the-art mechanical toothbrushes, you might feel that your teeth are cleaner than ever. So it might be tempting to skip the floss. However, if you forget this simple step, you’re doing your teeth a real disservice. Benefits of Flossing […]

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Chipped Tooth

Do You Have A Chipped Tooth?

Repair a Chipped Tooth We can help restore your perfect smile! When you have a chipped tooth, it may initially be a shocking and distressing situation. However, especially for minor damage, there is usually little to no pain involved, and you’re in no immediate danger. A chipped tooth may result from any traumatic blow to […]

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Teeth Whitening Shade Chart

Teeth Whitening, Done Right!

Whiter, Brighter Teeth! Teeth whitening is a quick and effective way to improve the appearance of your teeth. Even though your teeth, gums, and entire mouth may be in perfect health, your teeth may darken or yellow with time. This change in color occurs through no fault of your own. It’s just part of the […]

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Cavity Filling

Getting a Cavity Filled

When You Have A Cavity… What to know about the cavity filling process. When you visit our office for a dental checkup, of course, you never want to hear the news that you have a cavity. However, it’s not the end of the world. In fact, its an excellent opportunity to realize that something is […]

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