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Gums Hurt Periodontal Disease

Gums Hurt? Get A Checkup

Do your gums hurt? If you have sore, painful gums, the best thing you can do for your oral health is get to the dentist’s office. A gum infection might seem minor, but it can signify a more serious problem, so a dentist should thoroughly investigate any discomfort. Gum infections happen quickly, yet they can […]

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Malocculsion on Model Teeth

What Is Malocclusion?

What Does It Mean? When translated literally, malocclusion means “bad bite.” It refers to the way your teeth fit together when biting down or in a closed position. In a proper bite, teeth fit together perfectly, like the pieces of a jigsaw puzzle. In the rear of your mouth, each tooth (molar, premolar, and bicuspid) […]

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When to Brush Your Teeth

When Should You Brush Your Teeth?

Should you brush your teeth before or after breakfast? It’s essential to brush your teeth at least twice a day. At night, you probably know that you should brush right before you go to bed. However, you may be wondering whether you should brush your teeth right when you wake up in the morning or […]

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Old Fillings Using Amalgam

Do You Have Old Fillings?

If you have old fillings, that will be one of the things we check on whenever you come in for an appointment. We’ll examine your teeth to ensure that the damage or decay has not progressed any further. A filling is a tried-and-true method for fixing a cavity and preventing further damage to the tooth. […]

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Sleep Apnea Snoring

Sleep Apnea Night Guard

Sleep Apnea Treatment in San Francisco, CA If either you or a loved one snore while sleeping, it might be a symptom of a more serious problem called sleep apnea. In short, sleep apnea affects the way we breathe during sleep. It can significantly diminish the quality of sleep (and indeed, the quality of life […]

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Comparison of Old and New Toothbrush

Toothbrush Worn Out?

Replace Your Old Toothbrush We’ve all seen an old disgusting worn-out toothbrush before. And truth be told, we’ve probably all been guilty of letting an old toothbrush hang around far too long. Understandably, you may be questioning whether or not to get a new one, and sometimes it’s hard to determine where exactly to draw […]

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Oral Cancer Examination

Get An Oral Cancer Screening

Detect oral cancer in its early stages. If you are a user of alcohol, tobacco, or other nicotine products, you probably already know that they aren’t good for your oral health. The last thing you want is to hear another lecture about kicking the habit. Well, when you visit our office, we are not here […]

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Placement of a Premolar Dental Crown

Lost A Dental Crown?

Dental Crown in San Francisco, CA Get a replacement crown today. A dental crown is a reliable restoration used to fix a damaged tooth. However, they aren’t perfect. Sometimes they can fail unexpectedly and fall out. Whenever a crown falls out, it can be a stressful event. You may be concerned about your appearance, and […]

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Woman Tongue Brushing

Why Tongue Brushing?

Tongue brushing for better breath and better oral health. You might think tongue brushing is a waste of time. Or perhaps you just never thought of incorporating it into your routine. After all, you can’t get cavities or tooth decay on your tongue, so what’s the point? Well, actually, tongue brushing can improve your breath […]

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Sensitivity Toothpaste

Sensitivity Toothpaste

Does Sensitivity Toothpaste Work? If you were to take the commercial’s word for it, you’d think sensitivity toothpaste was a magic cure-all! In reality, over-the-counter toothpaste may provide some relief from mild sensitivity, but addressing the underlying cause is the only way to truly solve the problem. Usually, teeth have a layer of super-hard enamel […]

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