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Routine Dental Exam

The Routine Smile Exam

Good For More Than Just Your Teeth! When you visit our office for that routine hygiene appointment, our team does a lot more than just probe for cavities. In addition to caring for your teeth, we’re giving you the next best thing to a complete physical examination. If it’s been a while since you’ve seen […]

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A Straight, Perfect Smile

The New Way to Straighten Teeth

With Invisalign® Ever wish that you could have perfectly straight teeth…without months of wearing those geeky metal braces? And wouldn’t it be nice to get your teeth straightened without anyone outside the family even knowing about it? Believe it or not, there’s a new way to straighten teeth—invisibly. And our office can walk you through […]

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Amalgam Filling

A Metal Free Mouth

Is Yours to Choose! The esthetic result is beyond compare: your teeth will look as fresh, white, and natural as when they first grew in. Chewing puts incredible stresses on teeth. That’s why, in the past, filling cavities and restoring damaged teeth involved a tradeoff—usually between strength and good looks. You don’t have to be […]

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Toothpaste and Brush

Putting the Squeeze on Toothpaste

Why is brushing with it important? Brushing with toothpaste is important for several reasons.  First and foremost, a toothpaste and a correct brushing action work to remove plaque, a sticky, harmful film of bacteria that grows on your teeth that causes caries, gum disease, and eventual tooth loss if not controlled.  Second, the toothpaste contains […]

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Dental Sealants

Dental Sealants to Block Out Decay!

A simple, preventative procedure that can save you the trouble of future cavities. It’s the dreaded news that nobody wants to hear after a routine dental cleaning, you have some cavities that will need to be filled.  And who could blame us for feeling a bit apprehensive?  The dental drill has always carried negative associations, […]

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Stages of Periodontal Disease

Lasers—Killing Bacteria and Saving Teeth

Fighting Infections with the Latest Technology Hearing the term ‘laser’ attached to anything to do with your mouth might understandably make you feel a bit apprehensive.  But have no fear, because laser treatment can actually be one of the best and least intensive options for cases of gum disease. You’ve probably heard of the common […]

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Dental Implants - San Francisco, CA

Dental Implants to Restore Your Teeth

Esthetic, Strong, Lasts a Lifetime Modern dentistry has done wonders in the area of missing teeth, and dentists believe that everybody should have both the confidence that comes with a great looking smile, as well as the functionality provided by a strong, full set of teeth. Perhaps you have had an accident in which a […]

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Children's Cavities - San Francisco, CA

Dental News—Hall Technique Appears Promising

Further Studies Needed In recent years, a new and sometimes controversial  technique for painlessly dealing with caries (cavities) has become more and more prominent in the world of children’s dentistry, however more testing is required before it can be used on adults. The method (known as the Hall Technique and developed by UK dentist Norna […]

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Teeth Whitening Tips - San Francisco, CA

7 Everyday Tips for Whiter Teeth

Here are some simple, everyday tips that can improve your oral health and give you whiter teeth!  Cut out the stain-causing food. Some of the biggest culprits for stained teeth are the foods we eat or drink. Typically, anything with a dark color will likely affect your teeth. These include things like coffee, red wine, […]

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Dental Anxieties - San Francisco, CA

If You’re Anxious…

We Can Help We recognize that when it comes to dental procedures, some of the most terrible things aren’t going on inside your mouth—but inside your head. Fear of the dentist’s chair is both normal and understandable. You may be among the 150 million Americans who avoid the dentist altogether. But, truly, it doesn’t have […]

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