Dental X-Rays: Learn What They Do

X-Rays Are Critical Dental Technology Getting dental X-Rays is a vital part of both your appointment and your dental care in general. You may not need them every six months, but we may require a new series if you haven't had any taken recently, to prepare for treatment, or when any significant changes in your [...]

Dental X-Rays: Learn What They Do2022-01-06T21:46:15+00:00

How Do Cavities Start?

You do your best to brush and floss. You make sure that you get your dental checkups. But then, you get the dreaded news; you have cavities. How can this happen?!? Well, the first thing to remember is don't panic, and don't beat yourself up over a minor setback. These things can happen, even to [...]

How Do Cavities Start?2022-01-06T21:40:02+00:00

Skipping the Dentist?

Don't Even Think About Skipping! Understandably, you may find yourself skipping a dental appointment now and then. We recognize that life events and unforeseen circumstances can sometimes get in the way. Of course, we appreciate you letting us know as soon as possible when these situations arise. The earlier we know of a change in [...]

Skipping the Dentist?2022-01-06T21:38:41+00:00

Elderly Care For Teeth

Excellent Oral Hygiene is Important For the Elderly So take the time to support and encourage older friends and family members. With elderly patients, it's more critical than ever to maintain good oral health, since they may already be dealing with damaged or decaying teeth. So, if you have an aging parent, relative, or friend, [...]

Elderly Care For Teeth2021-06-19T16:13:43+00:00

Athletic Mouthguards

Custom-fitted Mouthguards in San Rafael, CA Mouthguards can protect teeth during contact sports and other risky activities. Accidents happen... and dental injuries during athletic competition are an all-too-common occurrence. Once a tooth is cracked, broken—or worse, knocked out—there's no going back. It's for keeps. The National Institute of Dental Research reports a dramatic drop in [...]

Athletic Mouthguards2021-06-19T15:57:10+00:00

Become a “Regular” Patient

And Come Visit us at Marin Dental Care! Professional teeth cleanings and dental checkups in San Rafael, CA As a patient, receiving regular dental checkups and cleanings (along with proper at-home brushing and flossing) is the best thing you can do for your dental health. With regular care, we can clean those hard-to-reach areas before [...]

Become a “Regular” Patient2021-01-04T02:35:04+00:00

Night Guards for Teeth Grinding

Protective Dental Night Guards in San Rafael, CA Custom-fitted night guards to protect teeth from nighttime grinding (bruxism). Bruxism is the clenching or grinding of teeth. It's a fairly common habit with about 1 in 3 exhibiting the behavior, yet most don't even realize they're affected. Many times it occurs while sleeping at night, usually [...]

Night Guards for Teeth Grinding2020-12-31T21:35:43+00:00

The Good News About a Root Canal

Root Canal Therapy Halts Pain Many patients associate "root canal" with pain. In fact, this procedure is about pain relief. Toothache/tooth pain is commonly due to the buildup of pressure inside an infected tooth. When the nerve is damaged, conventional fillings won't stop the pain. The answer is to remove the nerve within the tooth [...]

The Good News About a Root Canal2020-12-28T23:23:05+00:00

Grow Older with Your Teeth

As we grow older, it's natural for changes in our mouths, gums, and jawbone to occur. However (thanks to preventive dentistry) people nowadays are keeping their natural teeth longer and longer. Prevent Tooth Loss as you Grow Older Neglect is the main cause of tooth loss, and most problems can be prevented with a simple [...]

Grow Older with Your Teeth2020-12-28T23:14:43+00:00