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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 [...]

Don’t Forget to Floss2022-07-18T20:42:00+00:00

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 [...]

Getting a Cavity Filled2022-01-29T22:32:02+00:00

Tooth Sensitivity

Is Tooth Sensitivity Causing Problems? Find Treatment for Tooth Pain and Discomfort Tooth sensitivity can be a recurring issue that results in pain or discomfort when eating the foods you love! Don't live with the irritation and sensitivity any longer. Call (415) 499-7700 for a consultation. Tooth sensitivity may have several different causes, but it's [...]

Tooth Sensitivity2021-10-25T19:33:25+00:00

Bad Breath Embarrassment

Do you have bad breath? It's more than just embarrassing. Having bad breath is more than just an embarrassment; it can be a sign of health problems. If you or a family member have chronic bad breath (halitosis), or if you notice a sudden change, then contact our office for a consultation. You may be [...]

Bad Breath Embarrassment2021-10-25T19:26:37+00:00

Dental Bridge for Missing Teeth

Dental Bridge Treatment in San Rafael, CA Beautiful restorations for damaged, decayed, or missing teeth. A dental bridge is a replacement for one or more missing or severely decayed teeth. Sometimes also called a fixed partial, a bridge is an affordable option that also provides excellent strength and durability. Typically, a bridge consists of replacement [...]

Dental Bridge for Missing Teeth2021-06-19T16:06:34+00:00

Fluoride Treatments for Kids

Children's Fluoride Treatments available in San Rafael, CA Fluoride plays an important role in the development of children's teeth. Fluoride is often found naturally in water, soil, air, and many foods. It is absorbed easily into tooth enamel, especially in the growing teeth of children from 6 months to 16 years old. Once teeth are [...]

Fluoride Treatments for Kids2021-01-04T02:32:59+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

Seal the Deal…

...With Dental Sealants! Prevent Cavities & Tooth Decay Molars and premolars have large chewing surfaces where crevices naturally form. Here, bacteria thrive, and cavities occur. Dental sealant is a clear composite resin that is "painted" on back teeth to act as a physical barrier to decay-causing bacteria. For children and adolescents (who may not always [...]

Seal the Deal…2020-08-01T21:16:38+00:00

Choosing Breakfast

For Better Nutrition and Dental Health! It's often said that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and there's a lot of truth behind it. Though the links between eating, blood sugar levels, and performance aren't fully understood, the evidence suggests that eating breakfast boosts energy and attention span in the morning hours. [...]

Choosing Breakfast2020-08-01T21:11:03+00:00

Tooth Health: Cut out the Carbonation

Soda, Coke, Soft Drinks, Energy Drinks—whatever you call them, they're bad for teeth. You probably know that soft drinks aren't good for you. They are high in sugar and provide little nutrition other than some "empty calories." Even if you enjoy the diet/zero calorie versions, the acid content can be a problem. That's because the [...]

Tooth Health: Cut out the Carbonation2020-04-21T19:05:56+00:00