If you’ve gone your whole life without ever needing to wear braces, then finding out you need braces now can be pretty distressing. Not only can crooked teeth lead to a host of other issues, but the thought of having to wear braces can give many adults and older teen patients pause. Fortunately, at our Rancho Cucamonga, CA, dental office, we can offer more discreet and comfortable Invisalign® clear aligners. With Invisalign® aligners, you can straighten your teeth and avoid the problems of tooth misalignment while enjoying a more discreet option than traditional braces. (more…)
The idea of trick-or-treating is something that probably puts a smile on your face because it definitely puts smiles on your kids’ faces! What’s more amazing than knowing you get to walk around, ring doorbells, look amazing in your costume, say nothing more than trick or treat, and have candy handed to you? Well, making it through your entire round of candy collecting without ending up with any oral health damage is possibly one answer to that question! While this may not be on your children’s minds, it’s certainly on yours, and our Rancho Cucamonga, CA team has just the tips that you need!
When you think about your TMJ disorder and where it came from (and what might make it worse), there are some things that you can easily come up with in terms of culprits. You know that you shouldn’t be using all of your might to carry things with your teeth or to break things apart. However, our Rancho Cucamonga, CA team knows quite well that there are often many factors patients don’t even consider because, well, it’s the type of thing you easily come up with if you’re a dental professional (but that you won’t necessarily recognize if you’re not). We’d love to share them, of course!
If you’ve lost a tooth, then replacing it is vital to the long-term health of your smile. However, not every tooth replacement option is the same. Some are designed to replace a single lost tooth, such as a dental bridge, while others are designed more severe (even complete) tooth loss, such as partial and full dentures. At our Rancho Cucamonga, CA, dental office, we may also recommend a tooth replacement that’s supported by an appropriate number of dental implants, which are designed to replace the roots of the teeth you’ve lost. (more…)
As you consider what it means to practice your best dental care to keep your oral health in tip-top condition, it likely occurs to you that you’re really going to need to prioritize the details. A free-for-all when it comes to brushing, flossing, visits, and more will likely backfire, causing you to fall behind on an otherwise potentially easy journey toward maintaining a healthy smile for life! So, what are the primary things you should be putting at the top of your list, you wonder? The lovely news here is that our Rancho Cucamonga, CA team can easily help you organize the particulars for success!
When your bathroom has all of the stuff you could possibly need in it, caring for your smile feels much easier. When you’re missing even a single item you need or want when you reach for it, it can cause you to feel frustrated during dental hygiene sessions (and you can even end up giving up and skipping brushing or flossing every now and then, which isn’t good for your oral health). Learn more about some items that might be missing from your space right now that could make your home dental care so much easier! For additional help, just see our Rancho Cucamonga, CA team soon!
When you receive Invisalign treatment trays, you’re not getting clear trays to help align your smile just for fun! Instead, of the major benefits and reasons you follow through with this treatment has to do with the fact that because they are clear, they are nearly impossible to see. So, you know that you’re guiding your smile toward alignment with the help of our Rancho Cucamonga, CA team. However, those around you aren’t receiving a loud-and-clear memo of this fact. Of course, you’d also like to keep it that way! If you’re curious about how to ensure that happens, we can most certainly help.
When you deal with stress of any kind, you may assume that it’s just par for the course in life and ignore it. As a result, rather that choose to do something about the issue, you may try to overlook tension, upset, and any other issue associated with what can turn into general smile-related stress, as the issue you experience continues. From our Rancho Cucamonga, CA team’s perspective, this isn’t the best approach. Instead, we strongly suggest addressing any and all stress that may have a potential influence on your oral health, so you’re keeping your smile nice and safe. Consider some easy to understand examples!
There are some seriously important things you’re going to need to consider if you are dealing with bad breath. Not the type of breath issue that comes from eating a powerful tasting pepperoni pizza, the seasonings of which seem to linger with you for longer than expected. Instead, our Rancho Cucamonga, CA team is talking about the type of breath issue that doesn’t want to budge, whether you brush really well, floss, rinse, chew minty gum, etc. Does this sound like what you’re currently dealing with? If so, consider some stuff that’s probably contributing, as you quickly learn what to do about it!
The most important detail to consider about a tooth infection, of course, is the fact that it’s very serious and requires attention. However, this is something you already know on instinct, of course. So, with that said, our Rancho Cucamonga, CA team would like to explore some important facts with you, which will help you better understand why tissue becomes infected, why it’s so extremely significant that you’re quick about making your oral health better again, and why always keeping up with prevention is always to your benefit. Ready to become super familiar with how to keep bacteria and their damage at bay? Let’s go!