Posts Categorized: General Dentistry

About Bruxism: True or False Quiz

Dealing with daily grinding or clenching – the characteristics of bruxism – can result in serious side effects. If you are unaware that this disorder is affecting your smile, you may be attempting to make it through daily life, while wondering about the cause of your symptoms. Once diagnosed, however, it’s a relief to find… Read more »

Dental Cleanings: Your Plaque Fighter

Patients often make the assumption that as long as they are brushing and flossing their teeth at home – and doing an excellent job – visiting us once every six months for a dental cleaning is not really necessary. Unfortunately, this is incorrect and may result in serious side effects. Why? In order to understand… Read more »

Time For Your Dental Checkup

Have you been wondering what you should do to keep your smile squeaky clean and looking lovely? Perhaps you assume it’s just a matter of brushing your teeth often enough and with the right instruments. Maybe you think if you take good enough care of your teeth, you will never need to visit us for… Read more »

How Much Do You Know About Composite?

Have you ever heard friends talking about receiving a composite filling? Perhaps you have heard the term composite thrown around quite a lot during your visits but you are not quite sure what to make of it. To help you gain a better understanding of this beneficial and multi-use material, we have gathered up some… Read more »

Community Bike Ride in Rancho Cucamonga

Do you take your cycling pretty seriously? Perhaps it’s just something you do for fun with your family. Whatever the case, you can join other fellow bicycle enthusiasts in Rancho Cucamonga for a community bike ride. Get ready to feel the gentle breeze on your face, while you take in some enjoyable sights and stops.

Dental Cleanings: Test Your Knowledge

Have you ever actually stopped to ask yourself why we are always encouraging you to schedule your dental cleaning once every six months? Perhaps you occasionally skip cleanings because you don’t see why twice annual visits are so important in the first place. After all, you brush and floss your teeth every day, so skipping… Read more »

Answering Your Root Canal Questions

Is your tooth infected? Are you suffering from severe tooth decay or a deep crack? All of these concerns are potential reasons we may suggest root canal treatment to improve your oral health. While you may feel unsure about this restorative solution, we would like to reassure you that having the opportunity to receive this… Read more »

Dental Fillings: They Can Save Your Tooth

Dental fillings are common treatments that we perform for patients who are suffering from a cavity. However, just because they are common and something that may not sound exotic to you does not make these restorative procedures any less urgent or necessary. We often find that patients assume tooth decay is something that may improve… Read more »

Sleep Apnea Affects Many Areas of Your Life

You may immediately recognize the obvious side effects of sleep apnea when you are diagnosed. When this sleep disorder affects your life, you wake up many times a night as a result of temporarily blocked airways. This obviously keeps you from sleeping soundly through the night and feeling well rested the next day. However, we… Read more »

Do You Need Bruxism Treatment?

Suffering from bruxism can put a major damper on your daily comfort as well as your long-term oral health. Unfortunately, patients are often unaware of the underlying contributing factor and assume something else is wrong. The good news? During your dental checkups with us, we will ask you a series of questions and thoroughly examine… Read more »