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FAQs about Teeth Whitening

Learn more about the teeth whitening options available from our Costa Mesa dental practice! Over the past few decades, teeth whitening has become one of the most popular aesthetic dental treatments Read More

Gingivitis Could Become a More Serious Form of Gum Disease

People with poor hygiene habits can develop a chronic form of periodontal (gum) disease known as gingivitis. Characterized by inflamed and bleeding gums, gingivitis is caused by an infection Read More

A Different Kind of "Chip Shot" for Pro Golfer Danielle Kang

While the sport of golf may not look too dangerous from the sidelines, players know it can sometimes lead to mishaps. There are accidents involving golf carts and clubs, Read More

Here's What you Need to Know about a Root Canal Treatment

A root canal treatment is a common procedure performed by dentists and endodontists (specialists for inner tooth problems). If you're about to undergo this tooth-saving procedure, here's what you Read More

You may Need Orthodontic Treatment Before Obtaining Implants

You have a lot of options for replacing missing teeth, from state-of-the-art dental implants to affordable, but effective partial dentures. But if the teeth in question have been missing Read More

The Benefits of Teeth Whitening

A dull smile may not affect the health of your teeth but it can impact your self-esteem. Fortunately, it's easy to brighten your smile with teeth whitening offered by Dr. Read More

Recessed Gums Could Endanger Your Teeth

A "toothy grin" might be endearing, but not necessarily healthy. More of the teeth showing may mean your gums have pulled back or receded from the teeth. If so, Read More

New Front Teeth for a Teenaged David Duchovny

In real life he was a hard-charging basketball player through high school and college. In TV and the movies, he has gone head-to-head with serial killers, assorted bad guys… Read More

Less-Invasive Pulp Capping Could Save Your Tooth

There’s one sure thing about tooth decay: you can’t ignore it. In fact, the best outcomes result from finding it early and treating it before it enters the pulp Read More

Moderate Fluoride Use Packs the Biggest Punch for Decay Prevention

In the battle against tooth decay, fluoride is an important weapon. Since the discovery of its dental health benefits a century ago, fluoride has been credited with saving countless Read More

Crown Lengthening Might be Necessary for Seniors with Tooth Decay

While tooth decay is a potential problem at any age, the risk increases as you grow older. Not only are senior adults more susceptible, decay is often more difficult Read More

Dr. Travis Stork: Don't Ignore Bleeding Gums

Are bleeding gums something you should be concerned about? Dear Doctor magazine recently posed that question to Dr. Travis Stork, an emergency room physician and host of the syndicated Read More

New Year, New Smile

As December brings the old year to a close, it’s a great time to set goals for the year to come. This might include a major life change, such Read More

3 Surprising Sugar Sources Your Baby Might be Consuming

Tooth decay is an ever present danger for your baby’s developing teeth. It begins with disease-causing bacteria feasting on leftover sugar, producing high levels of oral acid that slowly Read More

Avoid Implant Failure by Watching Out for These Mouth Problems

There are several reasons why dental implants are so popular. Perhaps the most important, though, is their longevity: if maintained properly implants can last for decades. However, they’re not Read More

Who is a Good Candidate for Dental Implants?

Are you wondering whether your smile could benefit from dental implants? If you are an adult who is faced with tooth loss then chances are good that you are doing a Read More

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