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Camping Oral Health Tips

If your idea of camping is a quiet walk through the woods before returning to your rustic hotel, your regular brushing habits will be perfect for your trip. But if Read More

How can veneers improve my smile?

the doctor and our team at Harbor Mesa Dental Care know your smile is an important part of your appearance; it can be a source of pride or embarrassment. Everyone Read More

Is Charcoal Teeth Whitening Safe?

Health and beauty trends surface on the web every day, and it can be difficult to tell which ones are worth your time, or even safe, for that matter. Perhaps Read More

How to Handle an Unexpected Dental Emergency

Regardless of the type of dental emergency you experience, it is important that you visit Harbor Mesa Dental Care for emergency dental care as soon as possible. A chipped or Read More

What did the first dentures look like?

Remember hearing about George Washington and his wooden choppers? Not his tools for cutting down cherry trees, but his false teeth. Actually, George’s teeth were made of ivory but were so Read More

October is National Dental Hygiene Month: A simple oral health routine for your busy lifestyle

Adults are no strangers to feeling like there is never enough time in the day to get everything done. Your alarm clock rings and within minutes you ping pong around Read More

Intraoral Cameras

It seems today’s technology has made every moment a camera-ready opportunity. (Just check your friends and their latest selfies.) What you may not expect is the opportunity to see a Read More

The Most Common Causes of Gum Disease

Unless you're aware of the signs and symptoms of gum disease and how it's caused, it's possible that you may have unknowingly developed it. Often painless, gum disease -- or Read More

Getting to the Bottom of Chewing Gum Myths

It's a moment many of our patients have experienced. One second you're chewing on a piece of gum, then suddenly you forget to keep chewing and swallow the entire rubbery Read More

Should Adults Continue Fluoride Treatments?

Many adults wonder if they should continue to receive fluoride treatments. Our team at Harbor Mesa Dental Care wants to set the record straight about the usefulness of fluoride treatment Read More

Labor Day: Our favorite holiday to rest!

Labor Day, celebrated on the first Monday each September here in the United States, is a holiday devoted to the American working community. The purpose of the holiday is honoring Read More

What are dental implants?

Do you have a space where a tooth used to be? Were you born with a missing tooth? Are you getting ready for dentures? You may be a good candidate Read More

How many times a day should I floss?

Flossing is one of the most important parts of your oral care routine. Many patients know they need to do it but find it difficult to fit into their busy Read More

Detergent Foods: Clean your teeth while you eat!

Did you know that there are certain foods you can eat which help to clean your teeth? We call them "detergent foods." In dentistry we look at the impact of Read More

My gums are shrinking!

Have you ever looked in the mirror and noticed that your teeth looked longer? Does it seem like your gums are shrinking? This condition is called recession—many adults have it. Read More

The Link Between Dental Hygiene and Your Overall Health

When patients of Harbor Mesa Dental Care hear any mention of oral or dental hygiene, they probably think of brushing and flossing their teeth. Although these are extremely important, the Read More

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