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Women’s Medications and Dry Mouth

Women using medication to treat a variety of medical conditions are often unaware of the potential side effects. One common side effect of medications such as blood pressure medication, birth Read More

Why Your Dental Records Should Follow You to Your New Dentist

Some things you hear at the dentist don't surprise you: You have more plaque buildup or (yuck!) you have a new cavity. On a more positive note, you might Read More

Proper Brushing Techniques

Brushing your teeth properly removes the food particles and bacteria that can lead to tooth decay and gum disease. However, you do not want to scrub your teeth or gums Read More

‘Tis the Season—for Healthy Dental Choices!

It might be the most wonderful time of the year, but if you’re dashing through the snow to an emergency dental appointment, you’re not feeling very jolly. And post-holiday, no Read More

Patriots Belichick's 'Unique' Between-Teeth Cleaning Method Caught On Film!

Earlier this season, New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick got together with his longtime QB, Tom Brady. This time, however, they were on opposite sides of the field. And Read More

The Consequences of Sports and Energy Drinks

They’re refreshing and tasty. They’re easy to find and pretty cheap. They help us get through a long day or a long workout. They’re everywhere. We know it’s hard to say Read More

Persistence Pays Off in Finding Relief From Chronic Jaw Joint Pain

Tenderness; headaches; difficulty chewing; excruciating pain. These are a few of the symptoms you could endure with a jaw joint or temporomandibular disorder (TMD or TMJ). This group of Read More

Thanksgiving

At Harbor Mesa Dental Care, we love to celebrate the holidays with vigor! the doctor would love to share some unique ways of celebrating Thanksgiving from beyond the Costa Mesa, Read More

Types Of Crowns And Their Pros/Cons

There are many options to consider when choosing the right cosmetic dentistry procedure for you, and dental crowns are no exception. If your tooth is decayed or damaged, dental crowns Read More

Teeth Whitening Options, Which Is Best For You?

From dietary choices to genetics, there are so many different things that can affect the color of your natural teeth. However, it is not uncommon for people to visit Harbor Read More

Top Five Best Foods for Oral Health

Some foods are just terrible for your teeth — think cookies and candy bars — but there are certain foods that are beneficial to your oral health. Below, the doctor Read More

4 Things You Can Do As an Adult Caregiver to Ensure Their Best Oral Health

More than 50 million Americans care for an adult neighbor, friend or family member who can't care for themselves. A major part of that care is looking out for Read More

Five Reasons for Your Bad Breath

Bad breath, or halitosis, is probably not a matter of life or death. But it can make you feel self-conscious and have a negative impact on your life. The majority Read More

Dental Cleanings Take on New Importance After Gum Disease

There are few things sweeter to hear than for your dentist to tell you your periodontal (gum) disease is under control. Depending on how deep the infection may have Read More

Don’t Let Craze Lines Faze You

You’re getting ready for a night out, or you’re checking to make sure you removed every bit of spinach after eating, or you’re practicing your best selfie smile . . Read More

Halloween: Candy, costumes, and more!

All Hallows' Eve, more commonly known as Halloween, is a yearly event celebrated on October 31, and one that is anticipated by the young and young at heart all over Read More

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