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It's Time to Show Your Gums Some Love

February is Gum Disease Awareness Month, and we heartily agree that gums deserve their own month of special recognition. After all, they play an essential role keeping teeth securely Read More

The Benefits Of Dental Implants

Are you ready to fill the gaps in your smile? Your Costa Mesa, CA, dentists, Drs. Sanacore, Kunert and DeBourg-Shilaimon of Harbor Mesa Dental Care, can help you complete your Read More

Help Your Dentures and Your Health by Taking Them Out at Night

Dentures have come a long way since George Washington's time. Today, they're more comfortable, more secure and more lifelike than our first president's famous hippopotamus ivory appliance. But one thing Read More

Vivica Fox and Zendaya Have This in Common: A Gorgeous Smile

Kill Bill fans have been pressing for a third installment of the stylized revenge tale since Kill Bill, Volume 2 hit the theaters in 2004. Finally, filmmaker Quentin Tarantino Read More

3 Reasons Why Treating Cavities Is Becoming More Effective

If you've ever had a run-in with cavities, you know the drill (no pun intended): After getting a local anesthetic for pain, the dentist removes any decayed dental tissue, Read More

Boost Your Dental Health With Soon-To-Expire FSA Funds

If you're among the estimated 14 million families with a healthcare flexible spending account (FSA), New Year's Eve has an added meaning—that's typically the deadline for using any current Read More

What To Know About Crowns and Bridges

Our dental team can provide you with lifelike restorations to restore damaged or missing teeth. Looking for a dental restoration that can repair and replace teeth? If so, our Costa Mesa, Read More

Keep Your New Straightened Smile Straight With an Orthodontic Retainer

You can't correct a poor bite with braces or clear aligners overnight: Even the most cut-and-dried case can still require a few years to move teeth where they should Read More

Kevin Bacon's Mango-Slicing Trick and Other Ways to Rid Food Between Your Teeth

During the COVID-19 quarantines, stir-crazy celebrities have been creating some “unique” home videos—like Madonna singing about fried fish to the tune of “Vogue” in her bathroom or Cardi B Read More

Don't Let Acid Reflux Disease Rob You of Your Teeth

Heartburn is a big problem: Each year we Americans spend around $10 billion on antacid products, twice as much as for over-the-counter pain relievers. It's an even bigger problem Read More

Targeted Tooth Removal Could Aid Treatment for Certain Bite Problems

Before we begin correcting a malocclusion (poor dental bite), we need to ask a few questions: How extensive is the malocclusion? How far must we move the teeth to Read More

Pros of Professional Teeth Whitening

Getting your teeth whitened by a dentist could make a dramatic difference in how your smile looks. Here at Harbor Mesa Dental Care in Costa Mesa, CA, teeth whitening remains Read More

How to Ensure Your Child's Teeth and Gums Stay Healthy Now and Later

Being a parent can be a rewarding role. But it's also hard work, especially the effort required in keeping children healthy. In that respect, there's one area you don't Read More

You Don't Need to Pass a Football Like Patrick Mahomes to Remove a Loose Baby Tooth

Kids get pretty inventive pulling a loose primary (baby) tooth. After all, there's a profit motive involved (aka the Tooth Fairy). But a young Kansas City Chiefs fan may Read More

Your Teeth Don't Grow Like a Squirrel's, So Protect Them From Excessive Wear

The humble squirrel—darlings to some, bird feeder-robbing nuisances to others—has its own month. Since 1995, the Squirrel Lovers Club of Chicago has celebrated October as Squirrel Awareness Month to Read More

Protect Yourself From Gum Disease for the Health of Your Mouth AND Your Body

October is National Dental Hygiene Month, when we call attention to the importance of keeping those pearly whites clean. Brushing and flossing, along with regular dental cleanings, protect your Read More

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