Posts Tagged ‘ California Family Preventative Dentistry ’

Is Toothpaste Really Necessary?

Having clean and fresh breath is an essential part of your day. It makes a difference when you start your day, before you go to a meeting, after you leave the gym, or when you go to bed. Whether you fancy cinnamon, bubble gum, something herbal, or traditional mint, it is your preferred toothpaste that […]

Dental Anxiety and Sedation Dentistry

If you find it next to impossible for you to relax while you in a dentist’s office, don’t worry. You are not alone. Dental anxiety is a fairly widespread condition. Almost 20 percent of all Americans will avoid going to the dentist even in a dire situation due to anxiety and fear. A subset of […]

3 Reasons Why You Won’t Go to the Dentist

Having a dental appointment is, without a doubt, just about everybody’s least favorite things to do. Almost one-third of the people in the United States do not get any form of dental care at all. The excuses will vary widely from one person to the next, but the end result is the same: a lack […]

What You Should Know About Charcoal Toothpaste

Let’s begin with an aide-memoire regarding exactly what natural charcoal is: a type of carbon, typically derived from wood and then heated until there is no water or additional compounds remaining. Quality charcoal is nearly 100 percent carbon, and it is most often seen in the form of a rock-like product used for grilling.   Activated […]

Signs You Need Your Wisdom Teeth Removed

Wisdom teeth are your third set of molars that normally grow in sometime in your late teens or early twenties. As we grow our jaws shrink. This leaves very little space for an additional set of molars, which is the reason they usually induce severe pain and have to be pulled. In addition to pain, […]

Oral Health & Diabetes

People who suffer from diabetes also have increased odds of developing oral health issues, such as tooth decay and gum disease. Gum disease also acts as a caution flag for diabetes. To reduce your chance of developing oral health issues, it is essential that you control your blood sugar and exercise sound oral health practices. […]

Why All the Fuss Over Fluoride?

If you have ever been curious as to what all the fuss over fluoride is about, why it is in your toothpaste, or how much you really should use, then keep reading! Demystify fluoride and learn everything you need to know about this mineral used by dentists everywhere. What Is Fluoride? Fluoride is an odorless, […]