Posts Tagged ‘ San Diego Del Mar Family Dentist ’

What Kind of Equipment Does My Dentist Use? 

Your Del Mar dentist has a lot of different tools that they use when you go for a routine dental appointment. A lot of these instruments look intimidating but each one serves a very specific purpose and helps your dental professional take the best care possible of you and your family’s oral health.  Listed below […]

Pre-Dental Care for a Broken or Chipped Tooth

One day there you are, chewing a piece of ice or gnawing away on a piece of peanut brittle when you suddenly become aware of something solid in your mouth that is definitely not supposed to be there. You lean over the sink, spit, and see what it was: a broken bit of tooth. Even […]

Diseases That Can Cause Tooth Decay

No part of your body operates completely independently of all other parts, and your teeth are no different. Tooth decay can be brought on by a lot more than just inadequate oral hygiene. Tooth decay is frequently an indication or symptom of a much bigger problem, possibly indicative of a more dangerous condition developing in […]

What Your Tongue is Telling You About Your Oral Health

Your tongue does a lot of different things for such a small part of your body. Oral exploration is primarily how babies learn about the world around them. You use your tongue to kiss and to speak. Your tongue is the reason that you are able to taste and swallow food. Your tongue can also […]

Dental Hygiene Habits That Can Improve Your Teeth

Caring for your teeth and gums is essential to not only your oral health but your overall physical health as well.  Just like any other part of your body, your mouth is full of many different types of bacteria, most of which are relatively benign. Your mouth, however, acts as the point of entry to […]

Oral Health Tips by Age Group

There are some things that are essential to your oral health at any stage of life. Brushing, flossing, good nutrition, making (and keeping) regular dental appointments, and using fluoride. All of these activities are important in maintaining good oral health and avoiding gum disease. It is recommended that you brush, at the very least, twice […]

What is a Grafting Procedure?

If your California dentist has suggested that you have a grafting procedure performed, you probably have a lot of questions about what exactly a grafting procedure is and why he thinks that you will benefit from having this procedure performed.  Listed below is some basic information on two common types of grafts, gum and bone, […]

Treating Bad Breath

Having somebody approach you and inform you that your breath is bad breath is a humiliating thing to experience, no matter how they sugarcoat it or how gently they word it. It is also typically an indication that you should make an appointment with your dentist sooner rather than later. Bad breath, medically referred to […]

Help! I Think I Need a Root Canal!!

Do you have a sneaking suspicion that you might be in need of a root canal? A proper assessment of your dental hygiene is nearly impossible to conduct on your own. Your friendly dentist from Del Mar, Curtis L. Chan, DDS, will be able to effectively determine if you need a root canal, fill you […]