Tooth extraction aftercare: pain control, foods and medicine

The blood clotting process is a vital part of the natural healing mechanism and it is important not to disturb the tooth socket for at least 24 hours after the tooth has been removed. The blood clot provides insulation and protection to the bone and nerves underneath and it is vital not to burst this […]

Dental scaling

If you have been to the dentist for a routine check-up and cleaning recently, then you have had a tooth scaling procedure. Dental scaling, or teeth scaling, is a cleaning procedure designed to eliminate excessive plaque buildup on the teeth and prevent gum disease. The dental scaling procedure when performed by itself is used for […]

Santa Rosa dentist for patients who fear going to the dentists

Fear of the dentist is a major problem that a lot of people suffer from. So much so, it has gotten its own name: dentophobia. With so many dealing with dental anxiety, it was a major breakthrough to patients to know there was a solution or them. When sedation dentistry became more prominent, more people decided they […]

Santa Rosa dentist providing cosmetic veneers

A beautiful, healthy smile can make you look beautiful and healthy too. If you want perfect, pearly whites, then perhaps cosmetic dental veneers are the answer. With dental veneers, you could have a sparkling new smile and the confidence to use it in no time. Veneers can correct a whole range of different conditions, including […]

Dentists in Santa Rosa for emergency dentistry

Dental emergencies can arise from a wide range of accidental and systemic causes. Depending on your unique situation and type of emergency, Santa Rosa dentists can use a variety of treatments and techniques to quickly address your pain and find a solution to your problem. All dental emergencies are serious. If you have suffered injuries […]

How to prevent and remove tartar(calculus, plaque) from teeth?

Tartar, sometimes called calculus, is plaque that has hardened on your teeth. Tartar can also form at and underneath the gumline and can irritate gum tissues. Tartar gives plaque more surface area on which to grow and a much stickier surface to adhere, which can lead to more serious conditions, such as cavities and gum […]

All you need to know about scaling and root planning

All you need to know about scaling and root planning-min

Your dentist may recommend that you get your teeth scaled. This procedure is generally conducted along with root planning. In more common terms, these procedures are known as a “deep cleaning.” Teeth scaling and root planning helps to treat chronic periodontal disease (otherwise known as gum disease). They are more in-depth than a typical teeth cleaning. Teeth […]

Why do I have toothache and how can I treat it?

Why do I have toothache and how can I treat it

Toothache refers to pain in and around the teeth and jaws that’s usually caused by tooth decay. You may feel toothache in many ways. It can come and go or be constant. Eating or drinking can make the pain worse, particularly if the food or drink is hot or cold. The pain can also be […]

Bad Habits That Can Cause Dental Damage

There are many things that we do without thinking that are bad for our teeth. It is important to be more conscious of what you are doing because it might be adversely affecting your teeth. If you are more aware, you will be more likely to make the changes necessary to maintain good oral health. […]

Dental Dream Makers: Treating and Preventing Bad Breath

By establishing an effective plan to help improve your oral health, you can up lower your risk for problems such as halitosis. Halitosis, frequently referred to as bad breath, is a condition in which foul odors emanate from your mouth. Oftentimes, the foul odors may be a result of bacteria that wall in your mouth […]