A New Cavity That Develops Around a Dental Filling Might Require a Root Canal

A dental filling is often used to repair a minor dental fracture or a cavity that damages a small area of tooth enamel. They are made from materials that will completely resist the bacterial influence of tooth decay. As the years go by it is possible for poor oral hygiene practices to bolster the bacterial… Read more »

The Tips That Will Help You Avoid Overeating

Sometimes you find yourself with a bloated stomach because you ate too much. This is common around the holidays, especially because there are many foods and treats around. For some people, this overeating is an actual habit for them, and they have to deal with it all year round. If you’re one of those people,… Read more »

Dental Sealants Can Help Prevent Large Cavities on Your Back Teeth

The molars and premolars in the back of your mouth work play an important role in chewing, grinding, and biting off tough foods. When a cavity compromise one of these teeth, it can limit your overall oral function and cause significant discomfort. Some people have deep textures in the tooth enamel along the biting surface… Read more »

Dental Health Care Focus: Sedation Dentistry

Sedation dentistry is the practice of using effective sedatives to ease a patient’s mind during dental procedures in order to minimize pain felt and remove any anxiety or stress they may be feeling during treatment. If you suffer from any stress or anxiety, your dentist can administer a sedation treatment to help relax you and… Read more »

What to Look for in Your Family’s Next Tube of Toothpaste

You and your family members deserve a strong and healthy smile, but the only way to achieve that goal is to regularly clean your teeth with the proper oral hygiene tools. Unfortunately, there are many products out there that claim to be beneficial when they are not. So, to help you find the best products… Read more »

Dealing with Dry Mouth

We’ve all had moments when our mouth has run dry. It may be the result of fear or stress, or even an illness. But for many it is a regular part of their lives and it can cause problems for their mouths and teeth. Here is what you should know if you are dealing with… Read more »

Treat Your Smile Right with Tooth Extractions

Tooth extractions are given at SoCalSmiles Dental Office to safely and effectively removed broken teeth. When teeth are past the point of repair, they must be removed to ensure they do not damage the rest of your smile or cause problems with your oral health. Treat your smile right with tooth extractions. Listed below is… Read more »

Is Your Smile Prepared for Optimal Recovery Time after an Extraction?

Is your smile prepared for optimal recovery time after an extraction? To ensure recovery time can be as minimal as possible, it is a good idea to set a plan in place early and establish clear recovery tips and options to use. This includes what you can do to prepare your mouth for the extraction,… Read more »

Wisdom Teeth Might Need Oral Surgery to Be Safely Removed

The third molars in the back of your mouth generally attempt to emerge in your later teenage years. When this happens, these wisdom teeth can cause discomfort and potential pain. Since there is little room available in the back of your mouth, the vestigial molars can become trapped or otherwise impacted. When this occurs, the… Read more »

What is Zoom! Whitening?

Do you know what Zoom! whitening is? The Zoom! whitening system uses a high-quality professional tooth whitening treat to dive deep into teeth for a clean and shine that can vastly improve the look and color of your teeth. Although most whitening treatments can be hit or miss, or take weeks to finally work, Zoom!… Read more »