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Survey Shows Complications Common for Dental Tourism

Dental tourism has become, unfortunately, a common way for people to try to find cheaper dental treatment. It might seem like a triple win: get a vacation, get dental treatment, and save money. However, the reality is that it’s actually a great way to ruin your vacation, create a need for urgent dental care, [...]

Why Healing Caps Are Useful, But Not Critical to Dental Implants

{{{{link id='57417' text='Replacing your missing teeth'}}}} is an exciting journey we can’t wait to take you on. If you’ve settled on dental implants as your choice, you’re in for a lifetime of a highly stable and functional replacement option that feels close to natural teeth. During your procedure, there is one aspect that not [...]

Restorative Dentistry Should Be Cosmetic Dentistry

Although the American Dental Association (ADA), the California Dental Association (CDA), and the state of California are allowing dentists to start offering routine and elective care, we understand that many people are still limiting their dental care to urgent, if not necessarily emergency, dental procedures. This includes restorative dentistry.  However, that doesn’t mean that you [...]

Why Does My Dental Implant Hurt?

After the initial healing period, your dental implant should be comfortable. In fact, you should pretty much forget it’s there most of the time (except, hopefully, when it comes time to clean it). If you develop dental implant pain years later, it’s not a good sign and it demands attention. [...]

10 Most Common Causes of Chipped and Cracked Teeth

Chipping and cracking teeth can range from a minor cosmetic issue to a major emergency, depending on the severity of the injury. It's also usually preventable, if you can avoid these common causes. Playing Sports without a Mouthguard Any kind of zestful exercise can put your teeth at risk. Whenever a bunch of people [...]

Head and Tooth Injuries Very Common in Water Polo

Water polo is an aggressive sport where people frequently come into contact. The nature of the game creates numerous fast-moving arm swings, usually over the head, which increases the potential for head injury. Now a new study from the University of California Irvine reveals that people playing water polo are at a high risk for [...]

Damaged Teeth Claims Against Anesthesiologists Are Common

During surgery or emergency care, intubation for anesthesia is a lifesaving necessity. It’s critical to maintain an open airway, and the tube allows for proper regulation of breathing during anesthesia. Unfortunately, this necessity can sometimes come with unforeseen consequences. Injuries can happen during the process, and, according to a new study, tooth damage is the [...]

Cracks Are a Major Threat to Your Teeth

Cracks are the third leading cause of tooth loss, after gum disease and tooth decay. And most people have at least one cracked tooth, although they may not know it. It’s important to see us regularly to identify cracked teeth before they fracture and may be beyond help. We can perform a close examination of [...]

6 Secret Sources of Sugar in Your Diet

Dietary sugar is the main contributor to your risk of cavities. The good new is that most people are aware of this, and many Americans are trying to cut down on sugar consumption. This is not only good for your weight and overall health, it can cut down on your need for Reconstructive Dentistry Irvine

A Hopeful Message about Bulimia Teeth Damage

Millions of American women struggle with bulimia nervosa, one of the most damaging eating disorders. Many of these women experience extensive damage to their teeth as a result of their purging behavior. Like bulimia itself, this tooth damage can be discouraging, and it can seem an insurmountable obstacle. That’s why it’s nice to read the [...]

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