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Why do I need two dental appointments a year?

Posted on 5/15/2024 by Dr. Jae Seon Kim
you're cruising down the highway, enjoying the open road, when suddenly, your car starts making a strange noise. You pull over, open the hood, and... well, you wouldn't have a clue what you're looking at, would you? That's where your trusted mechanic comes in. They're the experts who can diagnose the problem and get you back on the road safely. Your mouth is a lot like your car. It's a complex system that requires regular maintenance to keep it running smoothly. And just like your car needs regular checkups with a mechanic, your mouth needs regular checkups with a dentist. So, why exactly do you need two dental appointments a year? Let's dive into the world of oral care and discover the benefits of preventive dentistry . 1. Catching problems early: Just like the mechanic can identify potential issues with your car before they become major problems, your dentist can do the same for your teeth and gums. During a checkup, your dentist will examine your mouth for any signs of...
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How Do Digital X-Rays Benefit the Patient?

Posted on 5/1/2024 by Dr. Jae Seon Kim
Imagine peering into a world beyond the naked eye, where hidden cavities and lurking infections stand revealed in stark detail. This is the power of digital X-rays, a revolutionary tool transforming oral care and empowering patients like never before. Gone are the days of bulky film X-rays and long processing times. Digital X-rays offer a plethora of benefits that enhance both the patient experience and the quality of care they receive. Let's delve into the advantages that make this technology a cornerstone of modern dentistry: Sharper Images, Earlier Detection: Digital X-rays boast superior resolution compared to traditional film. This translates to sharper, clearer images that allow dentists to identify even the tiniest dental issues in their earliest stages. Early detection is crucial for successful treatment and prevention, often saving patients from more extensive and costly procedures down the line. Reduced Radiation Exposure: Digital X-rays significantly...
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Connection Between Diet and Oral Health

Posted on 4/15/2024 by Weo Admin
Understanding the link between oral health and diet allows us to take charge of our health. We actively support a healthier mouth by consuming wholesome meals and avoiding those that damage our teeth and gums. There is an important and complex relationship between food and dental health. The following are some critical aspects of this relationship: Cavities and Tooth Decay Tooth decay is primarily caused by a poor diet and an abnormally high sugar intake. Candy, sodas, and sugary snacks are foods and beverages high in sugar and carbs that feed harmful bacteria in the mouth. These bacteria produce acids that erode tooth enamel, eventually leading to cavities and tooth decay. Gum Disease A poor diet can contribute to the development of gum disease, including gingivitis and periodontitis. Deficits in specific nutrients, especially vitamin C, can weaken the gums and increase their susceptibility to infection. Furthermore, consuming a lot of acidic and sugary meals can worsen...
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All Posts:

Why do I need two dental appointments a year?
5/15/2024
How Do Digital X-Rays Benefit the Patient?
5/1/2024
Connection Between Diet and Oral Health
4/15/2024
Checking in on Senior Parent Dental Health
4/1/2024
How Can I Deal With Dental Phobia?
3/15/2024
How Can a Cold Affect Your Teeth?
3/1/2024
Foods To Avoid With Sensitive Teeth
2/15/2024
Foods That You Can Eat As Snacks To Help Clean Your Teeth
2/2/2024
The Role of Oral Microbiome in Dental Health
1/15/2024
Oral Health Challenges in an Aging Population
1/2/2024
What are Dental Care Tips to Keep in Mind When You're Pregnant?
12/15/2023
Materials That Can Be Used for Filling Teeth
12/1/2023
Pre-orthodontic Interventions for Children
11/15/2023
4 Steps to Take If You Have Sensitive Teeth
11/1/2023
Xylitol's Advantages For Oral Health
10/31/2023
The Risks Of Poor Dental Hygiene Practices
10/15/2023
What You Should Know About Invisalign
9/25/2023
Harnessing Beneficial Bacteria for Oral Health
9/11/2023
How To Remineralize Teeth
8/21/2023
Is It Painful to Get Dental Implants?
8/7/2023
Periodontics And Pregnancy What You Need To Know
7/24/2023
Materials Used For Teeth Filling
7/10/2023
Braces Vs. Invisalign. Which one should you consider?
6/19/2023
Is it Possible to Develop a Cavity in Your Front Teeth?
6/5/2023
Can Tooth Infection Kill You?
5/22/2023
How Long Does It Take To Whiten Teeth?
5/8/2023
How Smiling Affects Health
4/24/2023
Methamphetamine Use and Oral Health
4/10/2023
Importance of Regular Dental Exams
3/20/2023
What is An All-On-Four Denture
3/6/2023
Child Dental Care Tips
2/20/2023
How Poor Oral Health Can Lead to Tonsil Stones
2/6/2023
Dental Sedation for Children
1/23/2023
Diet And Dental Health
1/9/2023
What Is A Mouthguard?
12/19/2022
Retainers Vs. Dental Braces
12/5/2022
Brushing Baby Teeth
11/21/2022
Tooth Anesthesia and Sedation for your Child
11/7/2022
Preventing The Need For Having A Root Canal
10/24/2022
Which Is The Best Tooth Restoration Method?
10/10/2022
The Benefits of Regular Dental Checkups
9/19/2022
Does My Diet Really Matter?
9/5/2022
What are the white spots on my teeth?
8/22/2022
Does a Dentist Perform Deep Cleaning?
8/8/2022
Things To Remember When Having A Dental Appointment
7/18/2022
Why Brushing Your Tongue Is Important
7/4/2022
Two Main Causes of Tooth Erosion
6/20/2022
What is Oil Pulling?
6/6/2022
Can Electric Toothbrushes Cause Vertigo?
5/23/2022
Who is a Dentist
5/9/2022
The Importance Of Dental Cleanings
4/25/2022
Most Common Types of Dental Surgeries
4/11/2022
Does Dehydration Negatively Impact Your Oral Health
3/21/2022
What Is The Recommended Age Range For Invisalign For Kids?
3/7/2022
How Much Sugar Is Actually In Your Drink?
2/21/2022
Beating Horrible Halitosis
2/7/2022
Energy Drinks and Your Teeth
1/24/2022
Why You Should Visit Our Dental Clinic
1/10/2022
What Is a Dental Inlay?
12/23/2021
Benefits of Restoring Lost Teeth
12/10/2021
Is Sedation Dentistry Safe For You?
11/22/2021
What is the characteristics of an Onlay Concept
11/8/2021
What Are Dental Impressions?
10/25/2021
Bad Habits That Affect Kids Teeth
10/11/2021
Why Scraping is Better for Flossing Than Sawing Motions
9/21/2021
Abscess Symptoms to Keep in Mind
9/6/2021
The Roof of Your Mouth Needs to Be Brushed Too
8/23/2021
Do Your Teeth Need You to Floss Each Day?
8/9/2021
Why Do Your Teeth Need Vitamin D?
7/26/2021
How To Determine if Your Tooth Cracked
7/12/2021
Danger of Ingesting Too Many Sports Drinks
6/21/2021
Reasons We Still Use Bitewing X-rays
6/7/2021
How Endurance Training Could Negatively Impact Your Oral Health
5/24/2021
What are Wisdom Teeth?
5/10/2021
How to Prevent Common Dental Problems
4/26/2021
How to Care for Invisalign Braces
4/12/2021
Everything You Need to Know About Dental Impressions
3/22/2021
Can Bruxism Contribute to TMJ Disorders?
3/8/2021
Three Common Reasons We Might Perform a Dental Extraction
2/22/2021
Do You Know What Dental Debridement Is?
2/8/2021
The Effect of Oral Health on Pregnancy and Baby
1/25/2021
How to Protect Your Smile this Holiday Season
1/11/2021
Does Creamer Lighten Your Coffee Enough to Avoid Stains?
12/21/2020
Do Over the Counter Mouth Guards Do Any Good?
12/7/2020
How to Properly Care for Your Dental Veneers
11/16/2020
How to Properly Care for Your Dental Veneers
11/16/2020
How to Prevent Tea and Coffee from Staining Your Teeth
11/9/2020
How to Prevent Tea and Coffee from Staining Your Teeth
11/9/2020
Signs Your Bite is Unbalanced
10/19/2020
How Untreated TMJ Can Result in Ringing in Your Ears
10/5/2020
What to Do to Help Keep an Infants Gums Clean
9/21/2020
How a Composite Filling Works
9/7/2020
How Breath Mints May Be Harming Your Teeth and Gums
8/24/2020
Ways of Ensuring You Brush for a Full Two Minutes
8/10/2020
Chewing Tobacco Damages your Oral Health Just Like Smoking Does
7/23/2020
Stress Can Do a Number on Your Teeth
7/7/2020
Ways of Covering an Exposed Tooth Root
6/22/2020
Oral Problems in Which Bad Breath Is A Symptom
6/8/2020
Is Tooth Decay Reversible?
3/25/2020
How to Keep Your Tooth Safe When Recovering from a Root Canal
3/15/2020
What to Do to Keep Your Veneers Looking Great
2/29/2020
Which Problems are Actually Dental Emergencies?
2/15/2020
What Happens During Molar Uprighting?
1/25/2020
How to Manage a Toothache While You Wait for Your Appointment with Us
1/15/2020
Oral Health Benefits that Come with Eating Seaweed
12/25/2019
Natural Ways to Enhance the Whitening of Your Teeth
12/15/2019
Tricks to Fighting Sugar Cravings for Better Oral Health
11/25/2019
Treatment Options for Sensitive Teeth
11/15/2019
Why Poor Oral Health Can Leave You Feeling Exhausted
10/25/2019
What to Do About a Cracked Molar Until We Can See You
10/15/2019
Your Teeth Need To Get Vitamin D
9/25/2019
Why People Who Snore Tend to Have More Cavities
9/15/2019
How to Get Tobacco Stains Off of Your Teeth
8/25/2019
Can You Get a Cavity Around a Filling?
8/15/2019
Does a Toothache Mean You Have a Cavity?
7/23/2019
Can You Decide to Not Be Afraid to Come See Us?
7/13/2019
Common Causes for Dental Misalignment When You Wake Up
6/15/2019
What Happens When Your Gums Dry Out?
5/30/2019
Why Do We Always Keep Your Oral Tissues Dry When Working on Them?
5/20/2019
Teeth Require Vitamin D Along with Calcium
4/25/2019
What is Required as Dental Veneer Care?
4/15/2019
Why Are There So Many Myths About Root Canals?
3/30/2019
Which Uncommon Vitamins Can Drastically Improve Your Oral Health?
3/20/2019
Downsides of Making Your Own Toothpaste
2/28/2019
Does Your Saliva Actually Do Your Mouth Any Good?
2/20/2019
Reasons to Consider Cosmetic Bonding
1/30/2019
Problems You May Face If Your Dental Fillings Are Too High
1/20/2019
Does a High Fever Cause Damage to Your Teeth?
12/30/2018
Do Your Teeth Stay Healthier When You Have Dental Bonding?
12/15/2018
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