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Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine May 20th, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered dramatic changes throughout everyday life — and in the medical community as well. Not only are providers across the country postponing elective procedures, but many are also encouraging people to avoid in-office appointments to reduce their risk of exposure to this highly contagious coronavirus.But what...

Take Care of Your Dental Health While Having to Self-Quarantine Mar 30th, 2020

Due to COVID-19, people are warned to isolate themselves or to self-quarantine. During this time, people should take care of their physical health, boost their immune system, remain mindful of their mental health, and practice good habits to promote dental health. This is also the perfect time to educate your...

Classification of Dental Disease Nov 14th, 2019

Have you heard about the new classification system that will change the way you rate your patients' periodontal health? A new classification system emerged from the 2017 World Workshop on the Classification of Periodontal and Peri-Implant Diseases and Conditions, co-hosted by the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) and the European...

Cosmetic Dentistry Procedures Oct 9th, 2019

Cosmetic dentistry is a method of professional oral care that focuses on improving the appearance of your mouth, teeth and smile. And although cosmetic dentistry procedures are usually elective, rather than essential, some cases of treatment also provide restorative benefits. The most common procedures used in cosmetic dentistry are fairly...

Full Mouth Rehabilitation Sep 26th, 2019

How will full mouth rehabilitation improve my smile? Full mouth rehabilitation provides a series of cosmetic restorations in combination with restorative treatments to dramatically improve the look of your smile. Think of this rehabilitation as a smile makeover. As an example, a tooth with considerable decay will need a filling...

Porcelain Crowns vs. Metal Crowns Aug 14th, 2019

Dental crowns offer superior strength for a weakened, impaired tooth. They’re available in different materials; the most common of which are porcelain crowns and metal crowns. But which type of dental crown do you choose? If porcelain crowns are said to be aesthetically appealing, then why do some people prefer...

What is Fractured Tooth Syndrome? Feb 28th, 2019

What is Fractured Tooth Syndrome? Fractured tooth syndrome appears most often on molars. However, front teeth chipping on the edges and slow degeneration of enamel and shortening tooth length is common when people clench or grind.  Diagnosis of a fractured tooth is often times difficult because the tooth may have...

Sedation Dentistry: Can You Really Relax in the Dentist's Chair? Feb 21st, 2019

Sedation Dentistry: Can You Really Relax in the Dentist's Chair? Does the thought of having your teeth cleaned make your entire body tense with fear? Would you rather endure the agony of a toothache than step foot in a dentist's office? You're not alone. A lot of people are so...

6 Ways to Make Your Mouth Extra Kissable for Valentines Feb 14th, 2019

From the “Kiss Me” messages on tiny candy hearts to romantic songs on the radio, a kiss is probably on your list this Valentine’s Day. Before cozying up to your loved one this year, make sure your mouth is in good health because, as it turns out, a kiss is...

Regular Dental Cleaning vs Periodontal Maintenance Jan 13th, 2019

Prophylaxis (Prohy or Regular Dental Cleaning) are for healthy mouths, and only recommended for patients who have generally good oral health & do not suffer from bone loss or gum problems (bleeding, recession, infection, subgingival deposits or periodontal pocketing etc.) A dental hygienist or a dentist uses an ultrasonic scaler...

Dental Insurance - Use it or Lose it!! Nov 28th, 2018

At the end of every calendar year, patients tell us they have gotten busy with work, school and holiday activities and have simply run out of time. They haven’t scheduled necessary dental treatment for themselves or their family and haven’t used their entire dental insurance benefit. Those benefits will not...

12 Fun Dental Facts You Probably Didn’t Know! Oct 16th, 2018

Let’s face it our teeth are amazing! Without them we wouldn’t be able to speak, eat, sing, or smile properly. We like to celebrate our teeth by sharing some interesting dental facts you may not have known!Here Are 12 Fun Dental Facts If you’ve been using floss daily, by the...

Periodontal Maintenance Sep 18th, 2018

What Is A Periodontal Maintenance Appointment?If you have periodontal disease, you may require scaling and root planning to remove the calculus and bacterial deposites from the teeth and roots, this is the most conservative treatment approach to prevent more extensive and aggressive treatment. Other treatment, including surgery, may also be...

The Truth Behind The Hollywood Pearly Whites May 17th, 2018

Whitening products There are several teeth whitening systems and products including whitening toothpastes, gels or rinses, strips or trays. Whitening products obtained from a dentist which are more effective due to the strength then over-the-counter products which can still be a good option.Tooth whitening is ideal for people who have...

WHAT TO LOOK FOR PROSTHODONTIST AND ORAL SURGEON Mar 13th, 2018

There are many Prosthodontist and oral surgeons that ready to extend their help to those who are in need of dental service. These professionals will all claim they are the best in the field, but there is definitely one that will rise against the crowd of dentists.Especially if you are...

WHO IS NATURES CAVITY FIGHTING ELEMENT Mar 8th, 2018

WHAT EXACTLY IS FLUORIDE ?Fluoride is a naturally-occurring and abundant element/ mineral, that helps prevent cavities in children and adults by making enamel (the outer surface of your teeth) more resistant to the acid attacks that cause tooth decay.At different stages in life we intake fluoride though different methodsWHY DO WE NEED...

DENTURES AND ORAL SURGEON CARE YOUR ORAL TREATMENT AND HYGIENE Feb 12th, 2018

Seeking an oral surgeon is the right way to come out of all the oral problems that occur in the mouth, jaws, face, neck or head. Overall they take care of your dental hygiene. Dentures in pleasant Hill can provide you a wide variety of latest dental services. With many...

LASER USE IN DENTISTRY Feb 7th, 2018

My name is Angela Loza, I am your Hygienist at Gregory Lane Family and Implant Dentistry. I completed the Advanced Laser training course and received my Level I Soft Tissue Surgical & Periodontal Applications in 2017. Here at Gregory Lane, we have incorporated the use of lasers into our daily treatments...

GET BEST SEDATION DENTISTRY SERVICES IN PLEASANT HILL Jan 9th, 2018

If you are afraid of the pain that you may have to sustain while undergoing dental treatment, availing sedation dentistry services in Pleasant Hill is the best idea. It helps people suffering from dentophobia. People who are quite anxious undergoing surgery by an experienced dentures and oral surgeon can opt for...

HOW DENTURES AND ORAL SURGEON ARE DIFFERENT FROM ORTHODONTIST Dec 14th, 2017

Various reputed sedation dentistry services providers in Pleasant Hill have been identified. They are not have desired licence but also have a team of qualified and trained professionals. Indeed the world of dentist is flourishing like never before.However, it has been seen that dentures and oral surgeon are often confused...

ROLE OF DENTISTS IN FULL MOUTH REHABILITATION AND ORAL SURGERIES Nov 7th, 2017

For full mouth rehabilitation, a dentist performs a variety of procedures to make your smile beautiful and pleasing. There are many techniques and options are available to treat discolored, chipped and missing teeth. Dentists can give your teeth a new life with reshaping, closing the space or altering the teeth length....

DO YOU NEED NIGHT GUARDS AND GRINDING APPLIANCES? Oct 23rd, 2017

Many people are in a habit to grind or clench their teeth at night and if you are suffering from such a problem, it is recommended to protect your teeth. Invest in a high-quality and effective night guards and grinding appliances and keep your teeth protected. Many people are not sure about...