Avoid These Behaviors During Baseball Season

Baseball season is just beginning. As a player, you’re probably setting goals for yourself, practicing hard and working on your swing. During the season, our dentists, Drs. Osa, Casanova and Brand, encourage you to care for your smile regularly. This is important because there are certain behaviors that can negatively affect your oral health. To… Read more »

Dentistry Essentials: Unhealthy Foods to Avoid

Keeping your smile safe includes improving your diet and eliminating unhealthy foods and drinks that can damage your teeth and gums. Even simple foods and drinks can potentially give rise to minor oral ailments in the form of bad breath or tooth discolorations. However, several foods can also produce more devastating consequences for your oral… Read more »

Shed Some Light on Gum Disease Treatments

  A common but severe oral infection that often takes place in individuals is known as gum disease. Unfortunately, gum disease may progress over a period of many years before individuals understand that they are suffering from it. This is because it is often hard to detect if you are not accurately monitoring your teeth… Read more »

Healthy Tooth Enamel Helps Reduce Dental Staining Problems

The outer tooth enamel layer on each tooth is composed of a complex matrix of mineral crystals. This creates tiny pores and textures on the surfaces of your teeth. When you consume dark foods, dark beverages, or use tobacco, dark, microscopic particles can adhere to the front surface of your teeth. If you struggle to… Read more »

Holiday Dentistry: Dental Floss

We cannot stress enough the importance of flossing your teeth on a daily basis. Although brushing your teeth is extremely effective for cleaning the surfaces of teeth, there are numerous areas between teeth that toothbrushes cannot reach. Plus, a dental floss or similar interdental cleaner will be needed to ensure your smile has the greatest… Read more »

Information About Cavity Prevention Treatments

Are you aware of the dangers of dental erosion? Are you aware of the risks certain lifestyles pose that can potentially lead to cavities forming? To ensure your smile has the greatest chance of oral health care success and free of the dangers of cavity exposure, always take the necessary steps to prevent erosion of… Read more »

A Tooth That Requires a Root Canal Might Also Have a Dental Abscess

Untreated cavities are often the result of an inattentive or inconsistent oral hygiene routine. If you further have a bad habit of skipping your dental checkups at an untreated area of tooth decay could exacerbate into a severe dental health problem. In an instance such as this you might notice worsening tooth sensitivity and a… Read more »

To Drink or Not To Drink

The holiday season brings many opportunities for drinking alcoholic beverages. Before you drink, you should be aware of the effects of alcohol on your teeth, gums, and overall health. Alcohol acts as a diuretic. This means that it cues your body to release too much fluid, and you can get dehydrated. Dehydration can lead to… Read more »

Enhance Your Teeth with Dental Veneers Today!

Are you tired of your yellow, misshapen, unattractive, and imperfect teeth taking the beauty away from your smile? If so, dental veneers can help you by enhancing your smile! They are wafer-thin shells that cover your teeth and hide their imperfections. They are made just for you and your smile. Your dentists, Drs. Jorge Villasenor,… Read more »

Getting Ready for Braces

Maybe your dentist has suggested that it is time for your child to get braces. Or you may have decided that the time has come to straighten your teeth. Whatever the case, our dentists, Dr. Jorge Villasenor, Dr. Andy Kusumo, and Dr. Jorge De La Osa can work with you to help you or your… Read more »