With the holidays finally here and Thanksgiving just around the corner, many families are preparing for their family gatherings. The holidays mean delicious comfort food, enjoying each other’s presence, and kicking back and relaxing. While it is a time for rest, one thing that you do not want to become too lax on is your oral health, and the holidays are the time of year that cavities like to make themselves known. Even though it may seem like there is little harm in delaying your routine preventive visit until after the New Year, it could actually be detrimental, which is why your Vista, CA dentist at Melrose Dental Arts wants to let you know about the importance of attending your routine checkup, and three things you can expect from it.
When you eat a lot of foods high in sugar and starch, this is a recipe for tooth decay. Unfortunately, this describes many of our Thanksgiving favorites! While the holiday will be very different this year due to the pandemic, that doesn’t mean you won’t be enjoying your usual favorites. In today’s blog, your Vista, CA, dentist will look at what you can do to keep your teeth and gums healthy.
In our last blog, we looked at the proper way to brush your teeth, as daily care is essential for managing your oral health and avoiding issues like cavities and gum disease. However, even more vital than brushing your teeth is flossing it! In today’s blog, your Vista, CA, dentist will explain how floss protects your smile, especially from periodontal issues.
We all know we need to brush our teeth, and most of us do! However, as dental professionals, we know that many people don’t brush long enough, or may not do so properly, which means despite your best efforts, your smile could still be at risk of developing cavities or gum disease. In today’s blog, your Vista, CA, dentist will explain how to brush your teeth the right way.
Halloween is just a few days away, and we love this holiday as much as anyone! Who doesn’t love fun costumes and spooky movies? However, this time of year also means an increased risk of cavities. In today’s blog, your Vista, CA, dentist has a few tips to ensure you and your family can enjoy a healthy and happy Halloween!
When you break a tooth, even if the injury is a minor chip or crack, then you need to seek emergency dental care. In today’s blog, your Vista, CA, dentist explains how we treat injured teeth and restore them, and what you can do to limit discomfort following your dental damage. After all, you should never ignore a dental emergency, even if it appears minor at first glance!
While a bridge or removable denture usually needs to be replaced every ten years or so, dental implants have the ability to last for decades, even a lifetime in some cases. But what makes dental implants last so much longer? In today’s blog, your Vista, CA, dentist will look the benefits of addressing tooth loss with dental implants.
When you lose one or more of your teeth, this impacts the beauty, function, and even the overall health of your smile. To address these gaps, and maintain optimal oral health, you need a prosthetic. With a custom-made dental bridge, your Vista, CA, dentist can support a new smile!
When you need more than a filling to restore the function, health, and appearance of your tooth, your Vista, CA, dentist may suggest a dental crown. We use these to address not only damaged teeth, but to also aid in tooth replacement for those with missing teeth! In today’s blog, we’re going to explain how to create and place a full restoration.
When you develop a cavity and don’t seek timely treatment, your teeth could not only ache, but you could also suffer from major complications. To prevent issues linked to tooth loss and other concerns, you need to receive a dental filling. In today’s blog, your Vista, CA, dentist will explain how we create and place a lifelike dental restoration.