Warning Signs of Oral Cancer
added on: April 8, 2021

Every April is recognized as Oral Cancer Awareness Month. Oral cancer is one type of cancer that can be difficult to diagnose, especially in the first stages. However, oral cancer can often be treated successfully if it’s caught early. This is why your dentist in Bakersfield puts so much emphasis… Read More…


How To Fix A Broken Tooth
added on: March 19, 2021

Our teeth are designed to chew and crunch on some pretty tough things. But even though tooth enamel is one of the strongest materials in the human body, teeth aren’t invincible and can break. In fact, broken teeth are one of the most common dental emergencies. Breaking a tooth can… Read More…


Can You Get Cavities Even If You Don’t Eat Sugar? 
added on: March 11, 2021

You’ll hear it over and over again from your dentist in Bakersfield — limit your intake of sugary foods and drinks. This is because sugar causes cavities, right? Well, sort of. Sugar itself doesn’t cause cavities, but what happens when we digest sugars can increase the risk of developing cavities…. Read More…


Are Dental X-Rays Really Necessary? 
added on: February 18, 2021

There are certain things you expect when you visit your dentist in Bakersfield — to get a cleaning, a thorough exam, perhaps a filling or two, and occasionally some x-rays. But are dental x-rays actually necessary? After all, if nothing looks wrong or feels wrong, do you really need to… Read More…


Love, Hearts, and… Gum Disease?
added on: February 15, 2021
heart health month

Each and every February, loved ones throughout the United States go above and beyond preparing for Valentine’s Day. Whether you chose to show your love with chocolates or flowers, one thing remains constant — bright red hearts are everywhere we look. But there’s another reason (besides Valentine’s Day) that we… Read More…


How White Should Teeth Be? 
added on: December 28, 2020

There are plenty of advantages to having white teeth, including the confidence to smile in pictures, good self-esteem, and a pat on the back from your dentist in Bakersfield. But sometimes, tooth whitening can be taken too far. Whitening your teeth too much or too often can actually damage your… Read More…


Does Gum Disease Cause Dementia?
added on: November 10, 2020

We know we talk about gum health and gum disease a lot, but we believe that we can’t share enough information about how maintaining healthy gums can not only protect your oral health but your overall health, too. Your dentist in Bakersfield knows that poor gum health can lead to… Read More…