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added on: September 15, 2023

Gum recession is a common dental concern that occurs when the gum tissue that surrounds the teeth wears away or pulls back, exposing the tooth’s root. This can lead to sensitivity, discomfort, and an increased risk of other dental issues. The good news is that there are things you can do to help avoid or… Read More


added on: March 2, 2023

According to the CDC, nearly 50% of adults over the age of 30 have some form of gum disease, and your dentist in Bakersfield wants you to know that this is nothing to take lightly. Gum disease is a serious condition that has been connected to an increased risk of developing both oral and overall… Read More


added on: December 4, 2022

One of the most popular ways to whiten teeth nowadays is through the use of whitening strips. This form of smile whitening can be purchased at almost any store and even conveniently online. Your dentist in Bakersfield wants you to know that while whitening strips may be easy to come by and can even be effective… Read More


added on: February 4, 2022
Thomas Frank, DDS in Bakersfield, CA

Your mouth and your heart may seem to have little in common, but there is actually an intricate relationship between oral health and cardiovascular health. In fact, a number of the symptoms people experience with their oral health can be early warning signs of a heart condition. This is one reason why it’s so important… Read More


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 should pay attention to these… Read More


added on: November 10, 2020
Thomas Frank, DDS in Bakersfield, CA

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 gum disease, and gum disease… Read More