What’s the Difference Between Plaque and Tartar? 
added on: November 19, 2020

It’s not uncommon to hear your dentist in Bakersfield toss around the words ‘plaque’ and ‘tartar’ almost interchangeably. In fact, we’ve realized that this could cause some confusion, and as always, we want to help our patients understand the difference between the two. Join us as we take a look… Read More…


Easy Things to Eat After Dental Treatment
added on: October 21, 2020

What we eat not only affects our overall health but our oral health, too. It’s important to eat well-balanced meals, limit the sugary snacks, and choose fresh fruits and veggies whenever possible. But what exactly do you eat after dental treatment? You can’t chomp on a crunchy carrot very easily… Read More…


Do Facemasks Cause Cavities? 
added on: October 8, 2020

A lot has changed over the past couple of months, and one thing that we’ve all introduced into our daily lives is the use of facemasks. Used to help minimize the risk of COVID-19, facemasks are supported by scientists and are now required at many public places. However, this daily… Read More…


4 Ways Stress Can Affect Oral Health
added on: September 23, 2020

While stress can be caused by any number of things, we may all find ourselves more on-edge nowadays than usual, which is totally normal. Many of us have experienced large life changes very quickly, and it may have us feeling overly stressed. But as we all know, stress isn’t good… Read More…


Comparing Dental Implants & Dentures
added on: September 14, 2020

There are a number of things that can cause our teeth to fall out, including accidents, age, decay, and disease. In fact, tooth loss is incredibly common among American adults and affects more than 178 million of us, according to the American College of Prosthodontists. But if you’re one of… Read More…


Is Soy Milk Good For Teeth?
added on: August 25, 2020

It probably comes as no surprise to hear your dentist in Bakersfield talk about all of the oral health benefits associated with drinking milk. But not all milk is created equal when it comes to building strong and healthy teeth. In fact, one of the most popular alternatives to cow’s… Read More…


Is Dry Mouth Serious? 
added on: August 11, 2020

Think back to the last time your nose was so stuffy you had no choice but to breathe out of your mouth. Do you remember what your mouth felt like? It was probably dry, scratchy, and almost sticky. This is appropriately known as dry mouth. While dry mouth is an… Read More…