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…


Before You Open That Bag With Your Teeth, Read This Blog 
added on: January 25, 2021

Just like you can buy sushi from a gas station, you can also use your teeth as tools. However, neither comes highly recommended. And for good reason. While your dentist in Bakersfield isn’t an expert on local sushi, we are experts on teeth. Our teeth are designed to help us… Read More…


New Year, New Habits, Healthier Smile
added on: January 13, 2021

The end of 2020 was a time for us to put the year behind us and give us hope for a better, healthier new year. As we embark on this new calendar year, many of us have made resolutions to ourselves or our families to get healthy or quit long-time… Read More…


Kissing & Oral Health
added on: December 29, 2020

Kissing our loved ones is probably one of the best ways to show them that we care. But did you know that kissing can help us in other ways, too? Sharing a smooch can release endorphins in our brains and make us feel happier. It can also exercise our facial… Read More…


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…


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