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…

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…

The Growing Link Between Periodontal Disease and Bad Breath
added on: July 10, 2020
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Bakersfield, CA– With links between gum health and overall well-being growing all the time, words like periodontal disease and gingivitis are often used. Are they interchangeable? And what’s their relationship to the bad breath that plagues so many people? Bakersfield cosmetic dentist Dr. Thomas Frank helps clarify. “To many people,… Read More…

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A Bakersfield Dentist Is Looking Diabetes In The Mouth
added on: July 10, 2020
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October is Diabetes Awareness Month. For those suffering with diabetes, every month is diabetes awareness month. The disease requires constant attention and alters the way sufferers think about what they eat, where they go, and generally, how they function. Yet not until recently have diabetics considered the impact of gum… Read More…

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Dr. Frank’s State-of-the-Art Dentistry Is More Than Just A Beautiful Smile. It’s About Total Body Wellness.
added on: July 10, 2020

Research science confirms that chronic low-grade infection in the mouth increases systemic inflammation and has an impact on all body systems. In other words, what is happening in your mouth can directly impact what is happening in your body! An important facet of Dr. Frank’s award winning, Bakersfield dental practice… Read More…

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