The end of the year is busy time! You are probably focused on holiday parties, gifts, and family gatherings, so the last thing on your mind is dental appointments. This is actually the perfect time of year to contact your dentist because you can make the most of your dental insurance before it runs out. Not sure what we’re talking about? Read on for answers from your dentist in San Ramon.
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November 19, 2018
September 2, 2018
Most of us like to enjoy a little snack at work during the day. Whether it may be that caramel corn that the office next door sent over as a gift, or those sour cream and onion potato chips you found in the breakroom, both types of snacks have the potential to leave you with a less than desirable dental situation. The caramel corn may leave kernels or caramel stuck in your teeth, while the potato chips could cause bad breath. Either way, wouldn’t it be nice to have some handy dental tools at your fingertips? Your dentist in San Ramon shares some helpful tips on protecting your teeth at work.
August 6, 2018
Losing one or more of your teeth greatly impacts the quality of your life. For example, chewing the foods you would normally enjoy becomes more challenging. You might also start to feel self-conscious about smiling or talking to other people because of your lost teeth. Tooth loss also has implications for your oral health. Your dentist in San Ramon shares what you need to know about losing and replacing your teeth.
July 8, 2018
These days, it seems like dental practices are a dime a dozen. As you drive past their various offices, you might be thinking about heading in for a checkup — but, of course, you shouldn’t just book an appointment at the practice that is closest to your home and hope for the best. To find a high quality dentist in San Ramon who will truly care for your needs, it’s important that you do a little research. Here are a few tips to help you find a dental care professional who is right for you.
June 3, 2018
It may be easy to skip your evening brushing and flossing, especially after a long day when you’re tired and ready to climb into bed. However, it’s important to stay consistent with these and other dental habits in order to protect your oral health. Your dentist in San Ramon explains why these routines are important for not only your oral health, but also your overall health and well-being.
May 12, 2018
Bad breath, or halitosis can quickly become a problem without you even realizing it. Since it’s a topic that’s embarrassing to discuss, many people will just shy away from you without telling you why, and people may find you unapproachable. The good news is that there are solutions and your dentist in San Ramon can help!
April 13, 2018
When you hear about cancer, oral cancer doesn’t typically top the list. However, this type of cancer is actually responsible for one death every hour in America, 24 hours each day. Oral cancer also has a high rate of reoccurrence, which means if a patient survives their first encounter with it, they are 20 times more likely to get it again in the future. Shockingly, these numbers have not really improved over the years. Your dentist in San Ramon explains how you can protect yourself and your loved ones from oral cancer.
March 11, 2018
A tooth that is failing or already missing greatly affects your quality of life. Chewing and eating the foods you would normally enjoy is now difficult, and sometimes even painful, while talking with others feels embarrassing. Your compromised tooth has taken a toll on both your nutrition and self-esteem. A dental implant is an excellent solution for missing or failing teeth, and your dentist in San Ramon explains why.
February 5, 2018
As we gather more information about the links between oral health and overall health, it becomes even clearer how important it is to maintain your oral health with regular visits to your dentist. We can now see a direct link between periodontal disease and cardiovascular disease. Your dentist in San Ramon explains the important information you should know about your periodontal health and heart disease.
January 4, 2018
You find yourself dragging at work again. These days it takes an espresso in the afternoon to get you through your day. Chronic fatigue is affecting not only your personal life, but also your job as you completely forgot a report the other day. You sleep at night, so you’re not sure why you are so tired throughout the day. Did you know that you might be suffering from sleep apnea in San Ramon? Here are some of the symptoms to be aware of.