3D CT Scan: State-of-the-Art Dental Imaging

In the past, surgery, implantology and other oral procedures involved a lot of guesswork. Because older technologies do not allow a superior level of anatomical accuracy, a lot of approximations were made. Not anymore! Pannu Dental is pleased to offer our patients with state-of-the-art in-office 3D CT scans for the diagnosis, and treatment planning of […]

Life Changing Impact of Jaw Expansion with Preventative Phase 1 Orthodontic Treatment

Here is a great testimonial that our office received recently. Dear Dr. Pannu, [S.S.] started his orthodontic work in January 2011 and since then we have noticed the following changes in him- little did we realize that orthodontic work can have such far reaching impact: Beginning in March 2011, we found his snoring decrease a […]

What’s behind your bad breath?

Bad breath, medically called halitosis, can be a result of several factors and may be a sign of other health problems. If you suffer from bad breath, it’s important to have treatment right away. First, it’s important to know where your bad breath comes from. All of the foods you eat begin to break down […]

How to Choose a Quality Toothpaste 101

You’ve heard that the best thing you can do for your mouth is to have regular dental checkups and cleanings every 6 months, but what happens in between appointments? To ensure that your teeth and gums remain healthy and well taken care of, brushing with quality toothpaste is essential. The exact compositions of different toothpastes […]

10 Tips to Beat Bad Breath

It’s humiliating. You had bad breath all day long, and you didn’t even know it! When you got home after work, your husband commented on your smelly mouth. How many people at the office noticed and said nothing? You can’t turn back time to change the past, but you can take precautions to make sure […]

Second Hardest Natural Substance No Match for Edible Acids

Diamonds are the hardest naturally occurring substance on the planet. Next in line is tooth enamel. That’s right. Your teeth are the second hardest naturally occurring substance – pretty impressive. But acids in food can make tooth enamel go soft, literally. Some of the acids we put into our mouths come directly from foods, like […]

A Sure Investment in an Unstable Economy

When you think about a wise investment, the dentist probably does not come to mind. However, investing in your smile can have a serious, lasting impact on future healthcare costs and future job compensation. It makes sense that taking good care of your mouth today improves the potential to keep your natural teeth throughout life. […]

Oral Cancer Awareness Month: Have You Been Screened?

This month, Dr. Pannu and the team at Pannu Dental Care in San Jose, CA, want to make sure you know the facts about oral cancer. Many people have never thought about oral cancer. Only smokers need to worry about it, right? Wrong! Here are the facts. Oral cancer will steal 8000 American lives this […]

Mouth Ulcers: Causes and Treatments

I had a patient from India who suffered from a burning sensation in his mouth when eating spicy foods. He complained of an ulcer that had not healed over a long period of time. He had taken multivitamins for some time, but they didn’t seem to help. Oral ulcers are the result of a break […]