What do you know about Alzheimer’s?

What do you know about Alzheimer’s disease? Let this video give you a little more information about the facts surrounding Alzheimer’s. Today is World Alzheimer’s Day, a day dedicated to informing the general public about the little known effects and dangers of this serious health problem. In the U.S. alone, 5.4 million people suffer from […]

Are You Wise on Wisdom Teeth?

Adults have 32 teeth that each has a specific purpose. Wisdom teeth, also known as third molars, typically erupt in the very back of the mouth when a person is between the ages of 17-25. Normally, there are four wisdom teeth: two on top, and two on bottom. However, some people have more; these are […]

Staying Hydrated for a Healthy Body and Smile

While water is important for overall health, it’s also vital to maintaining good oral health. Drinking water throughout the day rinses away some of the bad bacteria, plaque, and decaying food particles in your mouth.

Children and Dental Hygiene

As most parents know, it can be difficult to get kids to brush their teeth as often and as thoroughly as they should. Flossing might be even more of a challenge, especially if your children are still very young. Fortunately, you can help them develop healthy habits to keep their teeth strong for life. There […]

Different Strokes: The Right Brushing Techniques for Children and Adults (Part 1)

If you read this blog regularly, you know that choosing a quality toothpaste is essential in caring for your teeth and gums. Equally important is using the proper technique when brushing your teeth. You might not realize it, but children and adults need to use different brushing methods. The equipment for brushing in children and […]

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 […]

Free Dental Implant Seminar in Fremont, CA

Are you missing teeth? Do you wear dentures that slip, slide, or feel uncomfortable? Do you need a bridge, but you hate the thought of altering healthy teeth to replace lost teeth? If so, mark your calendar to attend a free seminar on the revolutionary dental prosthetic, dental implants. Dr. Pannu of DentistonAir.com and Pannu […]

Could a White Crown Work for You?

A dental crown restores a fractured, deeply decayed, or chipped tooth. Made in a dental lab, a crown covers the entire portion of a tooth that extends above the gum line. In past years, crowns were made of all metal or porcelain fused to metal. Today, however, natural-looking all-porcelain crowns are often used on teeth […]

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 […]

Enjoy the Weather — But Protect Yourself!

As spring and summer come upon us, the weather is ripe for outdoor activities. Going for a bike ride, picking up a soccer game, or joining a baseball team are great ways to stay in shape and enjoy the great outdoors. Before you start to play outside, though, I want you to know, between 11 […]