Dentistry Year-in-Review: Dental Sealants

In order to ensure your smile receives the treatment it deserves this holiday season, visit your dentist for a comprehensive exam to determine if any of your teeth are vulnerable to dental erosion. Dental erosion arises when harmful acid eats through your tooth enamel. To help combat this, a tooth... Read more »

Facts About Dental Bridges

If you’re about to restore your smile with a dental bridge, then you are on your way toward the top-notch oral health you deserve! Dental bridges can replace missing teeth and give you the functional bite and beautiful smile you have always wanted. To help you know more about this... Read more »

Fundamentals of Choosing Your Toothbrush

Some people are avid proponents of the electric toothbrush, while some people swear by their trusty conventional brush style. As toothbrushes need to be replaced every 3-4 months, you will have lots of opportunities to switch. Feel free to experiment! To help you as you choose, let’s discuss some pros... Read more »

Bloody Gums? Check Your Medications

Occasionally bleeding gums mean your gums are just slightly irritated, but other times bloody gums mean that something extra serious. It’s crucial that you don’t delay in caring for your bloody gums before your disease turns more serious. Think about the following if you’ve observed any blood in your gums... Read more »

Adjusting to False Teeth

To put it simply, wearing false teeth can be a bit of an adjustment for some people. A few patients have found false teeth to be large and/or loose appliances, and getting used to them can be annoying. To help you during this adjustment stage, we’ve put together the following... Read more »

Nature’s Cavity Fighter: Fluoride

Fluoride is a mineral that can greatly benefit your dental health. Fluoride is nature’s cavity fighter, as it helps prevent cavities in patients by strengthening the tooth enamel against acid attacks. It can also reverse early decay. This mineral can be found in many places, including: Our Office Drs. Holgado,... Read more »

How to Prevent Oral Thrush

Oral thrush is a fungal infection of the mouth. It’s typically caused by Candida albicans fungus, which is also known as a yeast infection. Oral thrush likes to infect the mouths of infants, especially because it’s common to form during feeding time. So, to help you prevent thrush for your... Read more »

The Legend of the Tooth Fairy

Like many other Americans, in your childhood you likely left your baby teeth under your pillow, expecting coins or gifts to be there in the morning, left by a mysterious, benevolent creature called “The Tooth Fairy”. Later on, you discovered it was your parents all along, but you still loved... Read more »