A Dental Christmas Poem For This Holiday Season

‘Twas the night before Christmas, and down in the mouthThe tongue was ‘a stirring, the teeth heading South.Their owner was indulging in holiday treats,At all times of the day, eating sugary eats. So the sugar bugs ate all the candies and cookies,All the...

Affordable Dental Care For Seniors

“Getting old is not for sissies.”  One of the many challenges facing our growing senior population is how do we keep our teeth and gums healthy through our golden years?  When we retire and lose our health insurance, Medicare is there to pick up the slack...

Where Did The Woven Dental Floss Go?

Many dentists and dental hygienists recommend woven dental floss for our patients.  Its fibrous texture does a great job of removing the plaque which can cause irritated gums, which we call gingivitis, and bone loss around the teeth, which we call gum disease.  For...

Dental Treatment OK During Pregnancy

Back in 1985, when I graduated from UCLA Dental School, dentists were taught that we should postpone all non-critical dental treatment until after delivery of the baby. Any emergency dental treatment of infected teeth should be done right away. And any critical, but...
 

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