Dangers of Teeth Whitening

We all yearn to have a bright and beautiful smile – but for many, our teeth are not as white and attractive as we would hope them to be. Discolored teeth lead a lot of people to experiment with different tooth whitening options. With so many different choices out there, it is important to consider your options carefully and with a bit of education under your belt. As we age, our teeth naturally start to become darker. Most often, this is do to the consumption of various foods and beverages such as coffee, tea and red wine. Smoking and plaque accumulation are also a common causes.
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Banish Bad Breath

Bad breath is something that most – if not all – of us are familiar with. The chances are that the condition will affect all of us at some point in our lives, and for many of us, we will experience it on a regular basis. Bad breath is definitely not an unusual condition. In fact, it has been estimated that about half of all people have persistent bad breath. The good news about bad breath (halitosis) is that root causes are usually not related to serious medical conditions and can be treated quite easily. Listed below are some of the most
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10 Ways to Avoid Icky Diseases

For many people a trip to the Dentist is not very high on their list of things to do.  That’s a shame, because dental hygiene is extremely important. If you neglect your teeth for too long one day you’ll wake up and they might just be gone. That would make it really hard to eat the foods you love and to smile when someone takes your picture. If you’d like to keep your choppers for as long as possible a regular check-up is essential. Here are 10 reasons why; 1) Prevention of gum disease. No, this has nothing to do
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Low Fat Cheese = Healthy Teeth?

OK, truth time. Very few people really know how to take good care of their teeth.  Right now you may be thinking to yourself ‘well, I sure do’ but the fact is you probably don’t. It’s not your fault, it’s just that nobody has ever shown you the proper way to care for your choppers. It’s not that it’s difficult it’s that there is a certain method that we all need to use in order to make sure that our teeth are truly clean and well maintained. Certain tasks have to be performed regularly and performed well in order to
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Dental Implants to Replace Missing Teeth

There are three major culprits in the event of tooth loss: advanced periodontal (gum) disease, advanced tooth decay and trauma. Once a tooth is lost, tooth replacement becomes important for general health as well as the health of the surrounding teeth. Without a full complement of teeth, chewing efficiency diminishes causing potential nutritional and digestive problems. Unreplaced teeth can lead to tipping, drifting and misalignment of surrounding teeth. This phenomenon can make it more difficult to clean and care for the remaining teeth. What are Dental Implants? Dental Implants act as replacements for the roots of missing teeth. They can
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Can my Baby Get a Cavity?

There are 2 things that the general public, unfortunately, doesn’t appear to know very well about the health and well-being of their teeth; 1) babies can get cavities and 2) cavities are nearly 100% preventable if oral care is started from infancy. Did you know that?  Be honest.  Chances are you didn’t.  That doesn’t make you a bad person, just someone who unfortunately wasn’t informed about those facts from your health care provider. The fact remains, however that babies are just as likely to get cavities as children and even adults, and for that reason alone oral hygiene should begin
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Award from Senate

An Outstanding Community Service Award was given to K. Pat Brown, DDS in recognition of their generosity and dedication to supporting the goals of local students by offering scholarships to assist with college and university expenses. The award was given by California State Senator Joel Anderson.
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Amazing and friendly dentist

I love coming to the dentist, the staff is amazing and friendly. They make you feel welcome and immediately put you at ease. Dr. Brown filled cavities on my autistic son and he made my son feel comfortable and at ease. They took their time with him and explained everything in a way he could understand. Heidi D.
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