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Orthodontic Treatment for Adults is Easier Than Ever

Technology betters our lives in many respects. We have smart phones practically capable of serving as personal assistants. Cochlear implants restore sound to the hearing impaired. Technology has changed orthodontics for the better, too. That is evident in the treatment options available to adults who require retreatment, or never had treatment as children and seek…

Should I Replace My Silver Fillings?

There has been quite a bit of hype about silver fillings and whether or not they can be harmful to the body. In fact, many patients are seeking to get rid of their silver fillings and replace them with the newer composite (tooth colored) fillings. Your Walnut Creek dentist wants you to be aware of…

Handling Dental Emergencies

Emergencies happen every day throughout the world.  There are ways to help prevent emergencies and certain protocols to have in place if one should occur.  The dental office can be faced with emergencies just like anywhere else, and it’s comforting to know that your dentist in Walnut Creek, CA is well-prepared. Being prepared for a…

Nine Months and Flossing

You’ve been lectured about brushing and flossing throughout your life. It’s an important part of your normal oral hygiene routine. These habits are especially important if you are pregnant or considering pregnancy. Pregnancy is among the most common health conditions that are known to increase your risk for plaque buildup and periodontal infection. It’s important…

Get a Grip on Plaque

It’s not normal to lose your teeth just because you are getting older. Sure, there’s an increased risk for tooth loss as you age, but with help from your Walnut Creek dentists, you can fight it every step of the way. Your first responsibility is to understand and control the accumulation of plaque. Plaque is…

Don’t Bite Your Tongue!

No one says that your teeth have to be perfectly straight. Some might even say that a small gap or a slight imperfection gives your smile more character. But, when the alignment of your teeth falls outside the normal limits, you may be faced with an issue that is more functional than cosmetic, a situation…