Category Archives: Gum Disease

Are You a Coffee Drinker? Read This. | Millbrae Dentist

Are you someone that needs that cup of joe to kickstart your mornings? Are you a mess until you do? Studies show we consume an average of 3 cups of any variety of coffee a day in the United States. … Continue reading

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Keeping Your Diabetes in Check with a Toothbrush | Millbrae Dentist

If you have diabetes, is it important that you make certain lifestyle changes in order to maintain your health levels. But what patients generally tend to forget is their dental health. This is an issue because our dental health leads … Continue reading

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When Your Breath Stinks | Millbrae Dentist

Do people cringe when you speak to them? Do they offer you a mint or stick of gum on a regular basis? Hate to break it to you, but you may have bad breath. Most people see bad breath as … Continue reading

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When Bacteria Get Under Your Gums | Millbrae Dentist

In order to keep gum disease at bay, we practice proper oral hygiene. You keep up your daily practices and visit the dentist on a regular basis. If everything is done properly, the odds of you running into dental issues … Continue reading

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Healthy Gums, Healthy Smiles | Millbrae Dentist

We often think of our smiles as just our teeth, so when we are looking after our smiles, we focus solely on keeping our pearly whites looking bright and shiny, leaving lots of areas to go overlooked. We need to … Continue reading

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When You Can’t Eat Ice Cream Without Pain | Millbrae Dentist

This is the time of year when everything we eat is cool and refreshing. After all, it’s a million degrees outside – is there anything better than a nice ice-cold drink or a triple-scoop of ice cream. But when you … Continue reading

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DIY Your Gum Disease | Millbrae Dentist

Having gum disease is never easy. While mostly treatable, gum disease can be prevented by practicing proper dental hygiene on a daily basis. Unfortunately, once gum disease spreads throughout your mouth most individuals are prone to experience bleeding gums, gum … Continue reading

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If Your Tooth Hurts, Get It Fixed | Millbrae Dentist

We all get toothaches. The problem is, if we ever feel an ache or a pain, the last thing we do is schedule an appointment to get it checked out. We will take over-the-counter medication, pretend it doesn’t exist, anything … Continue reading

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Your Bad Breath may not be from Eating Onions | Milbrae Dentist

Did you know that bad breath or a bad taste in the mouth may be a warning sign of gum (periodontal) disease? Gum disease is caused by the buildup of plaque on teeth. Bacteria cause the formation of toxins, which … Continue reading

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An Abscessed Tooth Is Nothing to Play With | Millbrae Dentist

We all know that if we ever feel an ache or a pain, the last thing we do is schedule an appointment to get it checked out. We will take over-the-counter medication, pretend it doesn’t exist, anything to not have … Continue reading

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