Category Archives: Perio 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 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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Whiten Your Teeth as You Chew | Millbrae Dentist

If there is anything that we look for in our smile, it is for it to be bright and clean. The whiter the smile, the healthier we assume the smile is. We brush with special toothpastes and schedule appointments for … 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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Stress Is Worse for You than You Think | Milbrae Dentist

Studies over the past two decades have shown a direct link between stress, anxiety and periodontal disease. Heightened stress contributes to the lowering of the body’s immune system. The weaker the immune system, the more prone the body is to … Continue reading

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Periodontal Disease Linked to Coffee | Restorative Dentistry | Millbrae, CA

If you are a coffee drinker, you need to be extra careful. Coffee can contribute to the buildup of plaque and tartar and accelerate the progression of periodontal disease. There are two forms of periodontal disease: gingivitis, an inflammation of … Continue reading

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