Category Archives: Preventative Care

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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Brighten Your Teeth with Snacks? | Millbrae Dentist

Dental hygiene is important to keeping our teeth bright and white, but did you know you could eat your way to brighter teeth as well? It’s true! According to the Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, certain foods naturally cleanse, brighten, and … 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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Dental Visits Don’t Have to Be a Spooky Occasion | Millbrae Dentist

‘Tis the season for spooky ghosts and scary tales. For some, visiting the dentist is one of those scary situations you don’t want to be caught in, so it is avoided at all cost. Unfortunately, this will only lead to … 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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What Foods Your Teeth Want You to Avoid | Millbrae Dentist

If there is anything we want to avoid is a painful checkup, so, wouldn’t it be nice to seriously lower your chances of needing dental work with some strategic eating? There are plenty of foods that people should be avoiding if … Continue reading

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Keep Your Smile Bright with These Simple Tips | Millbrae Dentist

Having a bright smile is not only a great way to make a first impression but can also help your overall health because our mouths are our first line of defense against most illnesses. Good dental hygiene helps maintain a … Continue reading

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