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Pop the Cork for National Drink Wine Day! | Millbrae Dentist

Did you have a lovely Valentine’s Day? Whether you had a loved one to celebrate with or not, there is a pretty good chance you celebrated this lovey-dovey day with a glass of wine. After all, it is the perfect … 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 Your Tooth Becomes Abscessed | Millbrae Dentist

We all know that if we ever feel an ache or a pain, we will do anything and everything before turning to a professional for help. And once we do, everything is all better. But still, we insist on bearing … 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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Why We Need Saliva | Millbrae Dentist

When I see someone spitting, I get completely grossed out. I understand that you want to discard the excess in your mouth, but it is not something anyone wants to see. But do you know why we have saliva at … Continue reading

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Why Toothaches Shouldn’t Be Ignored | Milbrae Dentist

Let’s be honest – when we get a toothache, the last thing we do is get it checked out. We will take over-the-counter medication, pretend it doesn’t exist, anything to not have to go to see the dentist. Generally, a … 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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