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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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Before You Grab that Second Cup o’ Joe, Read This | Millbrae Dentist

Can you start your day without a hot cup o’ joe? Do you find that your coffee intake isn’t limited to the mornings? If any of these answers are a yes, you may need to ask yourself – is this … Continue reading

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Five Ways You Can Prevent Tooth Decay | Milbrae Dentist

No one wants to develop tooth decay, so we do our best to keep our smile healthy. But are you doing everything you can? When it comes to our smiles, a dentist is the expert when it comes to keeping … 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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Periodontal Disease can lead to Cardiovascular Disease

Current research shows a link between periodontal disease and cardiovascular disease in some patients. Though there is not concrete evidence as of yet, healthcare providers and patients should not ignore the risks gum disease contributing to heart disease. Dentists are … Continue reading

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An Abscessed Tooth is A Dangerous Ailment – Milbrae, CA

An abscessed tooth is something that Dr. Chris Johns of Milbrae, CA knows is completely preventable by following simple oral health steps. To start off, an abscessed tooth is an infection at the root of a tooth or between gums … Continue reading

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What is Gingivitis? – Milbrae, CA

Dr. Chris Johns of Milbrae, CA gets this question from a lot of patients. Gingivitis is the inflammation of the gums (gingiva) most of the time due to plaque accumulating on teeth. Some visual signs of gingivitis are red, tender swollen … Continue reading

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