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A Remedy for Sensitive Teeth

Do you notice how washing down ice cream with hot coffee results in fleeting pain? That is normal teeth sensitivity. However, your teeth should not hurt when you inhale on a winter day or drink cold water on a hot summer day. Chewing gum should not cause pain, nor should eating a piece of chocolate. [...]

By |2018-09-20T17:39:57+00:00August 22nd, 2018|

How to Achieve Healthy Sparkling White Teeth

  Often around us, in our magazines, on the television, we see models smiling with their perfect set of bright white teeth; showing us that white teeth are synonymous with healthy teeth, and with the overall health of a person. With this concept in mind, people often think that keeping teeth healthy and white is [...]

By |2018-08-10T07:47:10+00:00July 18th, 2018|

What is the Benefit of Teeth Veneers?

  You may not have heard the term teeth veneers before because most patients and dentists call them porcelain veneers. Whichever name it goes by, this cosmetic dentistry procedure helps to improve the aesthetics and functionality of the teeth. Teeth veneers, which contain both porcelain and ceramic, adhere to the front of a tooth to [...]

By |2018-06-25T07:48:46+00:00June 20th, 2018|

What are the Benefits of Tooth Colored Fillings

  When a tooth becomes infected by bacteria, a cavity develops. The infection initially begins at the enamel surface and may spread to the dentin. Depending on the size of the decay or cavity, it may present some discomfort and pain to the patient, so it will have to receive proper treatment. A tooth infected [...]

By |2018-08-10T07:47:10+00:00May 23rd, 2018|

Teeth Whitening That Will Give You A Bright Smile

You have probably seen teeth whitening results before, either on someone you know or on your own teeth. Even the whitest teeth can discolour due to the exposure to excessive colorants found in food, beverage, drugs and other substances; when this happens, this person becomes inclined to seek cosmetic dental procedures, like teeth whitening, to [...]

By |2018-08-10T07:47:10+00:00February 28th, 2018|

Common Dental Emergencies

Dental emergencies can bring on sudden panic and there’s never a good time to experience tooth injuries. Panicking will not help, what you must do is call an emergency dentist right away so you can get treated immediately. Cracked and fractured teeth These oral injuries can happen for a variety of reasons. Perhaps you got [...]

By |2018-08-10T07:47:10+00:00December 13th, 2017|

5 Good Reasons Why You Should Get Teeth Whitening

What exactly does a teeth whitening treatment do and what's a good reason for you to get this treatment? Our teeth discolor and stain due to the food and drinks we take in. After some time, you may have to say goodbye to your perfect pearly whites and settle for stained and discolored teeth. Most [...]

By |2018-08-10T07:47:10+00:00November 22nd, 2017|

Effective Dental Treatments for Sensitive Teeth

Do you notice how washing down ice cream with hot coffee results in fleeting pain? That is normal teeth sensitivity. However, your teeth should not hurt when you inhale on a winter day or drink cold water on a hot summer day. Chewing gum should not cause pain, nor should eating a piece of chocolate. [...]

By |2018-08-10T07:47:10+00:00September 21st, 2017|

How to effectively prevent gum diseases

Gum disease is a leading problem in dentistry. Many people lose their teeth to gum disease because they fail to realize how important it is to keep gums healthy before it is too late. Most people are only concerned about the health of their teeth and they focus all their attention on it, not knowing [...]

By |2018-08-10T07:47:10+00:00August 29th, 2016|

What is Periodontal Disease?

A common question that the dentists answer at Smiles of La Mesa is “What is periodontal disease?” Gum disease, also called periodontal disease, is a common oral health issue in adults. When plaque remains in your mouth, it sticks to your teeth and forms bacteria. The bacteria causes the plaque to harden, which eventually leads [...]

By |2018-08-10T07:47:10+00:00February 21st, 2016|