The Symptoms That Show You Need a Root Canal

What do you know about root canal therapy? Have you ever been told that it’s an extremely painful treatment? Luckily, this isn’t actually true. In fact, root canal therapy has made advancements in recent years, making it much less painful than it has been in the past. However, even though receiving this treatment is more… Read more »

What to Expect at Your Six-Month Checkups

Are you due for a dental cleaning and checkup? If so, our dental team is so excited to deeply clean your smile and examine your teeth and gums so you can maintain the strong and successful oral health you deserve! To help you prepare for your appointment, we would like to explain the steps involved. First,… Read more »

Keep Your Smile Shining Brightly with These Helpful Hints

Is your smile beginning to lose its luster? Have your oral health care habits begun to slack, causing a dip in your oral health. If so, there are plenty of options to improve your smile beyond just brushing and flossing. Studies have shown that sugarless gum and mouthwash are both excellent options for combating tooth… Read more »

The Facts About Tooth Sensitivity

Do you know anyone who’s dealing with sensitive teeth? Are you dealing with this issue yourself? Did you know that because sensitive teeth can be caused by several different issues, there are a number of treatment options you should consider? For instance, did you know that sensitive teeth might actually be caused by gum disease,… Read more »

A Bridge Restoration Might Be Needed to Replace a Severely Damaged Tooth

Your teeth are meant to be hard enough to bite and chew tough foods. However, there are a few rare situations when a hard blow to the face or another extreme oral accident can severely damage a tooth. If the damage significantly compromises the root of the tooth or damages the bone underlying the socket,… Read more »

The Benefits of Dental Implants

Missing teeth can be embarrassing and affect your self esteem. Fortunately, there are several options you could consider using to address a missing tooth, and each dental restoration offers a number of benefits you should know about. Here is some basic information about dental implants. Like most restorations, dental implants are designed to look and… Read more »

Time for Your Consultation About Dental Veneers

Time for a new smile restoration? If so, then you are in luck! Our professional team is happy to schedule you a consultation to see if dental veneers are right for you. Dental veneers are a popular form of cosmetic dentistry, which can give you flawless results you have always dreamed of! Our team here… Read more »

Avoid Oral Health Care Mistakes During the Holidays

Avoid oral health care mistakes during the holidays. With all the bells and whistles that parade around us this time of year, it’s important to resist the temptations that could potentially lead you astray this season. Caring for your oral health and overall well-being should always take precedent over every other activity you may encounter…. Read more »

What You Need to Know about Root Canals

If a tooth is too badly decayed to be treated with a dental filling, Drs. Vela and Arredondo may recommend a root canal in , . During this procedure, our dentists will remove the nerve and pulp from the inside of the tooth. The tooth is then cleaned and sealed. What Damages the Dental Pulp?… Read more »

Chewing Sugarless Gum Can Help Avert Tooth Decay

It may come as a surprise to hear that chewing sugarless come can help prevent tooth decay. It’s true! Studies have shown that chewing sugar-free gum for 20 minutes can help prevent cavities. How does chewing gum help? The flow of saliva is increased when you chew sugarless gum. The saliva then washes away food… Read more »