Common Tricky Plaque Spots

tricky plaque spots in kids teeth
If you are looking to find the best dentist in the area for your child, these tips will help you in making a great decision. What questions to ask the pediatric dentist in your area and more.

Clarity Braces

picture of a girl with clarity braces
Do you want straighter teeth that can last a lifetime and give you a whole new level of confidence? Clarity braces are the best of both worlds!

Does my kid really need braces?

first dental appointment for a child can be from 6-12 months old

Poor Oral Health Linked to Bad Grades

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 15 (UPI) — Poor oral health, cavities and tooth pain can put children at a serious disadvantage in school, resulting in lower grades, U.S. researchers say. Roseann Mulligan of the Ostrow School of Dentistry at the University of Southern California, and colleagues examined nearly 1,500 socioeconomically disadvantaged elementary and high school children
For decades, antibiotics have greatly benefited the medical community’s efforts to fight bacterial infections. However, we now face a new challenge with bacteria becoming resistant to this treatment modality as a consequence of widespread (and often unnecessary) use. Providers are now learning to be more prudent in appropriate prescription of these drugs. Here’s some things

Choosing a Toothbrush

Never before has there been such a dizzying array of toothbrushes on the market. Consumers are inundated with new designs, materials, attachments, and colors. Whatever toothbrush design you choose, the most important thing is that you use the toothbrush-at least two or three times a day. Toothbrushes accomplish one major purpose: removing plaque. A good


Bridges are natural-looking dental appliances that can replace a section of missing teeth. Because they are custom-made, bridges are barely noticeable and can restore the natural contour of teeth as well as the proper bite relationship between upper and lower teeth. Bridges are sometimes referred to as fixed partial dentures, because they are semi-permanent and
Pro-active Expecting mothers in San Diego ask us about considerations in oral health and pregnancy. There is a great deal to discuss. We recommend that if you are pregnant you see your general or pediatric dentist and consider the following: — Oral health education: Early intervention and counseling during the perinatal period from all health