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4 Must-Know Tips to Keep Your Dentures in Tip-top Shape

November 2, 2023

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a patient smiling and holding their dentures

Dentures are among the most tried-and-true of all dental treatments, having assisted countless patients with rebuilding their smiles and restoring their quality of life. That said, as dependable as they are, they require a particular amount of care to remain functional, clean, and most importantly, comfortable to wear! Here are a few must-know tips that your dentist wants you to keep in mind concerning denture care, so that you’re able to get impressive mileage out of your new smile!


The Kinds of Tooth Pain and Their Meanings

October 4, 2023

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A woman facing tooth pain

People don’t often focus on a toothache’s qualities. Instead, most are just concerned that their teeth hurt and look for the quickest fix. Still, the truth is that there are different kinds of tooth pain. Knowing the type you’re facing will thus help with future treatment. Luckily, your Torrance dentist has the scoop on this particular topic. Here are some of the most common types of tooth pain and what they might mean for you.


What Is Dry Socket? How Can You Prevent It?

September 6, 2023

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Woman with mouth pain, possibly suffering from dry socket

Under normal circumstances, most people recover from a tooth extraction within a week or two. Unfortunately, a rare and painful complication known as dry socket can significantly slow down the healing process for some patients. What exactly is dry socket? How can you prevent it? Read on below to discover information that will help you to enjoy a smooth recovery after a tooth extraction.


Your Brief Guide to Preventing Summertime Dental Emergencies

August 1, 2023

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a group of people playing on a beach

Life can come at you pretty fast, and sometimes, unexpected incidents such as dental emergencies can occur out of the blue and when it’s least convenient—they might even pop up during your summer vacation! But you don’t have to live in fear or postpone your summer fun due to concerns about dental-related injuries; with a little knowledge and preparation, these scenarios can easily be avoided. Here are some useful tips from your trusted emergency dentist for preventing dental emergencies this summer so you can focus on having a fantastic time!


4 Signs It’s Time to Replace Your Dental Crown

July 1, 2023

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a closeup of a dental crown

Dental crowns are one of the most versatile treatment options in all of dentistry, capable of completely restoring severely damaged or decayed teeth and giving them a second shot at life. However, there comes a time when a dental crown must be replaced in order to continue functioning properly and prevent oral health issues from progressing. Keep reading to learn about four of the tell-tale signs that it’s time to have a dental crown replaced so that you can ensure your smile continues to look and feel great for the foreseeable future.


4 Bad Habits with Dentures

June 6, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — bluecoast @ 4:00 pm
a denture

Investing in dentures to replace several or all missing teeth across an arch is a big step towards improving your health and quality of life. That’s because living with gaps in your smile has been shown to increase your chances of developing depression, social anxiety, and can even impact your ability to maintain a nutritional diet. Once you get your new replacement teeth, it’s important to take proper care of them to ensure they last as long as possible and continue serving you. Read on to find out four common bad habits that can impact your dentures so you can take the proper steps towards quitting them.


4 Useful Tips for Talking with Dentures

May 1, 2023

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a group of people talking

Dentures are a tried-and-true solution for replacing missing teeth, and many patients have turned toward them to rebuild their smiles and restore their oral functionality. And while the prosthetics are great for helping patients eat and speak once more, it doesn’t just magically happen—it takes some practice to get there! Here’s more about how dentures can impact one’s ability to speak and some useful tips to help counter these speedbumps.


What You Need to Know About Interproximal Cavities

April 1, 2023

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a dental exam

A cavity that forms between two teeth is called an interproximal cavity, and just like any other type of cavity, it results from the enamel being worn away and bacteria causing decay. But since they form between your teeth, they can sometimes go unnoticed. Keep reading to learn more from your dentist about how interproximal cavities are detected and treated and some tips for preventing them.


A Step-by-Step Guide to Using Invisalign Cleaning Crystals

March 10, 2023

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Invisalign cleaning crystal packets on table

Over the past few years, Invisalign has become one of the most popular orthodontic treatments – and it’s easy to see why! The clear aligners allow you to discreetly and comfortably get the straight smile you’ve always wanted. If you recently started your journey, you may not know what to do if your trays are looking a bit yellow or discolored. Well, you can use your Invisalign cleaning crystals to give them a deeper clean! Read on for a brief guide on how to use them properly.


4 Ways to Maintain a Healthy Heart and Smile

February 17, 2023

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woman making a heart with her hands

Does cardiovascular disease run in your family? If you’re concerned that your heart may be at risk for serious damage, you might immediately think of ways to change your diet and incorporate more exercise into your daily routine. But have you considered your smile? If you want to learn how to keep your heart healthy with your smile, a dentist shares four things you can do to enjoy longer life and vibrant, beautiful pearly whites.

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