Blue Coast Dental Group Blog
February 15, 2019
It may be startling to hear, but 85 percent of U.S. adults have some form of gum disease. While this includes even the mildest forms of gum disease like gingivitis, it doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be seeking necessary treatment or improving your oral care habits. Gingivitis can easily develop into more severe stages of the condition that a whopping 47 percent of U.S. adults over the age of 30 carry: periodontitis.
To learn about the more detailed symptoms of these conditions as well as which treatments you’ll nee to consider, keep reading!(more…)
February 11, 2019
It’s the time of the year again for chocolates, flowers and maybe dinner and a movie. If it’s a first date, you’ll be extra careful to ensure you make the best initial impression. That means you’ll be concerned about such things as wardrobe selection, using the right amount of fragrance and showing up on time. Your dentist in Torrance says don’t forget about one of the most important factors, though – your breath. Read on to get some helpful tips to prevent a disaster!(more…)
February 7, 2019
February is a month when we celebrate love, but did you know that February is also National Children’s Dental Health Month? It’s a time for spreading awareness of dental issues that they can experience and a time to commit to helping your own children have better oral health. Check out this helpful information from your children’s dentist in Torrance.(more…)
January 2, 2019
When you look at your smile, what do you see? If you think your grin could be whiter or you have stains and discoloration, you’re not alone. Around 80% of the American population wants a whiter smile. Studies have shown that a whiter smile makes people perceive you as more youthful, confident, successful, and healthy. That’s why it’s a great idea to start the new year off right with teeth whitening in Torrance. Keep reading to discover how you can benefit from a whiter set of teeth.(more…)
January 1, 2019
Are you missing any teeth? A popular tooth replacement solution is dental implants because they are the longest-lasting and most natural looking restoration. However, those that have been missing teeth for a while may not be suitable for implants because their jawbone is too weak to support them. That is, until now! Thanks to mini dental implants in Torrance, those with weakened jawbones can receive the same benefits. Keep reading to discover the advantages of mini dental implants and why they’re a great investment to make in your oral health.(more…)
December 20, 2018
With the new year just around the corner, you’ve probably already started thinking about what resolutions you’d like to make. For some people, it’s eating better or exercising more. But did you ever consider the benefits of committing to regular dental visits?
Not only will regular dental visits help your oral health overall, but you’ll get to take advantage of cosmetic treatments that can give your smile the boost it may need! To learn how you can take advantage of a new patient special from a cosmetic dentist in Torrance, keep reading!(more…)
December 15, 2018
The holidays are a season for spending quality time with extended family members, decorating the home, enjoying the lights in the community and of course opening up gifts. But while it’s easy to get wrapped up in festive activities (and wrapping paper), you don’t want to let your oral care go out the window. Holiday treats can be tasty, but getting a new cavity is no way to ring in the new year.
With these tips from a dentist in Torrance, you can rest assured knowing that your smile be in good health throughout the season.(more…)
December 13, 2018
If you’ve opted to use Invisalign in Torrance to straighten your teeth and correct your bite, you already know about the many advantages it offers. Unlike with traditional braces, you can still eat all your favorite foods, it’s easy to keep your teeth and gums clean, and (best of all) you’re getting great results – invisibly! You get most of these benefits because you can take out your aligner trays, but the ability to remove them also means you must take good care of them as well. In this blog, you’ll learn how to maintain your trays and care for your teeth during treatment so you get the best results possible!(more…)
November 29, 2018
The oral healthcare aisle at your local grocery store may have dozens of different types of toothpastes. Some might have flashy packages and make grandiose claims about how they can whiten your teeth, fortify enamel, or give you amazingly fresh breath. Is all of that just hype? Does it really matter which toothpaste you and your family use? In fact, there is no one size fits all solution when it comes to toothpaste. For optimum oral health, each member of your clan might need different products to clean their teeth. A family dentist in Torrance is here to talk about how you can make sure that every person in your household gets what they need to maintain a fresh and healthy mouth.
November 18, 2018
If you’re missing multiple teeth, filling in those gaps in your smile is important. Replacing your lost pearly whites will enable you to eat more easily, speak more clearly, and smile more confidently. Investing in a dental prosthetic will also help you prevent oral health problems down the road. Two of the most popular options for replacing multiple teeth are dentures and dental implants in Torrance. Is one better than the other? Let’s compare your options so you can decide on a treatment plan that fits your unique circumstances and needs.