Cold Weather and Tooth Sensitivity

Cold Weather and Tooth Sensitivity General Dentistry Aptos   There are so many things to look forward to with the change of the season, but the effects of the cold weather on your teeth aren’t usually included in that list! Here’s a little overview of how your teeth can react to changes in the weather,…

Signs to look for if you suffer from Silent Breathing Problem

Signs to look for if you suffer from Silent Breathing Problems Here are a few symptoms: ADD/ADHD ✅ a child bed wetting but potty trained ✅ Frequently wake up at night ✅ trouble in school (especially subjects Math, Science, Spelling) ✅ Mouth Breathing ✅ Snoring ✅ Restless Sleep ✅ delayed or stunted growth ✅ Nightmares…

October is National Dental Hygiene Month!

National Dental Hygiene Month General Dentistry Aptos, Ca   Did you know that October is National Dental Hygiene Month? Most people think of tricks and treats this Halloween season, but here are a few other things to keep in mind while you’re costume prepping this year:   Brushing According to the American Dental Association (ADA),…

A Cavity-Fighting Liquid Lets Patients Avoid Dentists’ Drills

A Cavity-Fighting Liquid Lets Patients Avoid Dentists’ Drills. Do you ever hear your dentist say “Watch this tooth” during your routine check up? Using SDF is a proactive way to stop these “watch” areas where a cavity is forming, so you’ll never need a filling. Read this article about SDF from a colleague of mine,…

Daily Habits to Stop Cavities

During a dental exam, I have my patients walk me through their daily dietary habits. Many people are unaware that when you eat, your mouth becomes acidic. It takes 2 hours for a healthy mouth to re-neutralize itself. If you snack or drink within 2 hours your acid attack phase is reset. Some people are…

How to Care for Your Teeth After Invisalign

How to Care for Your Teeth After Invisalign Invisalign Aptos     Congratulations on all your hard work and dedication to your smile! You’ve gone through Invisalign treatments to get the smile you’ve always wanted, and you’ve cared for your teeth with an oral routine that has worked for you; you might already suspect that…