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Bad Breath

Woman Holding Hand Over Her Mouth Due to Bad Breath Napa, CA

Though few will ever admit it, many suffer from the embarrassing affects of bad breath. Medically known as Halitosis, Medical News Today claims that 25% of people suffer from it, and oral hygiene is to blame for a large majority of cases. To put in perspective, 25% means that 1 in 4 individuals experience bad […]

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What is Emergency Dentistry?

Concerned Patient Napa CA Emergency Dentist

Dental emergencies are common throughout America, with 22% of the population having experienced some degree of orofacial pain in the preceding six months, as reported by American Family Physician. Despite the dental community’s commitment to preventative dentistry as well as patient education, individuals continue to question what constitutes a true dental emergency. Besides keeping your […]

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When Is it Time for a Baby Tooth to Come Out?

Napa Valley CA Pediatric Dentist

Losing teeth is a big milestone in your son or daughter’s development! It can be both scary and fascinating for your child, and you might be a bit concerned about whether their teeth are coming out on time. Signs the Tooth Is Ready to Lose A baby tooth that’s ready to be tugged out won’t […]

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Keep Those Teeth Healthy

Napa Valley CA Pediatric Dentist

Children are not always the best at taking care of themselves. How many times have you had to do the “breath test” after one of them said they had brushed their teeth? Sure, maybe they got the brush wet, and maybe even swept it around the mouth, but you can always tell when they didn’t […]

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Don’t Ignore Your Sensitive Teeth

patient during the dental treatment

Is your morning sip of coffee ruined by sudden tooth pain? Do you wince at the thought of eating ice cream? Teeth sensitivity is characterized by pain when consuming hot or cold foods and drinks. It is a common dental complaint, and one that can cause notable disruptions within your smile comfort. There are a […]

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Five Common Dental Concerns in Children

photo of a smiling boy

For first time parents, there’s a lot to learn. From when to schedule well checks to how often – or how much – to feed your child, not a detail goes overlooked. The same goes for their smile! Long before your child can ever start to brush their teeth, it’s time to start planning your […]

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