Dental Care, General Dentistry, Santa Cruz Dentist

Are Dental X-Rays Safe? Your Santa Cruz Cosmetic Dentist

Are you worried about getting dental x-rays?  Is the fear of radiation keeping you from getting the x-rays that your dentist has recommended? Worry no more- all of your burning questions about the safety and uses of dental x-rays are answered!  Before scheduling your next visit to your Santa Cruz Cosmetic dentist, take a few minutes… Continue reading Are Dental X-Rays Safe? Your Santa Cruz Cosmetic Dentist

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Bad Breath, General Dentistry, Oral Health, Santa Cruz Dentist

What is Gingivitis?

You just left your dentist and the news wasn’t great. What you thought was a simple case of brushing too hard, has now been diagnosed as gingivitis. Like most people, you wonder if you could have done more to prevent this. You may also be wondering just what exactly gingivitis is. Look no further, we… Continue reading What is Gingivitis?

Cosmetic Dentistry, General Dentistry, Santa Cruz Dentist

Is Mouthwash good?

A question that many of our patients ask us is “Why should we be using a mouthwash?” The fact is, mouthwashes may conceal the existence of dental or other health problems. The most common of these is bad breath (halitosis), which can be caused by a range of causes, including poor oral hygiene, decay, infection or xerostomia (dry mouth). If NOT having bad breath is a priority, make sure to contact… Continue reading Is Mouthwash good?

General Dentistry, Oral Health, Santa Cruz Dentist

Tooth Erosion: How to prevent it

A common dental problem among our Dr. Peabody DDS patients is tooth erosion. The outer layer of teeth is called enamel. Enamel protects your teeth from normal everyday wear and tear that result from eating and drinking. The enamel of the teeth is the strongest substance in the body. Though incredibly strong, enamel in the… Continue reading Tooth Erosion: How to prevent it