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?
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
Santa Cruz is a city known for its deep tans and California smiles. Santa Cruz dental implants are becoming a popular alternative to dentures, for people looking to improve their smile. You may have heard about dental implants from a friend or your dentist. Before you get your assessment, there are three important questions to ask. These… Continue reading Questions to ask a Santa Cruz Dentist Before Getting Dental Implants
Here’s something mind-blowing: a sweet tooth might be genetic.
Periodontal disease is a tricky subject. In plain terms, this condition is permanent. Once you have acquired a periodontal disease, the damage cannot be undone. However, if you follow the instructions of your dental team you can fight the disease to a standstill. Slowing or stopping the advance of periodontal gum disease is the goal once you have this disease. It can be done in the early stages, with the proper treatment.
Surely, like most people, you want to keep your teeth healthy. In the end, neglecting your teeth hurts more than your health; it also hurts wallet in the long run. This obviously results in you, forking over thousands of dollars for dental care, all because you neglected to properly manage your oral health. Luckily, there is a way to help prevent major mouth reconstruction. Practicing preventive dentistry is the perfect way to protect your oral hygiene.
Aging can be stressful- but taking care of your teeth as a senior should be stress-free! Just like at any age, dental hygiene is of critical importance to seniors, but some might worry about how to maintain great dental hygiene at an older age. To help keep your mouth healthy and make sure your oral… Continue reading 6 Tips for Senior Dental Care