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

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Dental Implants, Oral Health, Restorative Dentist, Santa Cruz Dentist

Questions to ask a Santa Cruz Dentist Before Getting Dental Implants

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

Cosmetic Dentistry, Santa Cruz Dentist

What is Restorative Dentistry?

What is Restorative Dentistry? Santa Cruz Restorative dentistry is a combination of managing dental health and fixing any existing dental problems that are interfering with your mouth’s look, feel, and functionality. Essentially, restorative dentistry aims to return teeth to their healthiest state- and keep them looking and feeling great. Restorative dentistry encompasses a vast range… Continue reading What is Restorative Dentistry?

General Dentistry, Santa Cruz Dentist

5 Myths About Wine’s Effect on Teeth

While the holiday season is full of cheer, fireplaces, food, and holiday drinks, Dr. Peabody wants you to know about these 5 myths about wines effect on teeth that you may not have known. 1) Red Wines do more damage to your teeth than whites False. Whites, such as Chardonnay and Pinot Grigio, wear away… Continue reading 5 Myths About Wine’s Effect on Teeth

General Dentistry, Oral Health, Santa Cruz Dentist

Can Periodontal Disease be Cured?

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.