A Night Guard Can Help Teeth Grinding

night guardGrinding your teeth while you sleep is a serious issue. Though you may not be aware of it as it is occurring, the damage incurred is serious. If you do happen to suffer from this disorder, you likely experience jaw soreness and notice changes to your teeth. Many individuals dealing with this issue notices chipped teeth, diminished enamel, and a tight jaw. While these may seem like minor symptoms at first teeth grinding — also known as bruxism — can lead to needing more serious procedures down the road, if not dealt with early. For example, if you don’t treat grinding early, you may need porcelain veneers to fix the aesthetic damage done. Luckily, there is a solution; night guards can help ensure that your bruxism won’t hurt your teeth anymore. In today’s blog, your Newport Beach, CA, dentist discusses how he can help protect your teeth while you sleep. (more…)

We Provide Custom-Made Dental Bridges

dental bridgeMissing a tooth can hurt your confidence; from a young age, we are taught that maintaining a full smile is the zenith of oral health. While, doing everything you can to keep your smile healthy is crucial, sometimes losing a tooth to extraction is the best option medically. Regardless of the reason for missing a tooth, it is important to fill in the space. In today’s blog your Newport Beach, CA, dentist discusses how dental bridges can help you complete your smile once again. (more…)

Tooth Loss & Dementia Can Be Connected

dementia and tooth lossIn a recent report relayed by the National Institute On Aging, adults who are missing teeth have a higher risk of cognitive impairment and dementia. Moreover, this risk increases with each missing tooth. Although the reason behind this connection is not fully understood, the results are clear and show that not only is it crucial to take care of your teeth, but it is also important to replace any missing ones with prosthetics or dental implants. In today’s blog, your Newport Beach, CA, dentist discusses this study and describes how he can help. (more…)

Oral Hygiene Affects Covid-19 Severity

good oral hygieneWe are well into the COVID-19 pandemic, and while the vaccine has helped millions regain a semblance of normalcy in their lives, many still suffer from the health impacts of the infection. There are many ways to lessen the severity of the Coronavirus should you catch it, and recent studies show that practicing good oral hygiene habits can help, too. In today’s blog, your Newport Beach, CA, dentist discusses the role your oral health can play in minimizing the severity of COVID-19.  (more…)

We Offer Professional Teeth Whitening

teeth whiteningMany of us are discontent with the color of our smiles. We all want bright white teeth, but this is easier said than done. Myriad environmental factors can stain our smiles, and most commercial products, like toothpaste, whitening strips, and rinses, provide lackluster results. Cosmetic treatments, like professional teeth whitening, provide results that will leave you feeling confident and happy with your smile. In today’s blog, your Newport Beach, CA, dentist discusses the causes of stains, and how our professional treatment can help treat them.  (more…)

Sedation Can Help Anxious Patients

dental sedationAnxiety about visiting the dentist is quite common. Lots of patients are nervous at the thought of an oral healthcare professional examining their mouths. For many, this fear can prevent them from getting the dental care they need. Luckily, dental sedation can help alleviate anxiety and make their visits much more comfortable. In today’s blog, your Newport Beach, CA, dentist explains the different kinds of sedation and how each one can help you relax as we conduct our procedures.


We Can Help You Detect Oral Cancer

oral pathologyMaintaining good oral health consists of much more than making sure you brush your teeth twice a day and knowing what to do in case of dental emergencies. A major component of it is regularly seeing your dentist or dentist for check-ups and acting quickly if you notice anything amiss in your mouth. In today’s blog, your Newport Beach, CA, dentist discusses oral pathology and how it can help us detect diseases that affect your mouth. (more…)

Dental Implants Offer Major Benefits

dental implantIf you have a missing tooth — whether from extraction or damage — you likely want to have it replaced as soon as possible. There are several ways of accomplishing this: a dental bridge or dentures, for example, can provide a new, prosthetic tooth. Though aesthetically effective, these methods can leave something desired, as they do not fully feel like secure teeth within your mouth. Dental implants, on the other hand, go into your gum line and attach to your jawbone, resulting in a very natural, snug fit. In today’s blog, your Newport Beach, CA, dentist discusses dental implants and the myriad benefits they provide. (more…)

Porcelain Veneers Brighten Smiles

porcelain veneersIt is important to feel confident in how your smile looks. The last thing you want is to feel self-conscious when you’re posing for pictures or feeling the need to limit the amount you smile. A wide variety of issues can cause this anxiety: cracked and chipped teeth and deep stains are common culprits. Luckily, porcelain veneers offer a great solution to all these problems and more. No matter the cause — whether grinding your teeth at night or suffering an injury — this helpful dental procedure can fix your smile. In today’s blog, your Newport Beach, CA, dentist discusses the ways porcelain veneers can help. (more…)