A Dental Filling Might Be Able to Repair a Tooth Suffering From Dental Attrition

Unaddressed alignment issues with your teeth that went uncorrected in adolescence or that develop as you age can alter the healthy relationship between two or more of your teeth. As time goes on the alignment issue can wear away the tooth enamel leading to chronic problems with dental attrition. If... Read more »

The Basics: Pregnancy and Dental Health

There may be several aspects of your oral health care that you often don't think of. Underlying issues including aspects of your everyday life can influence the health of your smile. Even something like a pregnancy can not only affect your body in several ways, but it can eventually lead... Read more »

The Damage Mouth Jewelry Can Do to Your Teeth

Mouth jewelry can look cool and popular with many people. Yes, despite the appearance of mouth jewelry, it can cause serious problems to your teeth, tongue, and lead to many oral health problems in the future. Our dentist, Dr. Michael Gardner with Euclid Family Dentistry in Ontario, California, cares about... Read more »

Better Smiles Begin with Chewing Gum

Did you know that chewing sugarless gum can help improve your oral health? Although chewing gum is often linked to oral health ailments such as TMJ disorders and dental damage that can arise from continually wearing down your jaw, the truth is that sugarless gum is actually very beneficial for... Read more »

Has Your Filling Gone AWOL?

While we try our hardest, sometimes dental fillings take a leave of absence, and you need to call the dentist for a replacement. Like people who go AWOL, the missing fillings tend to leave their assigned positions, namely your teeth, defenseless. Here are some things you can do to protect... Read more »

Tips for Staying Calm in the Dental Chair

Do you ever feel nervous in the dental chair? If so, our dental team has some good news for you! There are ways you can feel more relaxed, calm, and comfortable in the dental chair. To be more specific, there are things you can do to help calm your nerves.... Read more »

3 Questions to Ask at Your next Dental Cleaning Appointment

Routine dental visits are vital to maintaining a healthy smile. When you come into our office for a cleaning and checkup, we will provide a thorough evaluation of your oral health, typically with the help of dental X-rays. Next, we provide a professional cleaning to remove hardened plaque, along with... Read more »

Whitening Toothpaste Uses Mild Concentrations of Hydrogen Peroxide

Every year millions of Americans deal with stains on their teeth. Minor stains are dealt with early on with a polish by your dental hygienist during your routine checkup. Darker or deeper dental stains will likely need further treatment. This is even more likely to be an issue if you... Read more »

The Origins of Toothpaste

The history of toothpaste dates back centuries, starting way back in 5000 B.C. Read today’s blog about the origins of toothpaste and how it has evolved over the years! It all began in Egyptian times, when they started using a paste to clean their teeth – even before toothbrushes were... Read more »

How Do You Know When You Have a Cavity?

How do you know when you have a cavity, especially when it is just starting? To help you overcome this problem, we will explain how you can identify a forming cavity. First, what is a cavity exactly? The simplest description is a hole or depression in your teeth. These holes... Read more »