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Cavity Fighting Chewing Gum?

At Peninsula Center of Cosmetic Dentistry in Los Altos CA, we are sometimes asked about Xylitol. What is it, exactly? Is there really a sweetener that helps prevent cavities? The answer is not a simple yes or no. Xylitol is a natural sweetener that was first discovered in birch tree bark, but is also found… Continue reading Cavity Fighting Chewing Gum?

Are You Watching For Cavities?

Tooth decay is one of the most common health problems there is. Are you doing everything you can to prevent it? In this post from Peninsula Center of Cosmetic Dentistry in Los Altos CA we have some practical ideas that can help. Avoid Refined Sugar: This one is probably obvious, but avoiding sugar should be… Continue reading Are You Watching For Cavities?

Don’t Let A Simple Problem Become Serious

In this post from Peninsula Center of Cosmetic Dentistry in Los Altos CA we are going to discuss those small irritations in the mouth that have the potential to become big problems. Injuries, sores, or inflammation in the mouth can be very uncomfortable. These non-specific irritations, called stomatitis, have many different causes. They may be… Continue reading Don’t Let A Simple Problem Become Serious

Mouthwash Facts

Using mouthwash is a quick and easy way to freshen up your breath, and certain types are actually a good addition to your daily dental health routine. But at Peninsula Center of Cosmetic Dentistry in Los Altos CA, we remind you that using mouthwash is never a substitute for brushing and flossing your teeth. There… Continue reading Mouthwash Facts

Are Floss Picks As Good As Regular Dental Floss?

Are floss picks as good as regular floss? While it’s better to use a floss pick than to not floss at all, it’s important to note that floss picks can only clean a part of the tooth’s surface. At Peninsula Center of Cosmetic Dentistry in Los Altos CA, we recommend traditional floss or tape. Here’s… Continue reading Are Floss Picks As Good As Regular Dental Floss?

How To Make Brushing Teeth A Habit?

Brushing and flossing your teeth twice a day is one of the best things you can do to maintain good dental health. You’ve probably heard us say that more than once, at Peninsula Center of Cosmetic Dentistry in Los Altos CA. Not many patients like to admit it, but studies show that some people have… Continue reading How To Make Brushing Teeth A Habit?

Do I Need A Dental Cleaning If I Brush And Floss At Home?

This blog post from Peninsula Center of Cosmetic Dentistry in Los Altos CA focuses on professional teeth cleanings. You might wonder if you need a professional dental cleaning if you already brush and floss every day at home. The answer is yes: both are important, because they work together to maintain your dental health. We… Continue reading Do I Need A Dental Cleaning If I Brush And Floss At Home?

The Guide To Healthy Tooth Enamel

If you read our blog post on the basics of tooth enamel loss last week, then you already know that tooth enamel is one of the strongest substances in the body. You also know it is neither indestructible nor renewable. It’s important to brush and floss daily, and have regular checkups at Peninsula Center of… Continue reading The Guide To Healthy Tooth Enamel

Five Facts About Enamel Erosion

This post from Peninsula Center of Cosmetic Dentistry in Los Altos CA is about your tooth enamel, and how you can best protect it. Our teeth work hard and are constantly under assault. It’s no wonder that nature encases them with an armor of enamel – the hardest substance in the body. Sadly, enamel erosion… Continue reading Five Facts About Enamel Erosion

Preventative Maintenance For Your Irreplaceable Smile

You know the old saying: an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of the cure. At Peninsula Center of Cosmetic Dentistry in Los Altos CA, we are big advocates of preventative dentistry as the best way to maintain dental health. Preventative dentistry, though, is about more than healthy teeth and gums. Your dental health… Continue reading Preventative Maintenance For Your Irreplaceable Smile