Does your heart start pounding at the mere thought of having a cavity filled? Do you get sweaty palms when you drive by a dental practice? If you cope with dental anxiety, then sedation dentistry from Peninsula Center of Cosmetic Dentistry in Los Altos CA can help. Dental anxiety is common: millions of Americans dread… Continue reading You Won’t Be Out Cold; Unless You Want To Be!
Your teeth are meant to last a lifetime, and with proper home care and regular checkups at Peninsula Center of Cosmetic Dentistry in Los Altos CA, they can. But sometimes things go wrong, in spite of everyone’s best efforts. Dental implants are an ideal solution for anyone who loses one or more of their natural… Continue reading Are Dentures the Only Answer for Extensive Tooth Loss?
Perhaps getting everything lined up for a breathtaking smile can take a bit of work. Often, teeth can become misaligned, overcrowded, or abscessed. In any one of these cases, cosmetic dentistry from Peninsula Center of Cosmetic Dentistry in Los Altos CA can help! We offer Invisalign® Clear Braces, which can help you restructure your… Continue reading 4 Ways To Get Your Teeth In Line
Mini-dental implants are, as their name suggests, a smaller version of regular dental implants. They have several advantages, and are one of our most popular restorative dentistry treatments at Peninsula Center of Cosmetic Dentistry in Los Altos CA. Like their larger counterparts, mini implants are titanium posts inserted into the jaw, where they fuse with… Continue reading A Maximum Upgrade With Mini Implants
It’s no secret that many dread going to the dentist. Whether they associate dental visits with shame, pain, or financial drain, they avoid it at all costs. At Peninsula Center of Cosmetic Dentistry in Los Altos CA, we encourage all our patients to see their dentist regularly. This way, you can prevent more uncomfortable dental… Continue reading Don’t Like Dental Visits? Go Anyway.
Partial dentures are a way to apply synthetic teeth to the mouth without the need for any invasive procedures. Our dentists will take a mold of your teeth, before or after your tooth removal, and have a set of dentures made. There are two types of partial dentures, immediate and conventional, both of which have… Continue reading Things To Know Before You Get Partial Dentures
Since we were little, we’ve been told to stay away from candy to preserve our oral health, particularly, our teeth. This is quite true about most candies. However, chewing gum has evolved a lot. Today, chewing gum can even help us improve our oral health tremendously. Here is how. Increasing Flow Of Saliva Although most… Continue reading Can Chewing Gum Help Improve Your Oral Health
There are all sorts of things that we eat, chew, and consume that do untold damage to our teeth and gums. From sugary foods to chewing on foreign objects like pencils and pens and drinking too many acidic drinks can all have different and lasting effects on our mouths. But what we would like to… Continue reading What Acid Does To Damage Your Gum Tissues
The effects of having a regular exercise routine have benefits beyond your physical body, and exercise can actually keep your mouth healthy.Those who exercise lower their risk for gum disease – this is good news because gum disease can cause more issues throughout your entire body as well as your oral health. Just a few… Continue reading How Exercise Can Affect Your Oral Health
Your tooth, or rather the outside layer of each tooth, is made of enamel. This layer helps to protect your teeth from all types of damage. Tooth enamel is one of the toughest substances – ever. It is even tougher than bone. It helps to protect the pulp in your teeth and protects the nerves… Continue reading What Leads To A Loss Of Enamel On Your Teeth?