What is Obstructive Sleep Apnea?

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Quality sleep is crucial for a healthy life. During the deepest moments of sleep, the body begins to care for and restore itself. When you can’t get this sleep, your overall health and wellbeing become impacted.  Sleep apnea is a rather serious sleep disorder because it means your breathing stops and starts during sleep. And while it may be caused …

Toddlers & Teeth: Starting Your Child on the Road to Oral Health

Team Pediatric Dentistry

Toddlers are enthusiastic learners, which is why these years are critical when it comes to laying the foundation for a lifetime of healthy smiles. They want to be just like their parents and older siblings, so there’s no better time to teach them dental hygiene habits like brushing and flossing. Here are some tips for keeping your child’s smile bright …

Delayed Tooth Eruption: What You Should Know

Team Pediatric Dentistry

As much as we can’t resist those gummy baby smiles, seeing that first tooth poke its way through the gums is a proud parent moment. Sure, it’s not exactly an accomplishment like learning to crawl or walk, but it definitely feels like one after all the drooling, fussing, and gnawing at anything within reach. Some babies and toddlers don’t get …

How Much Does Invisalign Cost in Cupertino, CA?

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We see many patients for Invisalign in Cupertino, and it’s easy to understand why—Invisalign is a more comfortable, convenient, and discreet alternative to conventional orthodontic braces. Unlike traditional braces, which use a system of brackets and wires to push and pull teeth into place, Invisalign uses clear plastic aligners that gently shift teeth into alignment. Below, we answer some of …

How Much Do Dental Implants Cost in Cupertino, CA?

Team Dental Implants

Cost is one of the primary concerns patients have about dental implants. Even before asking about what the process involves or how long it takes, many people want to know, “How much do dental implants cost?” We understand that dental implants are a significant investment, but we think they’re one worth making. Below, we answer some of the most common …

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Baby Pacifiers: Fears vs. Facts

Team General Dentistry

Pacifiers are a subject that causes many parents to be on the defensive, but the reality is that sucking is a natural reflex for babies. Infants start sucking their thumbs while still in the womb and the action continues to soothe them once they’re born. Sucking on a thumb or pacifier comforts them in times of stress and relaxes them …

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How to Save a Knocked Out Tooth

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Whether it’s your own tooth or your child’s, it’s hard not to panic when you’re dealing with a knocked out tooth. You may be surprised to learn that if the proper steps are taken, it’s very easy for us to place the tooth back into the socket and repair the damage, but acting quickly is crucial. Here are the steps …

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Toothpaste for Sensitive Teeth: Does It Make a Difference?

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Sensitive teeth are a problem that can cut into your daily life and make eating excruciating. If you have sensitive teeth, your dentist may suggest switching to a toothpaste made for sensitive teeth. Many manufacturers have a sensitive toothpaste that should help protect and minimize the discomfort of sensitive teeth. However, many people are not convinced that sensitive toothpaste is …

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The Long Term Benefits of Regular Dental Visits

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There are many short-term benefits of visiting the dentist regularly. The patients who see us often usually have brief visits because plaque and tartar haven’t had much of a chance to accumulate. Because regular dental visits are one of the best ways to prevent cavities and gum disease, usually their 6 month exams and cleanings are the only time they …