Canker Sores

They are persistent, painful, and not fun to have around. What could they be? They are likely canker sores. These little bumps and divets in the oral cavity are tedious, troublesome, and, because of advanced dental research, treatable. Canker sores are round and shallow depressions in the cheeks, gums, or lips that vividly hurt. The… Read more »

Recognizing and Preventing Gingivitis

Gingivitis is a very common but mild form of gum disease. It is preventable and treatable when it occurs. But if it is left untreated it can lead to more serious conditions. In fact, gum disease has been linked not only to other oral health issues but to things such as cardiovascular disease and complications… Read more »

How a Bone Graft Can Renew Your Smile Health

Dr. Dawn Wu and Dr. Huyen Nguyen at are pleased to offer bone augmentation, or bone grafting, for our patients experiencing jaw bone loss in loss in , . If you have lost bone density because of oral issues such as tooth loss, trauma or gum disease, a bone graft procedure can renew your smile… Read more »

Daily Oral Hygiene Focus Needs to Be Given to Your Teeth and Braces

The orthodontic hardware of your braces creates a sophisticated system capable of applying progressive tension to your teeth. Each braces tightening performed at Dr. ’s , clinic is designed to gradually move your teeth one small step closer to their ideal alignment. This will serve to correct unappealing elements of your smile while reducing your… Read more »

Can Dental Bonding Upgrade and Enhance Your Smile?

Can dental bonding upgrade and enhance your smile? Dental bonding is a cosmetic dentistry service that is often used to repair or improve damaged teeth with a resin or porcelain material. Oftentimes, dental bonding treatments can tremendously improve the look and function of your teeth. For more information about dental bonding and its uses, see… Read more »

How Flossing Helps Your Oral Health

If you’ve ever visited a dentist, you probably understand that you should brush your teeth every day for two minutes at a time. You might also understand that you should set up appointments with us once every six months. Finally, you might have been told that flossing should be an important part of your oral… Read more »

How Soda Affects Your Teeth

You probably know that there are several things you should do if you’re interested in keeping your teeth healthy and strong. For example, you probably know you should follow a good diet with plenty of calcium in it. However, did you know that sodas can actually have a negative impact on your pearly whites? Sadly,… Read more »

Danger: Dental Accidents May Lie Ahead!

Danger: Dental accidents are afoot at every turn. Your teeth may not be safe! Beware! Don’t dare to avoid your oral health care, or a dental accident can give you a scare! Granted, every moment of your life isn’t a constant war to save your ivory little wonderbites that are tucked safely in their tiny… Read more »

Tooth Abscess and Tooth Infections: What You Should Know

Do you know what the differences between a tooth abscess and a tooth infection are? Would you be surprised to learn that many individuals confuse the two treatments? While they share some similarities, there are also significant differences. As you know, your body can usually fight off infections well. However, because blood doesn’t flow to… Read more »

Which Is Best for Your Mouth, Implants or Bridges?

If you have a missing tooth, you may know that there are several things you should consider doing to have the issue addressed. While many restorations offer similar benefits, you should have your tooth replaced as soon as possible. If you don’t, you could have a hard time chewing comfortably or could struggle to pronounce… Read more »