older woman learns about her need for dental implants

Types of Dental Implants

People with missing teeth often become extremely self-conscious during social situations. Some individuals also develop poor eating habits, especially when the frequently available food is difficult to chew. Such a situation increases the vulnerability to other diet-related and self-esteem issues. However, with dental implants, you can receive a complete restoration of the missing teeth.   Replacing…

man learning about the best way to treat gingivitis

5 Effective Ways to Treat Gingivitis

Gingivitis occurs when plaque accumulates around the teeth. This plaque has bacteria that cause inflammation of the gums. It is a less destructive type of gum disease. At times the disease may develop into periodontitis. This is a severe condition and requires periodontal treatment. The most prevalent cause of gingivitis is poor oral hygiene. This encourages plaque…

man receiving professional teeth whitening at the dentist

At-Home vs. Professional Teeth Whitening

Which Teeth Whitening Options Are Safe? In general, you don’t need to be overly concerned about the safety of teeth whitening dental procedures. If you follow the instructions, your biggest concern will be minor soreness. As long as you follow your San Francisco dentist’s instructions, teeth whitening in a dental office is safe. Some over-the-counter…