Monthly Santa Rosa CA Dentist Blogs
We believe in creating a relationship with our patients that goes beyond the office doors. We've specially created this section of our site to share with you some blogs posts that out family dentistry in Santa Rosa CA thought you would find interesting and enjoy. Every month we post a new blog to help our patients have the healthiest teeth possible. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call (707) 571-7890.
National Hygiene Month
October is National Hygiene Month! All month long, you’ll be reminded that your teeth are a very important part of your body and that they deserve attention! Nobody understands the important role of healthy teeth better than...
Dental Benefits of Breastfeeding
With the 2015 World Breastfeeding Week being the first one in August, and all of August being dedicated to National Breastfeeding Month- today your Santa Rosa dentist wanted to discuss some of the dental benefits of...
Why Fruits & Veggies Matter
Learn from September’s Month Awareness why Fruits & Vegetables should be Incorporated in Every Meal September is right around the corner, which means that children are getting ready in their best outfits for the first day...
National Dental Hygiene Month 2015
Dentist in Santa Rosa on the Importance of Hygiene In just a few days, we will be in the midst of October! Not only does that mean cooler temperatures, leaves falling and some spooky treats to protect the kids mouth from at the...
Save Your Teeth from Halloween Treats
Santa Rosa Dentist on Unavoidable Candy Since Halloween is right around the corner, children and adults alike will feel obliged to indulge in candy a little more than usual. It’s tradition, right? Unfortunately, eating a large...
For Our Smiles, We Are Thankful
Santa Rosa Family Dentist on Thanksgiving Favorites There is no time quite like the holidays to bring the family together, enjoy a nice home cooked meal and appreciate the time you get to spend with one another. Thanksgiving is...
New Year, Better Smile
Tips for How to Better Your Smile in the New Year with Your Santa Rosa CA Dentist The New Year is right around the corner and everyone is thinking of their resolutions. Commonly, resolutions are about saving money, losing weight,...
Children's Dental Health Month
In just a few days when February graces us with its presence, it will mark the 75th anniversary of the ADA’s National Children’s Dental Health Month! With your dentist in Santa Rosa CA’s dedication to oral health care for...
National Nutrition Month
Santa Rosa CA Dentist Shares how Important Your Diet Is and Why Your Teeth are Affected, Too With the month of March almost upon us, it’s time to start eating right! While there’s no perfect time, it’s important for...
Eating Disorders and Oral Health
Santa Rosa dentist on the Dental Effects of Eating Disorders With March being “National Nutrition Month,” your Santa Rosa dentist wanted to talk to you today about a subject that can sometimes be overlooked or...
National Facial Protection Month
Dentist in Santa Rosa CA Spreads Awareness of Protecting Your Teeth during Sports Season Now that it’s getting warmer, baseball season is just about here! Not only for the professionals, but for children and young adults, too....
World No Tobacco Day 2016
Help Your Santa Rosa CA Dentist Spread the Word about World No Tobacco Day This Year! Every year an estimated 6 million deaths are caused by tobacco related products worldwide. And although they are the most vilified, that is not just...
Keep a Healthy Smile All Summer
Santa Rosa dentist Shows how to Enjoy Your Summer While Maintaining a Strong Smile Summer time is officially here! This means having fun in the sun with your friends and families at parties, barbeques, at the beach, and more!...
Consequences of Not Flossing
Use Helpful Tips from Your Santa Rosa Dentist to Protect Your Teeth by Daily Flossing It’s no secret that every dentist you’ve visited has told you to floss in order to protect improve your oral and dental health. While this...
Back-to-School Dental Tips for Your Smile
Whether Your Kids are Going Back to School or You Are, Your Santa Rosa Family Dentist Wants Everybody to Have a Happy and Healthy Smile! Whether your children are about to start school or they’re already back, there’s a...
Start the Conversation: Daily 4
See how the Daily 4 Represents the Importance of Your Daily Dental Hygiene with the Help of Your Dentist in Santa Rosa CA The month of October is right around the corner; the weather gets cooler, the sun goes down earlier, and the...
Scare Away a Spooky Smile!
Your Santa Rosa CA Family Dentist Wants to Protect Your Smile from the Tricks that Your Treats will Pull Happy Halloween, from our family to yours! On this spookiest day of the year, there are some important requirements for...
Correct these Common Dental Problems
Don’t Let These Common Dental Problems Ruin Your Smile – See how Your Santa Rosa CA Dentist can Protect and Save Your Teeth There’s a dramatic myth that as you get older, your teeth will naturally become weaker and...
Resolutions for a Healthy Smile
View Some New Year’s Resolutions by Your Santa Rosa Dentist so Your Smile can Shine Bright for 2017 The New Year is just around the corner! While everyone has had their ups and downs, we want to make sure that all of our...
History of Toothbrushes & Toothpaste
Learn how People Used to Clean their Smile in Early Centuries and how Far We’ve Come with Our Modern Tools! When we brush our teeth every morning and night, we don’t always think about where it all started. How was...
What Are the Different Causes of Loose Teeth?
Learn the causes of loose teeth from your Santa Rosa Dentist People of all ages often suffer from tooth loss, which can often leave negative effects on a person’s confidence and self-esteem. It can result in a lacking smile, one...
Fight the Myths Harming Your Smile
Get Rid of Dental Myths and Fears with the Help of Your Santa Rosa Dentist Dentistry is one of the most important and beneficial practices that people of all ages can benefit from. Your smile is something that you want to last...
Learn the Importance of Family Dentistry from your Family Dentist in Santa Rosa, CA When it comes to your family, you want everyone to have top oral and dental health. The best option for your family is to find a dentist that offers...
Checklist For Brushing Properly
You may think you have been brushing your teeth correctly, but there are many facets that entail maintaining proper oral health. There are many different factors that go into optimizing your dental hygiene. Below are some suggestions on how to...
When Teeth Removal is a Must
With proper teeth care, most people try to avoid removing a tooth. In the mind of many people, a tooth is only removed because there is no hope for the tooth. And this is the case sometimes. However, this is not always the reason for removing a...
You Cracked a Tooth...Now What?
The sound and pain of cracking or chipping a tooth can be terrifying. Not everyone has been there, so if you have experienced this feeling, consider yourself among the minority. Depending on the severity, there are many ways you can recover from...
Common Brushing Mistakes
Stay Healthy with these Brushing Tips and the Help of your Santa Rosa CA Dentist To ensure the best oral health, we believe that you should brush your teeth twice daily, once in the morning and once at night, to ensure the best oral...
Importance of Caring for Children's Teeth
Help Your Children Share their Strong and Healthy Smile with the Right Snack Choices We’re all familiar with tasty sweets, chocolates, and candies that we love to indulge in. It’s no surprise that children are big fans of...
Avoid a Spooky Smile
During the month of October, children and adults across the US are anticipating the spookiest day of the year, Halloween. Between the creative outfits and the delicious sweets and treats, there’s a lot to look forward to on this popular...
Protect Your Holiday Season Smile
You Can Have a Healthy Smile and Eat Your Favorite Holiday Foods, Too! The holidays are here and your schedule is filling up fast! The next month and a half may be a little hectic, but don’t forget to keep up with your oral...
New Year, New Smile
The new year is right around the corner! 2018 gives everyone a brand new start and the motivation to work on a list of achievements that will benefit them in a number of ways. You may already have some resolutions that you’ve been working...
Why You Should Avoid Snacks
What makes snacks so appealing? Is it because they're quick? Is it because they're so easily accessible to enjoy? Is it because it feels like you're enjoying something you know you shouldn't, but it's just so tasty? If...
Children's Dental Health Month
Learn the Benefits of Top Children’s Dentistry with Your Dentist in Santa Rosa Each February, the American Dental Association works with thousands of dentists, orthodontists, and other dental professionals around the United...
Foods that Can Brighten Your Smile
Integrate These Foods Suggested by Your 95404 Dentist for a Healthier Smile When it comes to your dental care and its relationship to food, we commonly find many lists of some of your favorite meals that aren’t good for...
April is National Facial Protection Month
Have you ever watched a high-action sport and seen a tough collision or a player in pain? While much of their uniforms include protective gear on their legs, arms, and head, there is one important piece of equipment that should never be ignored...
Maintain Dental Care on Vacation
When you’re getting ready for a vacation, you have countless things on your mind – the places you’ll go, the people you’ll see, the food you’ll eat – that you don’t always remember the important items to...
Men's Oral Health Awareness
Oral and dental health is important for men and women alike, but there are differences between them that can put one or the other at a higher risk for certain issues like cavities, gum disease, and other common dental problems. According to the...
Prepare Your Smile for Vacation
When you begin planning a vacation, it’s hard to focus on what needs to be done before you head off for ultimate relaxation. Before you go, we believe that having a peace of mind about your smile is important, so you can fully enjoy your...
Brushing Habits to Break
Brushing your teeth has become a staple in your routine since you were a child, working every day to maintain a strong and healthy smile. Your 95404 dentist understands that there are some habits you can easily fall into, especially ones that...
Common Dental Injuries in Sports
As the weather changes, kids, teens, and adults alike are shifting into a new season of sports. Our athletes participating in football, field hockey, soccer, and other potentially aggressive contact sports are all at risk for several kinds of...
Ways to Protect Your Teeth on Halloween
Parents around the nation may be worried about the amount of candy that they’ll have to keep away from their children come Halloween night, but there is a positive side to this spooky and sweet holiday. Instead of doing your best to hide...
Smile-Friendly Holiday Meals
Within the next month, we’ll be swamped with so many holiday plans, we won’t know which dinner to go to! Sometimes, the right answer is to go to all of them, and while your friends and family may appreciate seeing you during this...
Working for a New Year's Smile
Another incredible year is coming to an end, allowing us to have a fresh start as 2019 approaches. You may be compiling your list of New Year’s resolutions and insisting that you’ll be sticking to them – which you should! Any...
How Exercise Affects Your Smile
How has your New Year been treating you? We hope that you’re continuously working towards your resolutions and accomplishing each and every one of them! Between dieting, exercising, and other lifestyle changes, you may not notice how one...
Your Child's Smile
As National Children’s Dental Health Month ends, we always want to share helpful tips and tricks for parents (and parents-to-be) as they watch their children grow. A child’s smile, while shiny and brand new, it’s extremely...
Nutrition and Your Smile
When you brush your teeth every morning and night, you know that this is an integral part of your oral and dental health. Skipping this step can be dangerous and can allow bacteria to form, causing cavities, decay, and other potential issues. As...
April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month
According to the American Cancer Society, oral cancer and oropharyngeal cancers affect about 53,000 people every year, with 10,000 of those being deadly cases. Oral cancer can appear as a sore or bump in the mouth that does not heal over time....
Share the Dangers on No Tobacco Day
On May 31, health professionals around the world will be celebrating No Tobacco Day. It’s no secret that there are countless negative side effects to tobacco usage, but it’s still one of the most common oral health issues that people...
Dangerous Dental Habits
You may not always realize how certain dental habits can affect your smile, but it’s important to realize the best ways to take care of your teeth and gums so you can keep your natural smile for a lifetime! Whether it’s summer...
Popular Foods that Stain Teeth
Everyone has a favorite meal, their go-to dish that brings them the comfort and warmth of their favorite day, a memory tied to the food, or something particularly fond that always cheers them up. While there could be one meal or countless meals,...
Back-to-School Dental Visits
School is back in session! While you’re helping your children get the best accessories and outfits, there’s something else that’s just as important – their smile! Your Santa Rosa dentist wants to ensure that your entire...
Identify and Prevent Cavities
When you’re told that you have a cavity, all dental professionals will recommend that you have it taken care of as soon as possible. Unfortunately, due to busy schedules between work, friends, and family, patients can find it difficult to...
Tips for a Healthy Smile This Halloween
With Halloween quickly approaching, it is important to remember your dental care routine so that your smile stays healthy this spooky season! Sugar can be bad for your teeth, so maintaining a healthy routine is essential to combat all that...
Thanksgiving Food & Dental Health
Thanksgiving is here! This holiday is filled with loved ones, both family and friends, as you enjoy and cherish the quality time this time of year. As you sit around the table full of delicious foods and drinks, we only ask you to keep your...
Dental Habits to Break in the New Year
As the year comes to an end, resolutions are on the front of everyone’s mind and what they can do to make personal improvements in 2020. Resolutions can range from exercise to diet to therapy, all of which have their own benefits for every...
New Year, New Smile! This Year’s Smile Goals
The start of a new year is the perfect time to commit to some new goals. This year, start to consider some dental health resolutions to add to your self-care routine. Whether it’s flossing daily or even whitening your smile, take this...
Celebrate Children's Dental Health Month!
February often comes with handmade valentines, chocolate, candy, and flowers, but did you know it should also come with a dental checkup? February is National Children’s Dental Health Month. That means it is the perfect time to bring your...
Maintain Your Dental Care Routine at Home
During the six months in between your routine dental appointments, we want to ensure you’re taking care of your teeth and gums to the best of your ability. We know how important your smile is in relation to your appearance and confidence,...
Keep Your Teeth Healthy at Home
A well-structured routine helps you get through your day faster and more efficiently. It’s beneficial your well-being, which includes your smile! Our Santa Rosa family dentist provides helpful ways to keep your teeth and gums healthy in...
Smile Transformation Options
When you’re looking to transform your smile, there’s no better place to go to than our office. Our Santa Rosa dentist provides numerous cosmetic services that give you the new look you’ve been dreaming of, no matter how big or...
Summer Foods for Healthy Teeth
Summer is right around the corner! We’re getting warmed up, so it’s time to have some of your favorite foods and drinks. In between, make sure that your snacks and indulgences are safe for your smile. Below, our Santa Rosa dentist...
Flossing 101: Tips from the Pros
One of the most common questions patients get when they visit our office for a cleaning is, “Have you been flossing?” This is because it’s one of the most important steps in your daily dental routine and should not be skipped!...
Tips for Better Oral Hygiene
After you’ve visited our office for your routine dental cleaning and exams, your dental care doesn’t stop here! When you go home with your brand new toothbrush, it’s time to examine your daily routine to see what ways to...
How to Avoid Snacking
It’s no secret that snacking is an enjoyable and tasty past time. The thought of your favorite snack is something that will get you through the day, just to enjoy your treat at the perfect moment. Whether that treat is something sweet like...
The Importance of Choosing an Emergency Dentist
Accidents can happen anywhere and at any time, so it’s difficult to expect the unexpected! A dental emergency requires immediate care, but patients should know where to go. Our first reaction would be to go straight to the hospital, but...
Oral Health Care for Adults
It’s no secret the way your body changes as you get older. From childhood, to your teens, to young adults and beyond, your body continues to grow and change throughout each walk of life and it’s important that you keep up! One part...
Dental Safe Holiday Meals
The holiday season is in full swing and there is no way to hide the excitement of all your favorite delicacies that are spread across the table. While you can’t wait to dive in, it’s important to consider how these foods and drinks...
Create Your New Years' Smile
We’re no stranger to New Years resolutions, but it’s time to make 2021 the best it can be! That starts with improving our own overall health, which includes our smile. While you may not believe it, there are countless people that...
What to Expect at Your Latest Dental Visit
Visiting the dentist, while a seemingly simple appointment, is something that countless people dread! Whether it’s the uncertainty of your results or due to previously difficult experiences, these moments may keep you from taking the next...
Time for Your Spring Cleaning
It’s officially Spring! After a long and dreary winter, it’s time to break out and enjoy the sun. As you begin your spring cleaning throughout your home, it’s important to schedule the spring cleaning for your smile. Let your...
Oral Cancer Awareness Month
This April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month. According to the Oral Cancer Foundation, approximately 54,000 people in the US will be newly diagnosed with oral cancer in 2021. Every appointment with our Santa Rosa dentist scans for any signs or...
Avoiding Dental Visits
It’s no secret that countless patients aren’t fond of visiting the dentist. Whether it’s due to your personal anxiety or putting off an issue that should be addressed, it may have been some time since you’ve gone to the...
Benefits of Orthodontics for All Ages
Looking for a straighter smile? If you’ve never had orthodontic treatment as a teen and are looking for ways to correct your dental alignment, there are options available for adults. It’s never too late to straighten your teeth so...
Summer Dental Tips on the Go
Summer is officially in full swing! We know how busy your summer schedule gets and since it’s time to enjoy the beautiful weather, it’s important to enjoy it with a shining smile. Whether you’re going on a trip soon or your...
How to Get Kids to Brush Their Teeth
Our Office Shares Fun Ways to Get Your Kids Excited about Dental Care Many kids are averse to brushing, and as a parent, it can be difficult to get them to brush regularly. Kids will be sneaky as they try to avoid brushing, so how do you...
Dentures or Dental Implants?
What is the Difference? Dentures and Dental Implants are two very different kinds of dental health solutions. Both have pros and cons and concluding which is better for you is essential for your dental health plan. Which one should...
3 Things to know about Replacing your Toothbrush
3 Things you need to know about Replacing your Toothbrush Replacing your toothbrush is an easy task, so much so that many people don't often think about doing it until it's been a significant amount of time. Here are three...
Fluoride Myths and Facts
Fluoride is a controversial topic, but is fluoride dangerous? Learning about fluoride and how it affects you and those you care about is incredibly important. Fluoride and Water Fluoride occurs naturally in drinking water...
The Most Common Tooth Brushing Mistakes You’re Making Today
Good oral hygiene and a sparkling smile all start with brushing your teeth, but did you know that you may not be brushing your teeth properly? By taking time to learn the proper techniques, you can avoid painful cavities and...
Regular Cleaning vs. Deep Cleaning: What Do You Need?
Did you know that according to the American Dental Association, 47.2 percent of adults experience chronic gum disease? In those cases, you need a deep cleaning to help mitigate the damage and get your gums healthy...
4 Simple Ways to Treat Gingivitis
Did you know that according to a recent CDC report, 47.2 percent of adults in the United States have some form of periodontal disease? As you get older, your chances increase–70.5 percent of adults 65 or older have periodontal...
5 Easy Tips to Improve Your Dental Hygiene Today
Beyond brushing your teeth twice a day, did you know that there are even more simple ways you can improve your oral hygiene? It only takes about five minutes a day to brush your teeth and floss your teeth. Even...
4 Easy Steps to Spring Clean Your Dental Routine
Spring is a time of new growth, meaning it’s also the opportunity for cleaning to make room for a new environment, habits, and mindset. The same can be true for your dental hygiene routine. If you’re...
How to Have Sparkling Teeth Without a Toothbrush
Do you often travel or find yourself in a rush in the morning and frequently forget to brush? Although once or twice won’t hurt the long-term health of your teeth, these bad habits can quickly add up, leading to a mouth...
How Do You Keep Your Teeth Healthy Over the Summer?
If you want healthy and shining teeth this summer, paying attention to your dental hygiene is essential. However, this can become harder with changing schedules, travel, and possible life changes–such as your children being off from...
3 Ways Dental Hygiene Can Affect Your Overall Health
Did you know that Healthy People 2020 chose dental health as one of the 10 leading indicators of a person’s overall wellness? This is alongside categories such as human relationships, financial prosperity, and more....
Does Tongue Scraping Actually Improve Your Dental Hygiene?
If you suffer from bad breath or tooth decay, you may need to add another quick step to your dental hygiene routine–tongue scraping! This easy technique has many benefits; even better, you aren’t required to purchase expensive...
4 Tips to Make Flossing Easy and Comfortable
Flossing could be a hard habit to add to your dental hygiene routine if you didn’t learn to when you were young. However, by using the right tools and techniques, you’ll find that it’s easier than it seems! Even better,...
Do You Have Gingivitis? These Are the 3 Top Signs
Healthy gums are typically a soft pink color that is tight around the teeth. However, you may be more susceptible to gingivitis for genetic reasons or if you’ve been neglecting your dental hygiene. Regardless of the...
Overcome Dental Anxiety With These Top 3 Strategies
Is your dental anxiety impeding your ability to have healthy, beautiful teeth? You’re not alone–between 50 to 80 percent of adults in the U.S. have some form of dental anxiety. Fortunately, everyone can combat these anxieties and get...
3 Easy Toothbrushing Techniques for Sparkling Teeth
Feeling self-conscious about your smile can significantly impact the quality of your life. As a result, you may feel more reluctant to smile in photos, experience toothaches multiple times a year, and need help with bad breath. Fortunately,...
Twice-Yearly Dental Appointments Are Necessary For Your Health –
Do you see your dentist twice a year? It's important that you see your dentist every six months, even if you brush your teeth twice a day, floss your teeth at least once a day, and rarely get cavities. Dental professionals strive to examine...
How to Easily Get Into the Flossing Habit
Many of us have heard it from our dentists - flossing is just as important as brushing. However, it can be challenging to get into the habit of flossing regularly. It may seem like an unnecessary task, or you may simply forget to do...
What Is Plaque – And Why Is It Harmful?
Taking care of your teeth is essential to maintaining good oral health. While brushing and flossing daily are necessary steps to keep your teeth and gums healthy, it’s vital to understand the adverse effects of plaque buildup on your...
Ease Dental Anxiety: 5 Proven Methods
We’ve all experienced it: that nagging feeling of anxiety as we sit in the dentist’s chair, waiting for the appointment to begin. Unfortunately, dental anxiety is more common than you might think, affecting millions...
Banish Bad Breath: Uncover the Causes
Having a conversation with a friend or loved one, only to find yourself becoming more aware of your breath, can be embarrassing and uncomfortable. We understand that bad breath, also known as halitosis, can significantly impact your...