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Online Dental Education Library

Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.

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Dental Staff
... I also love to organize great events that we can offer our patients and community like Give Kids a Smile, school presentations, and our Oral Cancer Events...

News and Events
... April Oral Cancer Awareness Month (Public Event) April is a very important month for us...

Dental Services
... Oral Cancer Screening We are very concerned about oral cancer and conduct screening examinations on every patient...

Oral Health Can Prove Challenging in Your Senior Years
...In addition to normal cleanings and checkups, we’ll also screen for oral cancer (a more prevalent occurrence in older adults), review your prescriptions or other supplements and medications for any possible side effects to oral health, check the fit of any dentures or other restorations and evaluate the effectiveness of your hygiene...

4 Tips for Instilling Good Family Hygiene Habits
...Tobacco use, both smoke and smokeless, can also cause tooth staining, increase the risk of decay, gum disease and oral cancer...

Regular Examinations Aren't Just About Cleaning Teeth
... Dental Services in an Exam Besides hygienic cleaning, a 6-month check up includes: visual inspection for tooth decay, including state of the art diagnosis by laser VELscope screening for oral cancer, a deadly cancer increasing in incidence, particularly in men over 40 bite evaluation and check for any abnormalities in the jaw or tooth development digital x-rays and CAT scans to visualize the roots and bone structure periodontal probing, a simple measurement of gum pocket depth and assessment for gum disease inspection of existing restorations such as crowns and fillings When the San Jose dentist completes her examination, she devises a treatment plan and discusses results with the patient...

The Benefits of Dental House Calls
... In addition to providing necessary services like cavity checks, professional dental cleanings, and oral cancer screenings, a dental house call can also help to keep patients on track with their at-home oral health and hygiene routines, as people are more likely to stay on top of their flossing if they know they will have to answer to their dentist! Need a Dentist That Makes House Calls in San Jose...

Sofia Vergara: 'Obsessed' With Oral Hygiene
... Oral cancer screening...

Encourage Your College-Bound Child to Practice Good Oral Health Habits
...Among its many destructive outcomes, HPV16 profoundly raises the risk of oral cancer, a rare but deadly disease with a poor survival rate...

Steely Dan Founder's Death Highlights Importance of Early Cancer Detection
...This disease, which is related to oral cancer, may not get as much attention as some others...

Oral hygiene and Preventive Care
...Ultrasonic scalers make even deep cleanings easy, and your hygienist will look for signs of oral cancer--a potentially deadly malady which strikes about 48 million Americans annually (according to the Oral Cancer Foundation)...

Stay Ahead of Gum Disease Re-Infection with Periodontal Maintenance
... Since our goal is to reduce the chances of re-infection as much as possible, we'll thoroughly examine your teeth, gums and any implants for signs of disease (we'll also include an oral cancer screening)...

5 Causes of Bad Breath and What You Can Do About It!
...Given that smoking increases your risk for many serious diseases, including oral cancer, the fact that it can lead to bad breath seems almost trivial...

Caring For Older Smiles
...Your dentist will also look for signs of oral cancer or diseases that cause changes in your mouth, such as diabetes...

What You Should Do to Protect an Older Loved One's Dental Health
...Visiting the dentist for these and regular dental cleanings, checkups and oral cancer screenings could prevent many teeth and gum problems...