Hillsview Dental Care Blog
July 30, 2018
When you come to see an Anaheim dentist for a dental checkup, who’s the first person you see? Usually not the dentist, but rather a dental hygienist. A hygienist is a highly educated and trained member of the dental team and is key to helping you maintain your oral health. They can often answer many questions, whether you have a concern or are just wondering about something. Read on to learn about some topics you should discuss with the hygienist at your next checkup.
June 12, 2018
In your quest for improved oral health, one of your goals is to make sure that you’re using your dental hygiene products correctly. Do they expire? If so, can they harm you, if outdated? Your dentist in Anaheim will answer these and other questions as you read on, so that you can prevent oral problems and enjoy the maximum benefits of your hygienic practices.
May 23, 2018
One of the biggest threats to your smile is tooth decay. Little do many people know, decay starts from the plaque that hardens on your teeth over time. If you don’t visit your dentist in Anaheim on a regular basis (every 6 months), you could risk developing decay and cavities among other dental concerns. Learn more about tartar build up and what you can do to get rid of it in this week’s blog post.
April 13, 2018
Do your gums seem to be shrinking or your teeth suddenly appear longer? You may be experiencing gum recession. This is a common side effect of numerous oral health concerns, but a skilled dentist can help you renew your oral health and reshape your gum line. In this post, we’ll walk through some of the common causes of gum tissue recession and treatments for this oral health concern. It’s important that patients understand how to prevent gum tissue recession, notice the warning signs, and seek professional treatment as soon as possible.
March 6, 2018
According to recent data, 35,000 Americans are affected by oral cancer every year. While people who use tobacco products are at a much higher risk of oral disease in general, it doesn’t mean that simply avoiding tobacco will prevent you from contracting oral cancer entirely. Those who drink heavily or are over the age of 45 also have an elevated risk of getting oral cancer. Additionally, men are twice as likely to contract oral cancer over women, so they have an additional excuse to visit your dentist in Anaheim.
Once you’re there, they can confirm your oral health once and for all.
February 9, 2018
Have you ever had dental pain that is just plain distracting? The throbbing on the side of your face can become unbearable, interrupting your daily life and halting your normal thought process.
If you have dental pain that’s excruciating, that’s a sign that there’s a much bigger dental concern and that your smile—and overall health—could be at stake. Learn more about where serious dental pain could be coming from in this week’s blog post from your dentist in Anaheim.
January 9, 2018
Have you ever wondered what that white bubble forming on the inside of your mouth or lip was? Do you catch yourself biting into it accidentally or nervously, hoping it would just go away on its own? While it’s normal for it to go away without any treatment, you want the option to speed up the process, or at least make it more manageable. Luckily, there are a few tricks your dentist in Anaheim can offer.
If canker sores get really inflamed or break open, they can become infected and put the rest of your mouth at risk. Today, we’ll discuss a few at-home remedies to speed up the healing of your canker sore.
December 10, 2017
For years now, you’ve heard of the importance of brushing and flossing your teeth, and you may have thought that was important just for the maintenance of oral health. But your dentist in Anaheim wants you to know that your oral health’s importance extends well beyond your mouth. It has even greater implications on your overall health. Learn more about this as you continue reading.
October 27, 2017
Are you ready to replace your missing teeth with dental implants in Anaheim Hills? That is great! You are making an excellent investment in your quality of life and oral health. Now, you need to find a dentist, but the cost has you concerned as they are more expensive than more traditional solutions, like dentures. To stay within you budget, you are shopping around to find the best deal. However, when it comes to the success of the procedure, it is not about the price, but the quality. To protect your investment, there are a few things to consider when shopping for your new smile.
August 7, 2017
Whether you’re strolling down the red carpet in Hollywood or just hanging out with your friends for a backyard barbecue in Anaheim, you want to put your best foot forward — with your mouth. Healthy, beautiful teeth and a great smile can improve your overall quality of life. However, they’re almost impossible to achieve if you don’t head to your local dental professionals for regular cleanings. Your Dentist in Anaheim provides the lowdown on why keeping your pearly whites squeaky clean is so important.