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What’s Occlusion and Should You Worry About it?
added on: July 10, 2017
woman and dentist examine x-ray

You may have heard us talk about your “occlusion” during your visits to our dental office in Tahoe. But what exactly are we talking about when we speak about occlusion? Is it something you should worried about? Let’s take a closer look at what occlusion means and examine a few… Read More…


5 Secrets Your Tongue Reveals About Your Health
added on: June 26, 2017
woman sticking out tongue

Grab a mirror, open up, and say “ah” because we’re talking tongues today. Did you know the color and even the shape of your tongue can say a lot about what could be going on healthwise in the rest of your body? Our dental office in Tahoe (and your primary… Read More…


A Few Facts About Your Bottled Water
added on: June 15, 2017
rows of bottled water

By now you probably know that the human body is made up of mostly water, and we need to drink plenty of it each day just to keep our organs and other important parts functioning properly. At my dental office in Tahoe, we understand how important it is to stay… Read More…


The Oral Health Hazards of Nail Biting
added on: May 18, 2017
young woman biting nails stuyding

Nail biting is a habit that can affect not only the appearance of your nails, it can also cause damage to your oral health. As with any habit, nail biting can be difficult to break, but at our dental office in Tahoe, we’re hoping that by providing our patients some… Read More…


“What’s it Mean When My Dentist Pokes My Gums and Says Numbers?”
added on: May 8, 2017
young lady in dental chair looking up

If you’ve ever been to your dentist in Tahoe and experienced several gentle pokes to your gums followed by hearing some numbers, you’ve had what’s called a periodontal charting. This charting is helpful when evaluating overall oral health and can give your dental team some insight to a proper treatment… Read More…


Smokeless Doesn’t Mean Harmless
added on: April 26, 2017
chewing tobacco

As we near the end of April, which just so happens to be Oral Cancer Awareness Month, the team at our Tahoe dental office thought we should talk a bit about the oral health concerns associated with smokeless tobacco. Some individuals may assume that since it’s smokeless, chewing tobacco isn’t… Read More…


What’s a Frenectomy and Do You Need One?
added on: April 7, 2017
frenectomy

There are times when the team at our dental office in Tahoe may recommend a frenectomy for a patient. But we understand that many patients aren’t exactly sure what a frenectomy is and why one may be needed. So we’d like to cover the basics to help all of our… Read More…


In Case of a Dental Emergency, Read This Blog
added on: March 24, 2017
dental emergency

The last thing anyone ever wants to deal with is a dental emergency. Dental emergencies, like any type of unexpected issue, can be scary, painful, and even confusing as to how to handle them. At our dental office in Tahoe, we want to help our patients and neighbors understand different… Read More…


A Word to the Wise: Don’t Let Wisdom Teeth Cause Trouble
added on: March 20, 2017
wisdom teeth

Wisdom teeth usually begin to develop and show on x-rays in our early teens. And that’s the best time to start monitoring their growth to see if your wisdom teeth can stay, or if it’s better to get them removed. While all wisdom teeth don’t necessarily have to be extracted,… Read More…


Simple Ways to Limit Your Exposure to Sugar
added on: February 13, 2017
reduce sugar

There’s nothing wrong with a little sugar indulgence every now and then. We get it, sometimes you just need a little fix with a sweet treat. But as most people know, sugar is something every dentist really doesn’t like. And with good reason (more on that in a bit). At… Read More…


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