Holiday Teeth Whitening

Holiday Teeth Whitening Teeth Whitening San Mateo   Dreaming of a white holiday? Why not start this November with professional teeth whitening at San Mateo Dental Arts? You might wonder the benefits of having your teeth professionally whitened, as opposed to purchasing an at-home whitening kit over the counter. Though there is a difference in…

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Dental Consultations FAQ

Dental Consultations FAQ General Dentistry San Mateo   Dental consultations are one of the best ways you can understand the comprehensive care available to you at our San Mateo dental office. A consultation with Dr. Phan will allow for time to address any concerns or issues you might have, as well as allow for Dr.…

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Root Canal Aftercare

Root Canal Aftercare Root Canal San Mateo   A root canal procedure repairs a tooth that has been infected or severely damaged, usually due to a deep crack or cavity. The procedure itself involved removing the affected area, cleaning the tooth, and refilling the space. Afterwards, it’s important to take care of the area with…

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A Guide to Your Teeth!

A Guide to Your Teeth! General Dentistry San Mateo   Brush and floss daily, avoid staining food and drink, schedule regular appointments with your San Mateo dentist, but amid your extensive dental treatment plan, are you curious about what exactly is going on in there? You know you’ve got molars, maybe canine teeth, maybe you’ve…

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Dental Emergencies: What to Do

Dental Emergencies: What to Do Emergency Dentistry San Mateo Dental emergencies can be scary, especially if you feel underprepared for how to respond in the situation. Ignoring dental emergencies can lead to painful and costly issues in the future, so being prepared to handle issues that arise upfront can be the best solution to save…

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Tooth Sensitivity

Tooth Sensitivity General Dentistry San Mateo Tooth sensitivity is uncomfortable and unnecessary! Extreme sensitivity is a result of exposed nerve endings when the protective coating that insulates these nerves is eroded away. If you’ve been living with tooth sensitivity, consider these suggestions for reducing pain or decreasing the likeliness of nerve exposure: Use a soft…

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New Year’s Pledge to Our Patients

General Dentistry San Mateo The American Dental Association, or ADA, has a code of Ethics and Professional Conduct that each and every dentist agrees to abide by. While each dentist may each have his or her own style or professional opinions, the ADA code ensures that dentists act in such a way as to uphold…

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New Year, New Sleep Habits

New Year, New Sleep Habits Sleep Apnea San Mateo   Make this year your best year yet with sleep apnea solutions from Dr. Phan! If you’ve been living life in a low-energy fog, falling asleep throughout your day, having trouble concentrating, are waking up intermittently throughout your night, possibly due to a coughing or choking…

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Time to Fill You In on Fluoride (It’s Not Just For Kids!)

Fluoride Preventative Dentistry San Mateo Many people are familiar with the health benefits of adding fluoride to drinking water for the strengthening and protection of children’s teeth, but did you know that those same restorative properties of fluoride hold true for adult exposure as well? Researchers are excited to have found increasing evidence suggesting fluoridated…

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