Why You Might Have Bad Breath and How It’s Treated

Why You Might Have Bad Breath and How It’s Treated     Bad Breath San Mateo   There are few things worse than discovering the foul odor lingering about the room is coming straight from your mouth. You may be surprised to learn that reaching for a quick mint or a stick of gum usually won’t…

Details

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…

Details

Tips for the Holiday Season and Sleep Apnea

Tips for the Holiday Season and Sleep Apnea Sleep Apnea San Mateo     What’s on your holiday wish-list this year? How about a full night’s sleep?! Living with your obstructive sleep apnea does not have to be impossible, and if you follow Dr. Phan’s tips for sleep apnea maintenance this holiday season, you’ll get…

Details

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…

Details

The Importance of Replacing Missing Teeth

The Importance of Replacing Missing Teeth Dental Implants San Mateo   So exactly how important is replacing a missing tooth? Those who aren’t missing any of their natural teeth might not understand the sense of identity surrounding your smile, or understand the emotional stress that can come with being uncomfortable with your natural smile. For…

Details