Dental Floss: Whose Idea Was It?

As long as people have had teeth, they have been getting things stuck between them, and have needed to find ways to get them out. And it’s not only a human concept. Monkeys in Thailand have been known to yank hair out to tourists to use as floss, and they... Read more »

Reaching the Pinnacle of Oral Health Care: Pregnancy and Your Oral Health

Make sure you are aware of any issues that can arise with your oral health when you are pregnant. Oftentimes a pregnancy can leave you at an increased risk for periodontal disease, also known as gum disease. To help eliminate oral health risks associated with a pregnancy, be sure to... Read more »

Protecting Your Toothbrush Hygiene

Did you know that it’s important to brush and floss every tooth every day, as well as schedule regular dental appointments with our dentist? By completing these routine dental habits, you can have stable dental health. However, if you are wondering if there is more you can do to maintain... Read more »

Fluoride Supplements Might Help Maintain Strong Teeth

Families without ready access to municipal water may not benefit from the added presence of fluoride when they take a drink. If you also struggle to maintain consistent daily oral hygiene habits, it could start to weaken the mineral strength of your tooth enamel. Established research has found that fluoride... Read more »

How to Prevent Gum Disease

Wouldn’t you like to make sure that your smile is free of gum disease? If so, our dentist, Dr. Peter D Kim, is happy to hear that! Gum disease is one of the more serious dental issues, and it’s best to prevent gum disease instead of just addressing it. Gum... Read more »

What are the Differences Between Professional In-Office Whitening and Professional At-Home Whitening?

If you are interested in whitening your smile but you’re not sure if you want to use a professional in-office or at-home treatment, then our dentist, Dr. Peter D Kim, is more than happy to help you. Both of these treatments can help you reach the beautiful smile you desire.... Read more »

The Keys to a Great Smile with Dental Floss

Optimum oral health depends on brushing and flossing each day. Although brushing can rinse away acids and keep your smile safe, it cannot clean between teeth. In situations such as this, an interdental cleaner such as dental floss will need to be used. However, it is important to understand which... Read more »

Discover Your Smile with Dental Erosion Prevention

Never let dental erosion damage your smile. Dental erosion occurs to harmful acids chewing through your tooth enamel. In order to prevent dental erosion, it is important to understand all of its causes, and what you can do to help treat it effectively. To ensure your smile has the greatest... Read more »

Night Guards Protect Your Smile From Bruxism

Bruxism, which is another name for teeth grinding, is a dangerous habit that can crack, break, and wear down your teeth. This can be very dangerous for your smile. This is why our dentist, Dr. Peter D Kim, recommends protecting the smile with a night guard while you sleep so... Read more »

Protecting Your Oral Health by Going Light on Alcohol

During this holiday time of year, many adults tend to celebrate the festivities by drinking alcohol. If this is you, you may want to know a little bit about the effects alcohol can have on your teeth. Learning how alcohol impacts your oral cavity will help you keep your alcohol... Read more »