Smiling Through Retirement: The Importance of Dental Care for Seniors

Categories: Oral Health
oral health for seniors

SCOTTS VALLEY, SANTA CRUZ CA Dental health care is an integral component of overall wellness for people of any age, particularly as we get older. Unfortunately, seniors too often neglect their oral health, leading to serious health complications down the road. Retirement can create unique challenges when it comes to managing dental health care. This […]

What’s the Problem with a Tongue Tie?

Categories: Tongue Tie
tongue tie problem

Scotts Valley, Santa Cruz CA A tongue tie is a common condition apparent at birth that results in the underside of the tongue being tethered to the floor of the mouth, restricting the tongue’s movement. There are different degrees of tongue ties and some result in more severe symptoms than lesser classes of tongue ties. […]

Is Dry Mouth Cause for Concern?

Categories: Oral Health
dry mouth

SANTA CRUZ, SCOTTS VALLEY CA Saliva glands are exactly what they sound like: glands in the mouth that produce saliva. We don’t give much thought or credit to saliva, but it’s incredibly important to physical health, including dental health. Saliva aids in the digestion process by lubricating food and washing away food particles. It also […]

4 Questions to Ask Your Scotts Valley Dentist

Categories: General Dentistry
dental questions

SANTA CRUZ, SCOTTS VALLEY CA Knowledge is power. If you’d like to become more informed about your oral health, the best person to ask about your hygiene habits, dental health or possible dental procedures will always be your dentist at Ebrahimian Integrative Dentistry. Is it time for your biannual dental checkup? These regular appointments are […]

Is Mouth Breathing Bad for My Health?

mouth breathing

SANTA CRUZ, SCOTTS VALLEY CA Most people don’t give much thought to how they breathe. After all, breathing is a natural instinct that our bodies do without even thinking about it. But did you know that how you breathe matters to your health? Nasal breathing is the preferred breathing method. Have you ever noticed how […]

What Causes of Dental Pain and What Can I Do About It

Categories: General Dentistry
what causes dental pain

SANTA CRUZ, SCOTTS VALLEY CA Teeth can hurt for many reasons, and most of them will be fairly obvious: an accident resulting in a blow to the mouth or maybe eating something that is very cold. Some kinds of dental pain, on the other hand, have fewer clear origins. The eruption of wisdom teeth, for […]

Best Foods for your Oral Health

Categories: Oral Health
food for oral health

SANTA CRUZ, SCOTTS VALLEY CA Maintaining good oral health starts by practicing daily dental hygiene like brushing twice a day for two minutes, flossing daily, and seeing the dentist for checkups and cleanings twice a year. But sometimes, you can do these things and still end up with cavities or develop gum disease. What gives? […]