5 Dental Habits to Break

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bad dental habits

SANTA CRUZ, SCOTTS VALLEY CA You’ve probably heard the saying, “Old habits die hard.” That is often the case with many habits, including ones related to your oral health. You could be doing detrimental things to your oral health without even realizing it. Today on our newest blog, our family dentists in Scotts Valley at […]

6 Reasons to Smile More Often

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smile more often

SANTA CRUZ, SCOTTS VALLEY CA According to a recent study, more than three out of every four respondents said that a smile is the most important physical trait they evaluate when making a first impression of someone. People that smile more are prone to success, both personally and in the workplace. But did you know […]

Most Common Causes of a Toothache

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SANTA CRUZ, SCOTTS VALLEY CA You’re just going through your daily routine when, suddenly, it hits: tooth pain. It might be a dull ache, a steady throb, or a sharp, stabbing bolt of agony. By any name, tooth pain can have a major impact on you and your day-to-day life. It can affect your ability […]

What is Fluoride?

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SANTA CRUZ, SCOTTS VALLEY CA Fluoride is a naturally occurring ionic compound of the element Fluorine. Since Fluorine is the thirteenth most abundant element in the earth’s crust, it is fairly common and is present in most water and plants in varying but usually small amounts. Since the 1950s, the United States government has made […]

The Real Cost of Tooth Loss

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cost of missing tooth

SANTA CRUZ, SCOTTS VALLEY CA A rite of passage for any developing child is the loss of baby teeth. Most adults can remember this part of their childhood: the odd feeling of a loose tooth, the various means to get a tooth out (the string tied to the doorknob springs to mind), and the temporary […]

How your Misaligned Teeth Could be Blamed for your Jaw Pain

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jaw pain

SANTA CRUZ, SCOTTS VALLEY CA Many people, whether young or old, suffer from crooked teeth. Every year, orthodontists install braces on millions of patients to straighten crooked teeth and address bites that might cause ongoing problems. Having teeth that aren’t properly aligned may have serious, long-term effects on your health, and it’s important to address this […]

How to find a Scotts Valley Dentist that Meets your Dental Needs

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meet dental needs

SCOTTS VALLEY, SANTA CRUZ CA Finding a dentist who is both competent and best suits your requirements is essential, just like finding any other healthcare professional. Nevertheless, how can you choose the best dentist for you out of the thousands of dentists in practice? Our Scotts Valley family dentists at Ebrahimian Integrative Dentistry share on […]

5 Tooth-Friendly Tips for a Healthy Smile this Thanksgiving

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SCOTTS VALLEY, SANTA CRUZ CA As Thanksgiving approaches, it’s important to prepare not only your dinner menu but your smile too. You must take all necessary precautions to safeguard your grin while eating and savoring your favorite dishes. Since the delicacies, snacks, and desserts that line the kitchen table can be bad for your teeth, […]

Will my Teeth Suffer Damage from Eating Halloween Candy?

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eating halloween candy

SCOTTS VALLEY, SANTA CRUZ CA Halloween is a favorite time of year when oral health is often forgotten. Buckets and bags of candy can be strong temptations and have you mindlessly rifling through to find your favorite treat. But can Halloween candy damage your teeth? Our Santa Cruz family dentists at Ebrahimian Integrative Dentistry share […]

Does Mouthwash Replace Flossing?

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does mouthwash replace flossing

SCOTTS VALLEY, SANTA CRUZ CA Mouthwash is an excellent addition to your at-home oral care routine. It can provide multiple benefits to your tooth enamel and gums beyond brushing alone. On the other hand, flossing is a standard practice that should be included in your oral care regimen. To explain things in more detail, our […]