How long should a Dental Crown last?

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how long should dental crown last

SCOTTS VALLEY, SANTA CRUZ, CA Dental crowns are an excellent choice to protect and save a severely damaged or cracked tooth. Porcelain dental crowns are crafted from the highest quality of dental materials and are durable enough to withstand everyday usage for five to ten years. However, with proper care and maintenance, dental crowns could […]

8 Dentist Approved Oral Health Tips for Everyone

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oral health tips

SCOTTS VALLEY, SANTA CRUZ, CA The American Dental Association advises every person to see their dentist once every six months for a check-up that includes a professional dental cleaning and an oral examination. Do you keep up with this recommended schedule of care? Most people don’t! According to data on the Centers for Disease Control […]

Is Tongue Thrust a sign of Autism?

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tongue thrust and autism

SCOTTS VALLEY, SANTA CRUZ, CA According to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about one in every 54 children has been identified with a disorder somewhere on the autism spectrum. The number of cases of Autism continues to grow, with the number of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) now surpassing all […]

The Best ways to keep your Teeth Clean while Wearing Braces

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keeping teeth clean with braces

SCOTTS VALLEY, SANTA CRUZ, CA Getting braces can be an exciting time. You’re finally on your way to achieving perfect teeth! However, not taking good care of your teeth while wearing braces could leave you feeling surprised or disappointed once your braces are removed. Oral hygiene is vital for everyone, but there are specific steps […]

How Vitamin D Deficiency could be making you Sick

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lack of vitamin d cause sickness

SCOTTS VALLEY, SANTA CRUZ CA Even with the vaccines still available, COVID-19 is still out there. The coronavirus pandemic has all of us thinking more and more about our overall health and wellness. And, if you were stuck at home for extended periods of time during the pandemic, stress, junk food, and the always-available food […]

Can I Still go to the Dentist even if I don’t get the COVID Vaccine?

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can i go to to the dentist without covid vaccine

SCOTTS VALLEY, SANTA CRUZ CA The coronavirus pandemic turned everyone’s world upside down. But since the introduction of the COVID-19 vaccine, hope is on the horizon. California state’s goal is to vaccinate everyone that wants the vaccine by summer 2021. Currently, frontline workers in healthcare or long-term care facilities, individuals 65 and older, and those […]

Is it Safe to Visit the Dentist during COVID?

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safe to visit dentist during covid

SCOTTS VALLEY, SANTA CRUZ CA COVID-19 had a huge impact on every aspect of our society. It’s changed the way we work, go to school, and socialize. People are thinking about their health and wellness more than ever before, but in 2020, dentists saw an approximate 30 percent drop in the total number of appointments. […]