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. […]

What’s it like to get Dentures?

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whats it like to wear dentures

SCOTTS VALLEY, SANTA CRUZ CA Dentures are a part of life for many people who suffer from total tooth loss. Your dentist may advise you to consider dentures as a viable tooth replacement option. Denture wearers everywhere regain their ability to speak, eat, and smile with confidence. Having an idea of what to expect for […]

8 Oral Health Tips for Christmas

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oral health tips for christmas

SCOTTS VALLEY, SANTA CRUZ CA Christmas is a season where smiles abound, so it is crucial you know how to care for your teeth while spreading holiday cheer. You can indulge in your mom’s famous coffee cake or your grandmother’s homemade pie without feeling too guilty about the effects of sugar on your teeth with […]

What getting a Tooth Pulled Actually Costs

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what pulling tooth actually cost

SCOTTS VALLEY, SANTA CRUZ CA Getting a tooth pulled, no matter the reason, is generally not an enjoyable experience. Whether you suffer from gum disease, had an accident, or split a tooth, losing a tooth can reduce your confidence and impact your oral and overall health. There are consequences if you choose to ignore the […]