I had Braces as a Kid. Why are my Teeth Crooked Again?

Categories: Orthodontics
why are my teeth crooked again

Scotts Valley, Santa Cruz CA If you had braces as a kid, and now your teeth have shifted and are crooked years later, this is known as orthodontic relapse. It means your teeth didn’t remain in their new alignment after your braces were removed, and there’s a reason why. In this article, your Scotts Valley […]

Oral Hygiene Habits to Start Right Now

Categories: Oral Health
oral hygiene habits

Scotts Valley and Santa Cruz, CA We’re already several months into the year, and, likely, any new year’s resolutions are long forgotten. But that doesn’t mean it is too late to start new habits. When it comes to your health and your oral health, you’ll either pay for it now or later. Why not put […]

Is there a Cure for Sleep Apnea?

Categories: Sleep Disorders
is there a cure for sleep apnea

SCOTTS VALLEY, SANTA CRUZ CA Sleep apnea plagues millions of people in the U.S. You might have sleep apnea and not even know it. Its symptoms range from snoring, fatigue, weight gain or inability to lose weight, mood swings, and depression, among other signs. The best way to know if you have sleep apnea is […]

What Full-Mouth Rehabilitation could do for You

Categories: Cosmetic Dentistry
full mouth rehabilitation

SCOTTS VALLEY, SANTA CRUZ CA Watch a TV show, a movie, or look through a magazine, and you’re going to see the same thing throughout, people with flawless-looking teeth. Very few people naturally develop a beautiful smile, but anyone can achieve the smile of their dreams through the science of cosmetic dentistry. Using state-of-the-art techniques […]

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

Categories: General Dentistry
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 […]

6 TMJ Treatments to Love this February

Categories: TMJ/TMD
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SCOTTS VALLEY, SANTA CRUZ CA TMJ disorder is a jaw joint disorder that may lead to chronic migraines, jaw or facial pain, toothaches, ringing the ears, and more. The list of TMJ symptoms is so far-reaching that it has been known to be connected to fibromyalgia. The good news is that there are effective ways […]

3 Reasons for Orthodontic Relapse as an Adult

Categories: Orthodontics
orthodontic relapse

SCOTTS VALLEY, SANTA CRUZ CA It took years and a major financial investment for you to undergo orthodontic treatment to straighten your teeth. Now you’re an adult. That retainer you received gets worn less often, if at all—assuming you know where it is. You’re not alone. Orthodontic relapse, which is when your teeth become misaligned […]