Restoration Choices: Fillings, Crowns, and More!

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Do you need to have a tooth repaired? Our dentist in Arcadia offers a variety of different restorative options to best fit your needs and priorities. In most situations, they fall into three different categories: fillings, crowns, or inlays and onlays. How do you know which one is right for you? White Fillings The best way to treat tooth decay is to prevent it. But when that can’t be done, you want to treat it early, before it spreads deeper into your tooth. With a small white filling, we … [Read more...]

Custom Arcadia Dentures and Partials

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Do you need to replace several (or all) of your teeth at one time? At OF Dental Care, our dentist offers convenient full and partial dentures that are made to meet your precise needs. What’s the Difference in a Full and Partial Denture? If you’re missing all of your teeth or need to have them pulled, a full denture replaces everything at one time. Sometimes dentures are called “plates,” and they cover the entire roof of your mouth due to the size of the prosthesis. They can also be made to … [Read more...]

Choosing the Best Tooth Whitening System

Teeth Whitening treatment in Arcadia

Whitening your teeth is one of the easiest ways to boost your confidence and enhance your smile. At OF Dental Care, we offer two types of teeth whitening solutions from which you decide which one is best for your needs. Same Day Bleaching For fast results or an unexpected big event (such as a job interview) that leaves you short on time, you may want to consider the same day whitening treatment such as ZOOM! Whitening, which removes multiple shades of discoloration in about an hour. … [Read more...]

What are Implant Supported Dentures?

Implant Supported Dentures in Arcadia

If you’re tired of wearing ill-fitting dentures that constantly move out of place, good news is that you don’t have to rely on sticky adhesives or pastes anymore. A great option to consider is implant-supported dentures. Implant-supported dentures will stabilize dentures so they won’t slip when you’re enjoying a meal or talking with friends. Instead of relying on a seal between your prosthesis and gums to prevent movement, the denture snaps on top of dental implants. Unlike an All-on-4 … [Read more...]

Do I Have Gum Disease?

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Did you know that nearly 90% of adults in the US have some form of gum disease? While it starts out as simple as gingivitis, more severe forms of periodontal disease can mean loss of your teeth. Unfortunately, many people don’t seek out professional care until the condition is far too advanced. Symptoms can involve warning signs like: Gums that bleed when you brush and floss Bad breath (halitosis) “Pockets” under your gumlines that collect food during meals Receding gums (“long … [Read more...]

All on 4 Implants

All on 4 Dental Implant Treatment in Arcadia

In the past, having missing teeth meant wearing a removable denture that didn’t always fit very well. Most of the time, you had to rely on goopy pastes or adhesive strips to keep your denture secure throughout the day. If you were lucky enough to have a denture that fit well, you might have still had to worry about it causing sore spots or getting oral infections underneath it. Not anymore. Our patients can now enjoy a permanent, stable solution thanks to All-on-4 implants. This … [Read more...]

4 Tips on How to Floss Better

4 Tips on How to Floss

We all know how important flossing is. Or at least we should! A regular flossing regimen vastly improves your dental hygiene and keeps your gums in optimal condition. In this article, we share some tips on how to improve your flossing. Use more than one piece of floss Using the same piece of floss arguably defeats the very purpose of what you are trying to achieve with flossing; it spreads bacteria around your mouth. While we wouldn't be so pedantic as to suggest using a different piece of … [Read more...]

How to Improve Your Flossing Regimen

how to improve your flossing regimen

A regular flossing habit will help keep your mouth and gums in excellent shape. Despite this fact, most people still don't know how to properly floss. In this article, we share some pointers on how to improve your flossing regimen. Once a day is enough Unlike brushing, you only need to floss once a day to see positive results. Taking the time to floss thoroughly is much better than doing it more frequently but rushing the process. Establish a flossing habit Flossing isn't the most … [Read more...]

Three Simple Ways to Prevent Periodontal Disease

Periodontal disease

Periodontal disease, or gum disease, is a problem that plagues children, teenagers, and adults, but why? Often, gum disease is due to insufficient or lack of brushing and flossing, causing the buildup of plaque on teeth. Eventually, this plaque hardens into tartar, which will spread into deep pockets around the teeth. The easiest ways to prevent gum disease is maintaining good hygiene and abstain from smoking are obvious, but are you doing everything that you can do make sure that this … [Read more...]

What Are Implant Supported Dentures and Are They Right for Me?

Implant Supported Dentures

As the dental field evolves, dental technology does as well. For individuals in need of dentures, this means being able to forego traditional dentures that require sticky, messy adhesive. Instead, you can take advantage of what is known as implant supported dentures. The revolutionary aspect of this type of implant is that it requires no adhesive, as it relies upon titanuim implants in your upper or lower jaw bone for support. What are the Benefits of Implant Supported Dentures?  When you … [Read more...]