Comprehensive Dental Exams: All You Need to Know

Your upcoming dental check up at Adept Dental Shafter will have two sections. The first section will be the dental cleaning, and the second section will be the comprehensive dental exam. Today, our dental team would like to tell you more about the comprehensive dental exam in Shafter, California, so... Read more »

Oral Cancer Secrets for a Healthy Smile

Did you know oral cancer is found in over 42,000 people in the US every single year? As with many types of cancer, successful treatments typically involve finding the cancer in time. The sooner you have an oral cancer screening, the better your chances are for a positive outcome. Listed... Read more »

The Facts About Mouthwash

Although mouthwash should not replace brushing and flossing, it is a helpful addition to use after meals and brushing. Instead of grabbing the first product on the shelf, consider the following: - Some brands of mouthwash are useful for freshening breath and preventing the odors associated with bad breath, also... Read more »

Are You Giving Yourself the Gift of a Healthy Smile?

Today, our Adept Dental Shafter team is pleased to share some smile care tips to give yourself the gift of a healthy smile. While Olivia Park and our team offers a variety of services to help you achieve a smile to be proud of, there are things you can do... Read more »

A Recent Oral Trauma Could Cause a Toothache

While it is rare there are times when a household accident or a recent call can harm a tooth. When this happens, the damage to the surrounding soft oral tissues might mask the damage to the tooth. As time goes by, general inflammation can build up in the sensitive internal... Read more »

What at the Best Methods for Coping with a Tooth Extraction?

Did you know that tooth extractions require a minimal amount of healing afterward to ensure the wound closes successfully in your mouth? When you prepare for a tooth extraction, it is important to start taking important steps to preparing your body at least 48 hours before and after the extraction... Read more »

A Partial Needs to Be Cleaned and Maintained Every Day

A partial is a removable dental appliance that fits in the void left behind by multiple missing teeth. It is designed to replicate the function and appearance of the teeth to restore your oral function. Providing the unit with daily care and good oral hygiene measures will maximize its lifespan... Read more »

Advanced Dental Hygiene With Mouthwash

Mouthwash is a liquid solution used to rinse debris and bacteria form the mouth through gargling and/or swishing. When you use mouthwash, you clean your mouth and kill bacteria that can lead to the onset of gingivitis and periodontitis. Removing plaque from your teeth daily is an essential part of... Read more »

Do You Have Cavities You Don’t Know About?

Do you have cavities you don’t know about? Often, cavities form before we can feel their effects, thus making it challenging to stop them before they get further along. However, with dental fillings such as dental composites and dental amalgams, cavities can be treated and eliminated and setting you back on... Read more »

Tooth Loss from Severe, Untreated Gum Disease Can Often Be Replaced by Dentures

The severe form of gum disease, which is known as periodontitis, can cause your gums to recede from the base of your teeth, creating small pockets of infection in your gums. The continual bacterial presence in this area can gradually result in a loss of bone structure. Once this happens,... Read more »