The Differences Between Professional In-Office Whitening and Over-the-Counter Whitening

If you are interested in having a whiter smile, then you should consider getting your teeth whitened! Fortunately, there are many teeth whitening treatments available today. Our dentists, Dr. Olivia Park and Dr. Thomas A. Gordon, are happy to help you know more about specific treatments by telling you all about the differences between professional in-office teeth whitening and over-the-counter teeth whitening.... read more »

Discover Your Smile with Dental Erosion Prevention

  Are you suffering from dental erosion? Dental erosion, also known as enamel erosion, is an oral health condition in which your tooth enamel is slowly being worn away. This can happen over a long period of time and be caused by numerous conditions. In order to properly treat dental erosion, it is important to make sure that all aspects... read more »

Dental Tips Vital to Oral Health on Dentures

No matter if you are missing a single tooth, or in need an entire row of teeth replaced, it is always important to make sure your smile is complete. If you do require additional tooth prosthetics, dentures can be highly effective because they can replace as many teeth as you need. No matter the oral health ailments you are suffering... read more »

Take Care of Your Teeth, Even When You Are Sick

It’s that time of the year. You get your flu shot, stay warm, practice good hygiene...and get sick anyway. It happens, especially during the colder months. Even if you are down for the count with a case of the flu or just a common cold, you still need to take care of your teeth. That means brushing and flossing, even... read more »

Setting the Record Straight About Root Canals

There are many myths floating around about root canal therapy. Many of these myths are negative, so our dentists and team are more than happy to set the record straight. Myth: The root canal procedure is painful. Many people associate root canal therapy with pain. This pain actually comes because of an infection of the tooth. The root canal treatment... read more »

Floss: Waxed vs. Unwaxed

It’s important that you develop proper habits in your dental hygiene habits in order to preserve your dental health. In addition to brushing your teeth twice every day, we encourage you to floss on a daily basis. When choosing your type of floss, make sure it is one that you will enjoy using every day. Each type of dental floss... read more »

Oral Health Care Fundamentals: Dental Fillings

In order to better equip your smile for any dangers that lie ahead, it is important to visit your dentist for routine oral examinations to determine if any damage has already arisen. If you have suffered dental erosion to the point a cavity has formed, a dental filling will be needed. Dental fillings are highly effective treatments that not only... read more »

Consistent Oral Hygiene Habits Are the Cornerstone for Maintaining Good Oral Health

Healthy teeth and gums are very important for your overall quality of life. Chronic problems with cavities, gum disease, and other oral health conditions can be bothersome and cause discomfort. If they’re not caught early the worsening issues could prove costly to treat. To aid in this worthwhile effort the American Dental Association recommends that you floss your teeth at... read more »

All About Plaque

There’s a word thrown around in dentistry quite a bit, and that word is plaque. Would you like to learn more about it? Here are some frequently asked questions about plaque and their answers: What is plaque? Plaque is a sticky biofilm that on your teeth due to bad bacteria that live in your mouth. How does plaque grow? The... read more »

Toothbrush Choosing

Are you having trouble choosing a toothbrush? If so, you have come to the right place! Here at Adept Dental Shafter in Shafter, California, our team of experts takes pride in keeping you informed when it comes to the best for your oral health care. That is why we are going to talk to you about having a manual toothbrush... read more »