Your Daily Oral Hygiene Routine Is Essential for Preventing Cavities and Gum Disease

Cavities and gum disease can cause significant discomfort. Left untreated they could cause the loss of multiple teeth, and also lead to possible medical complications. To help prevent these problems from developing the American Dental Association recommends that administer a consistent and effective oral hygiene routine each day. This is based on brushing your teeth twice each day as well... read more »

Good Oral Hygiene Practices Involve Several Factors

The American Dental Association provides a series of recommendations, guidelines, and informational tools to help people maintain good oral health throughout their lives. Of course, this encompasses several important factors. The first cornerstone of cavity and gum disease prevention calls for a consistent and effective daily oral hygiene routine. This calls for flossing your teeth at least once and brushing... read more »

FAQs about Plaque

What do you know about plaque? Would you like to know more? Here are some frequently asked questions about plaque and their answers: What is plaque? Plaque is a sticky, colorless biofilm that grows on your teeth composed of bacteria, sugar and acid. How does plaque grow? Bad bacteria that live in your mouth combine with ingredients from your food... read more »

Your Regular Dental Checkup Is Critical for Maintaining a Healthy Mouth

In the grand scheme of things, cavities are just one small problem that can afflict your oral health. Indeed, there are many different aspects that go into maintaining the kind of healthy mouth that can last a lifetime. While brushing and flossing are essential daily measures that help prevent gum disease and tooth decay, your twice-annual dental checkup at Bright... read more »

What Is Involved in a Routine Dental Checkup?

Many people are nervous, or even anxious leading up to their biannual professional cleaning. An individual may be nervous because of the strange noises or prodding going on in their mouth. However, for most people, professional teeth cleaning is quite simple and painless. If you know what is going on during your checkup, you can relax and have a more... read more »

Dental Checkup and Cleaning: What to Expect

As you may already know, a dental checkup and cleaning is required every six months if you want to maintain a strong and successful oral health. So, if you’re due for your six month checkup, our Bright Dental Care team encourages you to call 661.588.2772 today and schedule an appointment at your earliest convenience. When you come in for your... read more »