Need Help With Flossing?

Sometimes, letting flossing go by the wayside can be easy. If you would like a refresher on flossing, we are happy to provide you with some tips. - Using a string of about 18 inches in length may be important. This length can give you enough string so you can use a clean segment everytime. Floss can scrape plaque away... read more »

Why You Should Brush Your Teeth at the Office

Did you know it’s recommended to brush your teeth at work? Well, it’s true. Brushing your teeth at work can help you in many ways. In fact, it can help you maintain a clean and healthy smile, and it can even help you avoid having embarrassing food-stuck-in-your-teeth moments. The more you clean your teeth and gums, the better off your... read more »

All You Need to Know About Preparing for a Dental Emergency on Vacation

Dental emergencies are quite inconvenient, especially while you’re on vacation. But, they do occur at times. So, the best thing you can do is prepare for the dental emergencies. That way you can know exactly what to do if they occur and you can reduce your nerves and anxiety during the situation. So, to help you prepare for dental emergencies... read more »

Uncover Your Smile with Dental Erosion Prevention

  Keeping your smile safe against the risk of dental erosion is extremely important because dental erosion can occur at any time. There are numerous causes of dental erosion, some of which you have no control over. In this case, it is important to remember effective oral hygiene treatments, including frequent visits to your dentist, and enhancements to your diet,... read more »

The Care and Maintenance of Your Toothbrush

Out of every tool or gadget you own, one of the simplest to operate is your toothbrush. They don’t need an owner’s manual, there is no software to download, and they are cheap and easy to replace. That being said, you want to get the most out of your toothbrush. You need to know when to retire your toothbrush. On... read more »

Maintain a Happy Smile with Dental Veneers

Are you ready for a holiday surprise in the form of a smile makeover? If you wish to drastically improve your smile without drastically altering your teeth, dental veneers are a highly effective treatment to consider. Dental veneers apply thin shells to your natural teeth that can be customized and enhanced to give you the exact look you desire. If... 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 »

Manual Toothbrushes versus Electric Toothbrush

Are you caught up in the craze about which toothbrush to choose from? If so, we have exciting news for you! Here at Bright Dental Care in Bakersfield, California, our team of specialists takes pride in giving you the answers to your oral health care questions you need to keep your smile in pristine shape. That is why we are... read more »

Ways to Relieve Cold Sore Discomfort

Cold sores are common for many people, but it doesn’t make them any less uncomfortable and inconvenient. Unfortunately, you’ll need to run the course with your cold sores; however, you don’t have to endure the pain. Our dentist, Dr. Yong Eon Park, has some tips and tricks that can help you deal with your cold sore and relieve the discomfort.... read more »