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 »

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 »

Dealing With Bad Breath

Bad breath can ruin an otherwise great day. It can leave you self conscious every time you open your mouth. You could consider using mouthwash, but this may only be hiding a deeper issues. Fortunately, there are a number of things you can do to beat bad breath at the source. If you have bad breath, there are a number... read more »

Symptoms of Gum Disease

Do you feel you have positive oral health? Are you sure of your answer? You may be surprised to know many people do not know the dangers of gum disease and how it can affect your smile when you least expect it. Gum disease is caused by bacteria and plaque living on your teeth and along your gumline. That is... 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 »

Bad Breath and How to Get Rid of It

Bad Breath. It can ruin your confidence during a social or professional encounter, making everyone there feel uncomfortable. Here’s what causes bad breath: Poor Hygiene Brushing and flossing poorly or irregularly can cause bacteria to build up in your mouth over time and when you eat, they feed on the food left in your mouth. The waste they leave behind... read more »

Dealing with a Damaged or Broken Crown

When Dr. Yong Eon Park installed your crown it is intended to be durable and to last for a long time. Unfortunately, things like a blow to the face, a hard fall can chip, crack or otherwise damage a crown. If you have a damaged crown, you need to call Dr. Yong Eon Park as soon as possible. If for... read more »

Drinking Water Is a Healthy Habit for Your Teeth

Humans are dependent on water. We need it not only to thrive, but just to keep up our major body functions. In fact, we are about 60% water ourselves. So it should come as no surprise that drinking enough water is crucial for our overall wellness. Drinking water also has some great benefits for oral health. One benefit that might... read more »

Replacing Teeth: Children and Adults

Do you know what you should do if you’re missing teeth? Or if one of your children loses a tooth? If you’d have the gap filled as soon as possible, good for you. Leaving a space in your smile can lead to a number of serious problems. However, there are a few things you should know about dental restorations and... read more »