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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Oral Health Care Secrets for a Healthy Smile

Did you ever wonder how well you are doing with your oral health hygiene? Is there anything further that you could be doing to help the health of your teeth and gums? There are always things you can do to improve the care of your smile and the health of your smile too. To help you, we have provided you... read more »

What Teeth Grinding Does

Have you ever ground your teeth? Do you grind them a bit in your sleep? If so, you’re likely familiar with what teeth grinding does to your teeth in the short term. But it’s long-term effects are far more worrisome. TMJ Disorder One of the most notable long-term effects of teeth grinding is that it can lead to TMJ disorder.... 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 »

Some Tips for Your Oral Health

If you’ve ever visited a dentist, you probably know that practicing sound oral care is important. For example, you’ve probably been told that you should visit your dentist once every six months for a routine cleaning and a checkup. While these steps are extremely important, there a few things you should consider doing from home if you’re interested in a... read more »

Is Nitrous Oxide Right for You?

If you experience dental anxiety when you see your dentist, you are not alone. Dental anxiety can stem from a variety of reasons, including fear of pain, fear of helplessness and loss of control, and even embarrassment from having someone in your personal space (the physical closeness to your face). This can all leave you feeling vulnerable. To help with... read more »