Dental Findings on Dentures

  Numerous oral health ailments are associated with missing teeth. Not only can missing teeth make you look older, but it can cause problems with your jaw and your oral hygiene. In order to reverse any effects and lost functions associated with missing teeth, make sure they are replaced as soon as possible. One potentially effective treatment to consider is... 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 »

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 »

Can You Quicken Recovery Time for Tooth Extraction?

Did you know that you can quicken recovery time for tooth extractions by allowing yourself plenty of rest afterward and having a solid plan in place that is implemented both before and after the surgery? Although tooth extractions are fairly minimal surgeries, they do require comfort and care to allow your mouth to heal properly, so it is best to... read more »

Can Dental Fillings Be Used to Treat Your Cavities?

Can dental fillings be used to treat your cavities? Often, cavities form before we begin to feel their symptoms, thus making it too late to prevent them from developing. However, with dental fillings such as dental composites and dental amalgams, cavities can be treated and overcome! Take a look at just a few of the benefits that dental fillings can provide for your... read more »

Root Canal Treatment Options

Root canals are often performed to save your natural teeth when there is a problem inside the tooth. Within each tooth lies the pulp at the root of the tooth. If for any reason the pulp is damaged, in many cases it must be removed to prevent your tooth from failing or a serious infection from occurring. Tooth enamel loss... 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 »

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 »

Need to Whiten Your Teeth? We Can Help!

Are you ever worried about the color of your teeth? If so, you're far from alone. In fact, did you know that Americans spend $1.4 billion dollars every year on home whitening kits? If you're unhappy with the color of your smile, we recommend giving us a call—but wouldn't it be nice to avoid the need for a whitening altogether?... read more »