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why lying to the dentist is a bad idea
Why Lying to the Dentist is a Bad Idea

San Francisco, Marin, and Oakland, CA We’ve all been there, frantically flossing, brushing and using mouthwash right before our dentist appointment. The dreaded question is coming and other than flossing fifteen minutes before your appointment the answer is going to be no to “have you been flossing?” The dentist is human too, and we all…

lift your smile for the holidays
Lift your Smile for the Holidays

San Francisco, Marin, and Oakland, CA Have you heard of a “smile lift?” Your mind probably goes straight to the thoughts of plastic surgery or even a facelift. Well, a smile lift is exactly the opposite of that! A smile lift uses dental laser technology to reshape and contour your gum line giving you a…

where do migraines start
Where do Migraines Start

San Francisco, Marin, and Oakland, CA Many people who suffer from migraines don’t think much about how they start, only how to get rid of these debilitating headaches. While pain management is certainly important, understanding a little bit of what causes migraines may actually provide insight on how to treat them. What are migraines? Migraines…

improving sleep
Tips for Improving your Sleep

San Francisco, Marin, and Oakland, CA Many adults require about 7 to 9 hours of sleep each night. As busy as we are with life, we are lucky to get 6 hours on most nights. So, how can you get better sleep? Here are some tips on improving your sleep so you can feel rejuvenated….

Sippy Cup – Why you Should Skip It

San Francisco, Marin, and Oakland, CA Sippy cups are a godsend for parents. But, that is exactly who they were designed for – the parents. An engineer was fed up with his child spilling juice all over the floor, so he invented the sippy cup. However, these specially designed, leak proof cups are unnecessary for…

relieve dental anxiety natural
Relieve your Dental Anxiety the Natural Way

San Francisco, Marin, and Oakland, CA Millions of people suffer from dental anxiety or a fear of going to the dentist. While there are methods of relaxing for patients such as use of nitrous oxide or sedation dentistry, some patients prefer a more natural option for relieving their dental anxiety. Here are some tips you…

cosmetic dentistry at glen park
Cosmetic Dentistry Services with Glen Park Dental

San Francisco, Marin, and Oakland, CA The goal of cosmetic dentistry is to create a beautiful, and functional smile. Cosmetic dentistry is becoming more popular and is accessible now more than ever. It is not just the Hollywood stars that have gorgeous smiles. Now, you can smile with confidence too. So, if you have ever…

411 on teeth whitening
The 411 on Teeth Whitening

San Francisco, Marin, and Oakland, CA Over-the-counter teeth whitening treatments can be found in the oral care aisle of just about every store. Are they worth it? Will I get the results I really want? Is it worth the money? The answer is, well, no. These boxes of whitening treatments may seem like an affordable…

3 things to know about wisdom teeth
Wisdom Teeth – 3 Things You Need To Know

San Francisco, Marin, and Oakland, CA Most people, 85%, have their wisdom teeth extracted at some point. In fact, if you are an adult you probably had the procedure done years ago. But, here are some things you need to know about wisdom teeth. What are wisdom teeth? There are typically four of these third…

Men vs. Women on Oral Care

The verdict is in. According to the latest research findings from Colgate, women are more proactive than men in maintaining their teeth and gums, according to new research published in the April Journal of Periodontology. Women are almost twice as likely to have received regular dental checkups in the past year, scheduled the recommended treatment…