Category: Family Dentistry

A Heart-to-Heart about your Dental Health

Your heart is strong. The muscles that make up this amazing organ have a huge job to do pumping blood through your body. From the time we’re in our mother’s womb, up until our last breath on earth, we rely on our hearts. No wonder, then, that doctors play close attention to the health of… Read more »

Dentists Take Interest in your Lips

You may not think of your lips as a part of your dental health, but when you go in for an exam and checkup, your dentist will be looking at every part of your mouth. Sores, bumps, and lesions on the tongue, gums, inner-cheeks, and lips are all subject to examination for oral cancer. Keeping… Read more »

Teeth Whitening True or False

One of the most common cosmetic dentistry procedures is teeth whitening. There is good reason for this. Professional bleaching treatments provide safe and effective results which can create  youthfulness and brightening to a dull smile. Research shows that people who have bright and attractive smiles are more confident, happier, have better career success, longer-lasting relationships, and… Read more »

Answers to Questions about Dental Crowns

will answer some frequently asked questions about dental crowns. Loose Crown A loose crown can be a result of poor preparation, or not enough tooth structure. An experienced dentist will be aware of the importance of choice and administration of bonding adhesives selected. The bonding surface must be free of contamination from bacteria. If you… Read more »

Nab a High Score on the Baking Soda Quiz

 at the Oasis Family Dental to find out what you know about this whitening trick. Questions Q1. True or false – Baking soda should never be used in baked goods; instead, stick to baking powder. Q2. True or false – Sodium bicarbonate is a long used remedy for heartburn. Q3. True or false – Baking… Read more »

Certain Foods Can Protect your Smile

Do you ever wonder if all of your healthy eating also provides nutrients for your teeth? Fortunately, there’s a multitude of overall health benefits to eating fresh, orgainic fruits and vegetables as a large part of a balanced diet. You should beware, however, that certain fruits and vegetables can cause damage to your tooth enamel. Highly acidic… Read more »

Is it Time to Visit the Orthodontist?

According to the American Association of Orthodontics, one in five patients seek some form of teeth straightening treatment as an adult. Dealing with orthodontic issues in adulthood is increasingly common thanks to the abundance of discreet options now available. The Temecula dentists at the Oasis Family Dental will share a few reasons to make an appointment for an… Read more »