Category: Family Dentistry

Has your Child Been to the Dentist Yet?

Many people wonder when their child’s first dental appointment should occur. A toddler’s initial checkup is prudent as soon as their first tooth erupts through their gums. This may sound overzealous, but there are important elements of a young child’s health necessary to examine regularly.  Developmental issues caught at the earliest possible stage are the… Read more »

Five Interesting Dental Facts

Did you know that sharks, crocodiles, and rats regenerate their teeth when they lose them? Are you aware that the second most common disease in the United States is cavities? The Temecula dentists at the Oasis Family Dental have heard dozens of interesting dentistry related facts over the years and we would like to share… Read more »

What to Expect from a Pediatric Dentist

Spring is just around the corner, which means many children are about to have Spring Break. What better time is there to catch up on overdue dental cleanings and exams? Your Temecula pediatric dentists from The Oasis Family Dental Group will answer frequently asked questions about preventive dentistry for our littlest patients. Pediatric Dentisty FAQs Q1. Can a… Read more »

Can Chocolate Keep Teeth and Gums Healthy?

at Oasis Family Dental warn that you have to be careful with exposing your teeth to all of that sugar, but could a dark chocolate fondue possibly have positive benefits for your smile? Beneficial Compounds in the Cocoa Bean Chocolate starts as a bean – the cocoa bean, to be exact. Flavonoids, polyphenols, and tannins… Read more »

Fluoride True-or-False for a Stronger Mind and Stronger Teeth

at Oasis Family Dental can answer any of your questions about fluoride when you visit us for your biannual checkups. Can you answer our questions about fluoride…? Questions Q1. True or False – American neighborhoods may soon follow in European footsteps by infusing tap water supplies with fluoride.  

The Role of Genetics on your Teeth and Gums

You probably remember a well-known book (turned into a very popular movie) where scientists utilized the DNA of dinosaurs to bring the long extinct creatures back to life as the center of a theme park.  Genetics is a vast field of study that isn’t too far off from what once qualified as “science fiction.” Each… Read more »

Temecula Dentists Explain the Waiting Game when Brushing Teeth

at Oasis Family Dental want to offer you the advice of balance in brushing teeth for optimal dental health. Acid Erosion Brushing your teeth immediately after meals may sound like a smart move, but you must think twice before doing so. If you have just consumed food or beverages that are acidic, your tooth enamel… Read more »

Cranberry Benefits Described by Temecula Dentists

Conventional dietary wisdom tends to focus on the negative rather than the positive. You are often told that you shouldn’t eat various foods. When it comes to dental health, you’re likely to hear “you shouldn’t eat sugar” as the most common tooth preserving advice. However, are there foods that can help fight tooth decay? Luckily,… Read more »

Dealing With Sensitive Teeth in Temecula, CA

Nothing is worse than taking a gulp of that soothing cup of hot tea or morning coffee than to feel a shooting pain going through your mouth. For people with sensitive teeth, trigger foods may include extremely cold, hot, sour, or sweet delicacies. Your Temecula, CA dentists at the Oasis Family Dental would like to… Read more »