More than 30 million people in the United States are missing at least one complete row of teeth. More than half of that group has lost all of their natural teeth. If you are one of them, then you realize that this does not improve the appearance of your smile. … Read More Know The Good & The Bad Of Having Dentures
What do you remember most when you meet someone for the first time? For many of us, smiles (or lack thereof) create our first impression of a person. Teeth reveal a lot about us. A warm, white smile suggests a person who is friendly and healthy. On the other hand, … Read More 3 Problems You Can Fix With Dental Veneers
Summer is a wonderful time of year. The sun is out longer, so we can spend more time outdoors. It’s a great reason to get together with family and friends. It’s a more relaxed time, too, but schools will be back in session before you know it. So will the … Read More The Right Fit Can Help Save Your Child’s Smile
How much do you like your teeth? Do you want to keep them for as long as you can? If so, are you brushing and flossing your teeth every day? Most people brush daily, but a recent American Dental Association revealed that only 40 percent of Americans say that they … Read More How Much Time Does Your Smile Deserve?
Imagine three brothers named Carl, Chris, and Clyde. They each had a dental problem, but couldn’t decide the best way to fix it. One-by-one they visited the good dentist Robert I. Hlavac, D.D.S. At his office in Concord, CA, they each learned that one simple solution could help them all. Dental … Read More Three Crowns For Three Brothers
Your friends invited to you join them for a barbecue this weekend, but right now you don’t feel like going. Really, it’s the way your jaw feels that makes you want to avoid the scene, at least temporarily. Lately, your jaw hurts every time you eat anything tougher than pudding. At times, … Read More The Daily Grind Of Eating Lunch
What do tobacco, alcohol, and HPV have in common? The answer is they are all possible causes of oral cancer. Today we want to share some information that can help you reduce your risk of developing this disease. April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, and we would prefer to explain … Read More Have You Been Screened For Oral Cancer?
Baseball and softball seasons are underway, and many teams have recently wrapped up or soon will conclude their spring football practices. While the thrill and the excitement of sports is a great reason for young athletes to stay in shape, it’s also an opportunity for accidents and injuries. We don’t … Read More Handle An Emergency, Or Try To Prevent One
Are you doing what you should to keep your mouth healthy? Before you say yes, keep in mind that a healthy mouth is more than just healthy teeth. You also have to keep your gums free from disease as well. By some estimates, gum disease affects as much as 80 … Read More Gum Disease May Affect More Than Oral Health
The exterior of your house is a mess. Your neighbor was in the same position last year, but now the outside of his house looks great. The dirt and grime are completely gone. The siding looks practically new. When you asked him how he did it, he explained that he … Read More Keep It Cool For A White Hot Smile