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Pitfalls of Charcoal Toothpaste

Activated charcoal is now a featured ingredient in many commercially-available products such as face wash, makeup, and now, even toothpaste as a way to naturally whiten teeth. Does charcoal actually work to whiten teeth or is it a gimmick that…


Overcoming Dental Anxiety

Many people avoid routine dental checkups because they have dental anxiety. The dental anxiety may have been initiated when they were children. Perhaps the very first dental visit didn’t go well, or maybe they experienced some pain. Maybe they were…


Is Invisalign Right for You?

Invisalign® is a modern cosmetic treatment option that will straighten your crooked teeth and give you that attractive smile you’ve always wanted. The clear plastic aligners are worn at all times except for when you are eating, drinking, or cleaning…


Effects of Alcohol on Your Teeth

Drinking alcohol can cause severe tooth damage. Liquor, beer, and mixed drinks contain high amounts of sugar and acid which break down the tooth enamel that protects your teeth. The end result is cavities, tooth decay and/or gum disease. Taking preventive…


Root Canal Procedure – What to Expect

What is a root canal?   A root canal is a dental procedure that is required when the tooth’s nerve (pulp) has become infected or inflamed and there is no other option for repair.     Reasons for Root Canal…


What To Do In A Dental Emergency?

Are you experiencing a dental emergency? Dental emergencies can happen to any patient. To avoid further complication, patients should contact an experienced dentist as soon as possible. At Fullerton Craft Smiles Dental in Fullerton, CA, we offer emergency dental service to patients in need. Dr.…


How To Boost Your Gum Health

Healthy gums are part of a healthy smile! Many adult patients have lost one or more teeth as a result of gum disease. Gum disease is a progressive infection of the gum tissue. If gum disease is left untreated, patients may experience tooth and bone…


Treating A Chipped Tooth

What do I do if I chipped my tooth? Chipped, fractured, or cracked teeth should be addressed as soon as possible to avoid infection, further damage, or tooth loss. Although most chipped teeth cases don't always generate pain, it is important to visit…


Test Your Oral Health Knowledge

How much do you know about your oral health? At Fullerton Craft Smiles Dental in Fullerton, CA we are committed to patient education and healthy smiles. Dr. Kush Patel and Dr. Krutav Patel are highly trained dentists who are dedicated to enhancing patient…


3 Important Reasons To Get Screened For Oral Cancer

At Fullerton Craft Smiles Dental in Fullerton, CA, Dr. Kush Patel and Dr. Krutav Patel are committed to the health and well being of each of our patients. We encourage our patients to visit your office twice a year for…