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Fullerton, CA Dentist Blog

Jan
13

Should You Rinse After Brushing?

"Should I be rinsing my mouth with water after I brush my teeth?" Many patients have this common oral hygiene question. Does water help clean the smile, or does it wash away effective toothpaste and mouthwash? Is a saltwater rinse… - Dr. Patel

Dec
15

How Do Genetics Impact Oral Health?

Did you know that you can inherit certain aspects of your oral health? Genetics are a contributing factor to how your teeth and jaw develop and your predisposition for developing infections. We will review the connections between genetics and oral… - Dr. Patel

Nov
29

Invisalign Treatment Q&A

Do you have misaligned or crooked teeth and want a modern alternative to dental braces? Invisalign uses clear trays or aligners to straighten teeth over time gradually. This orthodontic treatment helps patients who have mild to moderately crooked teeth and… - Dr. Patel

Oct
11

Fullerton Craft Smiles Dental Reviews

Are you looking for a dental office that offers comprehensive dental services? We can help. Our dental office is committed to finding the right treatments for patients' dental problems. We help our patients, whether they need a routine dental checkup… - Dr. Patel

Sep
28

How to Keep Your Smile Fresh

Regular dental care improves your oral health and prevents problems as minor as bad breath and as major as gum disease. With at-home oral hygiene and routine dental appointments, you can help achieve a healthier, fresher, and brighter smile. We… - Dr. Patel

Aug
30

Answering Questions About Dental Lasers

Dental lasers use concentrated light and heat to treat the teeth as hard tissue lasers and gums as soft tissue lasers. Our office uses laser dentistry to treat the gums or soft tissues of the mouth. Dental lasers can remove… - Dr. Patel

Jul
28

Do I Need a Root Canal or Extraction?

Root canal treatments remove the infected dental pulp from within a tooth. The dental pulp consists of the nerves and blood vessels that keep teeth alive. In many cases, we must remove severely infected and damaged teeth and replace them… - Dr. Patel

Jun
29

How to Spot TMJ Disorders

Do you often wake up with tooth pain? Are your chronic headaches ruining your morning? You may have a TMJ disorder. Temporomandibular joint disorders (TMD) affect the function and comfort of the jaw joints, muscles, and teeth. Patients with TMD… - Dr. Patel

May
26

Who Can Benefit From Invisalign?

Have you wondered if you're a candidate for Invisalign? Are you unsure if Invisalign is the right orthodontic option for you? We can help. Invisalign is a modern orthodontic treatment that can address misaligned and crooked teeth. This cosmetic dental… - Dr. Patel

Apr
22

Tooth Sensitivity: Causes and Solutions

Do you have tooth pain when you eat or drink cold foods and beverages? Are your teeth sensitive to pressure from biting and chewing? You most likely have sensitive teeth. There are a variety of causes of tooth sensitivity, from… - Dr. Patel