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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


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


How To Replace Missing Teeth

Have you just lost a permanent tooth? Do you have multiple missing teeth? Fullerton Craft Smiles Dental team provides restorative dental care with dental implants. Implants are titanium screws that an oral surgeon places in the jaw bone. Over 3… - Dr. Patel


What Causes Bleeding Gums?

Sometimes bleeding gums are caused by cuts in the mouth, aggressive brushing, and even smoking or tobacco use. However, one of the most common causes of bleeding gums is gingivitis. Also known as gum inflammation, gingivitis is the early stage… - Dr. Patel


Preventing and Treating Dental Cavities

Cavities are holes in the teeth that are caused by bacteria. Bacteria feed on food particles left in the mouth. As the bacteria break down the starches and carbohydrates in these particles, they release digestive acids. These acids eat away… - Dr. Patel


How to Treat Dental Emergencies

There are many causes of dental emergencies. Sometimes, emergency dental problems are sudden, but other oral health issues can develop over time until they become an emergency. Patients who play sports can be prone to dental injuries, especially if they… - Dr. Patel


Patients Review Fullerton Craft Smiles Dental

At Fullerton Craft Smile Dental, Dr. Kush Patel provides comprehensive, professional dental care to his patients. He consults with patients so he can fully understand their dental history, current goals, and oral health needs. On this page, you can read… - Dr. Patel


4 Things to Know About Dental Implants

Until recently, if you lost a permanent tooth, there weren’t many different options for tooth replacement. For many years, bridges and dentures were really the only ways to restore your smile to a healthy, youthful appearance. However, both these require… - Dr. Patel


When is Tooth Extraction Necessary?

Tooth extraction may be unavoidable for any number of reasons. Your tooth may be infected or damaged, or you might need your wisdom teeth removed before they cause serious issues. How can you tell if your tooth needs to be… - Dr. Patel


How to Manage Dental Anxiety

If merely thinking about seeing the dentist makes you break out in a cold sweat, you’re not alone. Many people suffer from dental anxiety. Maybe you’re worried about the possibility of pain or perhaps you haven’t been in a while… - Dr. Patel