Anaheim Dental & Orthodontics Blog

Prevent Fitness Failure: How to Protect Your Grin at the Gym

January 1, 2024

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Man and woman high-fiving on yoga mats at the gym

If you’re like many others, you’ve resolved to spend more time at the gym this year to lose weight and enhance your physical well-being. Though these are wonderful goals to set for yourself, too much time at the gym has been known to cause dental dilemmas. You wouldn’t want your healthy new habit to cost you your teeth! Continue reading to learn 3 common issues and how you can prevent them.


Smile-Friendly Gifts for Friends and Loved Ones

December 6, 2023

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Stockings hung up by a fireplace

The holidays are all about spoiling the people that you love. While receiving gifts is always nice, some of the happiest memories come from showing people how much you care about them through what you give them.

Though if you want to show someone that they really matter to you, you might want to pay some mind to how the gifts you provide will affect their oral health. Here are a few stocking stuffers that can help to support oral health.


Smile Appreciation: Ways to Care for Your Teeth This Thanksgiving

November 14, 2023

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a family smiling together during Thanksgiving

With Thanksgiving coming up, there are probably a million things you can be thankful for. While many of these may include things like family, friends, and good health, you won’t want to forget about your smile. After all, your pearly whites are the very ones allowing you to enjoy your favorite delicious holiday meals. To show your appreciation, here are four oral health tips for taking care of your smile during the festivities.


Dental Stats That Will Send a Shiver Down Your Spine

October 7, 2023

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Dental patient in a horror scenes

Halloween doesn’t feel complete without a spooky story or two, and this time of year even people who aren’t ordinarily all that interested in horror can’t seem to resist.
Despite what many may think, dentists aren’t normally trying to scare their patients. After all, the more unpleasant the experience someone has in their office, the less likely that they’ll come back. However, in the spirit of the Halloween season, you might want to hear some of the scarier stats you won’t normally get from dentists. Here are a few examples.


The True Impact of Gum Disease in 5 Factoids

September 8, 2023

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A woman showing what gum disease looks like

The World Health Organization estimates that 80 percent of all adults will experience some degree of gum disease in their lives. Whether it’s redness, inflammation, or bleeding gum tissue, you might have some of the symptoms of periodontal disease and never make the connection.

To learn facts about the real impact of the disease, and how it affects so many people, continue scrolling.


Conquer Your Next Dental Exam with These Back-To-School Tips

August 11, 2023

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Child smiles

By the end of summer, parents are in a rush to get their kids ready for school. This means getting everything squared away: acquiring all of the supplies, handling immunizations, and all the works. But with all the necessary focus on setting children up to pass their math and English exams, worrying about them acing their dental exams can fall by the wayside. Here’s what you need to know about keeping your kid on top of oral hygiene and ahead of tooth decay as they prepare to kick-off the new school year.


Helpful Ways to Be Prepared for Summertime Dental Scares

July 13, 2023

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Woman smiles on beach

Everyone looks forward to a good summer getaway, but few think about what to do if a dental emergency strikes while on the road or traveling. You’d hate to be in a position like having a dislodged tooth with no idea where you could get it reimplanted or developing a vicious toothache and not knowing where to get care. In the interest of keeping everyone’s vacation as fun as possible, here are some tips on how to be prepared for a dental crisis during your summer excursion.


Why Summer Is a Great Time to Start Invisalign

June 8, 2023

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Two friends smiling while walking on beach together

To date, more than 12 million patients have chosen to straighten their teeth with Invisalign. Between the see-through aligners and the fact that you can remove them at any time, you might even be considering this orthodontic treatment for yourself. If that’s the case, then you’ll be happy to know that summer is a great time to start Invisalign. Here’s why!


The Perks of Seeing a Dentist Before Summer Vacation

May 18, 2023

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A smiling woman wearing a beach hat

With May nearly over, Summer has truly arrived. The weather is warming, schools are letting out, and this season’s blockbusters are getting released. Chances are thus good that you’re ready for a trip. Even so, there’s one more thing you should do first. Namely, make sure to see a dentist before summer vacation. This dental visit would make your fun in the sun all the sweeter. If you’d like to learn why, your Anaheim dentist will explain. To that end, here are four big benefits of a pre-vacation dental checkup.


4 Reasons to Invest Your Tax Refund in Your Smile

April 20, 2023

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person smiling while talking to dentist

Are you contemplating how to make the most of your tax refund this season? One option to consider is investing in your smile and prioritizing your oral health. Allocating your tax refund towards dental care can bring about a range of benefits, from improving your overall well-being to enhancing your self-confidence. Keep reading as we discuss four reasons why putting your tax refund toward dental care is a good idea.