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Articles on the topic of Comprehensive Dentistry from the dental blog of Dr. Jess Santucci, an Orinda, CA dentist. Learn about laser dentistry, dental implants, periodontics, and other topics that can improve your smile and overall health.
December 3, 2018
Have you noticed that your gumline is starting to pull away? Should you be alarmed? In this article, we’ll discuss the causes, symptoms, and real solutions for the condition known as receding gums.
September 3, 2018
Xylitol makes many bold claims about its abilities. But are they myths or realities? Does xylitol prevent cavities? You’ll find out what causes cavities and the role this sugar alternative plays.
April 2, 2018
If you’re a parent, no doubt you want to ensure your kids are healthy, happy, active, and safe. Organized sports and after-school activities are a great way to make sure your little ones get plenty of activity and learn teamwork. In the U.S., 60 million children between the ages of 6 and 18 participate in… Read More
October 25, 2017
Many wonder: “Are dental x-rays safe?” Here are the facts you need to help you decide what is best for you and your family’s dental care.
May 12, 2017
Choosing the best toothbrush can seem like a daunting task! Here are our top tips to choose the right toothbrush for each member of your family.
November 18, 2016
Gum disease is one of the least noticeable yet most common oral conditions worldwide. Given gum disease’s potentially serious yet invisible signs, how can you protect yourself from losing your smile? Gum disease is no laughing matter. Millions of Americans are diagnosed with it each year and millions more remain untreated, leading to rapid decay… Read More
October 21, 2016
You’ve been told you need a root canal, and understandably, you now have questions: What exactly IS a root canal? Is it going to hurt? What can you expect when you go in for treatment? We want to make it easier on you, so we’ve rounded up some great online resources that will help… Read More
October 14, 2016
Do you notice an increase in pink every October? From politicians to football players to community members, the color seems to pop up everywhere! Since 1985, when National Breast Cancer Awareness Month was founded, October has been designated as a time to increase awareness of this deadly disease. Pink ribbons – and pink… Read More
July 16, 2016
One of your worst fears is realized: You fell face first onto the concrete, and you felt that front tooth break. Panic mode ensues. What the heck are you going to do now? Don’t panic, we’ve got some answers for you. There are all types of dental emergencies and most of the time, the answer… Read More
August 31, 2015
What’s living in your mouth? Why is it there? It’s 11:30 at night. You’ve worked another long day. The kids are finally asleep. All you want is to crawl into bed and close your eyes. Brushing and flossing your teeth seems like a daunting task. You’re sure it’ll be ok to skip it tonight as… Read More