Dental Support: Toothache Prevention and Treatments

Oftentimes, individuals neglect their oral health care and forget to properly take care of their teeth and gums. If an issue arises with an infection within your tooth, it is known as a toothache. Toothaches typically arise due to an abscessed tooth that has become infected through tooth decay, gum disease or a cracked tooth…. Read more »

Caring for Your Oral Health With Plaque Buildup Prevention and Treatments

Are you aware of the risks that plaque buildup can cause your smile? Plaque buildup consists of a sticky film of debris and bacteria that can collect on your teeth. Typically, plaque begins to collect after a meal as it lingers behind on your teeth. Plaque buildup can convert substances, including sugars, into acids that… Read more »

Understand Your Oral Health: Teeth Whitening Treatments

To keep your smile safe from several oral health risks that can arise, be aware of different treatments that can be used to enhance your smile. However, in some cases, an adjustment to the aesthetics of your smile may be all that is required. If you have any stains or discolorations, consider the use of… Read more »

Your Tooth Decay Prevention Chances Can Be Improved by a Simple Fluoride Treatment

Maintaining a consistent oral hygiene routine starts with brushing your teeth each morning and night, as well as remembering to carefully floss at least once per day. With careful focus these measures are designed to remove plaque and food particles from your mouth before they can promote cavities and gum disease. Having a routine dental… Read more »

Your Guide to Dental Bonding

Dental bonding is a process that a lot of people aren’t terribly familiar with. At first glance, it sounds like we’re binding teeth together, doesn’t it? Joking aside, our the team at Steven J. Brazis, DDS in Sacramento, California love to perform dental bonding for patients for whom it’s a good fit. There’s a lot… Read more »

Give Your Tooth a Second Chance with Root Canal Therapy

Have you become aware of a developing problem in your smile, such as a bad toothache, biting down and feeling pain or tooth sensitivity when eating hot or cold food? Other signs that something is amiss include gums that are discolored, swollen, tender or have a pimple that is very persistent. The occurrence of tooth… Read more »

How to Help Your Teen Have a Healthy Spring Smile

If you want your teen to have a strong and healthy smile this spring, then our dentist, Dr. Steven J. Brazis, is happy to help you help them reach those goals. Fortunately, there are many things you can do to help your teen keep their teeth and gums in the best condition possible while they… Read more »

Maintaining Good Gum Health Calls for Daily Flossing

Your gums plan an essential role in providing a medium to help anchor your teeth to the underlying bone structure. Maintaining healthy gums is critical for maintaining healthy teeth and preventing further oral health complications. The American Dental Association note that maintaining good oral health starts with a consistent daily oral hygiene routine. This starts… Read more »

Antiseptic Mouthwash Cannot Physically Remove Material from Between Your Teeth

Making a conscious effort to floss at least once per day as well as brushing your teeth each morning and night is essential for maintaining a healthy mouth. With consistency this daily routine can help food particles, plaque and sugar residue to reduce the bacterial presence in your mouth. This reduces your chances of suffering… Read more »

Dental Emergency Tips

Even if you practice proper, regular dental hygiene, dental emergencies may occur. Dr. Steven J. Brazis and our team stress the importance of knowing what to do in these situations. There are things you can do at home to relieve discomfort and to minimize damage before you come in to our office. Toothache Rinse your… Read more »