How a Root Canal Treatment Can Save a Damaged Tooth

The mouth is a complex interaction of a lot of different parts, and there are many things happening in it that you don’t know about. Beneath the teeth and gums are the roots, blood vessels, and nerves that support them. If an infection happens in this area a root canal treatment might be necessary. The… Read more »

Addressing the Cause of Stains Can Help Maintain Your Newly Whitened Smile

A dull, yellow, and stained smile can have a significant adverse effect on your self-esteem. Many people who want a whiter smile will contact their dentist, Dr. Steven J. Brazis, to schedule a dental bleaching treatment. This is the safest way to effectively remove stains from tooth enamel. Once your teeth have had their luster… Read more »

Make Sure You Do This if Your Tooth is Knocked Out

We understand that your teeth are important to you. That’s why we take it seriously when they get damaged. One of the more traumatic things that can happen to your teeth is having one knocked out. The fear of losing a perfectly healthy tooth, especially if it was from an injury, can add a lot… Read more »

Cavities and Your Genetics

You probably know that there are a number of things you should do if you’re interested in protecting the health of your teeth. For instance, you probably know that you should brush and floss your teeth every day. You should also visit your dentist twice a year. However, did you know that even if you… Read more »

The Harmful Effect of Toothbrush Sharing

Have you ever thought that sharing or borrowing a toothbrush is probably harmless, especially if you rinse the brush off first? In reality, though, you shouldn’t share your toothbrush or ever let anyone else use your brush. As you may know, everyone has different bacteria in their mouth. Toothbrushes can actually harbor bad bacteria, and… Read more »

The Details on How to Recover After a Root Canal

If you’re about to restore your oral health with a root canal in Sacramento, California, recovery is very important. In fact, it’s so important that our experienced team is happy to give you the healing instructions you need. In order to recover after your treatment, we encourage you to do the following things: Take prescribed… Read more »

Why Fluoride Is Your Ally

At our dental practice in Sacramento, California, we encourage our patients to understand the importance of fluoride when it comes to protecting those pearly whites, for yourself and for your family. Dr. Steven J. Brazis and our team want to give you a quick overview of how important fluoride is to a healthy smile. Why… Read more »

Teething Child? Which Tricks to Use and Which to Avoid

Are your child’s teeth growing in? Are you not sure what to do to help your child? If so, our Steven J. Brazis, DDS dental team is more than happy to help you! We have tips that will help you keep your child safe and comforted. Some of the tips we have for you include:… Read more »

How to Have an Attractive Smile this Christmas

Do you wish you had a bright and stunning smile this Christmas? If so, our Steven J. Brazis, DDS team has some tips and tricks that can help you achieve your dream smile this holiday season. Those tips and tricks are: –Keep up on oral hygiene: Make sure you brush your teeth twice a day… Read more »