Dental Veneers: What You Should Know

Are you unhappy with the color of your teeth? Are there small chips or cracks you wish you could correct? Do you ever wonder what you might be able to do to improve the appearance of your teeth? If so, we recommend considering the benefits of dental veneers. As you may know, veneers are thin… Read more »

Warning Signs of Cavities

One of the most common problems that Dr. Steven J. Brazis treats at Steven J. Brazis, DDS is cavities. Sometimes it can be a bit tricky to spot. Bearing that in mind, here are two common symptoms that come with having cavities, and how you can prevent cavities from forming. Aching Teeth Whether your tooth… Read more »

How to Maintain a Top-Notch Oral Health as a Teenager

Being a teenager can be hard, but taking care of your smile doesn’t have to be. If you keep your smile in tip-top shape, then there is a chance you’ll boost your self-esteem and feel great about yourself. So, to help you maintain a pristine oral health and smile as a teenager in Sacramento, California,… Read more »

A Temporary Crown Requires Some Daily Care Measures

Having a tooth restored by a dental crown in Sacramento, California, is often a two-stage process. The first step involves removing the tooth enamel layer to prepare the tooth for the restoration. Our dentist, Dr. Steven J. Brazis, will cast a detailed impression of the area and the dentin abutment that will anchor the crown… Read more »

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 »