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Tips for maintaining healthy teeth during the Holidays

2018-12-11T12:18:26+00:00

Tips for maintaining healthy teeth during the Holidays The Holidays are here once more, and we all know that we are going to come across a lot of guilty pleasures. The biggest culprit of those pleasures will definitely be…. you guess it. FOOD! Whether its yummy desserts or drinks that pull you in a [...]

Tips for maintaining healthy teeth during the Holidays 2018-12-11T12:18:26+00:00

Preventing Periodontitis Disease before it’s too late

2018-12-11T12:20:06+00:00

Preventing Periodontitis Disease before it’s too late Periodontitis Disease can sound pretty intimidating and it can be. But how can you get it, where does it come from, and how does it affect your health? What is Periodontitis disease? Periodontal is also known as gum disease. Gingivitis is the beginning stage of Periodontitis. It [...]

Preventing Periodontitis Disease before it’s too late 2018-12-11T12:20:06+00:00

How to Prevent Cavities on Halloween

2018-10-29T11:02:59+00:00

When it comes to Halloween, we all know that candy is a major part of the spooky holiday. Knocking door to door to receive sour gummies, carmely gooey chocolates or gum that look like eyeballs can all be very enticing to children as well as adults. But are you putting your mouth’s health at [...]

How to Prevent Cavities on Halloween 2018-10-29T11:02:59+00:00

What is Bone Grafting and How It Ties to Dental Implants?

2018-09-17T14:46:49+00:00

What is Bone Grafting and How It Ties to Dental Implants? As you walk into the Dr. Carmichael’s office, you start getting pretty excited. You can’t wait to tell Dr. Carmichael that you’re finally ready for dental implants. Soon, you’ll have the winning smile you were used to seeing and you can say goodbye [...]

What is Bone Grafting and How It Ties to Dental Implants? 2018-09-17T14:46:49+00:00

First Aid Tips From Your Emergency Dentist in San Diego Dr. Carmichael

2018-09-11T13:51:34+00:00

First Aid Tips From Your Emergency Dentist in San Diego Dr. Carmichael Last week, you started feeling a familiar ache in that one problem tooth you have in the back of your mouth. Since you’re accustomed to this intermittent pain, you didn’t think anything of it. You went about your normal routine of brushing [...]

First Aid Tips From Your Emergency Dentist in San Diego Dr. Carmichael 2018-09-11T13:51:34+00:00

What is a Waterpik?

2018-08-29T11:47:33+00:00

What is a Waterpik? There is something special about a warm, welcoming smile. Beauty aside, though, there is also something vital about a healthy smile. Oral health doesn’t end with our teeth. We have learned this through centuries of history filled with tooth loss, discomfort, and bad breath. In addition to brushing our teeth, [...]

What is a Waterpik? 2018-08-29T11:47:33+00:00

Do Electric Toothbrushes Clean Better Than Regular Toothbrushes?

2018-08-09T15:44:39+00:00

Do Electric Toothbrushes Clean Better Than Regular Toothbrushes? Since electric toothbrushes spin at a rate of about 30,000 strokes per minute it’s easy to believe that they clean better than a manual brushing. But is it true? We are all different and different things work better for some then others. So the answer is [...]

Do Electric Toothbrushes Clean Better Than Regular Toothbrushes? 2018-08-09T15:44:39+00:00

Why are dental implants better than dentures or bridges?

2018-08-09T15:46:10+00:00

Why are dental implants better than dentures or bridges? Dr. Carmichael and her team know that dental implants are the gold standard for replacing teeth for a reason – they’re superior to dentures, partials, and fixed dental bridges for many reasons: Jaw Strength – Unlike bridges and dentures that cause your jawbone to recede [...]

Why are dental implants better than dentures or bridges? 2018-08-09T15:46:10+00:00

What is a root canal?

2018-08-09T15:47:11+00:00

What is a root canal? Root canals are traditionally associated with severe dental pain. Over the years, advancements in general dentistry have made treating root canals less painful and quicker to treat. Here is your brief overview of what a root canal involves and what to expect. WHAT IS A ROOT CANAL? If a [...]

What is a root canal? 2018-08-09T15:47:11+00:00