Advancements in materials, techniques, and technologies allow dentures to look and feel more natural than ever before. Your new set of teeth will fit your mouth like a glove; however, it will take a few days to get used to your dentures. In no time at all, you’ll be speaking, laughing, and chewing like a pro, but dentures have their limitations. There are a few foods you may want to avoid to save yourself from embarrassment and to protect the lifespan of your new smile.
Karen Ho, DDS, Inc Blog
What Can’t You Eat With Dentures?
March 26, 2023
Kissing & Dentures: Pucker up!
February 7, 2023
Confidence is an important factor for many things in life, including dating! Having a complete smile with dentures can allow you to freely smile and interact with someone you are interested in. However, you may have some worries about how your prosthetic will affect becoming physically closer to that special someone. Your dentist in Campbell is here to give you some helpful tips for your dating life and kissing while wearing dentures.(more…)
Should I Get Teeth Whitening or Veneers?
January 27, 2023
There’s nothing like showing off a big, shining smile. People whose teeth have started to yellow might wish that they had that, and cosmetic dentistry can make that wish a reality. In fact, the only choice you’ll have to make is which cosmetic procedure to use.
Teeth whitening and veneers are two radically different treatments, but both of them can give you a beautiful smile. Here’s a guide to the differences between these two conditions, along with which one is right for you.(more…)
4 Tips on How to Keep Your Teeth Healthy During the Holidays
December 16, 2022
As the holiday season approaches, it’s easy to get caught up in the excitement and indulge in all the delicious treats and drinks that come with it. However, you and your family can still partake in the celebrations while maintaining good oral hygiene. As you enjoy the festivities, it’s important to remember that sugary and acidic foods and drinks can be harmful to your teeth. Here are some tips on how to enjoy this special time while keeping a bright, healthy smile!(more…)
3 Ways You Can Set Your Dental Implants Up for Success
July 2, 2022
For several years now, dental implants have been considered the gold standard of tooth replacement; this impressive solution is capable of fully restoring the beauty and functionality of a smile that’s been ravaged by tooth loss. That said, as fantastic as dental implants are, they can still fail under unfavorable circumstances. If you have dental implants or are slated to receive them, here are 3 notable lifestyle changes you can make that are certain to help you keep your implants intact for the foreseeable future.(more…)
4 Benefits to Seeing Your Dentist Before Summer Vacation
May 11, 2022
Pandemic restrictions are gone, meaning summer is a season of fun again! People can travel freely to beaches, pools, and other exciting locales for well-deserved vacations. Still, consider seeing your dentist before shipping off for your getaway. Dental treatments before summer vacation have some pretty good benefits. Learn about four such benefits below to see for yourself!(more…)
What to Do for Oral Cancer Awareness Month
April 11, 2022
This April marks the 23rd annual Oral Cancer Awareness Month. No matter the time or place, oral cancer is a significant threat that everyone should try to minimize and prevent. For example, the latest studies estimate that 54,000 new cases will be diagnosed in the U.S. this year alone. Of those, 43% will not survive past the five-year mark.
To better practice oral cancer awareness year-round, here’s a guide explaining its risk factors, its symptoms, and when a dentist should examine you for it.(more…)
Can I Drink Coffee with Veneers?
March 11, 2022
Veneers are an easy way to transform your smile without having to wait months or even years for Invisalign or traditional metal braces to move your teeth into the correct position. They can correct chips, cracks, gaps, minor alignment problems, misshapen teeth, and discoloration to give your pearly whites a more appealing look. Veneers are also highly stain-resistant, but will drinking your morning coffee leave your new smile with unsightly stains? Read on to learn if a hot cup of joe can discolor your new smile.(more…)
How Can a Bright Smile Help Ace My Valentine’s Day Date?
February 11, 2022
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and if you’re making plans for a night out with your crush, you’ll want to ensure you plan your best look! From your outfits to your haircut, there are plenty of ways to impress your date. But did you know a bright smile is possibly the greatest accessory of all? Read on to learn how your grin affects your first impression and the ways you can get teeth whitening in Campbell.(more…)
Enjoy Long-Lasting Results with Dental Bonding
January 11, 2022
Whether you have a cavity or chipped tooth, cosmetic bonding provides a quick fix for many dental issues, both restorative and cosmetic. The composite resin material is customized to match the color of your teeth to blend in with your enamel. After just one appointment, you can have a healthy, beautiful smile, but how long will your results last? Here’s what you need to know to get the most out of your investment.(more…)