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…)
Karen Ho, DDS, Inc Blog
May 11, 2022
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…)
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…)
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…)
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…)
December 11, 2021
When you make a significant investment, you want to do everything you can to make it last a long time and remain in great condition. Dental implants are not only a financial investment, they are a long-term investment in your quality of life.
With that being said, if you decide to move forward with them as your tooth replacement option, the last thing you want to do is let some bad habits stir up trouble and potentially harm your implants. Here are bad habits to avoid according to a dentist in order to protect your dental implants in Campbell.(more…)
November 10, 2021
If you suffer from tooth loss, you are probably used to “dealing” with it, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Tooth loss can affect your ability to chew and speak, not to mention the health issues it can cause. Fortunately, there are tooth replacement options to choose from and none of them can match the change to your quality of life that dental implants can offer.
This Thanksgiving, don’t worry about coming up with an excuse for why you won’t be having a plate in front of everyone. Dental implants will enable you to eat what everyone else is having and talk clearly while you’re doing it. Well, don’t talk with your mouth full, but you get the idea.
Keep reading to learn about eating with dental implants to enhance your Thanksgiving and the many years to follow.(more…)
September 11, 2021
Have you noticed your teeth losing that shade of white you got during your last visit to the dentist, but you aren’t sure what is causing the color change?
Many foods and beverages have the capability to stain your teeth, especially if you consume them on a regular basis. Some items stain primarily because they contain tannins, which are a group of bitter and astringent compounds found in many plants. Read on to learn more about what tannins are and how they can stain teeth to the point that you may wish to schedule a teeth whitening treatment(more…)
July 11, 2021
Are you satisfied with the appearance of your smile except for a couple of small gaps or overlapping teeth? Maybe you’re unhappy with several imperfections, and small alignment issues are only the tip of the ice burg? No matter the situation, you know braces could fix your smile, but you don’t want to spend months committing to a treatment. What if there was a quick fix to get the results you want? Veneers offer instant orthodontics while also addressing other aesthetic concerns, like discoloration. Here’s how you can achieve the smile of your dreams.(more…)
June 11, 2021
Are you ready to invest in your dream smile with veneers? You’re making an excellent investment because they can last for a decade or longer with the right aftercare. In as few as 2 appointments, you can have the results you want to smile confidently. Although you’re excited to get started, you might be a little apprehensive about 1 step in your treatment plan. You’re going to need temporary veneers for a couple of weeks. Here’s what you need to know to safeguard your smile while waiting for your permanent veneers.(more…)