Dental Emergencies: What to Do

Dental Emergencies: What to Do Emergency Dentistry Los Gatos Dental emergencies can be scary, especially if you feel underprepared for how to respond in the situation. Ignoring dental emergencies can lead to painful and costly issues in the future, so being prepared to handle issues that arise upfront can be the best solution to save…

How to Tell if You Have Dental Cavities

How to Tell if You Have Dental Cavities Preventative Dentistry Los Gatos Wondering if you could have a cavity? If you’ve never had a cavity before, or if it’s been awhile since you have, it can be difficult to know for sure. The best way to ensure your mouth is in top shape is to…

Summer Survival Guide

Summer Survival Guide Preventative Dentistry Los Gatos Summertime, and the living’s easy! Just make sure that easy living doesn’t compromise your dental health. Here are a few things to keep in mind when keeping yourself happy and healthy this summer season: Chlorinated pool water is acidic, and believe it or not, can actually damage your…

Teeth Grinding

Teeth Grinding Preventative Dentistry Los Gatos Could you be grinding your teeth at night? Studies show that nighttime grinding, also known as sleep bruxism, affects about 10% of the population. Sleep bruxism can lead to uncomfortable consequences, like serious muscle soreness and even headaches, in the days and weeks to follow. Many people are unaware…

What To Do If You Crack A Tooth

What To Do If You Crack A Tooth Dental Tips Los Gatos Ouch! Chomp on something your tooth didn’t like? Or get hit in the mouth with a hockey puck? If you think you may have a cracked tooth, or if you’re holding a piece of your tooth in your hand, follow these steps! 1.…

Tooth Sensitivity

Tooth Sensitivity General Dentistry Los Gatos Tooth sensitivity is uncomfortable and unnecessary! Extreme sensitivity is a result of exposed nerve endings when the protective coating that insulates these nerves is eroded away. If you’ve been living with tooth sensitivity, consider these suggestions for reducing pain or decreasing the likeliness of nerve exposure: Use a soft…

Complete Guide to Oral Health

Complete Guide to Oral Health Oral Health Los Gatos   Springtime means the birds are singing and the bees are buzzing, and life often starts to get-up-and-go for many people! If you’re wondering how to keep up on your oral health this Spring, Dr. Rahimi suggests these tips and tricks for optimum oral health:  …

Proper Toothbrush Storage

Proper Toothbrush Storage General Dentistry Los Gatos You have a shoe bin, and a sock drawer, a shelf for all the cookbooks, and a basket for the laundry, but have you ever thought about how you store your toothbrush? Believe it or not, toothbrushes can easily become home to millions of microorganisms that cause oral…