Halloween and TMJ

Halloween and TMJ TMJ Los Gatos As the holiday season slowly rolls into town this year, consider for a second how the changes in routine with all the excitement the holidays bring, also create changes in the problems or setbacks that could arise around living with your TMJ. Fortunately, Dr. Rahimi has a few things…

October is National Dental Hygiene Month!

National Dental Hygiene Month General Dentistry Los Gatos Did you know that October is National Dental Hygiene Month? Most people think of tricks and treats this Halloween season, but here are a few other things to keep in mind while you’re costume prepping this year: Brushing According to the American Dental Association (ADA), not only…

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…

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…

The Importance of Dental Check-Ups

Dental Check-Ups General Dentistry Los Gatos When most people look at their calendar for the year, they don’t often note how many times they’ll be visiting the dentist as a part of their regular check-up routine. The problem that occurs from this general pattern is that often, when people do visit their general dentist, it’s…

Tips for Healthy Teeth Los Gatos

General Dentistry Los Gatos Maintaining a strict dental hygiene routine is one of the best ways that you can keep a healthy and happy smile for yourself and for the world. However, have you ever wondered about the little things you do everyday that could be hurting your teeth? More than just brushing and flossing…