Food and Beverage Rules for When You Have Braces

Are you straightening your teeth with braces? If so, you need to take proper care of the appliance as well as your smile. Doing this can help you have a more successful and convenient orthodontic journey. One way to care for your teeth, gums and braces is to follow the food and beverage rules set for the alignment journey with... read more »

Some Tips to Help You Overcome Tooth Sensitivity

Tooth sensitivity is quite inconvenient, especially because it can make eating and drinking hot and cold foods and drinks very painful. It can even make breathing cold air uncomfortable! If you’re like many people, you’re looking for ways to soothe your tooth sensitivity. Our dentist, Dr. Sylvia Ramirez Flores, is more than happy to help you by giving you the... read more »

Dental Fractures Can Be Treated in Different Ways

While your teeth are very strong, there are many things that can chip or fracture your tooth enamel. Chips could come from an accidental blow to the mouth, or something as seemingly mundane as grinding your teeth at night. Individuals who have a bad habit of crunching on ice or using their teeth to open containers are at increased risk... read more »

Dental Sealant Can Aid in Cavity Prevention

The permanent premolars and molars in the back of your child’s mouth have deep textures in the tooth enamel on the chewing surfaces. This helps the teeth perform their basic function of chewing and grinding food in small pieces to make it easier to digest.   If a routine dental checkup at Flores Dental Care reveals bacterial deposits in these... read more »

Teach Your Smile About Gum Disease Risk Factor Prevention

Your smile often depends on numerous choices to keep your teeth and gums safe. Not only do you need to be brushing and flossing your teeth on a daily basis, but you need to be using numerous oral health care treatment habits to maintain proper oral hygiene. In addition, a healthy diet and healthy lifestyle choices can play a key... read more »

Improve Your Oral Health with Dental Bonding

  Have you ever wished there was an easy to go to treatment to handle minor damage to your teeth without having to think about completely overhauling your smile? If you have only suffered minor damage to a tooth, a dental bonding procedure may be capable of restoring the tooth without having to try to any drastic procedures. If you... read more »

A Dental Bridge Fracture Requires Timely Dental Care

Your dental bridge represents a significant investment in restoring the functional presence of a missing or severely compromised tooth. While it was created from very durable dental grade materials, there are still things that could potentially chip it.   This could be the result of an unprotected blow to the mouth during athletics or a hard fall suffered in the... read more »

Dental Fractures Caused by Bruxism Need Treatment from a Dentist

Bruxism is a chronic oral condition related to grinding your teeth on a nightly basis. It is often associated with untreated stress, or latent allergy problems. While it might seem innocuous at first, the excessive force of clenching and grinding both sets of teeth, can potentially chip or fracture tooth enamel. This is more likely to occur on the biting... read more »

Oral Hygiene Advice to Help You Have a Better Clean

If you want an effective oral hygiene routine, then there are little things you can do each day to improve your cleaning techniques. This can help you in a variety of ways because oral hygiene can help you look good, feel good, prevent dental problems, and even have a better overall health. So, to help you have a better oral... read more »

Oral Health Care Fundamentals: Endodontics

As the year nears its end and the holiday season kicks into full swing, it is important to make sure your oral health care is in good standing. However, numerous health risks due to lifestyle choices, bad habits, or accidents, or dietary choices can easily affect the condition of your oral health. If for any reason the inner portions of... read more »