Heather’s home care recommendations

 Establishing an oral hygiene routine with your dentist and dental hygienist is an essential part of keeping your teeth and gums healthy. Everyone has different oral health needs, but everyone can find some benefit from this basic routine. This routine includes techniques on brushing, flossing, and using a daily fluoride mouth rinse! Here is a list of […]

Learn about tooth erosion

  Sugar isn’t the only culprit when it comes to tooth decay. High levels of acid in everyday foods and drinks can be just as harmful. From oranges to wine, high-acid foods and drinks can wear away your teeth, causing decay, sensitivity and discoloring. But that doesn’t mean you have to strike all acidic foods […]

Our Favorite Dental Products!

    Here is a list of some of Dr. Yoon’s favorite dental products for keeping your mouth clean and healthy! We love electric toothbrushes!  The Oral-B Professional Care is one of our favorites.  Electric toothbrushes have been shown to remove more plaque and keep gums healthier than manual brushes. This Oral-B is Professional Care is rechargable and easy […]

Should I Be Using Mouthwash Everyday?

  With so many dental products available at stores, a common question that many of our patients ask us is:      “Should I be using a mouthwash every day?”      “There are so many different types.  Which one is right for me?” It’s absoutely true that there seem to be dozens of different types of […]

Do Endurance Sports Increase Your Risk for Cavities?

  I recently read an article presented by the American Dental Association that showed that there may be a correlation between training for edurance sports and an increased risk of tooth erosion and decay. As an avid runner, occasional triathlete, and full-time dentist I found the article to be very interesting.  Tooth erosion and cavities are […]

Do you clench or grind your teeth?

  Has someone ever told you that they hear you scraping or grinding your teeth when you are sleeping? Have you noticed that the edges of your teeth seem worn down or are chipped and rough? Do you suffer from jaw pain or headaches when you wake up in the morning? If you answered yes […]

Question about tooth whitening?

  Why do teeth become discolored? The most common reason why our teeth can become discolored is from exposure to pigments in the foods and drinks that we consume.  The stains that result can be both extristic (on the surface of the teeth) or instrinsic (embedded in the microscopic pores within our teeth).    How […]

Dr Yoon’s Tips for Keeping your Teeth Healthy This Summer

  Try to avoid those sugary drinks and snacks! Summer is the time for cookouts which means plenty of delicious food and drinks to go around!  Sodas, sport drinks, popsicles, and other cavity-causing foods are all around this time of year.  Dr. Yoon recommends that you do your best to maintain a healthy, balanced diet with lots of […]

Prevention Tips for Children

Infants Infants should be seen by our office after the first six months of age, and at least by the child’s first birthday. By this time, the baby’s first teeth, or primary teeth, are beginning to erupt and it is a critical time to spot any problems before they become big concerns. Conditions like gum […]