Dental Blog

February Is Gum Disease Awareness Month

Happy National Gum Disease Month! If you have healthy gums, now is the time to give yourself a pat on the back. However, if you’re on the path to gum disease, now’s the time to put on the brakes. In this post, we’ll take a closer look at gum disease and let you know what you can do to prevent it.

What Are the Health Benefits of Dental Implants?

Dental implants look natural and realistic in addition to benefiting your health. Since the implant post fuses into your jawbone, it replaces the function of your natural tooth. This preserves your jawbone density. Read more about it in our Laulani Dental Care blog.

Which Foods Cause Tooth Decay

Read our blog to learn which cavity causing foods to watch out for but don’t forget to schedule your twice a year visit to our office for a general exam and professional cleaning. Preventing and identifying potential problems goes a long way toward maintaining good oral health.

When Is a Wisdom Tooth Extraction Necessary?

Wisdom tooth extraction consists of removing the teeth known as your third set of molars. These are found at the very back of your mouth at the bottom and top. Read our blog post to learn when the removal of these teeth is necessary.

When Should I Seek Emergency Dental Care?

Most of us go to the dentist just for our usual cleanings and exams, but what if something dramatic happens to your teeth? It may be something that can get treated in a few days or so, but there are certain situations that constitute an emergency. Read our blog post to find out when your should seek emergency dental care.

Are Citrus Fruits & Juices Good for Teeth?

Managing your oral hygiene can be tricky. While some rules, like avoiding sodas and sugary candy, are easy to understand, the impact of other foods and drinks on your health can be more difficult to determine. One of the foods that presents a conundrum is citrus. Read our blog post to learn about the impact of citrus on teeth and oral health.

What to Do About Loose Baby Teeth

When you were a kid, do you remember doing anything crazy to get rid of your loose baby teeth? But now that you have your own child with loose baby teeth, things are a different story. Check out our blog post to learn what you need to know about handling those loose baby teeth.

Dental Fads to Avoid

Fads come and go, and many times it happens for good reason. Check out our blog post for a look at some dental fads we recommend avoiding to protect your oral health.

Which Foods Benefit Oral Health?

By now, you should know that a good at-home oral hygiene routine that involves brushing twice daily and flossing each day can help you avoid cavities and preserve a beautiful smile. However, there is another important factor in your oral health that you may be forgetting: your diet. Read our blog post where we share some food options that can help keep your pearly whites healthy and strong.