Oral Health

How All-On-Four Implants Improve Quality of Life

Jul 26th, 2017 | By

All-On-Four implants secure your dentures in place, with just four posts in each jawbone. Fresno, CA dentist Dr. Claudia Denes can completely restore your smile with the help of All-on-Four dental implants and a custom-made implant-supported denture. If you have a healthy mouth, but are facing significant tooth loss in the upper or lower jaw,

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Oral cancer – Clinical Update & Screening Part 1

Oct 8th, 2013 | By

Oral Cancer- Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment In the United States over 35,000 new cases of cancer of the oral cavity are diagnosed annually, with over 25,000 occurring in men and over 11,000 in women. Nearly 7,880 people die of cancer of the oral cavity and pharynx each year. There are 30 times this amount when

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Why Does TMJ Disorder Cause Chronic Migraines?

May 23rd, 2013 | By

If you’ve been told that your frequent headaches or other pains are related to TMJ disorder, you may be relieved to finally have an answer and a solution to your chronic discomfort. However, if you suffer from recurring discomfort that has not yet been successfully diagnosed, then your smile may be in the grips of

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The Wisdom of Removing Impacted Teeth, with Your Fresno Dentists

May 6th, 2013 | By

There’s a good chance that you or someone you know has had to remove one or all of their wisdom teeth. If so, you may be familiar with how often wisdom teeth are removed and the discomfort that they can cause if left untreated. However, you may also have wondered; why do we grow pairs

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Fresno Dentists Discuss Children’s Oral Health

Mar 28th, 2013 | By

A child’s smile is magical. If you have children, then chances are that you would like for them to be able to enjoy a lifetime of bright and healthy smiles. To set them on the right path, you must begin the process of good dental care early in their lives, and ensure that they learn

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Fresno Dentists Discuss the Teeth Grinding Phenomenon

Feb 10th, 2013 | By

You care about your dental health, so you brush and floss your teeth at least twice day and visit your dentist every six month for regular dental checkups and cleanings. Yet, allowing dental plaque to accumulate excessively is only a portion of the issues that could affect your teeth and gums. Some common habits can

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Determine the Cause of Toothache

Jan 30th, 2013 | By

A toothache is not a trivial matter. Over 25% of adults in America have admitted to taking time off work to deal with the discomfort of tooth sensitivity, and some women claim tooth pain is second only to childbirth. The magnitude of a toothache can be debilitating, and if you’ve had one before, then you

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Could Gum Disease Lead to Respiratory Infection?

Jan 23rd, 2013 | By

If you are a patient or regular reader of ours, then you are probably aware that gum disease is a serious chronic disease that can threaten more than the health of your gums. While gum disease is the number one cause for adult tooth loss in America, the disease can also endanger the integrity of

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Fresno Dentists Explain Why You Would Need Cosmetic Dentistry

Dec 20th, 2012 | By

It is no secret that a healthy and attractive smile encourages confidence in your personal and professional life. If a serious illness threatened your oral health, such as severe tooth decay or gum disease, then hopefully you would immediately seek treatment to correct the issue and save your smile. However, when a minor cosmetic issue

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Does Your Dental Filling Sit Too High?

Oct 16th, 2012 | By

The act of removing decayed tooth tissue and replacing it with a man-made material has been practiced since times of old. The main purpose of the procedure is to halt the spread of infection before more damage is done to your oral cavity, and typically, the most pleasing result is the cessation of tooth sensitivity

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