Preventive Care

Vitamins Contribute to a Healthy Mouth

Mar 27th, 2014 | By

If you take great care of your teeth and gums at home and receive regular checkups and cleanings from Dr. Denes, your mouth should be healthy. If, however, you’re experiencing dry mouth, tongue inflammation, or bleeding gums despite diligent oral care, your diet may be to blame. Specifically, you may have a vitamin deficiency, but

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Osteoporosis and Oral Health

Jul 16th, 2013 | By

Did you know that dental problems can be a sign of other health problems? For instance, a discolored tongue may indicate a vitamin deficiency, and if your teeth show signs of erosion on the back sides, Dr. Denes may suspect you have acid reflux disease or bulimia. If your teeth are suddenly breaking or becoming

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Fresno Dentists Explain Why Even Adult Teeth Love Fluoride

May 14th, 2013 | By

Many people are aware that fluoride can be an essential tool to aid a child’s dental development. The mineral facilitates the growth of strong, decay-resistant permanent teeth, reducing your child’s risk of developing cavities in his/her adult teeth after they erupt. Did you know, however, that fluoride can also help keep your teeth strong and

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Fresno Dentists Discuss the Formation of Tooth Decay

Oct 5th, 2012 | By

Tooth decay affects over 90% of the American population before they reach the age of 60. Cavities are so common that the mention of them rarely produces an ominous feeling. However, the havoc that untreated cavities wreak on your oral health can irreversibly damage more than just one tooth. To help raise awareness of the

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Fresno Dentists Explain the Importance of Preventive Dentistry

Sep 18th, 2012 | By

With the advancements that preventive dentistry has made over the years, more people are able to save their winning smiles through innovative techniques and procedures. Research continues to grow that grants us a greater understanding of the issues that afflict our dental health, as well as provide us with the means to combat those afflictions.

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Does Ice Cream Make Your Teeth Scream? Fresno Dentist Explains Tooth Sensitivity

Jul 12th, 2012 | By

This summer you may be looking forward to the simple pleasures in life, like drinking ice cold lemonade on the porch, patronizing your local snow cone stand, or enjoying an ice cream cone on a hot day. However, if you have tooth sensitivity, the thought of eating snow cones, biting into ice cream, or drinking

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Fresno Dentist Explains Basics of Oral Hygiene

Jun 4th, 2012 | By

How to Brush Your Teeth Properly Studies have shown that most adults do not spend enough time brushing their teeth. That quick 30-second brushing job you do before you rush out the door in the morning is not enough to help keep your teeth and gums healthy for life. You should ideally spend two minutes

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The Power of Xylitol

May 3rd, 2012 | By

Besides good toothbrushes and dental floss, fluoridated toothpastes and mouthwashes, and certain sugar-free chewing gums, there aren’t many over-the-counter products that get the seal of approval from reputable dentists. Today, however, Fresno dentists Dr. Claudia Denes and Dr. Alex Denes want to discuss the newest dental health booster out there: xylitol. What is Xylitol? As

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Common Causes of Adult Tooth Loss

Apr 29th, 2012 | By

The leading cause of tooth loss among American adults is gum disease, which effects approximately 80 percent of the population. There are, however, several other causes of adult tooth loss. Today, Fresno dentists Dr. Claudia Denes and Dr. Alex Denes want to discuss these causes to raise your awareness and help you keep your natural

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Causes of Tooth Decay – Cavities

Mar 30th, 2012 | By

Everyone knows there is a link between sugar consumption and cavities, but there’s more to preventing cavities than just avoiding sugar. Even the starchy foods you eat, such as bread and potatoes, are treated as sugars by your body and can contribute to tooth decay. Frequent snacking can also increase your risk of developing cavities.

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