Preventive Dentistry

Fresno Dentists Explain Stages of Gum Disease

Aug 5th, 2013 | By

How Gum Disease Forms Periodontal infection begins with plaque buildup along the gum line. This clear, filmy substance attaches to the gum tissue is constantly forming bacteria in colonies. These colonies multiply and infect your gums, causing periodontal disease. Plaque buildup is most commonly caused by incomplete oral hygiene that misses these colonies of bacteria.

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Give Your Mouth a Fresh Start for the New Year

Dec 31st, 2012 | By

This time of year, thoughts commonly turn to fresh starts and new beginnings. Some of the most common New Year’s resolutions involve improving overall health through exercise and balanced dieting. Your dental health, which is intrinsically linked to your physical wellbeing, deserves the same attention, and your Fresno family dentists, Dr. Alex Denes and Dr.

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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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Fresno Dentists Discuss Exercise and Your Oral Health

Sep 10th, 2012 | By

The benefits of exercise in maintaining a good oral health have long-been undisputed. Since children, we are taught that regular physical activity can help control weight, combat and improve certain health conditions, and even brighten your general demeanor. Did you know, however, that regular exercise can also help you maintain a clean and healthy mouth?

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Why Expecting Mothers Should Schedule Frequent Dental Checkups

Sep 6th, 2012 | By

Congratulations! Pregnancy is an exciting time in your life filled with the joys of the new addition to your family and the hectic scrambling to be prepared for your baby. At Fresno Dental Studio, we understand that pregnancy can also be a busy time filled with doctor appointments, baby showers, and nesting. However, our Fresno

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Cavities Aren’t Just for Children: Why Seniors Have to Worry about Tooth Decay

Aug 30th, 2012 | By

Do you feel like your sweet tooth is gone? Do you cringe at the sight of the candy and sweets you used to enjoy as a child and now give to your grandchildren? Has your appetite for dessert disappeared like your appetite for almost everything else? In your senior years, you may be experiencing a

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Sleep Apnea FAQs Answered by Your Fresno Dentists

Jul 17th, 2012 | By

What is sleep apnea? Sleep apnea is a disorder involving several pauses in breathing and low breathing periods during sleep. Apneas, or periods during which the patient holds his or her breath, can occur for a few seconds to a couple of minutes at a time and up to 30 times in one hour. Many

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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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Dental Checkup Quiz from Fresno Dentists

Jul 5th, 2012 | By

Q1. How often should you schedule a dental checkup? A. Every year B. Twice a year C. When your tooth hurts D. Every two years   Q2. Why does your Fresno dentist take dental X-rays? A. To detect tooth decay B. To check for tooth alignment C. To diagnose jawbone health D. All of the

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