It’s been years since you saw a dentist last. The next time you schedule a checkup, all you want is a cleaning. But the dentist tells you that you need a teeth scaling. What is a deep cleaning, and is this type of a scaling really necessary?
You may not think that going to the dentist should be a priority, but the importance of regular dental visits is something that deserves your attention.
Chances are, the last thing you thought about when you scheduled your dental checkup was asking for an oral cancer screening. You may not think that you need one, but we make it our policy to examine every patient for signs of pathological and precancerous tissue.
Has it been a few years since your last dental checkup? If you’ve booked a teeth cleaning in Ventura with our team, you may be curious as to what to expect. Here’s everything you need to know about what your first visit back to the dentist will look like.
If you (or your sleep partner) have been struggling with snoring or other sleeping disorders, you may be wondering how is a CPAP used to treat sleep apnea, and can it help. To first explain how CPAP treats sleep apnea, it’s important to understand what causes these types of sleeping disorders. One of the most […]
Are you prone to cavities? Do dental problems run in your family? Find out how to fix tooth decay dilemmas without making extra trips to the dentist’s office.
You could get a cracked tooth as a result of injury, worn enamel, chewing hard foods, or other common scenarios. Are you looking to repair a cracked tooth? You’ll have to start out with getting it examined by a dentist. As with any broken tooth, Dr. Satnick will first stabilize the tooth and relieve your […]
Something just seems a little off about your smile and you haven’t quite been able to put your finger on it. It’s not that your teeth are gapped or crooked. The color seems fine. You don’t suspect any decay, either. But now you realize that it’s the shape of your teeth themselves that seems odd. […]
X-rays have been an essential part of dentistry for decades. Taking these images allows dentists to accurately diagnose and treat problems. The mid 1980’s saw the introduction of digital dental x-rays on the clinical scene. Nearly all dental practices today rely on digital imaging to take their patients’ x-rays. So now you’re wondering: how do […]
Having a tooth knocked out can be terrifying. But as long as you know what to do in the situation, there’s no need to panic. Calmly following the proper steps will improve the chances that you can keep your tooth. Handle Your Tooth Carefully Once you realize you’ve lost a tooth, try to recover it […]