James Block Dentistry Blog
February 20, 2018
Even with a good at-home oral care routine, your habits outside of the bathroom can make an impact on your oral health. At first it can be difficult to notice which of our habits have the largest negative effect on our oral health, but it’s worth taking the extra time to recognize them and change them for the better. If you see any of your habits listed by your dentist in Fremont, don’t feel guilty.
It’s so easy to get stuck in our own ways. That’s why your dentist is here to point out the most common habits and help you address them. You’ll be glad you took a few minutes to learn how.
February 13, 2018
When you think about cancer, your first thought may be “It wouldn’t happen to me. I’m healthy.” And you aren’t just saying this. Your general doctor said you’re doing fine and you don’t use tobacco products ever. In fact, after reading about the effects of long-term exposure to alcohol, you started to cut down on your consumption right away. In your mind, there’s no way you could be at risk. “How could a dentist find cancer when a doctor couldn’t?” You wonder.
As it turns out, there is one cancer you’ll need to keep in mind. That cancer is melanoma. To prevent one of the most common cancers in the United States, you’ll need to visit your dentist in Fremont.
February 4, 2018
In recent years, medical professionals have been stressing the relationship between oral health and overall health. Think about it like this. Your mouth can act as a mirror to the rest of your body. If you have poor oral health, it’s a good sign that you have some issues deeper inside as well; and it’s not just a saying.
In fact, what your dentist in Fremont is saying is backed up by science. It’s not a coincidence that 85 million Americans have some form of cardiovascular disease and 200 million Americans have some form of periodontal disease. Keep reading to learn the details.
January 20, 2018
Your gums have been bleeding during brushing, and lately they have appeared to be red and swollen. You’ve been diagnosed with gingivitis, which is the first stage of periodontal (gum) disease. You’re not sure how this happened, or what causes gum disease? But now that you are among the half of American adults that gum disease affects, you’d like some answers.
January 10, 2018
When your tooth is failing it can feel very overwhelming. You might be dealing with pain or an infection, while also trying to wrap your mind around the idea of losing a tooth. You understand that your tooth will need to be replaced, and you’ve heard that dental implants in Fremont are an excellent solution, but you have a lot of questions. We are here with your answers – read on!
January 5, 2018
Eating healthier and focusing on exercise are common New Year’s resolutions. However, if your goal is to focus on health in 2018, don’t forget to include your oral health! Recent studies have shown that periodontal health and your overall health are actually closely related, so there’s never been a better time to take care of your teeth and mouth. Your dentist in Fremont shares a few easy ways you can improve your oral health in 2018.
December 27, 2017
Hard bristles or soft bristles? Manual or electric? There are pros and cons to every toothbrush option, so how do you decide which one is right for you? Your dentist in Fremont shares pertinent information about the differences between electric and manual toothbrushes so you can decide what’s best for your needs.
December 15, 2017
Are you ready to take 2018 by storm? You might be surprised at the confidence a whiter, brighter smile can give you to help you achieve your goals. Whitening your teeth is a cost effective way to give your smile an upgrade, and the best part is you’ll see results right away! Here are your options for teeth whitening in Fremont.
December 5, 2017
You’ve eaten your last bowl of soup! Your tooth is failing, and it hurts to eat most foods, and you have finally accepted that it will have to be extracted. However, now that you’re faced with the reality of a missing tooth, it’s time to learn about your replacement options. Here is why dental implants in Fremont are your best choice.
November 25, 2017
Have you ever wondered why some people are more prone to cavities than others? Why is that some people who brush and floss religiously still develop tooth decay, while others who are not so diligent do not? Your dentist in Fremont explains why this might be the case, and what you can do to keep cavities at bay.