What to Watch For After and Extraction

A tooth may need to be extracted if it has become damaged or decayed, if it is keeping other teeth from properly coming in, or to mitigate wisdom teeth issues. If you are receiving certain drugs for cancer treatment, or radiation therapy to your head and neck, tooth extraction may be required. You may need… Read more »

Dentistry Topic Data Blog: Toothache Treatments

Did you know that a toothache specifically refers to nerve damage within a tooth? However, the nerve endings can cause pain all throughout your head, making it difficult to detect what exactly is the root cause of the pain. Be on the lookout for numerous signs and symptoms that your oral health pain is indeed… Read more »

A Tooth Lost to Decay Can Often Be Replaced with a Dental Bridge

Poor oral hygiene habits and skipping your routine dental checkups at Dr. Doris Madrigal and Dr. Thu H. Nguyen’s office can allow a cavity to develop and grow. In time the tooth decay can penetrate deep into the tooth. As it progresses the cavity can infect the root of the tooth and possibly cause a… Read more »

What Are the Benefits of Gum Disease Treatments?

Periodontal disease, more commonly referred to as gum disease, is a common infection of the gums that can lead to tooth loss. Typical risk factors for gum disease include genetics, certain medications, unhealthy habits such as smoking, hormonal changes, and your age. The most common cause of gum disease is the buildup of plaque and… Read more »

Keep Your Smile Healthy by the Foods You Eat

To keep your smile healthy is the first step to a beautiful smile. You can give your smile the building blocks it deserves by laying a healthy foundation and then maintaining good oral health daily. In today’s blog, Dr. and our team are sharing a few smile-healthy tips to help you ward off tooth decay… Read more »

Your Child’s Dental Visit

Taking your child to the dentist doesn’t have to be a traumatic experience. In fact, you should start your child’s dental visits early in life. You child’s first visit to the dentist should be within six months of their first tooth coming in, but before her first birthday. Sometimes, it might be possible to visit… Read more »

Thumbsucking Solutions

Thumbsucking is a normal part of being an infant. However, by the time your child is four years old, if he hasn’t grown out of it, it may be time to take some steps. That may sound a little harsh, but by the time your child is four, thumbsucking could impact your child’s jaw and… Read more »

Every Broken Tooth Deserves Its Own Crown

At some point in time, one or more of your teeth may need to be repaired. If a tooth can be saved, one option is a dental crown, which will fully conceal a tooth and protect it. Every broken tooth deserves its own crown. Here are some things you should know about dental crowns: –… Read more »

Warning Signs from Your Smile

If you suffer from swollen or bleeding gums, your smile could be giving you a warning. There are many signs of gum disease, which can cause you to lose your teeth! That is why, here at in , , we are happy to talk to you about gum disease and what to keep an eye… Read more »

What Are the Most Common Symptoms of Bruxism?

What are the most common symptoms of bruxism? Bruxism is a common, yet often hidden sleep disorder characterized by grinding or gnashing your teeth while unconscious, and often done while asleep. Treating bruxism can be done fairly easily with night guards or bite plates, but the difficult task is determining if you even suffer from… Read more »