Oral Health Viewpoint: Plaque Buildup

One of the biggest risk factors for our oral health is due to plaque. Plaque is a thin layer of bacteria and debris that can collect on your tooth enamel. Although you may think that it wouldn’t be able to do significant damage, you would be wrong. This is because... Read more »

Dental Facts and Findings on Dental Floss

Just as brushing is essential for your oral health care, so too is the need for dental floss. Flossing is essential for your oral health care as it can reach areas between teeth to remove harmful acids and food particles. It is important to understand the difference between the various... Read more »

Take Care of Your Teeth with Dental Erosion Prevention

  Because dental erosion is so prevalent in dentistry, it is essential to always guard your mouth against its effects. Dental erosion, also known as enamel erosion, arises when harmful acids and bacteria eat or chew through tooth enamel and cause tooth decay and cavities to arise. If left untreated,... Read more »

Improve the Care of your smile with Dental Veneers

  If you're looking for a highly effective cosmetic dentistry treatment option to enhance the look of your smile, it is important to think about your health care needs and desires. If you are simply looking to upgrade the look of your teeth, consider a tooth restoration that can the... Read more »

Why You Should Improve Your Oral Health With Tooth Extraction

If your Dentist, Dr. Claudia J. Trujillo, recommended extracting a tooth from your smile, then you’re probably not looking forward to treatment. Tooth extraction is an invasive technique that could be overwhelming and even a little scary. Just keep in mind that our dental team will do everything we can... Read more »

Dental Checkups: A Holiday Gift for Your Smile

Are you interested in giving your smile a gift this year? If so, our dentist, Dr. Claudia J. Trujillo, recommends giving your smile a dental checkup! This gift is a perfect gift for your teeth and gums because it can help the smile and oral health in a myriad of... Read more »

How is a Temporary Dental Crown Different From a Traditional Dental Crown?

If you are restoring your tooth with a dental crown, you probably already know that you’ll need to handle two different dental crowns during your treatment. These crowns are called temporary and traditional crowns. To help you know a little more about these restorations, our dentist, Dr. Claudia J. Trujillo,... Read more »

Multiple Missing Teeth Can Be Replaced with a Removable Partial Denture

When multiple teeth are lost to severe tooth decay, or a significant dental trauma, it can limit your ability to chew food, change the clarity of your speech, and potentially have an impact on your general sense of self-confidence. If you find yourself in a situation like this, you should... Read more »

Your New Dental Crown Needs to Be Maintained by Your Daily Oral Hygiene Routine

A dental crown restoration performed at My Fresno Family Dentist’s dental office is designed to fully replace the tooth enamel layer of a tooth that has been compromised by a cavity, dental attrition, or dental fracture. While these materials will not be susceptible to the effects of acid erosion and... Read more »

Help Your Toothbrush Help Your Smile!

Brushing your teeth is such a frequent need that the habit can become mindless. Prevent that from happening by reviewing these tips. Remember: replace your brush at least every 3-4 months. Soft-bristled toothbrushes are the only good option for your teeth. Brushes with hard bristles can weaken tooth enamel and... Read more »