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What Does Sudden Tooth Pain Mean?

Sometimes the unexpected happens: your teeth and gums just start to hurt for seemingly no reason. And no matter what you do, you just can’t seem to get the pain to go away. If you are dealing with problems like this, you probably wonder: what does sudden tooth pain mean? Is it an emergency, or … Read more

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Can You Get Cavities Under Fillings?

Have you ever had a cavity before? If so, you know the drill – literally. You can visit your dentist to get the cavity filled with a composite filling, sealing the tooth and preventing the further spread of decay. But once your tooth has had a filling, is it safe forever? Or can you get … Read more

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Are Dental X-Rays Safe?

Visiting the dentist for a check-up? Are you due for an annual cleaning? Maybe a more serious dental health issue has brought you into the office? Regardless of your reason for visiting your local general and family dentistry in Pomona, the dentist will first take some x-ray images of your teeth. You’ll have to wear … Read more

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Dangers of Skipping a Dental Visit

Nobody loves going to the dentist, but some people are just downright horrified at the thought. Whether due to an irrational fear or just being plain busy, too many people tend to skip dental visits for too long. The most effective way for our experts at Dental Care of Pomona to convince patients to schedule … Read more

Can Gum Disease Cause Heart Disease?

Many first-time patients who visit Dental Care of Pomona think that we only treat the teeth, but oral health is far more than that. Just as essential as dental health is gum health, as the gums protect teeth and nerves. Poor gum health can lead to terrible lifelong conditions such as gingivitis or periodontitis, otherwise … Read more

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Signs of Wisdom Teeth Pain

The last set of teeth to grow in your mouth are your wisdom teeth, which are the third molars on the back of your jaw. These teeth usually emerge between age 17 and 22, when your other teeth have already grown in fully. A lot of patients at Dental Care of Pomona start feeling pain … Read more

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Problems with Conventional Dentures

Tooth loss is something that can come from injury, infection, or age. When you are missing one or more teeth, it is important to seek restorative dentistry options ASAP. But often, that can be more easily said than done. Our Dental Care of Pomona experts have noted some of the common problems with conventional dentures … Read more

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Causes of Inflamed Gums

Taking good care of your oral health is about more than just brushing your teeth. You also need to clean your gums, which are the thick pink tissues covering the bottom of your teeth. This tissue is important as it transports blood to the teeth and protects nerves from damage. If your gums have become … Read more

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How to Avoid Overbrushing Your Teeth

It’s important to brush your teeth at least twice a day and floss once in order to maintain good oral health. But as the old adage goes, there can be too much of a good thing. If you have no problem remembering your oral health routine all day, your mouth is probably in good shape. … Read more

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How to Help Your Kids Learn Good Dental Habits

If you are looking to teach your kids about the benefits of healthy dental habits, you’ve come to the right place. With tooth decay being the most common disease to affect children on a chronic level, it is important to educate them about dental healthcare. If you want to learn more about how to help … Read more

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