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Frequently Asked Questions About COVID-19

What is coronavirus? Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses, some causing respiratory illness in people and others circulating among animals. Rarely, animal coronaviruses can evolve and infect people and then spread between people. Previous coronavirus outbreaks have included Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) and Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS). COVID-19 is the disease caused…

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Don’t Make These Top 9 Dentistry Mistakes at home!

We asked ourselves, “What are the craziest things people will do to themselves to avoid seeing a dentist?”, and we came up with these 10 worst at-home dentistry mistakes. Please don’t try this at home — and see your dentist! We always recommend seeing a professional for all your dentistry and health needs, but we’ve…

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Gum Disease Awareness and New Patient Special

Dear patients, while reading dental journals, I often come across new developments in the science of dentistry, but I realize people like you don’t often become aware of these important ideas since the media reports so little of it. So, once in a while I like to keep my patients informed of crucial breakthroughs and…

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5 Reasons You Should Get Digital X-Rays and See a Modern Dentist

If you’re still going to a dentist who takes film X-Rays, you’re not getting any of the benefits of modern dentistry! The use of digital X-Rays, or radiography, greatly increases a dentist’s ability to evaluate the health of your teeth in record time. Not only can a dentist like Dr. Perlaza, who uses the latest…

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8 Foods that are Bad for Your Teeth (And One Surprising One)

You should know by now that to keep your pearly whites pearly, one needs to adhere to regular brushing and flossing. But that’s not all you need to do! Besides eating teeth-healthy foods to promote health, you should limit your intake of some foods, or at least rinse your mouth with water and brush your…

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What if my child won’t or can’t drink milk?

It’s proven that teeth need a good steady source for calcium, which milk has loads of… You might know that a lack of dietary calcium and vitamin D (which help calcium absorption) can cause teeth to soften over time, making them more susceptible to tooth decay and periodontal (gum) disease. So, if your child won’t…

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Happy Fourth of July !!

Holiday Dental Safety and Care The Fourth of July weekend is one of the most popular holidays to get together and celebrate with friends and family. Independence Day is quite the celebration, and always includes fireworks, gatherings, events, parades, freely flowing beverages, and every food you can imagine. As you gear up to partake in…