Maintaining Your Oral Health through Winter Months
We all know that winter’s approach includes lower temperatures, sharp winds, and dry air– all conditions that hurt the skin. What many people do not know is that winter conditions also adversely affect oral health. Knowing about winter oral health worries, keeping a good habit of oral hygiene and getting regular checkups at Uno Dental […]
What Is Preventive Dental Care & Why Do I Need It?
Preventive dentistry is the process of taking care of your teeth and mouth. This involves many different types of care, such as visiting the dentist regularly, practicing good oral hygiene habits like brushing and flossing, and making sure to get regular dental checkups. It’s not enough to maintain a bright, brilliant smile, you also need […]
How Painful is a Root Canal?
The term “root canal” invokes thoughts of scary dental tools and feelings of terror. This is because, for a long time, root canals were notoriously painful procedures. The technology and techniques used in root canals have improved drastically, but the negative connotation of root canals persists. What is the truth about root canals? Are Root […]
Why Do I Need a Dental Bridge?
What reasons can make you consider facing a dental bridge procedure? A dental bridge simply involves a permanent or fixed restoration process for replacing one or several teeth in the mouth. The purpose of this procedure is to mimic the function, look, and shape of the patient’s natural teeth. If you have a severely decayed, […]
How to Treat Sleep Apnea: CPAP vs. Oral Appliances
Sleep apnea is a common and easily treatable sleep disorder characterized by pauses in breathing during sleep. Constricted airways typically cause these pauses. Sleep apnea sufferers often sleep poorly, leaving them susceptible to a loss of focus and other sleep-related health issues. Many people who experience sleep apnea are often unaware of the nature of […]
Should I get Veneers or Lumineers?
Cosmetic dentistry is a lot more than what it seems. In addition to whitening discolored teeth, cosmetic dental procedures can correct problems such as breaks, cracks, and misshapen teeth. Veneers and Lumineers are options that can address issues with the coating of your teeth. It’s helpful to know the differences so you can decide which […]
Invisalign vs. Braces: A Complete Guide
Once upon a time, traditional braces were the only choice for straightening your crooked teeth. In more recent years, Invisalign became a second option for those seeking an alternative to the clunky, unappealing metal brackets. If you need help deciding between the two, here’s your complete guide from the experts at Uno Dental. Why Do […]
Things You Should Have At Home for Good Oral Health
Having the right tools at home is essential for good oral health. Here’s what San Francisco dentist Dr. Kandar recommends for your at-home preventive care! Mouthwash and Toothpaste Antimicrobial mouthwashes are best at combating bad breath, and for sensitive teeth toothpaste or mouthwash that contains potassium nitrate can help in decreasing sensitivity. And avoid trendy […]
How to Get Relief From Tooth Sensitivity
Tooth sensitivity is uncomfortable – and unnecessary! Extreme sensitivity is a result of exposed nerve endings when the protective coating that insulates these nerves is eroded away. If you’ve been living with tooth sensitivity, consider these suggestions for reducing pain or decreasing the likeliness of nerve exposure: Use a soft toothbrush Many people believe that […]