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What Causes Teeth Grinding?


Teeth grinding, or Bruxism is the term for describing teeth grinding when you are not chewing. The teeth brush against each other with the forward, backward, or sideways movement of the jaw. In most cases, the person is not aware … Continued


Types of Floss and Tips for Flossing: Using Proper Technique


Many people spend lots of time going over the different types of floss and tips for flossing, but both are not equally important. When it comes to keeping the spaces between teeth clean and decay free, nothing compares to flossing … Continued


Is Fear of the Dentist All in the Head?


If you have a fear of the dentist, you are not alone. According to the American Dental Association, about 40 percent of people in the U.S. have some form of dental anxiety. About 20 percent of people are so scared … Continued


Is It Ok To Pull Out My Loose Tooth?


If you have a loose tooth or if your child has a loose tooth, you are likely wondering how to proceed. You will undoubtedly be tempted to pull the tooth on your own. However, pulling a loose tooth can create … Continued


Dental Local Anesthesia Frequently Asked Questions


Many people have concerns about local anesthesia, and for a good reason, it’s not something that you use in your daily life. It is especially a concern for those who suffer from mild to severe dental anxiety. Local anesthesia is … Continued


5 Commonly Performed Dental Treatment Procedures


Dental treatments can be used to address pretty much any oral issue you can think of. There is no need to constantly have to worry about what others think about your teeth or deal with the pain and discomfort associated … Continued


Receive Preventative Care from Our Dental Office


Our dental office knows that one of the most important visits you can ever make to our dentist office is the routine visits twice a year to ensure that your teeth stay in optimal health. We find that one of … Continued


Why Preventative Dental Care Is So Important


Regular preventative dental care is important. It can help you get an early diagnosis of potential cavities, so you can focus on giving those areas more attention. Regular dental cleanings can help remove plaque so there is not the chance … Continued


When Is A Dental Crown Needed?


Dental crowns are necessary for a variety of cases. Below, we explain each of these instances in detail to help patients determine when a dental crown will prove helpful. Give this piece a read and you will be able to … Continued


Visit a Family Dentist for Improved Oral Health


As your Hanford family dentist, it is our goal to make our clinic a sanctuary of dental health and hygiene. When you need your teeth taken care of, want to learn more about dental care, and help prevent future problems, … Continued