At Smiles of Orange, we’re firm believers in life-long education. We’re always attending continuing education workshops and seminars to learn the latest research, technology, and treatment methods in dentistry. But we also believe in educating our patients to empower them to take their oral health into their own hands. Follow along on our blog for bi-monthly articles on all things oral health, from the history of the toothbrush to DIY trends like activated charcoal whitening toothpaste.
The pulp is found in the center of each tooth and consists of tissue, nerves, and blood vessels, which work together to provide oxygen and nutrients that keep them healthy and strong. If one or more teeth suffer a traumatic injury or decay, the pulp can become inflamed or infected. When this happens in a… (Read More)Continue Reading »
How old is too old for braces? It’s an interesting question—and the answer may surprise you! Smiles of Orange would like to share some information with readers today regarding patient age as it relates to orthodontic treatment.Continue Reading »
There is a law of nature that states: “function follows form.” This saying means that how something appears determines how it works. For example, you may own many screwdrivers of different sizes and shapes (form) to loosen all different kinds of screws (function). Think of a watering can with a long spout that’s perfect for… (Read More)Continue Reading »
Traditionally, dentists have used what’s known as amalgam, or special metal alloys, to fill cavities. However, modern dental medicine has advanced to the point that Dr. Maryam Jackson can offer Orange patients a much better option for filling holes caused by tooth decay: composite fillings. At Smiles of Orange, we would like to educate you… (Read More)Continue Reading »