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5 Amazing Benefits of Invisalign®️

If you’ve been thinking about how straight teeth could change your life, consider Invisalign®️ clear aligners. This innovative system to straighten teeth can lead to a beautiful smile in no time! Here are five amazing benefits of using Invisalign.

Jul 14th, 2020
Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.

Jun 16th, 2020
Adults Concerns

The first stage of gum disease is called gingivitis, which is the only stage that is reversible. If not treated, gingivitis may lead to a more serious, destructive form of gum/periodontal disease called periodontitis.

Feb 19th, 2020
Why Root Canals Are Performed and How They Work

In root canal treatment, the space inside the tooth from the center, known as the pulp chamber, that travels down the length of the root to the tip (or apex) is called a "canal," or more specifically, a root canal. Human teeth may have one to four root...

Feb 18th, 2020
4 Things to Ask Your Kid Friendly Dentist

Finding the right kid friendly dentist can be a struggle, but asking the right questions can help parents find one that can put their child at ease. The answers to these questions may also help parents trust that their child is in the right hands...

Sep 16th, 2019
Why You Should Consider Getting Dental Veneers

Considering getting dental veneers yet want to understand more about what they are and what they can do for you? If you feel like your teeth could look better than they are, then know that there are many cosmetic dental procedures available nowadays...

Sep 2nd, 2019
How To Get Over Dental Anxiety

For many people, dental anxiety is a common thing. Whether the anxiety stems from a bad experience, the fear of pain or embarrassment about the personal state of teeth and gums, this emotion can be detrimental to one’s overall oral health.

Aug 11th, 2019
All-Natural Teeth Whitening Recommendations

Everyone experiences teeth stains and yellowing, and teeth whitening can help. Regardless of the cause (injuries, genetics or discoloration from food and drinks), the truth is that staining occurs with time.

Jul 25th, 2019
5 Oral Hygiene Tips for Kids’ Young Teeth

Teaching your children proper oral hygiene will help them keep their teeth healthy for life. Most habits that stick with us form during childhood, including how to care for our teeth.

Jul 23rd, 2019
7 Foods to Eat if You Have Gum Disease

More than half of Americans suffer from some type of gum disease. Luckily, with early diagnosis, you may still be able to stop the disease and overturn the damages by taking specific measures.

Jun 19th, 2019
5 Important Tips for Kids’ Dental Care

Every parent wants the best for their kids, and the best should include a strong dental care plan. Simply stating the importance of oral hygiene is not enough.

May 7th, 2019
Periodontics Basics: Gingivitis and Gum Disease

Periodontics is a branch of dentistry that focuses on the inflammatory disease — gum disease — that destroys the gums and other supporting structures around the teeth, including the bone. Gum disease is a common oral health concern that needs treatment...

Apr 16th, 2019
A Dentist Explains 6 Ways to Prevent Tooth Decay

Tooth decay is one of the most common dental issues dentists treat. The early stages of decay can be difficult to detect, but it will eventually lead to some serious dental problems if left unaddressed.

Apr 2nd, 2019
Dental Cleaning Appointment Checklist

Dental experts recommend getting between one to four dental cleanings yearly, depending on the condition of your oral health. If you have a dental cleaning appointment, there are essential things you should note and include in your checklist.

Mar 2nd, 2019
Bruxism Treatment: 5 Ways to Treat Teeth Grinding

Wondering if bruxism treatment is your next step because you are constantly grinding or clenching your teeth? While the underlying reasons for why someone clenches or grinds their teeth are still being researched.

Feb 14th, 2019
Causes of Bleeding Gums That You Should Know

Bleeding gums can be scary for someone, especially if they don't know what is causing it. While the gums are extremely sensitive, they are not supposed to bleed. If bleeding is occurring often, it is important that a person visits their dentist...

Jan 16th, 2019
5 Tips to Help Keep Dentures in Place

Dentures are a replacement for lost and removed teeth in your mouth. Your dentist designs them in a way that they fit onto your gums perfectly.

Jan 6th, 2019
Break or Crack a Tooth? Here’s What to do Next

Although teeth are the hardest part of our body and we generally do not worry about it happening, anyone that has broken or cracked a tooth knows how painful it can be. Despite being as careful as you can, you might still accidentally crack your tooth.

Dec 3rd, 2018
3 Good Options for Whitening Your Teeth at Home

Tooth whitening helps build your everyday confidence so that you can relate with others and it provides you with a bright smile. However, discoloration of teeth can be caused by stains on your enamel or by changes that may occur inside of your teeth.

Dec 1st, 2018
4 Disadvantages of Not Seeing a Family Dentist

Oral health is about so much more than the health of the mouth, gums and teeth. Because the mouth is the main entryway into the body, poor oral health can cause negative reactions in the body.

Nov 15th, 2018
Can My Teen Get Invisalign?

If your teenager requires orthodontic treatment, it's time to make some choices. Choosing between Invisalign and braces can be difficult; each treatment straightens teeth to improve not only a teen's smile but overall health.

Nov 1st, 2018
How Safe Are Dental Implants?

Wondering if dental implants are safe? Implants are a popular tooth replacement choice among today’s dental patients. If you think that your mouth would be healthier by getting one or more dental implants installed.

Oct 10th, 2018
Can Teeth Grinding Cause Pain?

Are you looking for the best tooth grinding information? If you are currently grinding your teeth and think you are experiencing pain related to your grinding, it is definitely in your best interest for you to find a teeth grinding solution...

Oct 1st, 2018
Are Dental Implants Really the Best Solution?

Are dental implants really the best solution for replacing missing teeth? We get this question a lot. Since this technology is relatively new, many people are still unsure of how implants work.

Aug 14th, 2018
Why Is Tooth Enamel Important?

Tooth enamel is often forgotten about, as it is difficult for the average person to visually distinguish it from the rest of the tooth. Enamel is best described as a thin calcified material that is incredibly sturdy.

Jul 15th, 2018
How to Alleviate Tooth Pain

Nobody wants to have to deal with tooth pain, but it is also one of those things most people have to endure from time to time. Toothaches are generally caused by trauma, tooth decay, or some other oral health issue.

Jun 30th, 2018
Is Sleep Dentistry Right For You?

Do you feel anxious, fearful or hesitant when thinking about your upcoming dental appointment? Are you nervous and afraid of the potential for pain while in the dentist's chair?

Jun 1st, 2018
Healthy Teeth Quiz

Maintaining healthy teeth seems simple enough. Most people understand they have to brush and floss a minimum of two times per day, rinse with mouthwash and visit the dentist at least once every six months. Yet there is plenty more to oral health.

May 26th, 2018
What Are My Tooth Repair Options?

In need of tooth repair? You are definitely not alone. There are many reasons for why someone may need to repair one or more of their teeth, and fortunately there are many tooth repair options from which to choose from. Having a tooth that needs...

May 15th, 2018
What Are Tooth Colored Fillings?

Tooth-colored fillings are gaining in popularity due to their ability to match the color of your teeth. If you happen to be someone who already has metal fillings or has a new filling that needs to be filled, looking into your tooth-colored filling ...

May 1st, 2018
How Long Does a Set of Dentures Last?

One of the most common questions people have about dentures is whether they will stand the test of time. Dentures are certainly effective replacement teeth yet they will not last forever. For the most part, dentists agree dentures...

Apr 16th, 2018
Why CEREC Is Really Worth It

When dentists suggest CEREC® to patients, many questions whether it is actually worth the money. However, if you were to ask those who have received CEREC® same-day crowns, the vast majority would testify the merits of this oral health solution...

Apr 2nd, 2018
Can a Tooth Implant Cause Sinus Problems

If you are thinking about getting a tooth implant or already have one, you are likely wondering if it will cause sinus problems. Indeed, there is the possibility for a tooth implant to lead to a sinus issue. Some patients who...

Mar 16th, 2018
Basics of Same Day CEREC®

Have you heard the good news? For patients who need a dental crown, Same Day CEREC® has just reduced your dental appointments to a single visit. You can now walk into Arbours Aesthetic Dentistry for a dental cap and walk out with a new smile.

Feb 14th, 2018
6 Reasons to Use Mouthwash for Oral Health

There are many reasons to use mouthwash for oral health. Brushing your teeth twice a day and flossing regularly is a good way to ensure the good oral health, but additional practices like using a quality mouthwash are also beneficial to your oral hygiene.

Feb 2nd, 2018
What to Do When You Break a Tooth

To say a broken tooth is cause for concern is an understatement. A broken tooth requires immediate attention from an experienced dentist. Though teeth are incredibly rigid, they are prone to breaking, cracking and chipping. A broken tooth can...

Jan 15th, 2018
How Dental Sealants Can Help Your Child

Dental sealants have emerged as quite the popular oral health procedure in the past couple of decades. Though many of today's parents were not provided with dental sealants, their children will certainly benefit from this dental procedure.

Jan 1st, 2018
How Is TMJ Treated?

The temporomandibular joint is the joint connecting your lower jawbone to the base of your skull. It allows us to form words and chew food, and open our mouths for breathing. Since this joint is the most frequently used joint in the body,...

Dec 19th, 2017
Understanding Dental Implants

Dental implants are an effective solution for many dental cases like crowded teeth, overbites, underbites, crooked teeth, missing teeth, and decaying teeth. The dental implant procedure is simple with optimal healing time and efficiency. Implants are one o

Dec 10th, 2017
5 Tips for Dental Anxiety

Going to the dentist is an absolute nightmare for some people. Certain patients hate the sound of dental drills. Others cannot stand the smells generated by various dental procedures. Some simply do not enjoy others work on their mouth.

Nov 26th, 2017
Guide to Teeth Straightening Treatments

It does not make sense to live with crooked teeth when there are so many straightening options available. It does not matter if you are in your golden years, an adult, teen, tween or younger. There is an appropriate oral health solution that...

Nov 2nd, 2017
Finding a Dentist Near Me to Provide Ongoing Dental Care

If you are searching for a "dentist near me" online, then chances are that you have not been to a dentist in a while. In other cases, you may be moving into a new area and searching for the best available dentist. In either case, is important for you...

Oct 2nd, 2017
The Scoop About Fluoride From a Dentist

As a dentist office in Rancho Santa Margarita, we use fluoride to help strengthen teeth. You may even see ads for toothpaste containing fluoride and wonder if it even works; let alone, how it works. Fluorine is a naturally occurring substance that is...

Sep 15th, 2017
What You Can Expect From our Family Dentistry Office

In our family dentistry office, our goal is to keep you, our patient, in the best possible oral health. We do this by examining and cleaning your teeth on a regular basis. We would prefer to do so twice a year but at a minimum, once a year.

Sep 2nd, 2017
How Gum Disease is Treated

If you are suffering from gum disease, it is important to know the different treatment options for gum disease. We typically recommend beginning with the least invasive measures to see if that will improve the overall health of the teeth and gums.

Aug 1st, 2017
Learn How Implant Restoration Works

An implant restoration does more than just giving people back the teeth they have lost. Implant restorations are changing the way we view tooth loss as a whole and creating a situation where we are no longer afraid of losing our teeth due to age,...

Jul 1st, 2017
Learn More About a Full Mouth Rehabilitation

We can complete a full mouth rehabilitation when our patients are in an accident or suffer major oral trauma. We complete full mouth reconstructions when someone is hurt at work while playing sports, or in a car wreck. This level of trauma is not...

Jun 15th, 2017
Common Questions About Dental Braces in Rancho Santa Margarita

Those who receive dental braces often have questions about orthodontics and treatment. Here is a list of the most common questions so patients can easily prepare for a potential straightening treatment. It is convenient to know what to expect before ...

Jun 1st, 2017
A Dental Deep Cleaning Is Better With Laser Dentistry

We can perform a deep dental cleaning in order to treat your gum disease. We have found that many of our patients visit our dentist office looking for a solution to treat their gingivitis or gum disease after speaking with other dentists who...

May 1st, 2017
7 Reasons Patients Love Invisalign®

Our Rancho Santa Margarita dental office loves Invisalign® — and not just us, but our patients, too. Invisalign® is such an incredible way to straighten your teeth and transform your smile. This treatment is becoming more and more popular, and...

Feb 1st, 2017
Our Office Performs Dental Restorations and Teeth Restorations

We perform dental restorations, something that makes us, as a cosmetic dentist different from many general dentist offices. We go through additional training to improve the appearance of one's teeth while simultaneously restoring their function.

Jan 14th, 2017
We Conduct Dental Exams in Rancho Santa Margarita

As a provider of dental exams in Rancho Santa Margarita, we are passionate about the oral health of our patients and the lifetime of their teeth. Other areas of your body may not require regular medical care unless there is a problem.

Nov 1st, 2016
Modern Dentures Are More Comfortable and Convenient

If you need to replace your teeth, consider the benefits of modern dentures. While they have been around for centuries, they used to be ill-fitting and uncomfortable. If you imagine dentures and picture someone with loose and overly large teeth,...

Sep 30th, 2016
Welcome to Arbours Aesthetic Dentistry

We are committed to providing quality service to residents located In the Rancho Santa Margarita, CA area. Our website has additional information about the following topics: Dentist, Dental Implants, Teeth Whitening, Cosmetic Dentist,...

Sep 20th, 2016
Services from a Rancho Santa Margarita General Dentist

At our Rancho Santa Margarita general dentist office, we can keep your teeth clean, healthy and beautiful. Our services include teeth cleanings, dental restorations, teeth whitening, dental bonding, dental crowns, dental veneers, dental bridges, ...

Jul 20th, 2016
What is a Root Canal and Why Would I Need One?

If you think you may need a root canal, you should visit our Rancho Santa Margarita dental office immediately for treatment. Root canal treatment is essential to your oral health and can save your tooth. Contrary to popular belief, a root canal is...

Jul 1st, 2016
It is Never Too Late for Adult Braces

You can transform your smile using adult braces, regardless of how old you are. Even if you are a senior citizen, it is never too late to improve your smile. Our dentist has a lot of experience working with patients of all ages and transforming...

Apr 12th, 2016
You Can Have Same Day Restorations with CEREC Dental Care

If your tooth is damaged, CEREC dental care is an amazing solution for restoring it. Modern dentistry has continued to improve, and one of the greatest advancements is in restorations. Previously, patients that needed to have...

Apr 1st, 2016
Dental Veneers Fast Facts That You Should Know

Before you get dental veneers, you may be interested in learning more about this great dental service. When it comes to covering flaws, veneers are a wonderful product that creates amazing results. You will be impressed with how much better your teeth...

Mar 22nd, 2016
Visit Our Cosmetic Dentist Office For These Procedures

Our cosmetic dentist office can transform your smile from dull to brilliant. No matter what your particular needs are, we know how to help. Some of the most common treatments we employ are listed below to provide you with insight regarding ...

Feb 29th, 2016
More About Orthodontics and Oral Surgery for the Jaw

As a provider of orthodontics, we have the expertise to diagnose symptoms that may seem unconnected to the mouth, and connect them back to the jaw bone. A misaligned jaw may or may not manifest itself with traditional symptoms. The jawbone,...

Feb 17th, 2016
Periodontics Can Help Your Gums Look and Feel Better

Periodontics is the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of periodontal disease, which is the inflammation and infection of the gums, ligaments and bones which support the teeth. As a general dentist, we treat both gums and teeth in order to ensure that...

Jan 31st, 2016
Dental Implants Are a Permanent Alternative to Dentures

If you are wearing dentures, dental implants are an alternative solution that look and feel like natural teeth. While dentures are practical and provide patients with the appearance of a full set of teeth, they never feel quite natural. Implants, on the ot

Jan 15th, 2016
Why You Should See an Invisalign Dentist

An experienced Invisalign dentist can transform your smile into something straight and beautiful, without anyone knowing you are having a dental procedure completed. The best thing about this process is that your teeth can be straightened using a clear...

Jan 1st, 2016
Cosmetic Dentist Procedures That Will Make You Smile

If you have teeth you are unhappy with, modern cosmetic dentists make it easier than ever before to attain the smile you have always wanted. If you need a self-confidence boost, want a more attractive smile, or are concerned about health risks due to...

Dec 20th, 2015
Get the Facts About Dental Veneers and How They Are Used

What are dental veneers? Dental veneers are some of the most versatile tools we have when it comes to correcting defects in your teeth. Dental veneers, also known as ceramic or porcelain veneers, are extremely thin pieces of porcelain that we use to...

Dec 1st, 2015