What Does Saliva Do?

This isn’t a topic that everyone always thinks about, but it’s something that we’ve all definitely wondered at one point in our lives - what exactly does all that saliva in our mouths actually do? Is there a reason it’s there? After all, most everything else that occurs naturally in... Read more »

Keeping Your Smile Safe

Do you want a top-notch smile and oral health? If so, you need to protect your teeth and gums from the many things that can damage them. The more you protect them, the better off you’ll be. Fortunately, there are many things you can do to keep your smile safe.... Read more »

Dentistry in Motion: Plaque Buildup Prevention

Are you familiar with the risks associated with plaque? Plaque is a sticky film of debris and bacteria that lay on your teeth and is known to contribute to cavities and gum disease. If left untreated, it can eventually cause tooth loss and severe gum tissue infections. In fact, plaque... Read more »

Oral and Pharyngeal Cancer Symptoms Shouldn’t Be Ignored

Brushing your teeth twice each day with fluoride toothpaste as well as remembering to floss every evening is important for removing food and bacterial deposits from your mouth. With consistency this daily routine can significantly reduce your chances of suffering from cavities and gum disease. Having a dentist like Dr.... Read more »

Bruxism is a Threat to Your Smile

Do you clench your teeth when you sleep? Perhaps you grind your teeth at night while you are resting? If so, then you could be suffering from bruxism. Dr. Rakhi Jani here at Smiles Unlimited in Livermore, California, understands this condition and is happy to help provide some details about... Read more »

A Dental Filling Can Help Treat a Minor Cavity

Inconsistent oral hygiene practices or putting off your regularly scheduled dental checkups at Smiles Unlimited can result in deposits of plaque and bacteria in your mouth. This can increase your chances of suffering from gum disease and other oral health maladies. In time the persistent build up of acids could... Read more »

The Keys to a Great Smile with Teeth Whitening Treatments

If for any reason you have suffered stains or discolorations to a tooth, a tooth restoration treatment in the form of a teeth whitening system can effectively reverse the damage and bring out your white smile once more. However, numerous forms of teeth whiteners exist and are important to understand... Read more »

Unlock Your Smile with Aging and Dental Health

In order to keep your oral health care at its best, it is important to make sure you are always practicing safe and effective oral health care cleaning treatments to ensure your smile can thrive as you age. In addition, avoid unhealthy habits and snacks that can lead to dental... Read more »

Signs of Cracked Tooth Syndrome

Cracked tooth syndrome is when there are cracks in your teeth that are hidden by the gums or that are so tiny they do not appear on X-Ray. People who tend to clench or grind their teeth are more likely to come down with this condition as are those with... Read more »

Don’t Open Things with Your Teeth!

Think it or not, there are lots of things that people use their teeth for that they shouldn’t. From ripping plastic to smashing nut shells, we’ve seen lots of teeth impaired after inappropriate usage. Sadly, during this holiday season, we see an increase in this type of problem. Here are... Read more »