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Take Care of that Toothache Today

Posted by Dr. Mark Kujiraoka in Uncategorized

Nobody likes a toothache, but unfortunately, no one is immune when it comes to tooth decay. The main cause of toothaches for the majority of kids and adults is tooth decay. The bacteria that live inside of your mouth thrive on starches and sugars just…

Root Planing and Scaling for Gum Disease

Posted by Dr. Mark Kujiraoka in Uncategorized

If you can’t remember the last time that you had your teeth professionally cleaned, it’s time to schedule an appointment with your dentist who may decide to proceed with root planing and scaling. Even if you do not have swollen, red or bleeding gums, you…

Missing Teeth are More than a Cosmetic Issue

Posted by Dr. Mark Kujiraoka in Uncategorized

Smiling with a closed mouth because you are missing a front tooth can be embarrassing, however, your dentist explains that missing teeth can damage more than your self-esteem. Although a missing tooth or missing teeth can be depressing and affect your self-confidence, a missing tooth…

Even Healthy Foods Can Damage your Teeth

Posted by Dr. Mark Kujiraoka in Uncategorized

Most people know that good oral health habits include brushing twice and flossing once each day along with regular checkups with your dentist, but unfortunately some are not aware of the importance of a good diet when it comes to teeth and gums, including some…

Tooth Whitening Could Cause Damage

Posted by Dr. Mark Kujiraoka in Teeth Cleaning, Uncategorized

Over bleaching your teeth, commonly referred to as, “Bleachorexia,” is becoming an epidemic, and although it may seem harmless, too much tooth whitening could cause problems. Your dentist explains that bleaching your teeth too often can cause sensitivity and extreme pain. If you are a,”Bleachorexic,”…