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Flossing 101

January 31st, 2015 (No Comments)

Flossing 101 Only 5% – 10% of Americans are regular flossers? According to studies done at Emory University by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, common gum problems such as gingivitis and periodontitis (an inflammation and/or infection of the tissues surrounding and supporting the teeth) lead to a 23% – 46% higher rate of […]

Preventative Dental Care: Beyond the Basics

January 31st, 2015 (No Comments)

You know to brush and floss daily and visit the dentist regularly. Learn what else you can do to keep your teeth and gums looking their best. Come in to St. Mary Dental in Whittier CA to learn more!

Diet and Your Dental Health

January 31st, 2015 (No Comments)

There are good foods and bad foods but timing can make all the difference in maintaining your dental health. Come and see us at St. Mary Dental in Whittier for a checkup and dental cleaning!

The Medical-Dental Connection

January 31st, 2015 (No Comments)

The mouth and the body are connected – more than 120 conditions may be detected in the early stages by a dentist.

Caring for Teeth with Braces

January 31st, 2015 (No Comments)

Learn good oral hygiene practices for a bright, healthy smile after your braces are removed.  We offer both conventional braces and invisalign at St. Mary Dental.  Get an appointment with us to learn more!

Avoid Gum Disease with Good Oral Hygiene

January 31st, 2015 (No Comments)

Tooth decay is one of the most common diseases in the world. It’s caused by bacteria that live in the plaque that builds up on your teeth.  Come and see us at St. Mary Dental in Whittier to help avoid gum disease.

Preventive Care for a Healthy Smile

January 31st, 2015 (No Comments)

Brushing and flossing properly can help you maintain your healthy smile.  Come and see us at St. Mary Dental in Whittier to see how we can help!

Dentures in Whittier California

October 20th, 2014 (No Comments)

Regain Your Confidence with Dentures in Whittier If you’re thinking about getting dentures, you might be asking yourself some questions: “How will they fit? Will they look natural? Will anyone know I’m wearing fake teeth?” You might be concerned about practical matters such as the cost of dentures and whether affordable dentures are within your […]

Dental Night Guard in Whittier CA

August 26th, 2014 (No Comments)

Night Guard in Whittier CA Teeth-grinders, heed this: The earlier you catch the damage, the better your prognosis. Want to know one excellent way to combat the bothersome habit of nighttime bruxism, or teeth grinding? Use of a night guard — every time you sleep. If you think the trouble or expense of a dental […]

How Long Should I Wait to Eat After Getting My Teeth Cleaned?

August 21st, 2014 (No Comments)

Getting your teeth professionally cleaned in Whittier CA is something you should do at least twice each year. Not only does this ensure that any problems with your teeth are detected and stopped, but it also gives you a remarkably fresh and clean feeling that can last for many hours or even days afterward. However, you […]