A History of Tongue Cleaning

Have you noted the recent rise in the popularity of tongue scrapers? Well, think it or not, tongue cleaning is a long way from a new trend. To feed your craving for an understanding of all things dental, here are some facts on the history of tongue cleaning. In Indian... Read more »

Gum Disease and Cardiovascular Issues

Although you may be aware that gum disease can cause problems for your mouths, such as loose teeth, bad breath, and receding gums; did you know that gum disease can also cause problems for your heart? Gum disease causes your gums to swell, and that admits bacteria into your system.... Read more »

FAQs about Abscesses

Do you know what an abscess is? If so, do you think you may have one? Here are some FAQs about your abscess: What is an abscess? Due to a multitude of causes, such as tooth decay, periodontal disease or a cracked tooth, bacteria entering the innermost part of the... Read more »

A Tooth Afflicted by a Small Cavity Might Be Repaired with a Dental Filling

There are sometimes when even a diligent and consistent oral hygiene routine simply isn’t enough to prevent a cavity from developing on one of your teeth. As this starts to happen you might notice a change in the surface texture of a tooth accompanied by discomfort or increased sensitivity. In... Read more »

A Tooth with a Second Cavity Might Need a Dental Crown Restoration

A dental filling can often be used to repair a tooth suffering from a small chip or cavity. If you struggle to maintain good oral hygiene habits going forward, a new area of tooth decay might develop on the previously repaired tooth. Many times when this happens, there isn’t sufficient... Read more »

How to Clean Your Smile When You Use Dentures

Dentures are beneficial appliances that can replace your missing teeth and give you the smile you have always wanted. Although you have false teeth, you still need to do things to keep your oral health in tip-top shape. To help you, Dr. Eric Eidbo has some tips and recommendations. First,... Read more »

How To Brush Better!

We all know that brushing and flossing are major parts of good oral hygiene. But bad habits can creep up on us all, even with our best efforts. Luckily, it’s never too late to brush up on your brushing habits! One of the habits that is easiest to slip into... Read more »

Consistent Oral Hygiene Habits Help Maintain a Dental Bridge

A dental bridge restoration is often the preferred choice for a patient who has recently lost a tooth. The single piece of dental work is designed from durable materials that rival the strength of natural tooth enamel, to restore the essential function of your mouth. Even though a dental bridge... Read more »

Are You Considering Fluoride Supplementation?

Have you ever wondered why fluoride is often found in oral health care products? The reason is that the mineral can improve and protect your tooth enamel. Are you interested in for fluoride supplementation? If so, consider the following: - If you need additional fluoride supplements, they can be obtained... Read more »

Treat Your Toothache

If a toothache begins, then you know you are in for a long day or night. Knowing how to treat or overcome your toothache could take the pain away and help you get back to your life. Here at Oak Grove Dental in Concord, California, our team is enthusiastic about... Read more »