Extracting wisdom teeth, those pesky molars that cause pain and swollen jaws, is a very common dental procedure that prompts patients to ask “Why we do have wisdom teeth if they wind up being pulled?” Nipomo dentist, Dr. Perry Patel answers the top questions patients have about wisdom teeth. Wisdom teeth, or the third molars,…Read more
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It’s more than just nagging when the dentist says, “Brush and floss daily. Get your teeth cleaned. Get a good dental exam.” Dr. Perry Patel, the family dentist in Avila Beach, reports that a dentist’s primary concern during a dental checkup is making sure there are no cavities, damaged teeth, gum disease or other oral…Read more
There is a difference between natural tooth loss during childhood and adult tooth loss. Childhood tooth loss, unless tooth is lost to an injury, is a natural process when the body is growing new teeth. Dr. Perry Patel, the Pismo Beach dentist, believes it is important for people to understand the differences between natural childhood…Read more
Everyone loves having a bright, white smile. But we all love our favorite foods and beverages, too. Some of the foods we love the best can stain our teeth over time and our smiles are not so bright after a while. Not to despair! Dr. Perry Patel, the dentist for Arroyo Grande, has some tips…Read more
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