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How Medications Can Affect Dental Health

How Medications Can Affect Dental Health

How Medications Can Affect Dental Health Dr. Perry Patel, dentist in Arroyo Grande, advises patients to let the dentist know what kinds of medications they are taking; both prescription and over the counter. Medications can have quite a bit of influence on conditions...
Debunking Anti-Flossing Myths

Debunking Anti-Flossing Myths

Debunking Anti-Flossing Myths “Only dentists like to floss!” is probably the most common myth, but definitely not true. What are the other common myths about flossing? Here is how Nipomo dentist, Dr. Patel, explains why these myths are not true and why flossing is...
Dental Care on the Go

Dental Care on the Go

Dental Care on the Go These days it feels like everyone is on the go, constantly moving and busy. Some people love the pressures of a busy life, but there can be a few drawbacks, especially to oral hygiene habits. After all— can’t brush our teeth in the car,...
Sugar Free Treats to Beat the Summer Heat

Sugar Free Treats to Beat the Summer Heat

Sugar Free Treats to Beat the Summer Heat Ice-cold bubbly sodas and ice cream are two popular treats to help cool off on hot summer days. But, they are usually full of added sugar that can lead to tooth decay and other health problems. Nipomo dentist, Dr. Perry Patel...
The Effects of Opioid Abuse on Oral Health

The Effects of Opioid Abuse on Oral Health

The Effects of Opioid Abuse on Oral Health In 2017 the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) declared opioid abuse is a public health emergency, leading to long-term health problems, even death, for thousands of people. Oral health can be...
What to Do When Food Stains Your Teeth

What to Do When Food Stains Your Teeth

What to Do When Food Stains Your Teeth 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!...