Essential Dental First Aid Items Every Family Should Have
added on: September 27, 2023

Accidents can happen at any time, and dental emergencies are no exception. But having a well-equipped dental first aid kit at home can make a significant difference in handling unexpected dental issues promptly and effectively. Keep in mind that all dental emergencies should warrant a phone call to your dentist… Read More…

Toothbrush 101
added on: July 29, 2014

Toothbrush 101!! A question that I get quite often is; What is the best way to clean my toothbrush? The answer is; The oral cavity is home to many different types of bacteria which can be transferred to a toothbrush during use. After brushing your teeth, you should rinse your… Read More…

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Thank You for the Honor!
added on: March 26, 2014
Top Dentist Nomination - Darren Chu DDS in Anaheim Hills
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Xylitol in Sugarless Gum
added on: July 19, 2012

Dental Tip: Did you know that Xylitol in sugarless gum can prevent cavities. Xylitol’s unique molecular structure works against bacteria. In fact, studies show that 6 grams of the xylitol found in sugarless gum can reduce acid-producing bacteria. By reducing the bacteria, you reduce cavities. Are you overdue for a… Read More…

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Sleep Apnea
added on: April 14, 2011

Sleep Apnea is a potentially life-threatening condition that causes you to literally STOP BREATHING in your sleep. This can happen at least several times a night.  Excess weight, natural aging, menopause, lifestyle, health history and genetics can put you at a greater risk for this condition. When you fall asleep,… Read More…

Take Your Fish Oil
added on: March 21, 2011

The Omega 3 fatty acids,  DHA in particular,  found in fish oil may be linked to a lower risk of gum disease. This research has been reported in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association. Harvard Medical School’s Dr. Kenneth Mukamal and his colleages studied the diets of more than… Read More…

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Gum Disease And Premature Birth Rates
added on: February 16, 2011

Research has determined that pregnant women with healthy gums have a considerably less likelihood of an early premature delivery. So if you are pregnant, see your dentist regularly for teeth cleaning.

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Chewing Gum Can Prevent Tooth Decay
added on: December 23, 2010

Chewing sugarless gum for 20 minutes after meals can prevent tooth decay. Chewing gum stimulates salivary flow which adds calcium and phosphate on your teeth.  The calcium and phosphate act together to help strengthen tooth enamel.

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Should You Get A Smile Makeover? Is It worth It?
added on: December 10, 2010

You bet it is! Studies have shown that 90% of people believe an attractive smile is an assets to one’s career. 58% report they are more likely to trust someone that has a attractive smile than some one that doesn’t. 87% said they would be more likely to fall in… Read More…

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Toothpaste Trivia
added on: November 13, 2010

The first American toothpaste sold in a tube was packaged in 1892 by Dr. Washington Sheffeld, a dentist in New England, Connecticut.

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