Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.
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Brushing up on Your Oral Hygiene
...However, many of us too often neglect these basic habits, and as a result we have to face the negative consequences, including cavities, bad breath, tooth loss and gum disease...

Healthy Gums are Something to Smile About
...Visit our San Jose dental office as soon as possible if you are experiencing any of the following: Tender, red, swollen gums Gums that bleed easily Gums that have pulled away from the teeth Loosening or separating of permanent teeth Change in your bite Pus between the gums and teeth Persistent bad breath Gum Disease Prevention: Start with the Basics The good news is that being diligent about your dental health can prevent plaque from forming and even reverse early stages of gum disease...

How to Banish Your Bad Breath
Bad breath, also known as halitosis, is an oral health condition characterized by consistent, foul breath...

How to Brush Your Teeth
... Remember to brush your tongue to remove bacteria and reduce bad breath...

Cavities: Avoiding Tooth Decay for a Healthy Smile
...As the decay progresses, the following symptoms may indicate a cavity: Toothache Tooth sensitivity to sweet, hot or cold drinks Pain when chewing or biting Visible pits or holes in the teeth Pus surrounding a tooth Red, tender and swollen gums; unexplained bad breath; loose teeth; and changes in your bite are also signs of serious dental problems and should be examined by our San Jose office...

Tobacco Use
...  Tooth loss- The risk of tooth loss is much higher in smokers than in non-smokers Bad breath- Because tobacco use increases the amount of bacteria in the mouth, a chronic unpleasant smell is common...

Patient Resources
... Brushing Flossing Fluoride Facts Mouth Rinses Sealants X-Rays Denture Care Emergency Care Prevention Tips for Children Women and Tooth Care Seniors and Oral Health Nutrition and Your Teeth Dental Problems Abscessed Tooth Bad Breath (halitosis) Bulimia Nervosa Canker/Cold Sores Cavities and Tooth Decay Toothaches Diabetes Dry Mouth Fluorosis Gum Disease (Gingivitis) Impacted/Wisdom Teeth Lacerations and Cuts Oral Cancer Plaque Sensitive Teeth Teeth Grinding (Bruxism) Jaw Disorders Treatment Braces (Orthodontia) Sealants Missing Teeth Bridges Crowns Root Canal Therapy Extractions Scaling and Root Planing Flap Surgery Dentures Jaw/TMJ Maxillofacial Surgery Cosmetic Dentistry Cosmetic Dentistry Veneers Teeth Whitening Bleaching Chipped, Cracked, and Worn Teeth Implants Grafts Old and Unsightly Fillings Bonding Excessive or Uneven Gums Ridge Augmentation Invisalign ® Pain Management Overview Managing Pain Anesthesia Air Abrasion Medications Patient Information Your First Dental Visit Dental Emergencies Your Rights as a Patient Product Reviews Oral Health Products Choosing a Toothbrush Types of Floss Water Picks Mouth Rinses Glossary Links

Signs You May Need a Root Canal
... Signs You Need Treatment The first clear sign that you need treatment for a root canal is severe aching pain in the mouth that doesn’t go away, but there are a few other symptoms to be aware of: Very bad breath that doesn't go away with brushing, mouthwashes or breath mints...

Do I Need a Root Canal?
...Often, ailing teeth exhibit more than cracks, chips or pain, they also may cause: Sensitivity to hot or cold Bad breath Discoloration Red, swollen gums Jaw swelling Drainage So it's important for your dentist to diagnose your tooth's condition accurately and then, if warranted, proceed with the root canal...

Bad Breath (halitosis)
An estimated sixty-five percent of Americans have bad breath...

Dry Mouth
... Some of the less alarming results of dry mouth include bad breath...

Gum Disease (Gingivitis)
...Early warning signs include chronic bad breath, tender or painful swollen gums and minor bleeding after brushing or flossing...

Medication and Heart Disease
... Some of the less alarming results of dry mouth include bad breath...

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The Dental Dimensions

South San Jose, CA Dentist
The Dental Dimensions
5710 Cahalan Avenue, Suite 3
San Jose, CA 95123
(408) 225-6815
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West San Jose / Cupertino, CA Dentist
The Dental Dimensions
20445 Prospect Road, Suite 3
San Jose, CA 95129
(408) 252-3212
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