Soft drinks, soda, pop. No matter what you call it, it seems that these days it’s the dietary villain of choice. Today in the King Dental Group dental blog, we are going to give you yet another critical reason to avoid this ubiquitous drink. For dental health, soda deals a double punch of damage with […]
How Do You Measure Dental Success?
How do you measure “dental success?” A check-up with no cavities? A perfect smile? A crown that looks as natural as the surrounding teeth? It could mean all those things and many more. For a child, dental success could be defined as a childhood free of cavities, learning daily dental hygiene practices, and gaining an […]
More Valuable Than A Diamond
“Every tooth in a man’s head is more valuable than a diamond.” -Miguel de Cervantes, Don Quixote, 1605 When Cervantes wrote Don Quixote, there was no way to replace teeth that were lost to trauma or decay. We are fortunate to live here in Santa Barbara at a time where there is a permanent technologically-advanced […]
Overcoming Anxiety With Gentle Dental At King Dental Group
Dental anxiety and the more severe dental phobia affect many Santa Barbara people, including some King Dental Group patients. Today’s post answers some questions asked about this serious topic. What are the long-term consequences of dental anxiety and dental phobia? The most detrimental consequence is when a dental phobic patient delays dental care until a […]
7 Ways Dental Bonding Can Improve Your Smile In Santa Maria
Dental bonding is a popular cosmetic dentistry procedure in the Santa Barbara area, but there are many patients who don’t know exactly what it is. Today in the King Dental Group dental blog, we explain 7 ways dental bonding is used in cosmetic dentistry. The dental bonding procedure uses a resin material that is sturdy […]
What Is Lurking Under Your Gumline?
Hello Santa Barbara residents! Your overall oral health depends not only on healthy teeth but also healthy gums. Proper oral hygiene helps keep both your teeth and gums in good shape. When brushing, hold your toothbrush at a 45-degree angle with the bristle tips aimed at the line where the tooth and gum meet. The […]
3 Cavity Fighters For Santa Maria Kids
Most Santa Maria parents know children’s oral health basics: brush regularly, reduce sugar intake, limit snacking, and get adequate amounts of calcium and Vitamin D. King Dental Group recommends three additional tools for preventing cavities in toddlers and children. Sealants Fluoride supplements Oral rinses Resin dental sealants are applied by your Santa Barbara dentist. […]