Root Canal Treatments for the Summer Season

Are you in need of root canal treatments for the summer season? A root canal is a dental treatment designed to protect and save a tooth after the pulp has been damaged. Root canals remove the pulp and seal the tooth, thus prolonging its lifespan. Common causes that characteristically require root canal treatments include: –… Read more »

A Fluoride Treatment Can Help Prevent Cavities Between Dental Exams

The American Dental Association recommends having a routine dental exam and cleaning twice each year. This simple appointment will remove all traces of tartar from your mouth as well as monitor the health of your gums and teeth. If Dr. Jun H Chung detects a problem, he will present you with treatment options available at… Read more »

How Important Is Dental Floss?

How important is dental floss? Brushing your teeth is a spectacular habit to combat tooth decay and gum disease, but unfortunately, it is not enough. Brushing cannot adequately remove food debris and plaque buildup between teeth, which instead must be finished with an interdental tool such as dental floss. Listed below are a few exceptional… Read more »

Taking Care of Your Dental Crown

A dental crown has been placed on a tooth by Dr. Jun H Chung to protect it and restore it to its former shape, size, and strength. But now what? How do you maintain your oral health and care for your dental crown? After having a dental crown placed, as at any other time, it… Read more »

The Benefits of Regular Dental Check-Ups

Between scheduling and going to them, regular dental appointments can be a bit burdensome. Despite that, it’s important to your oral health that you do attend your twice-yearly appointments with your dentist because not only are your teeth cleaned during these checkups but also your overall health is evaluated. Your dentist, Dr. Jun H Chung… Read more »

How Dental Sealants Can Protect Your Children’s Young and Developing Teeth

We know as a parent you want to protect your child’s smile. It can be difficult for your children to grasp the importance of regular brushing and flossing. These habits are something that is foreign to them and can take time and practice to develop the best ways of cleaning the cracks and crevices of… Read more »

Your Teeth Weaken as You Age

No matter how well you care for your teeth, they will weaken as you age. It is simply a process of wearing out over time. However, they are still durable enough to function for an entire lifetime if we continue to care for them. Although tasks such as brushing and flossing become harder with age,… Read more »

Dental Sealants Can Protect Your Back Teeth from Large Cavities

It’s somewhat common for the tooth enamel on the biting surfaces of your molars and premolars to have deep pits and textured areas. From a functionality standpoint, this helps make the teeth more effective at chewing and grinding the tough foods you eat. Unfortunately, these areas can also actively trap food particles and bacteria. If… Read more »

A Badly Chipped Tooth Might Need a Crown Restoration

As hard as tooth enamel is, there are still several things that can chip it. This could be as traumatic as a blow to the face or as innocuous as grinding your teeth at night on a regular basis. Minor chips can often be repaired with a simple filling. If a tooth is badly chipped… Read more »

Fluoride Supplements Can Improve the Mineral Density of Tooth Enamel

Your teeth are complex biological mineral structures composed of many layers. Tooth enamel is the outermost layer. It is intended to be strong enough to chew and grind food and protect the sensitive internal structures of the tooth. Unfortunately, poor oral hygiene habits and regularly consuming acidic foods and beverages can weaken the integrity of… Read more »