Kicking Gum Disease in Professional Footballers

Today, we’re going to take a break from our local business reviews to get back on the topic of dental health. With the 2016 World Cup around the corner, we’re going to talk about a neat study a stumbled upon on that has to do with (European) football. You might be...

Why Plaque Is Wack and How to Avoid It

In our past blog, we talked about a simple diet technique that can help you ward off plaque after a meal. Dr. Lockwood is here blogging from La Jolla, CA to delve deeper about plaque and why you take extra steps to get rid of it.  Plaque is the plague of your dental...

An Apple a Day Can Keep Plaque at Bay

In the past, we talked about good foods to eat after your dental implants procedure. Today, in the same vein, Dr. Lockwood would like to discuss a preventative food that may or may not be beneficial to your dental health, the apple. There’s actually a lot of...

Dealing with Fear of the Dentist

Fast heartbeat, sweaty palms and feelings of anxiety are typical symptoms a person with fear of the dentist will have before going in for a dentist appointment. Fear of the dentist is by no means an unusual issue for many people. The University of Washington in...

Swimming Pools: Oral Health Hazard

Like many others this fourth of July weekend, families will flock to pools and beaches to celebrate this patriotic holiday. As you enjoy a beautiful day out, you might not expect your oral health to be at risk while enjoying a day swimming. Research supports that your...