Topic: Dentistry

Video: Monitoring Sugar Intake

SANTA ROSA − Host, Sarah Rutan: Even if you’re diligent about brushing and flossing, excessive sugar consumption can still take a toll on your dental health. Today we’re in Santa Rosa with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Dr. Josh Hammer of Hammer & Bonin…Read More

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Sugar Intake and Dental Health

SANTA ROSA − Everyone knows eating too much sugar can negatively affect dental health, but many people lack an awareness of how much sugar they ingest on a regular basis. Maybe that’s because sugar is present in so many items today, including…Read More

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Video: The Benefits of a Night Guard

SANTA ROSA − Host, Sarah Rutan: If you have problems with grinding and clenching your teeth while sleeping, it’s time you considering wearing a night guard. Today we’re in Santa Rosa with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Dr. Josh Hammer of Hammer & Bonin…Read More

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Benefits of a Night Guard

SANTA ROSA − Amid the fast-paced tumult of modern-day life, it’s common for people to become overstressed. This stress can be expressed in a number of conscious and unconscious ways. One frequent example of the latter is clenching and grinding of the…Read More

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Video: Gum Disease Prevention

WALNUT CREEK – Host, Sarah Rutan: Due in part to its subtle nature, gum disease continues to be a widespread oral health problem, which makes preventative care all the more critical. Today we’re in Walnut Creek with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Daniel…Read More

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Gum Disease: The Silent Killer

WALNUT CREEK – A lot of people are surprised to learn that one of today’s most prevalent dental health issues doesn’t concern teeth at all—or, at least, not directly. Gum disease is a huge problem, with nearly 75 percent of the…Read More

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Video: Laser Cavity Detection

WALNUT CREEK − Host, Sarah Rutan: While x-rays are valuable tools for identifying cavities, many dentists are turning to a technological innovation that allows for earlier detection. Today we’re in Walnut Creek with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Dr. James Mattingly to learn more….Read More

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Detecting Cavities with Dental Laser Technology

WALNUT CREEK − Traditionally, dentists have employed two different methods to detect cavities: x-rays and directly examining teeth with a handheld instrument. While these continue to be valuable techniques, a more recent innovation benefits patients by identifying cavities in their earliest stages:…Read More

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Video: The Benefits of Implant Overdentures

CONCORD − Host, Sarah Rutan: If you experience recurrent issues with your lower dentures coming loose, you’ll want to know about a procedure than eliminates this annoyance. Today we’re in Concord with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Dr. George Koerber of The Dental Center…Read More

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The Benefits of Implant Overdentures

CAMPBELL − If you wear dentures, you’ve probably experienced the annoyance (and perhaps embarrassment) that occurs when they unexpectedly come loose. The fact is, conventional dentures don’t always stay put, especially on the lower jaw. Mere physics help keep upper…Read More

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