Topic: Dentistry

Video: Dangers of Periodontal Disease

MARTINEZ – Host, Sarah Rutan: Periodontal diseases like gingivitis aren’t just a nuisance—in some cases, they can lead to life-threatening consequences. Today we’re in Martinez with Diamond Certified Expert Contributor Dr. Parham Karbassi to learn more. Diamond Certified Expert Contributor, Dr. Parham…Read More

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The Dangers of Periodontal Disease

MARTINEZ – If you’re experiencing bleeding, sore or swollen gums, you may think it’s merely a nuisance, but in reality it could be a lot more. These symptoms are common indicators of periodontal disease (more simply known as gum disease), which…Read More

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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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