Your overall dental health depends on healthy teeth and gums. Along with regular checkups at Turlock Dental Care in Turlock CA, consistent brushing and flossing helps keep everything in good shape.

You already know how to brush your teeth. But there are best practices that you may not be aware of. Bearing in mind that there is always room to improve, we offer up these tips:

Remember, poor brushing and flossing allows plaque to build up on your teeth, and in between. This puts you at risk for gum disease. Regular brushing and flossing, done properly, is the best way to prevent plaque from building up.

At Turlock Dental Care in Turlock CA, our family dentistry helps all our patients to enjoy excellent dental health. People from Modesto, Patterson, and Oakdale also come to our practice for restorative and cosmetic dentistry. Contact us today!

Contact Turlock Dental Care:

209-667-7889

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

990 Delbon Ave
Turlock, California
95382

This message from Turlock Dental Care in Turlock CA is about gum disease, and how you can prevent it.

Run your tongue along the gum-line behind your lower front teeth. Do you feel a ridge? This is probably tartar, which is hardened plaque.

Even if you brush and floss regularly, plaque and tartar can accumulate. If not removed, these bacteria-breeding substances cause the gums to become irritated and swollen. Eventually, the gums become detached from the tooth, creating a pocket. This creates new space for plaque for grow. In advanced stages of gum disease, the toxins created by the bacteria literally rot the gum, teeth and bone.

So what can you do to prevent this from happening? The answer is two-fold:

  1. First, brush and floss your teeth daily. Twice a day is best.
  2. Get regular cleanings and check-ups.

At Turlock Dental Care in Turlock CA, we have offer gum disease treatment. People from Modesto, Patterson, and Oakdale also come to us for complete family dentistry. Contact us today!

Contact Turlock Dental Care:

209-667-7889

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

990 Delbon Ave
Turlock, California
95382

Preventing tooth decay is one of the main reasons people come to us, at Turlock Dental Care in Turlock CA . In this blog post, we'll describe five things you should know about cavities.

  1. Cavities means tooth decay. They happen when certain bacteria produce acids that destroy a tooth's hard surface, called enamel, and the underlying dentin.
  2. Factors that contribute to cavities include poor flossing and brushing habits, consuming too much sugar, and between-meal eating without cleaning.
  3. Symptoms of tooth decay include tooth pain, sensitivity to hot and cold foot and beverages, and pain while chewing.
  4. Cavities are most common among children, but adults can get them too.
  5. Tooth decay is preventable. Be sure to brush twice a day with a fluoride toothpaste, floss at least once, eat right, avoid frequent snacking, and have regular dental checkups.

At Turlock Dental Care in Turlock CA we want all our patients to enjoy the best possible dental health. People from Modesto, Patterson, and Oakdale come to us for complete family and restorative dentistry. Contact us today!

Contact Turlock Dental Care:

209-667-7889

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

990 Delbon Ave
Turlock, California
95382

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