Plan for Your Smile With Chewing Gum Assistance

Are you aware of the benefits that chewing gum can provide for your smile? Did you know that chewing gum is beneficial for cleaning out your mouth and making sure that there is no loose debris or plaque buildup lingering around your teeth and gums? Furthermore, are you aware that chewing sugarless gum after meals is more effective than using... read more »

Chewing Gum Brings Healthy Smiles

Did you know that chewing sugar-free gum can bring a lot of benefits to your mouth health? It’s true! Studies show that chewing sugar-free gum for about 20 minutes after eating can help prevent cavities. These may seem a little far-fetched, but the trick lies in the natural processes your body already has. When you chew, your mouth produces more... read more »

How to Choose the Right Toothbrush for Your Smile

It’s very important to choose the right toothbrush for your smile. This is because there are toothbrushes available that can do more harm than good. This means you can’t just grab the first toothbrush you see in the oral hygiene aisle at the store. Our dentists, Dr. Robert A. McCulla, would like to help you select the right toothbrush for... read more »

Do You Often Forget Your Dental Appointment? Here Are Some Tips That Can Help

If you tend to miss your dental appointments because they slip your mind, our dental team encourages you to change your ways. Our dentists, Dr. Robert A. McCulla, strongly recommends attending your checkups every six months to prevent gum disease and other major dental issues. If you miss them, your smile could be in grave danger. So, please try these... read more »

Your Oral Health Care on Tooth Replacements

If you ever find yourself suffering from an oral accident or injury that has left you with missing teeth, fortunately, there are prosthetics in dentistry that can blend in well with your natural teeth and give you a complete smile once more. The three most common forms are dentures, dental implants, and dental bridges. If you are in need of... read more »

If You’re One of These People, Use Fluoride Mouthwash

Fluoride mouthwash is a handy oral hygiene tool that should be added to your oral hygiene routine. This is because it can strengthen your teeth, kill oral bacteria, freshen your breath, and boost your oral health. Our dentist, Dr. Robert A. McCulla, recommends using fluoride mouthwash that has been approved by the American Dental Association because it can benefit many... read more »

Why We Offer Zoom! Whitening

Turlock Dental Care in Turlock, California is proud to offer Zoom! Whitening in-house whitening and take-home whitening treatments. Would you like to know exactly what is so special about Philips Zoom! Whitening? Let’s talk about the in-practice teeth whitening first. This Zoom! product can make your smile up to six shades whiter in 45 minutes or less – with little... read more »

Oral Health ABCs: Cold and Flu Season

Did you know that taking care of your teeth and gums while you're sick is extremely important? Although you may find yourself struggling with effective oral health care while you are sick, it is important to do what you can to prevent further damage to your teeth and gums. If you're using any form of cough drops or other lozenges... read more »

What Are the Advantages of Bad Breath Treatments?

Bad breath, also sometimes referred to as halitosis is an unpleasant odor in one’s mouth. Sometimes, bad breath is caused by poor oral hygiene but it can also be caused by health issues. Bad breath can be caused by respiratory tract infections, liver and kidney infections, gum disease, problems with your nasal passages or sinuses. Tobacco, alcohol and drug use,... read more »

Assembling Your Dental First Aid Kit

First aid kits can be found just about everywhere. Schools have them, your workplace probably has one or more first aid kits. And you should have a one at home. And even if you do have a kit at home, have you thought about what you would do if you had a dental emergency? It’s entirely possible that at some... read more »