Oral Hygiene Success: The Benefits of Straighter Teeth

Are you familiar with the benefits of straighter teeth and what you can do to help correct any rotation issues within your teeth and gums? If your teeth are not sitting in their proper location, an orthodontic treatment such as braces may be needed. Braces come equipped with several benefits to improve your oral health. Orthodontic braces are known for... 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 »

The Different Flossing Options

Did you know you have options when it comes to picking a dental floss? Well, it’s true! Understanding your options for any dental products that can keep you healthy will make a difference in your oral health. Dr. Robert A. McCulla at Turlock Dental Care in Turlock, California, and the entire team wants to help you with any oral health... read more »

Catch Oral Cancer Early Through Your Dental Visits

Are you keeping up with your dental visits? If not, you could be putting more than your teeth at risk. Oral cancer is serious and checked with every dental checkup in the office. That is why our team here at Turlock Dental Care in Turlock, California, is happy to give you this information on oral cancer, so you can catch... read more »

Did You Know That Lasers Can Help Fix Broken Smiles?

Did you know that lasers can help fix broken smiles? Lasers are designed to improve your oral health and are often used to prepare your mouth for dentistry treatments including dental fillings and root canal therapy. If you have a cavity, a dental filling is needed to restore your smile and prevent a tooth from becoming infected or ultimately require... read more »

Bring Your Toothbrush to Task with Optimum Oral Health Habits

Bring your toothbrush to task with optimum oral health habits. As long as you continue to treat your brush with the utmost of care, it can continue to clean your teeth effectively. If your toothbrush should become contaminated in any way, replace it as soon as possible. Toothbrushes that are contaminated are no longer effective. This includes if you share... read more »

What You Should Know About Toothpaste Allergies

You may already know that you need to brush your pearly whites twice every day for two minutes at a time. Similarly, you may also know that flossing at least once a day and visiting our team once every six months are also important if you want a healthy smile. But have you heard that brushing can sometimes lead to... read more »

Sometimes Even the Best of Smiles May Benefit from Bonding

Sometimes even the best of smiles can use a little bonding. Even if you practice optimum oral hygiene and brush and floss daily, it only takes a single oral accident to derail all your years of hard work. Fortunately, most oral accidents can be repaired with services such as dental bonding. Listed below are some of the features dental bonding can... read more »

Repair Your Smile Seamlessly with Our Composite Dental Fillings

If your oral health is currently suffering from a cavity, our composite dental fillings can repair your smile seamlessly. With a composite filling, also referred to as tooth-colored fillings, you can eradicate small to medium-sized cavities with expert precision and lasting support for many years to come. Consider the following advantages offered by our composite dental fillings: - Composites do not need... read more »

Repairing Cavities to Restore Your Smile

Regular dental checkups are the best defense against cavities, especially when combined with good daily oral care—brushing your pearly whites at least twice every day, and flossing at least once daily. Dental checkups every six months allow us to check for tooth decay, gum disease, and old fillings to make sure they are not cracked or leaking and causing further... read more »