News and Oral Health


The latest information oral health, dental care, dental implants and oral hygiene. Tehachapi dental news, press releases and announcements from Sedation and Implant Dentistry of Tehachapi.


September 14, 2023 Procedures0

Did you know some studies show that one-third of adults in the U.S. are unhappy with their smile? That’s a surprising statistic, especially considering the variety of dental options available to brighten smiles and fix crooked, damaged, or missing teeth. Dental veneers are one of the most popular and time saving options for improving the appearance of teeth. Dental veneers consist of a fingernail-thin porcelain or composite shell that is bonded to the surface of your teeth and can be used to address a range of cosmetic dental issues at a fraction of the cost of other procedures. If you’re thinking of improving your smile with dental veneers, here’s what you need to know.


September 7, 2023 Tips0

Brushing your teeth twice a day for two minutes each time is one of the most important things you can do to keep your teeth and gums healthy. But many people don’t brush their teeth properly, which can lead to cavities, gum disease, and other oral health problems. Here is a step-by-step guide on how to brush your teeth correctly.


August 31, 2023 Procedures0

Dental implants aren’t the only option for tooth replacements. Two of the most common treatments outside of implants are dentures and dental bridges, and many patients may not know the difference between all three of these. Take a look below as we lay out the pros and cons of each treatment, and discover what works for you.


August 23, 2023 Procedures0

For many years, braces were the only option for teens and adults looking to straighten their teeth, but advancements in orthodontics have resulted in another option, Invisalign also called clear aligners. Invisalign and braces are both effective in shifting teeth into their proper position over time, but the treatments have many differences. If you’re looking to improve your smile but you’re not sure which orthodontic treatment is right for you, here are the main differences between Invisalign and traditional braces.


August 9, 2023 Procedures0

The average age range for getting braces is anywhere from age 9 to 19, there is no one-size-fits all approach to timing or treatment plans. It may be helpful to know the signs that a dentists uses to determine when your child needs braces.


August 2, 2023 News0

TEHACHAPI, CA, August 2, 2023 – The Tehachapi dental office of Sedation and Implant Dentistry announced it has partnered with Cherry to make it possible for people to receive the healthcare treatments and services they want and need without delay. The Program offers an easier way to pay for treatments and procedures not covered by insurance.


July 28, 2023 Tips0

It surprising that so many patients would choose just about any dental implant provider that’s out there. But taking the time to screen different providers and settling on the best one for your needs is both rewarding and stress-free. Take a look below at our best advice on what to look for and how to choose the right dental implant provider.


July 20, 2023 Procedures0

Not all people are good candidates for dental implants. People with periodontal disease are not good candidates for dental implants because gum disease debilitates the tissue and bone. Additionally, people with low bone volume are not good candidates for dental implants because there isn’t enough bone to secure the dental implants in place. However, there are treatments that can rejuvenate the gums and jawbone which increase your candidacy for dental implants.


July 12, 2023 News0

Kern County residents can feel comfortable and safe while receiving the dental care they need.

TEHACHAPI, CA, July 12, 2023 – Patients who are anxious about visiting the dentist are encouraged to visit Jose David Sanchez D.D.S. for leading dental care, including calming sedation dentistry. Dr. Sanchez is a compassionate dentist in Tehachapi, CA who takes great care to create a comfortable environment for each patient.

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