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.


December 20, 2023 Tips0

Natural-looking dental implants are a revolutionary way to restore the gaps in your smile caused by tooth loss. They’re custom-made to match your natural teeth and blend in with your smile. To ensure the longevity of your dental implants, it’s necessary to keep them clean and free from bacteria and plaque, which can cause infection in the tissues around the implant and lead to dental implant failure.


September 7, 2023 Tips1

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.


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.


March 15, 2023 Tips0

Do you have a travel toothbrush? A basic toothbrush will suffice when traveling, but a lot of toothbrushes are designed for convenience on the go. When it comes to investing in a travel toothbrush, which do you choose?


March 2, 2023 Tips0

The foods and beverages you consume daily have consequences on your teeth. Therefore it’s important to maintain a daily maintenance routine. By discussing your dietary habits with your dentist, they can help you to understand how certain beverages and foods can stain your teeth and offer ways to get your teeth back on track.


January 19, 2023 HealthTips0

A lifetime of chewing, grinding, and general wear and tear can take its toll on your teeth. Add complications from certain medical conditions and medication side effects, and oral health becomes more important than ever for senior citizens. Prevention, by way of daily brushing and flossing and regular trips to the dentist, is the best defense.

However, proper oral care can become more challenging with age, leading to minor or major dental problems. Here is a list of common dental procedures for seniors and how they help address common geriatric dental concerns.


December 2, 2021 Tips1
Cavities are damaged areas in teeth that develop into tiny holes. When harmful bacteria enters the mouth, it uses the sugars in the foods and drinks we consume to make acids. The acids, if left in the mouth, eat away at the tooth’s hard outer enamel, eventually causing tooth decay and cavities to form.

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