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.


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 Tips0
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.


October 11, 2021 Tips0

Being scared of the dentist is a worldwide problem. Fear can take many forms, from nervousness to all-out panic. For mild sufferers, visiting the dentist is an unpleasant experience. But for a significant minority of acute phobics, anxiety can be intense enough to deter visiting the dentist altogether.


December 17, 2020 Tips0

Kids might not keep their baby teeth for long, but that’s no reason to ignore proper dental hygiene. Aside from the risk of getting cavities, untreated gum disease compromises kids’ ability to eat well, sleep properly, and function at home and school. Plus, healthy baby teeth keep jawlines straight and hold the space for adult teeth to grow in.

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