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Spring Teeth Cleaning For Your Smile!

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 | READ MORE
Spring is on its way! For many of us, this is the time when we dust off the cobwebs, get rid of clutter and let a breath of fresh air into our homes and lives. But what about our smiles? (more…)

Halloween Tips from Your Dentist I Davidson Dental Group

Monday, October 30, 2017 | READ MORE
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Boo! It's that time of year when literally everyone is giving you candy. This year, when you dress up as your favorite ghoul, goblin, or superhero, see if you can stretch the fun by not swallowing your weight in candy during the last few days of October. Here are some helpful Halloween tips to avoid getting cavities during this busy candy season. (more…)

Cavities and Fillings I San Leandro Dentist I Dr. Elena Davidson

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 | READ MORE
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What is a Cavity?

Cavities form when plaque, which is made-up of the bacteria in your mouth, develops into acids that stick to the enamel of your tooth and break down the surface. Plaque can get stuck in the pits and grooves of the biting surfaces of teeth and on the smooth areas like the front and backs of teeth (or even in between the teeth). Usually plaque gets brushed away with your toothbrush, but when you forget to brush for several days, plaque can spread and result in a sensitivity within your tooth or actually reach the root and cause you pain. Read more about preventative care you can do at home to avoid getting cavities. (more…)