Green dentistry – Saves water, energy and money

We believe in reducing waste, lessening our impact on the environment, both at work as well as at home.   Green dentistry is a high-tech approach that reduces the environmental impact of dental practices and encompasses a service model for dentistry that supports and maintains wellness. Our office uses the latest in digital x-ray technology. Continue Reading →

February 2016 is National Children’s Dental Health Month

Every February, the American Dental Association (ADA) sponsors National Children’s Dental Health Month. Concord, CA Dentist Dr. Aaron Lee and the Downtown Concord Dental team know that tooth decay is a disease that is, by and large, preventable. Continue Reading →

Basic superfoods for your teeth and gum health

Eat a mostly whole foods diet with lots of lean protein and fresh vegetables. Avoid most processed foods, especially those that are high in simple sugars. Take your fish oil. Want to go for bonus marks? Here are a few foods, nutrients, and/or supplements that may play a specific role in oral health. Continue Reading →

Why Sleepy Brains Crave Sugar and other Treats

Most of us know that junk food is unhealthy. We know that poor nutrition is related to heart problems, high blood pressure, and a host of other health ailments. You might even know that studies show that eating junk food has been linked to increases in depression. We’re more likely to have an appetite for junk Continue Reading →

Sugar still Impacting on Tooth Decay of great Concern

Many people don’t realize it but the adverse impact of sugar intake is just as bad for teeth as it is for the increased risk of obesity, type 2 diabetes and heart disease. Here in Sugar Nation, the average American downs 70 pounds of added sugars each year. Sugars are crammed into and hidden in Continue Reading →

2014 Dental Technologies: The Leading Edge of Dental Care

Dentistry has come a long way in making patient checkups more comfortable. With today’s technology, dentists are better equipped to detect and treat tooth decay and perform other procedures with maximum comfort. You might find that your dentist has added some of the relatively newer technologies during your next visit. Advancements in dental technology can Continue Reading →