Thumb Sucking and Your Child

Is your child sucking his thumb? It is a perfectly normal part of growing up, and in most cases, your child wills top around the age of four, or when his permanent teeth start to come in. However, if he continues to suck his thumb, he will risk altering the... Read more »

Enjoy A Superb Smile With Composite Dental Fillings

Are you familiar with your treatment options if you should ever develop a cavity? When a hole in your tooth enamel appears due to dental erosion and acid, it is known as a cavity. If your enamel has been worn down to the point that a cavity has formed, it... Read more »

Photogenic Fun With Braces

You should never feel embarrassed about wearing braces. It’s a rite of passage, and there is no need to feel self-conscious about straightening your teeth. Plus, we have ways of making it fun! So, don’t hide your smile. Own it! Embrace Your Braces When you appear confident and comfortable you... Read more »

Periodontal Disease

Fighting gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is necessary if it is threatening your smile. If gum disease is ignored, you could face tooth loss and other disastrous complications. Gum disease is overlooked by many, which causes severe problems for them down the road. To help you avoid these... Read more »

A Dental Exam and Cleaning Includes a Screening for Oral and Pharyngeal Cancer

Along with a consistent daily oral hygiene routine the American Dental Association also recommends that you have a dental exam and cleaning performed by a dentist like Dr. Lien Ngo twice per year. This simple outpatient appointment will remove accumulated bacterial deposits from your teeth, polish away dental stains and... Read more »

Professional Teeth Whitening for a Smile You Love

The days of beach visits, family reunions and park picnics will be here before you know it, and wouldn’t you love to greet summer with a smile that’s brighter than sunshine? While caring for your teeth with routine dental visits for dental exams and cleanings will help you keep your... Read more »

Tips to Keep Your Smile Safe

Are your daily habits putting your smile at a constant risk of dental damage? If you are not careful, numerous tooth hazard risks can arise based on the way you use your teeth and gums, or from the products you are using to keep your mouth clean. To help eliminate... Read more »

Oral Hygiene Struggles Can Lead to Cavity Problems

The American Dental Association advocates an effective oral hygiene regimen based on brushing your teeth every morning and night, as well as making a proactive effort to thoroughly floss at least once each day. This helps to remove plaque, food particles, and other bacterial deposits before they can affect the... Read more »

A Partial Denture Can Help Replace the Function of Your Missing Teeth

Your 32 permanent teeth play an essential role in biting, chewing, and breaking down food. When two or more teeth are lost to  gum disease, untreated tooth decay, or a severe dental trauma, it can hamper this function. In a situation like this, you should consider scheduling an appointment with... Read more »

Dental Sealants and BPA

The benefits of dental sealants are great, and they’ve worked miracles for a number of our patients’ dental wellbeings. However, this hasn’t stopped lots of our other patients from being uneasy about the compounds utilized in oral sealants: namely, they’ve wondered if the BPA in oral sealants is dangerous. Since... Read more »