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What Can I Do About My Sensitive Teeth?

Are sensitive teeth a constant source of pain and discomfort for you? When even drinking water that is just a bit too cold becomes a painful experience, it’s time to do something about it. If you’re looking for an effective treatment to manage the discomfort caused by your sensitive teeth, it’s best to visit a […]

Is Chewing on Ice Bad for My Teeth?

We often think of our teeth as tools, which can give us the false impression that they are incredibly strong and resilient. While our teeth are essential tools for eating, they aren’t meant to break down harder substances. That’s why ice chewing is so bad for your teeth.  Ice is actually a pretty hard substance, […]

Removing Your Wisdom Teeth as a Preemptive Measure

“Do I need to have my wisdom teeth removed?” This is a fairly common question because of how often people hear about someone they know having to take time off of work to undergo the procedure. In many cases, people choose to have their wisdom teeth removed as a preemptive measure. In some cases, the […]

Interested in Adult Braces?

Whether you’re young or old, you deserve to have a smile you feel comfortable with. A lot of people who could have benefited from braces during their younger years may think that their opportunity has passed, but thankfully, that is not the case.  Adult braces not only provide older individuals with a way to attain […]

What Can I Do About My Sleep Apnea?

Sleep apnea is a dangerous and life-threatening disorder that causes the sufferer to experience pauses in their breathing while they sleep. These pauses can last from a few seconds to minutes; the longer the pause, the more life-threatening. Disrupted breathing creates an imbalance in the levels of oxygen and carbon dioxide in the blood. Treating […]

Treating Severe Tooth Cracks

Cracking or fracturing a tooth is a fairly common dental issue. A crack can occur when biting something too hard, as a result of grinding or clenching your teeth, or after experiencing trauma to the tooth.  In some cases, a cracked tooth can be repaired, but there are instances when the crack is too severe […]

What are Mini Implants?

Mini implants are are a smaller type of dental implant that are that dentist Dr. John Cho offers at our office located in the Long Beach area. Mini implants are an excellent option for patients with comprehensive tooth loss who need several implants in order to support a full-arch prosthetic. Mini-implants are also a much […]

What Is Bruxism?

Do you grind your teeth in your sleep? Do you notice that you clench your jaw throughout the day and night? The cause of these issues may be a condition known as bruxism. It is one of the most common sleep disorders and can cause a significant amount of damage while you sleep. The cause […]

Do You Wish You Had Whiter Teeth?

Are you embarrassed by your smile because of the color of your teeth? There are a number of factors that can rob your teeth of their nice white color. While it is easy to stain your teeth, it can be incredibly hard to whiten your teeth on your own. Fortunately, you can restore the beauty […]

The Dangers of Gum Disease

Maintaining your oral health is about more than just preventing cavities. Gum disease is a serious threat to your overall oral health. While it may be easy to ignore issues such as mild gum inflammation, doing so can lead to the development of major issues with your gums and your overall health. Mild gum inflammation, […]