Knocked Out Tooth – Do This

Annually, over 5 million teeth are knocked out, or avulsed, in children and adults. And physical trauma is the only reason this ever happens. From the ice hockey rink to the basketball court, we have all seen players get their teeth knocked out. While getting a tooth knocked out is certainly not a fun experience,…

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Most Common Teeth Diseases

Diseases of the Teeth Diseases can affect any organ in our body. Our teeth are no exception. When it comes to teeth, we need to understand that the infection can spread across the surrounding structures and eventually impact other organs in our body. And since not all teeth diseases hurt, we may not even know…

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How Many Teeth Do Adults Have

How Many Teeth Do Humans Have? As your local family dentist in San Marcos, our patients are often asked this very question. The short answer is 32. But our adult teeth and baby teeth preceding them have such an impact on our life. Their presence and location determine how the lower half of the face…

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Gappy Teeth? Treatment Options

Gapped Teeth? Many Ways to Fix Do you have a gap in your smile? Do gappy teeth take away from your smile and self-confidence? Well, fret not. Gaps between the teeth can be corrected in many ways. In this article, we’ll talk about the various reasons why gaps exist between teeth. We’ll also review different…

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Diabetes – COVID-19 – Gum Disease

Diabetes – COVID – Gum Disease The recent pandemic has shed light on the detrimental effects of diabetes. People with diabetes are more likely to suffer from serious complications if they contract COVID-19. The same is true for prediabetic patients. Gum disease is also a risk factor for developing diabetes. To better understand this relationship…

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What Foods Reduce Anxiety

Foods to Reduce Anxiety Let’s face it. These are highly anxious times for most people. As if we didn’t have enough normal anxiety to deal with on a regular basis, the current environment lends itself to anxiety overload. And “anxiety” is considered a medical disorder, similar to for example, high blood pressure being a medical…

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COVID-19 Ongoing Pandemic

COVID-19 Pandemic It wasn’t too long ago that we were going about our business in the usual way. And hopefully we can soon get back to our life in as normal of a sense as possible. With the plethora of information out there we are not here to re-state them or to agree or disagree…

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