Golden State Smiles

  • The Difference Between Clear Aligners And Braces

    Both modern clear aligners and traditional wire and brackets straighten teeth, but there are some key differences between the two options. 

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  • The Benefits of Root Canal Therapy

    Despite common belief, root canal therapy does not cause pain. Instead, it relieves the pain you are already experiencing by treating the underlying cause of the infection or inflammation. 

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  • Can A Chipped Crown Be Fixed?

    Although crowns are quite robust and typically last about 10 to 20 years, they are sometimes vulnerable to wear and tear. A crown can incur damage in an accident or facial injury, extreme hot or cold temperatures or when an individual bites down on a very hard piece of food, such as a nut or carrot. 

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  • Have You Skipped Dental Checkups?

    As dentists and healthcare professionals, we want to ensure that our patients take care of their teeth in and out of the office. It may seem like no big deal to skip the dentist a time or two, but the results can, unfortunately, be disastrous.

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  • How to Take Care of Your Braces

    Braces are an investment so it is critical to take care of your teeth during your orthodontic treatment to ensure that when your braces are removed your teeth are not only straight, but most importantly, healthy. Keeping your teeth clean while you are wearing braces does not have to be a chore. Just be sure to be thorough and consistent with your brushing and flossing and diligent about the types of food you eat.  Following are some guidelines and tips to help you make sure your teeth and gums stay in tiptop condition while you are wearing braces.

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