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August 1, 2015 | News | Comments Off on San Ramon Police Department K-9 Unit

San Ramon Police Department K-9 Unit

The K-9 Unit needs bullet proof vest. They cost more than the human vest. Dr. Spamer will match all donations. Please write checks to: San Ramon Police Department City Of San Ramon K-9 Unit

July 15, 2015 | News | Comments Off on Plaque and Gingivitis (Gum Disease) – Why avoid them!

Plaque and Gingivitis (Gum Disease) – Why avoid them!

Sticky bacterial plaque that builds up on your teeth. Inflamed, bleeding gums. They don’t just threaten your dental health. A growing body of research finds that bacteria and inflammation in your mouth are also linked to other problems, including heart attackand dementia, and may well jeopardize your overall health. Scientists...

July 14, 2015 | News | Comments Off on Teeth Whitening – Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Teeth Whitening – Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  What is teeth whitening? It’s a bleaching process that lightens discolorations of enamel and dentin.  The system uses a mild solution retained in a custom-fitted tray that is worn over your teeth. What causes tooth discoloration? There are many causes.  The most common include aging, consumption of staining substances...

July 12, 2015 | News | No comments

Toothbrushing Poem

Toothbrushing Poem Up from the bottom. Down from the top, Around all the corners, Before you stop!   Up like the sun, Down like the rain, End to end, Like a choo-choo train!

January 4, 2015 | News | No comments

TMD: Temporomandibular Joint Disease

Symptoms Headache Jaw ache Ear ache Facial muscle soreness Wearing down of teeth (bruxism causes facets of wear) Scalloping of the border of the tongue Sore neck, shoulder, and back muscles Sore tongue muscles (from bracing the tongue against the teeth) Limited opening of the jaws Clicking or popping noises...

January 4, 2015 | News | No comments

Caring for your Veneers

Veneers can help you have a better looking smile.  However, be sure to practice good oral hygiene and have regular dental checkups.  This will help keep your teeth and gums healthy. If you care for them well, they may last for years.  The tips below may help. When Brushing Use a...

January 3, 2015 | News | No comments

Ice Massage

Why Ice? Ice massage has been found to be more beneficial than heat up to 72 hours post muscle strain of soft tissue injury.  Ice is effective in the following reasons: Decreases blood flow to the area which helps control hemorrhage Decreases local swelling Slows down inflammatory response in injured tissues...