Adjusting to Dentures

For most people, getting dentures is a large adjustment. Getting accustomed to the fit of the false teeth, having them optimized when necessary and learning to care for them suitably will take some time. Please understand that the whole team at Irvine Dental Group is rooting for you, and we're... Read more »

Brushing with Your Braces On

Once you have your braces on, you may wonder how you are going to find your teeth underneath all of that metal. How can you be expected to brush your teeth when it seems like you can hardly see your teeth? Well, they are there, and they will need even... Read more »

When Should I Replace My Toothbrush & Which One Should I Choose?

You know that you should brush your teeth at least twice daily, once in the morning and once at night, right? However, do you know how to choose a toothbrush and how often to replace it? Dr. Don Niu and our team are thrilled to advise you about toothbrushes. Choosing... Read more »

Is Invisalign® the Right Option for My Smile?

If you’re interested in aligning your smile, you might be interested in doing so with Invisalign®. Invisalign is an orthodontic treatment that involves the use of clear, plastic aligners that shift and move the teeth throughout time. It is a virtually invisible process that can help you maintain the beauty... Read more »

Don’t Let a Cavity Wreak Havoc in Your Smile

Cavities, which are caused by tooth decay, require attention or they will turn into bigger problems down the line. You may not even know that you have a cavity until the decay has reached the dentin. This means that the decay has passed through the tooth enamel to attack the... Read more »

Dental Sealants Can Be an Effective Way to Prevent Occlusal Cavities

The surfaces of your teeth have specific names. The occlusal surface denotes the parts of a tooth used for biting, chewing, or grinding. In the case of the premolars and molars in the back of your mouth, these areas often have deep pits and recesses in the tooth enamel. While... Read more »

The Dental Habits That Can Harm Your Child’s Smile

Your child’s teeth can last a lifetime (that is, if their permanent teeth have grown into place), and they need to take good care of them. Unfortunately, there are many things in the world today, especially habits, that can harm your child’s smile and damage their teeth and gums. Today,... Read more »

Oral Health Essentials: Sedation Dentistry

The connection between dentistry and sedation has been well documented for many years. Sedatives often help patients to de-stress before procedures so they can be done safely with as minimal amount of pain as possible. Finding the right sedative is key based on the oral health treatments you require. Gas... Read more »

Advancements in Braces

Are you trying to decide if it’s worth aligning your smile with braces? If so, Dr. Don Niu and our orthodontic team are happy to tell you that a straight, healthy, and beautiful smile is always worth it. To help you feel a little better about braces, we would like... Read more »

How Dental Crowns Can Help You

Dental crowns are a common way to restore a damaged smile. To help you understand more about dental crowns, our staff here at Irvine Dental Group in Irvine, California, is happy to give you some information so you can decide if crowns are right for you. Professional dental crowns are... Read more »