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 »

A Chipped Tooth Needs to Be Treated to Prevent a New Cavity from Developing

Bad habits like chewing on pencils and pens or crunching on ice can potentially chip one of your teeth. This is even more likely to be a problem if you grind your teeth at night without the protection of a quality dental guard. Even if the chipped tooth doesn’t cause... Read more »

Would You Like to Upgrade and Enhance Your Smile?

Would you like to upgrade and enhance your smile? Cleaning your teeth should be a task that everyone undertakes in order to maintain a happy smile with superb oral health. Likewise, if you do not clean your orthodontic treatments, including your braces, they will not be able to function or... Read more »

Activate Your Oral Health Care Shine with Zoom! Whitening Treatments

Activate your oral health care shine with Zoom! whitening treatments. With the help of a professional treatment such as Zoom!, your teeth will be brighter and whiter than ever before. Zoom! whitening can even reverse damaging stains and discolorations caused by aging. For a more detailed list of what Zoom!... Read more »

How Do I Keep My Smile in Tip-Top Shape After Orthodontic Treatment?

Many people believe their smile is perfect when they complete orthodontic treatment in Irvine, California. However, even though it appears perfect, it’s not quite there yet. In fact, you need to do all you can to take good care of your teeth and gums so you can have the best... Read more »

Risks & Indications of Gum Disease

Gum disease attacks the gums and tissues that surround and support the teeth. This infection is a one of the main causes of tooth loss in adults. Gum disease is caused by plaque, the sticky bacteria that form on the teeth. Gum disease is usually painless, so you may not... Read more »

Some Dental Restoration Methods Require a Bone Graft

Losing a tooth can present some serious complications for your oral health and function. Even if you adapt to the decreased ability to chew or the alterations to your appearance, it could still lead to orthodontic complications. Fortunately, Dr. Don Niu can help prevent these complications. One of the most... Read more »

Increased Fluoride Exposure Can Give You Stronger, Healthier Teeth

While it might not be obvious, your tooth enamel is actually riddled with microscopic pores and textures. Poor oral hygiene and a propensity for enjoying acidic foods and beverages can gradually create a mildly acidic environment in your mouth. This can cause these pores to grow as your tooth enamel... Read more »

Floss Like a Boss!

Are you reaching expert-level status for flossing yet? If not, do not fret as it is a skill that can constantly be improved as you can spend three minutes a day fine-tuning your skills. In no time at all, you can go from a crooked flosser with bad techniques to... Read more »