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 »

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 »