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 »

Cosmetic Dentistry Treatments for All Types of Oral Health Issues

Cosmetic dentistry is becoming more and more advanced every year. No longer are we designated to simply brushing and flossing for a healthy smile, although strong oral hygiene habits set the foundation for good oral health along with regular professional dental cleanings, but today's dentistry offers expanded options when it... Read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Irvine Dental Group, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry and... Read more »