Save Your Breath

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Today’s post focuses on a problem experienced by many people – bad breath. Bad breath, or halitosis, has several causes. The most prevalent cause is poor oral hygiene. Often, halitosis develops midday arising from the inability to brush teeth between meals. Small food bits on the teeth, gums, and tongue grow bacteria. The wastes of…

Healthy Teeth, Healthy Baby

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If you or someone you know is pregnant or planning to become pregnant in the near future you will want to pay close attention to this post. Carrying a precious little one can not only consume your time, but it is important to understand that the many changes your body experiences during pregnancy may also…

Top 10 Reasons To Visit Your Dentist

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Hales Parker Dentistry in Ladera Ranch believes in good oral health, regular checkups and smiling patients. You smile deserves regular attention. If you haven’t had a dental examination in a while, think about these reasons: Check Up: It’s time, and this is the best way to avoid dental problems. Clean Up: Our dental hygienist is…

Toothbrush Tantrums: When Your Child Won’t Brush

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Your child’s primary teeth, or baby teeth, are just as important to their health, speech development, and self-esteem as their permanent teeth. Some parents we meet at Hales Parker Dentistry hold the misconception that it’s not important to take care of baby teeth, since they will eventually fall out. The truth is that the twenty…

7 Steps For A Healthy Smile

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Hales Parker Dentistry in Ladera Ranch believes in healthy smiles. The best way to have a healthy smile is by prevention – both in healthy habits as well as visiting us twice a year. As Benjamin Franklin said, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Keeping your smile beautiful and healthy is done…

Are You Getting Your Dose Of D?

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Most of us know that vitamin D is important for healthy teeth and bones, but many of us fail to get adequate amounts. This article is a friendly reminder to our patients – especially expectant mothers – about the importance of vitamin D. Here is a sampling of vitamin D findings from around the web:…

Making Life Sweet?

Most of us consume far too much sugar. That isn’t exactly a news flash, but at Hales Parker Dentistry in Ladera Ranch we want to remind you what sugar can do to your teeth. We get cavities when acids in the mouth attack the enamel and dentin of the teeth. The acid is produced by…

Less Is More In Dentistry

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There are compelling new developments in California dentistry: stronger, natural-looking materials; improved techniques; more effective diagnostic methods; and more precise instruments. Combine these with the experience and expertise of Dr. Tyler Hales and you’re left with less of what used to make people dread going to the dentist. Less Pain Improved painkillers, lasers, and unprecedented…

You May Have Gingivitis

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This message from Hale Parker Dentistry in Ladera is about gum disease. Everyone’s mouth provides a cozy home for over 600 types of bacteria. If you are devoted to oral hygiene and have healthy gums, these microbes usually don’t influence your health. However, if you have gum disease, bacteria can enter your bloodstream through your…