Beware Of Hidden Sugar

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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 does to teeth, and what you can do about it. We get cavities when acids in the mouth attack the enamel and dentin of the teeth.…

Think You May Have A Cavity?

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To maintain good dental health, your teeth need a lot of good ol’-fashioned TLC. But even when we do our best, bacteria can sneak in and cause tooth decay. At Hales Parker Dentistry in Ladera Ranch, we are here to take care of your dental issues. Few of us go through life without getting a…

5 Critical Oral Cancer Facts

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At Hales Parker Dentistry in Ladera Ranch, we want to see our patients at least twice a year for a checkup and cleaning. A checkup can give you real peace of mind, especially since every one we do includes an oral cancer screening. Lung and breast cancer get a lot of public attention, and rightfully…

A Ginormous Cavity?

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When we repair a decayed or damaged tooth at Hales Parker Dentistry in Ladera Ranch, the procedure we use depends on the location of the problem. If there is a chip, crack, or tooth decay on the biting surface of a tooth, an inlay or onlay is often created to restore it. Inlays and onlays…

Which Type of Toothbrush is Best?

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Is an electric toothbrush better than a manual toothbrush for cleaning your teeth? In this article from Hales Parker Dentistry in Ladera Ranch we won’t recommend one over the other. We’re just going to take a close look at the electric toothbrush. Electric toothbrushes have been commercially available in the United States since the 1960s.…

What’s Your Dental Plan?

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To have the best dental health, it helps if you develop a plan: a plan you stick to no matter what. Part of it should be regular checkups at Hales Parker Dentistry in Ladera Ranch, but there’s more to it than that. Here are some things you can consider for your dental plan. Brush your…