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…

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…

Top 5 Do’s And Don’ts Of Dental Hygiene

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At Hales Parker Dentistry Ladera Ranch CA, the dental health of each of our patients is always our top priority. In this article, we would like to deliver some useful tips on oral hygiene. 1. Do… remember you are just wiping the plaque away before it turns to tartar. A gentle toothbrushing at the correct angle…