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Who should be screened for oral cancer?

Who are at high risk for oral cancer? I believe that taking a proactive approach to understanding your oral health is critical. Oral cancer is real and affects many people in society. Therefore, it is important for me to educate my patients on the risk factors involved so that they can take precautionary steps towards […]

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How are springtime allergies connected to teeth pain?

  How are springtime allergies connected to teeth pain? Spring is here and that means allergy season. I think it is important to keep my patients informed of the unknown links between allergies and your teeth. While most people with allergies know how to manage their allergies, few people understand that there is a connection […]

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Why are My Gums Receding?

Through numerous dental exams, my hygienist and I have encountered many patients complaining of teeth sensitivity due to gum recession. Delicious delicacies such as ice cream, cake and yogurt can be burdensome to consume due to teeth sensitivity. Believe it or not, gum recession is a very common dental issue that I run into daily. […]

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  REFER A FRIEND OR FAMILY MEMBER TO CHARLES KIM DDS. ENTER TO WIN A CONTEST FOR 2 TICKETS TO: DISNEYLAND! 2018 DISNEYLAND CONTEST!!! WINNER WILL BE DRAWN FROM THE CONTEST AND ANNOUNCED ON FEBRUARY 1ST 2018   Terms and Conditions – Title: 2018 Disneyland Contest No purchase necessary Contest description – Refer a family […]

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Dentistry Post-Op Questions

Dentistry Post-Op Questions

If you are undergoing a dental procedure or operation, you will be given a set of post-operative instructions to abide by in the hours, days, and weeks after your treatment. Following these instructions is essential to preventing infections in surgical sites, protecting restorations, and minimizing the possibility of experiencing complications. Post-operative instructions vary from procedure […]

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Fluoride and Decay Prevention

Fluoride and Decay Prevention

Fluoride is a naturally occurring element that has been shown to help strengthen teeth in children and also prevent decay in people of all ages. Topical fluoride, in particular is helpful for promoting oral health. The American Dental Association has publicly endorsed the use of fluoride for the prevention of dental caries, as has the […]

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Electric Brush vs. Manual Brushes

Electric Brush vs. Manual Brushes

Preventative dentistry is about more than just visiting your dentist twice yearly for an exam and thorough cleaning. In fact, the majority of your preventative care is done at-home as a part of your normal hygienic routine. Many residents use manual toothbrushes to remove debris and plaque from their teeth. However, electric brushes have become […]

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How to Brush Your Teeth

How to Brush Your Teeth

Brushing your teeth is probably a standard part of your daily routine, but chances are you aren’t following the American Dental Association’s guidelines for cleaning your teeth properly. The ADA currently recommends that you brush your teeth at minimum of two times each day – preferably morning and night or anytime you eat foods that […]

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Bad Breath

Bad Breath

Having bad breath can be an embarrassing problem – especially if you are regularly face to face with other people. Known professionally as halitosis, bad breath plagues many people every day. Most cases of bad breath can be remedied by efficiently brushing the teeth. However, some types of bad breath are chronic or recurring, which […]

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Dental Health and Your Diet

Dental Health and Your Diet

Your body works hard to convert the foods you eat into energy. You may not think twice about what you are eating – especially when it comes to grabbing an afternoon snack or sipping on a vanilla latte on your commute. But the food you put in your mouth affects more than just your waistline. […]

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