The Difference Between Full and Partial Dentures

Do you know the important differences between full and partial dentures? Our team is happy to review both versions for optimal tooth replacement to help you better understand how they can restore your smile. Below we will review the main types of dentures, which are full and partial dentures, and the benefits they have to... Read more »

End of the Year Letter

Wong Dental’s goal is for you to have the best oral health and excellent dental care throughout the year. 2018 is soon coming to a close and December 31 signifies the end of the plan year for a majority of dental insurance companies. Your dental insurance policy allows for a certain dollar amount of coverage… Read more »

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month & Dental Hygiene Month

October is here and fall has officially begun, bringing with it Breast Cancer Awareness Month as well as National Dental Hygiene Month. This is a time to raise awareness for both and help to prevent problems by monitoring your health and being mindful of your lifestyle choices. Whether you are fighting cancer or dental problems,... Read more »

Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to the bone from the missing... Read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body. However, because it doesn’t have... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which might also take into account... Read more »

Two Minutes of Brushing

For your best oral health, you need to brush for two full minutes twice a day. The average person only brushes for 45 seconds. If you make sure that you brush your entire mouth, you can easily fill those 120 seconds. Our dentist focuses on wanting all of our patients to have healthy smiles. That’s… Read more »

Educate Yourself About TMJs

Due to the fact the temporomandibular joint has several working parts to function effectively for all the aspects of your oral health that it requires, you’ll need to make sure they are well taken care of, and risks are limited. Your TMJs are joints within your jaw that are essential for optimum oral health and… Read more »

A Case of Severe Oral Trauma May Need Timely First Aid and Emergency Treatment

A hard bump on the head or an accidental fall in the home can sometimes affect the mouth, damaging the tongue, soft oral tissues and teeth. At the same time athletes who do not use a protective mouthguard can also be at increased risk of suffering a significant oral trauma. In a distressing moment like… Read more »

Healthy Tooth Enamel Helps Resist Significant Dental Stains

Tooth enamel is microscopically porous. When you consume a dark beverage or use a tobacco product, minute dark particles are introduced into your mouth. These substances can sometimes adhere to the surface textures of your teeth causing surface stains.     If minor dental stains are not removed by your daily oral hygiene routine, they… Read more »