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Your Kid’s First Dental Visit Overview

Our kids aren’t born with teeth, so there’s a lot of confusion over when they should first go to the dentist. Fortunately, there’s a helpful rule of thumb to make it a lot easier. The American Dental Association suggests bringing your child to the dentist after the emergence of their first tooth but before their … Read more

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Best Candy Alternatives for a Healthy Halloween

Halloween is near and the fun festivities begin once October hits! The fun begins with decorating one’s house, finding the right costumes for you and your family, and choosing what you will give out to all of the trick-or-treaters on the big night. You are not alone in celebrating the events of this fun-filled and … Read more


Who Needs a Dental Cap?

One of the most common questions patients ask at OC Dental Specialists is “What is a dental cap?” A dental cap, also called a crown, is typically constructed from porcelain and placed on top of a tooth for a variety of reasons. Ceramic and metal also make attractive options, although they may not be as … Read more

Several Methods of Teeth Repair

  Teeth restoration is generally required for the repair of teeth damaged by cavities or injuries due to an accident. There are several methods offered by restorative dentistry that are used to solve these types of dental problems but the most common is a dental filling. Here are the several methods of teeth repair: Fillings. … Read more


Dentures and It’s Importance in your Smile

  Are you thinking of visiting a OC Dental Specialists office for some Irvine dentures? Dentures are prosthetics may be fixed or removable, depending on a lot of things: your personal preference, your budget and your existing oral condition. Dentures or dental prosthetics are important for a lot of reasons: Aesthetics: You need your teeth … Read more

What is a Discount Dental Plan?

  Are you one of the millions of people who have no dental insurance, discount dental plan or coverage of any kind? If you are, have you ever wondered what will happen when you or one of your family members has a dental emergency? When one of you needs a root canal or a tooth … Read more

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Oral Hygiene: Basic Relevant Tips

  A person’s set of teeth are valuable for a number of reasons. The most obvious and significant of these reasons is that a complete set of teeth allows them to smile with confidence. Who wants to hide their smile? Our teeth permits proper nourishment, improves speech, holds the bite and maintains the integrity of … Read more


Information about Removal of Wisdom Teeth

  The dreaded wisdom teeth! We all have heard the horror stories, but do not ignore them. There has been many back and forth discussions about the removal of wisdom teeth and whether it is necessary to remove them. Few circumstances it is certainly essential. These are some of the main reason we recommend to … Read more


When is The Right Time to Change Your Dentures

  A tooth extraction is a very unfortunate end to a tooth’s life. A tooth is supposed to survive throughout a person’s life. It is supposed to service a person throughout his youth, through his adult stage and all throughout his geriatric age. A person who is unfortunate enough to lose a tooth will need … Read more


What All Patients Should Know About Orthodontics

  It’s common for patients of all ages, as well as parents of teens and pre-teens, to have many questions about orthodontics. The questions often come as soon as you notice that you or your child have crowded teeth that may require orthodontia. However, the purpose of wearing braces and other types of orthodontics goes … Read more