Book Book Appointment Forms Complete our Forms Like Us Like us on Facebook Reviews Leave a Google Review Follow Follow Us on Instagram Call Give us a Call Map View our Map
Accepting New Patients Dental Emergencies Welcome

Pacific View Dental Group Blog

Protect Your Smile: What to Know About Oral Cancer

April 28, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — pacificviewdentalgroup @ 5:24 am
a dentist holding an oral cancer awareness month ribbon

Preventive dental care is essential in keeping your smile not only beautiful but healthy too! Your dentist will give your pearly whites a thorough cleaning and polish, ensuring that any buildup of plaque and tartar is washed away. They will also give you a complete examination to check for any oral health issues before they become more serious. One of the things your dentist will check for is oral cancer. By detecting this disease early, you can treat it before it worsens or spreads. Read on to learn about the risk factors and symptoms of oral cancer.


Use Your Tax Refund to Invest in Your Smile!

April 8, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — pacificviewdentalgroup @ 5:15 am
a woman who used her tax refund to invest in a beautiful smile

April brings blossoming flowers and refreshing spring showers. You can also expect some extra money to sprinkle in since it’s Tax Day on the 18th.  As you consider what to spend your refund on, you should consider the difference it can make for your smile! There are many dental services that are a worthy investment in your oral health. Read on to learn how using your tax refund for your dental health is a wise investment.


How Long Do Dental Fillings Last?

March 28, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — pacificviewdentalgroup @ 2:16 am

Model of molar with tooth-colored fillingDental fillings are an effective solution to treat tooth decay. They are designed to serve as a long-lasting treatment to repair the health of a tooth. Your restoration can last for many years, but various factors affect the lifespan of a filling. Don’t worry, here’s how long you can expect your restoration to last, and what you can do to get the most from your investment.


Give Your Teeth a Spring Cleaning

March 26, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — pacificviewdentalgroup @ 2:02 am

Smiling woman holding a toothbrushSpring is in the air, which means you’re probably giving your home a thorough cleaning. As you open the windows to enjoy the fresh air while cleaning out your cabinets and closets, don’t forget about your smile. Now is the perfect time to give your teeth the attention they deserve. Here are 4 ways to give your smile a good spring cleaning.


5 Terms You Can Use to Impress Your Cosmetic Dentist

February 9, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — pacificviewdentalgroup @ 5:50 pm
Patient talking to their dentist

If you’re interested in getting cosmetic dentistry, you’re stepping into a realm of incredible possibility. Oral medicine has advanced to such an extent that it can address nearly any issue you could have with your smile!

However, that can be a double-edged sword; while cosmetic dentistry is expansive, it can also be difficult to navigate for the layperson. There are a lot of aspects of a beautiful smile that you may notice, but not be able to put words to. Here are some terms used by cosmetic dentists to talk about a smile’s appearance, and how you can use them.


Will Veneers Make My Teeth Sensitive?

January 3, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — pacificviewdentalgroup @ 9:10 pm
young woman drinking coffee

Veneers have been brightening movie stars’ smiles for nearly a century, and if you’ve ever seen a set of them, you know why they’re the industry standard. However, veneers aren’t just for celebrities; anyone can enjoy the benefits they have to offer.

If you’ve been looking into veneers, you may wonder if they’ll make your teeth sensitive. Here’s a guide that should be able to answer that question for you.


How Do You Navigate Flu Season While Enjoying the Benefits of Invisalign?

December 4, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — pacificviewdentalgroup @ 1:41 am
flu season ahead sign

When you feel bad with the flu, it’s because your body has detected a new invader, and your immune system is going into overdrive. It floods your body with a host of immune system-stimulating biochemicals called cytokines. While this revs up your body to attack the virus, the inflammation leads to many of the flu’s worst symptoms. Alright, you get it; the flu makes you feel terrible. You want to avoid being in that predicament if possible. You are also enjoying how your Invisalign trays are changing your smile for the better. Keep reading to learn tips on how to wear your Invisalign during the cold-and-flu season while giving yourself the best chance not to get sick, as well as how to get through it if you do.


What Thanksgiving Sides Pose Trouble for My Oral Health?

November 4, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — pacificviewdentalgroup @ 12:53 am
sweet potato casserole with marshmallows

The anticipation of a Thanksgiving feast where just about everyone in your family contributed at least one dish is a special occasion indeed. You think you just might try everything. When you are considering those sweet-smelling side dishes, proceed with caution. Depending on how you handle them, they could be problematic for your oral health. Keep reading to learn about some items you should watch out for.


Does Your Insurance cover Dental Implants?

October 20, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — pacificviewdentalgroup @ 11:10 am
A close-up of a dental insurance form on a desk

If you suffer from tooth loss, you’re likely looking into dental implants. After all, these replacement teeth work well and have an excellent success rate! That said, it’d be good to determine whether your insurance could cover the treatment first. You want to ensure the implants are cost-effective, right? Luckily for you, your Huntington Beach dentist can help you with this process. Here’s a summary of how to get the most from your coverage when it comes to dental implants.


4 Signs It’s Time to Replace Your Dentures

Filed under: Uncategorized — pacificviewdentalgroup @ 10:02 am
A close-up of a pair of dentures on a desk

As you might know, dentures are prosthetics that replace your missing teeth. In particular, they look and act like natural pearly whites to restore your smile. However, did you know that dentures themselves can need replacement? Indeed, they only last a few years before they stop working. You might then wonder how to know when it’s time to replace your own. Well, your Huntington Beach dentist is here with an answer. Read on to learn three signs that your dentures need replacing.

Older Posts »