Few things are prettier than a beautiful healthy smile! People all over the Irvine, California area know that having a beautiful smile with straight teeth aids in confidence and ensures that you look your very best, putting your best self forward. Traditionally, if people wanted to straighten their teeth, they had to endure bulky metal […]
Tooth decay, otherwise known as a “cavity” can happen to the best of us. Research shows that a large percentage of patients will develop a cavity at some point during their lifetime. When decay is diagnosed or a cavity is found, it is vital that patients are proactive about having the problem treated to protect […]
Dental crowns are crafted from strong porcelain that should last 10 to 15 years, or more, when properly cared for. However, just because these crowns are strong, it does not make them invincible. A dental crown can require replacement before you reach that 10-to-15-year mark due to decay around the root of the tooth or […]
Obstructive Sleep Apnea is a condition that makes it hard for the body and brain to get the oxygen they need during sleep at night. OSA can interrupt your sleep, waking you from restful sleep and leaving you tired the next day. At Sterling Plaza Dentistry, Tom Alexander, DDS, we evaluate individuals and families in […]
Determining when it’s time to get dentures is a decision that will ultimately be made by both you and your dentist. Many of our patients, however, want to know what they should look for or alert the dentist to in order to start this important conversation. The following signs don’t necessarily mean that you or […]
Try as you may to take good care of your teeth, they may at some point become compromised due to poor oral habits, decay, or dental trauma. If your teeth become damaged by decay or traumatic injury, talk to your dentist about dental crown treatment. Dental crowns, also known as “caps” are a covering that […]
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