Break Bad Dental Habits This Year

Break Bad Dental Habits This Year!

Break Bad Dental Habits This Year! Anthony Ferrera DDS, San Mateo, CA Chewing Your Nails This nervous habit can chip teeth and impact your jaw. Placing your jaw in a protruding position for long periods of time can place pressure on it, which is associated with jaw dysfunction. Solution: Stress reduction and holding something to…

Dental Myths Debunked!

Dental Myths Debunked! San Mateo Dentist  “It doesn’t matter what time of day I brush.” Brushing at certain times of the day does have an impact on your oral heath. Brushing your teeth at night prevents food particles from sitting on our teeth which contributes to tooth decay over time. Brushing teeth in the morning…

Dentophobia Tips

Dentophobia Tips San Mateo Dentistry Fear of visiting the dentist or undergoing dental procedures is very common but some people experience anxiety or fear so severe that they avoid going to the dentist all together. This fear is called Dentophobia and people who experience these anxieties are less likely to maintain regular dental check-ups and…

Headaches & Your Oral Health

Headaches & Your Oral Health San Mateo Dentistry We all know the feeling – sharp or dull, nagging, throbbing – of a painful headache. While we all get them, we don’t always know why or what is causing it. Your headaches may be caused by a number of different conditions related to your oral health,…

Dental Emergencies and How To Avoid Them This Halloween

Dental Emergencies and How To Avoid Them This Halloween Emergency Dentistry San Mateo   We have some great tips – and tricks – to help ensure your Halloween festivities don’t end with a dental emergency. Some common dental emergencies are easy to avoid with preventative techniques or quickly resolved with the gentle and swift care…

September: National Gum Care Month!

September: National Gum Care Month! General Dentistry San Mateo In honor of National Gum Care Month San Mateo dentists Dr. Anthony Ferrera and Dr. Jane Ferrera want to encourage the health of all their patients with some educational information about oral care and gum disease. Gum disease – or periodontal disease – is a long-term…

Dental Emergency Travel Tips

Dental Emergency Travel Tips Dental Tips San Mateo Sunscreen ✓ Travel Pillow ✓ Toothbrush ✓ Dental Emergency?! No one ever plans on having a dental emergency, especially while on vacation! Whether you are traveling for fun or for work  it’s important to know what you can do if one pops up on your itinerary. The…

Dental Sealants FAQ

Dental Sealants FAQ General Dentistry San Mateo San Mateo dentists Dr. Anthony and Jane Ferrera are dedicated to providing the most state-of-the-art services to all patients and Dental Sealants are one of the many dental treatments they offer that is customized to improve your oral health. Dental Sealants are easily applied in only a few…

The Evolution of Dental Implants

The Evolution of Dental Implants Implant Dentistry San Mateo Evidence suggests that for thousands of years people have been replacing teeth they have lost due to accidents, aging or underdeveloped oral hygiene habits. Some archeologists report finding evidence of dental implants carved out of stones and seashells embedded in the jaws of remains dating back…