Dr. Medina – Dental Blog

handsome young man with beard missing a front tooth considering dental implants

When you are missing teeth, it becomes more than a matter of appearance. The fact is, missing teeth can make the rest of your teeth prone to shifting, or even falling out due to the lack of supporting teeth on either side. Today, many people are considering dental implants as an alternative to traditional methods […]

Ashamed woman hiding her smile in a conversation with a friend

Everyone wants whiter teeth. They boost our confidence, widen our smile and make us feel healthier and, yes, better looking. Fortunately, there are a number of home remedy and retail product options to help you whiten your yellow teeth, remove coffee or tobacco stains and even help with teeth stains from medications. For more difficult […]

Pediatric dentist explaining to young patient and her mother the x-ray in dental clinic

These days, like everything else, finding a dentist can feel complicated. There are so many different types of dentists to choose from. You can choose between general dentists, pediatric dentists, cosmetic dentists, and family dentists, just to name a few. How do you decide which dentist is the right one for you? And what about […]

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Fix your Smile and Change Your Life with Dental Braces In the past, people associated braces with high orthodontist bills, complaining teenagers and uncomfortable braces worn sometimes for years. Braces were a rite of passage for many young people who could afford them. Other people who wanted to fix their smile and improve their health […]

Closeup shot of young woman eating fresh salad at restaurant. Healthy african girl eating salad and looking away. Smiling young woman holding a forkful of salad.

If you’ve recently received some disappointing or expensive news from your dentist, you may be wondering if what eat might be partly to blame. We all know about candy and sugar, which generally can increase the likelihood of cavities and other trouble with your teeth. But what positive things can you do with your diet […]