Ingredients in Mouthwash that Extinguish Bad Breath

Are you sick of your bad breath? If so, try rinsing your mouth with mouthwash! For your benefit, mouthwash is made of ingredients that extinguish bad breath. Some of those ingredients are: Antibacterial agents: Bad breath is caused by bacteria, and the mouth is the perfect place for bacteria to multiply. Because your mouth is… Read more »

Keep Flossing, Even if They Tell You Not To.

You may have seen an article sometime in the last few years about flossing and how it is supposedly not backed by scientific evidence. You may even have wondered why our dentist keeps insisting that you floss every day. The reason is that those articles have seriously misrepresented and misunderstood the studies they refer to…. Read more »

Periodontal Disease Treatment

At Jupina Dental located in Hayward, California, Dr. Jupina and Dr. Makhani offer periodontal disease treatment for our patients experiencing gum disease. Left untreated, gingivitis (a mild form of gum disease) will progress into periodontitis. While improved oral hygiene can often restore gum health while in the milder stages, once it advances it is much more difficult to… Read more »

ZOOM!® Whitening

A white, brilliant smile shouldn’t be difficult to achieve. However, after fumbling with over-the-counter whitening solutions, you’re likely at the end of your rope. That’s when you should consider visiting our team here at for ZOOM!® whitening. Professional solutions are the best way to achieve that white smile you’ve been trying to get for so… Read more »

What Are the Complications Associated With Wisdom Teeth Removal?

Even though the risks of wisdom tooth removal are minimal, there are still complications that can occur, which is why our team encourages you to take the recovery period seriously and take proper care of your oral health. Some complications we ask you to avoid are: –Dry socket: Dry socket is a common complication that… Read more »

A Routine Fluoride Treatment Will Strengthen Your Tooth Enamel

Tooth enamel is the incredibly hard substance that gives your teeth the integrity to chew and grind food. This durability is provided by an intricate network of microscopic mineral crystals. Over the course of a single day the pervasive bacteria in your mouth, as well as interaction with acidic foods and beverages you consume, can… Read more »

Can You Achieve a Smile Renewal without Braces?

At Jupina Dental the dental practice of Dr. Joan M. Jupina and Dr. Erum Makhani in Hayward, California, we are pleased to offer Invisalign® aligners for our patients seeking a more attractive smile. Have you always wanted a straighter, more attractive smile, but without the hassle of wearing braces? If this is you, then you… Read more »

How to Handle a Chipped or Broken Tooth

If you’ve recently chipped or broken your tooth, it’s important that you improve the situation as soon as possible and do not panic. Dental emergencies happen all the time, and there’s no need to worry. Your dentist and team will be able to help you as soon as you come into the office. Until then,… Read more »

For Beautiful Pearly Whites, Choose Zoom!

The first thing that people notice about you is your smile. Studies have shown that 96 percent of adults think a bright, healthy smile makes them more attractive to the opposite gender. Also, 74 percent of adults believe that an unattractive smile can hurt an individual’s chances of success in a career. Are you confident… Read more »

Choosing the Floss That is Right for You

Forming proper oral hygiene habits is very important to the health of your smile. Brush your teeth at least twice a day and floss once a day to care for your smile. Some people wonder what type of floss is the best choice. The best type of floss for you is the type that you… Read more »