A Previously Extracted Tooth Can Often Be Replaced with a Dental Implant

There are some instances when untreated tooth decay or severe tooth damage can be so significant that treatment with a root canal isn’t possible. In a case like this, your dentist, Dr. , might need to extract the tooth. Later, can help replace the tooth with a dental implant. The restoration process has a few… Read more »

It’s Important to Watch for Symptoms of Oral or Pharyngeal Cancer

The American Dental Association estimates that one out of every 92 adults will develop some form of oral or pharyngeal cancer in their lifetime. Early detection and diagnosis of oral cancer early will improve your chances of successful treatment. While the average age of detection is 62 years old, increased risk factors, such as a… Read more »

How Can I Remove Plaque from My Teeth?

As you may already know, plaque is a dangerous substance. It’s a white, sticky film that clings to your teeth and promotes tooth decay and gum disease. If you don’t remove plaque on a regular basis, your smile could be in grave danger. So, our dental team encourages you to keep your teeth and gums… Read more »

Symptoms & Signs of Oral Cancer

The uncontrollable growth of cells that invade and cause damage to the neighboring tissue is called cancer. There are many types of cancer, manifesting in many different areas of the body. Oral cancer, which includes cancers of the tongue, lips, floor of the mouth, cheeks, and hard palate, can be life threatening if it is… Read more »

Don’t Let Social Stigma Keep You From a Healthy Smile

Don’t let social stigma keep you from a healthy smile. If you have reservations about orthodontic braces, a wonderful option is available for you. Invisalign® orthodontic braces are designed with discreetness in mind. They are crafted from a lightweight material that can go unnoticed by nearly everyone. If you are self-conscious about the look of… Read more »

Scare Away Cavities, Not Merely Ghosts This Halloween

You can exercise your waistline, and conquer your ghosts and demons, but don’t forget to protect your teeth and gums as well. The longer candy is in contact with your teeth, the longer tooth decay can occur. Here are six spooktacular tricks to treat your teeth well: – Avoid hard candy, which can chip teeth,… Read more »

Why to Choose Teeth Whitening Treatments

There are so many different forms of teeth whitening treatments to give you a white and beautiful smile you always wanted. Here at in , , we offer in-office whitening treatments that take less than an hour for dramatic results. We also offer a take-home whitening system for you to do in the comfort of… Read more »

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 »