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 »

Do You Need to Treat a Cavity?

Do you ever dread going to the dentist because you think they could potentially find a cavity? Whether you’re embarrassed, concerned with finances, or simply don’t enjoy visit the dentist, we recommend reconsidering. You see, without proper care, a cavity can lead to a number of complications. You know that cavities are bad news, but… Read more »

How to Take Care of Fever Blisters or Cold Viruses

Fever blisters (or cold sores) can occur on the outside of the mouth anytime, and are caused by a virus–the herpes simplex virus (HSV-1 or HSV-2). It is a highly contagious virus, and you may be even feel a tingling or burning before the fluid-filled blister shows up, oozes fluid and then crusts over.  It… Read more »

The 5 Treatments That Can Solve Your Tooth Sensitivity

If you are looking for a treatment that can help with your tooth sensitivity, our team is thrilled to help you! Depending on the cause for your sensitivity, there are many treatments that can finally restore your oral health and give you the comfort you deserve. Some of the treatments available in the world today… Read more »

Preventing Damage to Your Traditional Wire and Bracket Braces

Your traditional wire and bracket braces represent a serious investment in realigning your teeth for an appealing smile that will last a lifetime. There are a few things to keep in mind to prevent damaging your braces. If they are damaged or something comes loose, it will most likely increase the total amount of time… Read more »