Category: Dental Facts

Find interesting and useful dental facts on our Palmdale, CA dentist’s blog. Call our office if you would like to learn more about our services!

Charcoal Toothpastes & Whitening

toothbrush and toothpaste in a cup

You may have seen the dozens of social media posts that exist of people using charcoal toothpaste as a more natural way to whiten their teeth. But like most fads, charcoal toothpaste may not live up to the hype. Check out our blog post where we explore the benefits and risks of using charcoal toothpaste, and our opinion on whether or not it’s better for your smile than toothpastes that don’t contain charcoal.

Teeth Whitening Facts vs. Myths

young woman smiles showing off her white teeth

If you want a whiter, brighter smile, you’re probably thinking about teeth whitening. There are a few ways to go about this, though not all the methods are effective. Check out our blog post for the facts vs. myths on whitening your teeth.

Why Do Teeth Turn Yellow?

Striving for bright white teeth, but seeing a smile that’s a little bit yellow? Read our blog post where we discuss a few common causes of yellow teeth, and what you can do to prevent it.

What Is Phantom Tooth Pain?

When you suffer from tooth pain, you naturally think there must be something wrong. Yet strangely enough, sometimes, there’s no actual cause. Read our blog post to learn about phantom tooth pain and it’s treatment.

What Dental Fads Should I Avoid?

Read our blog post to discover the dangers of dental fads. We explain why you should avoid wearing grills, tooth gems, and oral piercings. We also recommend traditional oral care and professional teeth whitening instead of using activated charcoal, hydrogen peroxide, and oil pulling. Contact us for more information!