10 Dentist Anxiety Tips That Will Save Your Smile

Anxiety about visiting the dentist is far more common than you might think. Many people fear that their visit to the dentist will be painful or that the dentist will find a major problem with their teeth. Some people even avoid visiting the dentist due to extreme fear. Whatever the reason, dental anxiety is a… Read more »

Tips to Achieve Optimal Dental Hygiene

Maintaining good dental hygiene is a crucial aspect of your long-term health. The health of your teeth and gums dictates your likelihood of developing tooth decay, gum disease, and other significant dental concerns.  Here are our top 10 tips for achieving optimal dental hygiene: Brush Twice Daily Brushing your teeth is an obvious – but… Read more »

Dental Implants vs. Bridges

Dental implants and bridges are dental appliances used to restore missing teeth. While both appliances offset tooth loss, each provides distinct benefits in different circumstances.  At 19th Avenue Dental, we provide both implants and bridges as options for patients with tooth loss. Here, we’ll compare these dental appliances to help you make the right choice… Read more »

Managing a Dental Emergency

Finding yourself or a loved one in a dental emergency can be understandably distressing. As with any medical emergency, finding professional care as soon as possible is essential to getting the problem taken care of. Here at 19th Avenue Dental, our experienced dentist Dr. Shuichi Yamaguchi is equipped to handle dental emergencies with speed and… Read more »

Achieve a Beautiful Smile with Veneers

If you’re struggling with imperfections in your smile, veneers are a treatment option that could work for you. For chips, cracks, breaks, crookedness, or stains in the teeth, as well as gaps in between the teeth, veneers are often a great solution. Here at 19th Avenue Dental, we’ll help you achieve a beautiful smile with… Read more »

How To Achieve Healthy, White Teeth

Having a beautiful smile with healthy, white teeth is a common goal among dental patients. However, over time, the teeth naturally become less white due to food, beverages, smoking, poor oral hygiene, and the natural aging process.  Luckily, there are many steps that you can take to achieve and maintain healthy, white teeth. We’ve compiled… Read more »

Tips on Reducing Tooth Decay

Tooth decay is a common oral health concern. It occurs when the structure of the tooth starts to break down, compromising the enamel and dentin layers of the tooth. Unfortunately, tooth decay can lead to complications ranging in severity from pain and swelling to infection and potentially tooth loss. Given these risks, it’s wise for… Read more »

What Are My Options for Missing Teeth?

Whether resulting from tooth decay, gum disease, a mouth injury, or certain hereditary conditions, missing teeth can be a detriment to your oral health and self-esteem. Luckily, many treatment options are available for missing teeth. We can help you select the right option to restore your full, beautiful smile.  Treatment options for missing teeth include:… Read more »

Do I Really Need an Exam?

If you’re thinking about skipping that twice-annual exam with your dentist, you should probably think twice. Receiving a dental exam and cleaning every six months is an important practice for maintaining your oral health. In your dental exam, your dentist will: Check for Cavities, Gum Disease, and Tooth Decay  When you have a dental exam,… Read more »

How We Keep You Safe During Your Dental Appointment

Especially in these times, it is natural to want to know how we will keep you healthy and safe while in our care. Even when we are not in the middle of a pandemic, there is always a risk for different types of infection when you are in a clinical setting. Because we care about… Read more »