Most Oceanside residents know that frequently eating foods high in sugar can cause cavities. Therefore, it’s important to limit candy, soda, cookies, etc. Also, remember that frequency is as dangerous as the amount of sugar. Research has found that a higher frequency in sugar consumption may lead to demineralization more than the amount of sugar […]
Oral Cancer: Early Diagnosis Makes A Big Difference
When it comes to oral cancer statistics, two numbers are key: 40% and 90%. 40% of individuals who receive a late-stage diagnosis die within five years. However, the survival rate for early stage diagnosis is 90%. Oral Cavity and Oropharynx—Mouth and Throat Cancers that begin in the mouth (or oral cavity) are called oral cancers. […]
Who Do You Call If You Have a Dental Emergency?
A dental emergency is any occurrence in which damage to the teeth occurs and the patient needs urgent care. While a dental emergency may have never happened to you, it could happen in the future. Some things are too pressing to wait for an appointment. How do you know if you need to call for […]
Your Smile Says Keep Trying!
Today’s message is for individuals who are frustrated because they haven’t been successful at making some changes that will benefit their oral health. We want to encourage you to keep trying and assure you that the team of dental professionals at Oceanside Dental Excellence is eager to help. Keep Trying To Floss Many men and […]
A Facial Or Filling?
At Oceanside Dental Excellence, we know that we can’t completely fool you. When you receive treatment at our comfortable cosmetic dental practice, you won’t actually believe you are at a plush Vista spa relaxing with cucumbers over your eyes. Just because we can’t recreate an identical Camp Pendleton spa experience, that doesn’t stop us from […]
What Is The Difference Between Sleep Apnea and Insomnia?
We all know that healthy sleep is important for physical and mental well-being. Yet millions of Americans suffer from sleep disorders that prevent normal, healthy sleep. Two common sleep disorders are insomnia and sleep apnea. Let’s discuss their differences. What is insomnia? Insomnia is a sleep disorder where individuals may have a hard time falling […]