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Dental Care and COVID19: What You Should Know Jul 16th, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to several measures being put into place to prevent the spread of the disease.  According to past guidelines, only those experiencing an emergency (severe pain, infections, knocked-out teeth) could see a dental professional. However, with the loosening of the restrictions, the experts from the Centers...

Dental Bonding — A Quick-and-Easy Solution for Many Smile Flaws Jun 12th, 2020

If you’re embarrassed because of unsightly teeth when you smile, you may only need a simple dental fix to give you a beautiful new grin. Dental bonding is a minor procedure that can hide many tooth imperfections.  Our expert dentist Dr. Christian Pham at Crownridge Dental uses dental bonding to...

Top 5 Reasons to Seek Emergency Dental Care May 15th, 2020

Whether you lost a tooth in a sports accident or you're suffering from terrible pain in your mouth, an emergency dental appointment may be just what you need. Many dentists now offer emergency dental care, which can save you a pricey trip to the emergency room. Here at Crownridge Dental...

Get Straighter Teeth in Less Time With Accelerated Orthodontics Apr 1st, 2020

Crooked teeth, overbite, and an unsightly smile. If all or some of that describes you, there is an orthodontic option that can get you a beautiful smile in a fraction of the time of traditional braces. This treatment is called accelerated orthodontics, and it may be just the treatment you've...

Managing Anxiety Before a Root Canal Mar 2nd, 2020

Many of us have an irrational fear of going to the dentist, even if it's only for a cleaning. Having anxiety before a visit is very common, but for some people it’s actually debilitating. If you have avoided the dentist due to uncontrolled fear and now need a root canal,...

Bridges, Crowns, and Implants: Which Is Right for You? Feb 5th, 2020

Missing teeth impact your whole life, especially when they affect your smile, or your ability to chew or talk. But you don’t have to let them hold you back anymore.  When it comes to replacing missing teeth, dental crowns, bridges, and dental implants can solve all of your problems. However,...

Why Many Adults Choose Clear Braces Jan 9th, 2020

Adults across America are getting clear braces to fix their crooked teeth and improve their oral health. The days of having “metal mouth” are long gone, thanks to advancements in dental technology. So, if you’ve been thinking about getting braces, there’s no better time than the present. Christian Pham, DMD,...

Signs You Might Need a Root Canal Dec 1st, 2019

Almost everyone experiences oral pain at some point in their life. As a baby, you experienced it as your first teeth emerged into place. Throughout adulthood, you’ve probably felt pain after a wayward piece of food nicked your gums or you bit your tongue while chewing. While all of the...

Why You Should Never Ignore a Missing Tooth Nov 1st, 2019

You might think that as long as nobody else can see you’re missing a tooth in the back of your mouth, there’s no need to replace it. You might also think that replacing missing teeth is purely a cosmetic issue. However, the truth is that if you don’t replace a...

Chronic Bad Breath? It Could Be a Sign of Periodontal Disease Oct 1st, 2019

Chronic bad breath is no fun. Unlike the strong smell that lingers after you eat garlic or tuna, or the “morning breath” you wake up to, the odor sticks around even after breath mints, a good brushing, or mouthwash. Also known as halitosis, chronic bad breath can derive from a...

Tips for Taking Care of Your Invisalign Trays Sep 1st, 2019

More than 6 million people have used Invisalign® to get a better smile. An extremely popular orthodontic treatment option, Invisalign is a process that involves wearing a series of clear aligner trays to straighten teeth. Invisalign treatment takes an average of 12-18 months for most patients. During treatment, you get...

What Causes Gum Recession (And What Can You Do About It)? Jul 1st, 2019

If your gums look like they’re pulling away from one or more of your teeth, you may have gum recession. This condition can cause your teeth to look longer than normal and create an unattractive smile.  Gum recession can also cause physical changes in your teeth. As your gums pull...

Traveling with Braces: How to Prepare for and Handle Dental Emergencies Jun 1st, 2019

The pains and aches associated with braces usually resolve in the first couple months, and you are on your way to a beautiful, straight smile. When you have braces, it’s important to support this important process by ensuring that your braces are working for you to the best of their...

5 Smile Flaws Easily Fixed With Dental Veneers May 1st, 2019

You might think that dental veneers are a choice that only movie stars and models make to smooth over their dental issues. In reality, however, dentists like Dr. Pham have been using veneers to fix many types of smile flaws for many people for years. From large to small, superficial...

Why Straight Teeth are Healthier as well as More Aesthetically Appealing Apr 10th, 2019

Straight, even teeth have obvious aesthetic benefits plus a boost in self-confidence. But they also have health benefits that go beyond a confident, gleaming smile. At Crownridge Dental, we can help guide you on the road toward a straighter smile. You may be able to choose from several different options...

Dental Implants: Why They are the Gold Standard for Replacing Missing Teeth Mar 18th, 2019

Missing teeth can do more than impact your smile; they can change your appearance, affect your ability to eat and speak, and even lead to bone loss in your jaw. While there are several options available to replace your teeth, nothing compares with dental implants. Dental implants are a tooth...