Posts By: Dr. Christopher Chan

All About Tooth Sensitivity

sensitive

Having sensitive teeth can be incredibly uncomfortable and painful, especially while eating and drinking hot or cold treats. At our Sacramento dental office, we understand how tooth sensitivity can keep you from enjoying your favorite foods and beverages, and we don’t want anyone to experience the pain and burden of it. We’re here to help…. Read more »

Decrease Sugar in Your Diet with These Tips

It’s probably no surprise that the team members at our dental office in Sacramento aren’t big fans of sugar. Too much of the sweet stuff can seriously compromise your oral health, and we’d rather see your pearly whites happy and healthy. That’s one reason why we encourage all of our patients to reduce the amount… Read more »

Top Tips To Take Care of Your Pet’s Teeth

pet dental

At my dental office in Sacramento, we’re dedicated to caring for our neighbors’ smiles no matter what their needs may be. However, we’re limited to seeing only our human neighbors. But that doesn’t mean we can’t provide our animal-loving patients with a few pointers on dental care for their pets. Brush Their Teeth Dental care… Read more »

Which Mouthwash Is Right For You?

mouthwash

Like most aspects of dental care, there is no one-size-fits-all approach to selecting a mouthwash. There are different types of mouthwash that are appropriate for different needs. But what options are available? What makes them so different? And more importantly, which one is right for you? Let my dental office in Sacramento help. Antiseptic Mouthwash… Read more »

Does Baking Soda Really Whiten Teeth?

baking soda

Baking soda is advertised as a multi-purpose household staple that can be used to mask smells, brighten your clothes, and yes, even whiten your teeth. While we can’t speak on its effectiveness in any other form, my dental office in Sacramento can support the claim that baking soda can, in fact, whiten teeth. BUT before… Read more »

Is Your Smile Making You Look Older?

aging

Your smile can say a lot of things about you — you’re happy, you’re confident, you’re professional, you’re… old? Nobody wants people to think that, but the unfortunate truth is, your smile may be aging you in the eyes of others. At my dental office in Sacramento, we hear many patients express concern over the… Read more »

Are Gum Disease and Dementia Related?

dementia

According to a recent study in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, there is a chance people with poor oral hygiene or elevated gum (or periodontal) disease could possibly be at greater risk of developing dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. At my Sacramento dental office, we always stress the importance of keeping teeth and gums healthy because… Read more »