Posts By: Dr. Christopher Chan

Smokeless Doesn’t Mean Harmless

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As we near the end of April, which just so happens to be Oral Cancer Awareness Month, the team at our Sacramento dental office thought we should talk a bit about the oral health concerns associated with smokeless tobacco. Some individuals may assume that since it’s smokeless, chewing tobacco isn’t as harmful as smoking cigarettes…. Read more »

Your Frenectomy Questions Answered

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At our dental office in Sacramento, we know our patients have questions about all things related to their oral health and the appearance of their smiles. Frenectomies are no different. What exactly is a frenectomy? Why would we ever recommend one? Can it really be beneficial? Not to worry, we’re here to answer all of… Read more »

Words of Wisdom on Wisdom Teeth

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Getting your wisdom teeth taken out is such a common procedure that over 90% of Americans undergo the surgery. But why is it important that these late-blooming teeth come out? Can’t they just stay in there? Well, sometimes they can, but if it’s recommended that they be removed, it’s to keep you from additional problems…. Read more »

All About Tooth Sensitivity

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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

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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 »