Eating Disorders and Your Dental Health

Do you know someone with an eating disorder? While the health complications to the body are many, it is important to know what an eating disorder does to your teeth and overall oral health. It is for this reason that we delicately approach this topic. Did you know that many times an eating disorder is… Read more »

Smile Marvels: Periodontics

Rather than waiting for injuries and accidents to occur to your smile, it is important to be proactive and take the necessary steps to protect your mouth from any potential damage that can occur. However, not all forms of damage can be prevented, as oral accidents and injuries can arise even if you do everything… Read more »

Choose Dental Sealants Over Cavities

Your teeth are strong and specifically shaped to help you bite and chew food. In particular, your back teeth, or your molars and premolars, fulfill this purpose by using ridges called cusps to grind bites of food. These cusps are vital to your digestions, but they can also easily grab plaque and food debris and… Read more »

Three Steps to a Positive Pediatric Dental Visit

If you are bringing a child to their first dental visit, it’s normal to feel some stress over the matter, especially if you have some dental anxiety of your own. Our team at Arel C Ondoy DMD can provide custom reassurance to help you create a positive experience that encourages your child to enjoy dental… Read more »

First-Aid and Professional Treatment for a Fractured Tooth

Sometimes, something such as an accidental fall or an oral injury can hit a tooth with sufficient force to fracture it. In a moment like this, you might need to apply some simple first-aid while you seek emergency treatment. Gently rinse your mouth with a little lukewarm salt water to help to clear away any… Read more »

Caring for Each Component of Your Child’s Smile

Caring for your baby’s smile should start at birth, even before they have teeth or are visiting the dentist. We have provided a review of the areas of your child’s smile that you can care for at home to keep the teeth and gums healthy: Gums: While your baby’s teeth won’t appear until they are… Read more »

The Benefits of Dentures

Your smile is very important to us as your dental team. We want to encourage you to replace your missing teeth, so you can have the strong oral health you desire. Getting dentures is an excellent option for replacing your missing teeth.   When getting dentures, you have two options: partial or complete dentures. Both… Read more »

Your Daily Oral Hygiene Routine Requires Cleaning Behind Your Rear Molars

The American Dental Association advocates a consistent daily oral hygiene routine to help prevent periodontal disease problems and tooth decay. This consists of remembering to brush your teeth each morning and night as well as making a conscious effort to thoroughly floss at least once each day. When brushing your teeth it’s important to focus… Read more »

Toothpaste Types

Are you trying to choose the right toothpaste for your smile? If so, our dentist, Dr. Arel Ondoy, is more than happy to help you. There are many different types of toothpaste available, which can make choosing very difficult. So, to help you choose the right paste for your chompers, our dentist is happy to… Read more »

Year End Smile Upgrades: Dental Anxiety

If you suffer from dental anxiety, there are numerous treatments, meditative practices, and techniques you can use to help alleviate the symptoms. Dental anxiety refers to worries or fears associated with visiting your dentist or having oral health care procedures done. If you ever feel overly stressed about getting your teeth worked on, consider the… Read more »