How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which... Read more »

Gum Disease: Age and Gender

While everyone is vulnerable to gum disease–men, women, and children–research has shown that men tend to have a higher risk of gum disease. Why? Perhaps because they are not seeing a dentist regularly or are not as consistent with good oral hygiene habits. Let’s take a closer look at periodontitis... Read more »

Oral Emergencies

Do you know what to do in the case of an oral emergency? In a dental emergency, it is necessary to visit our office so that appropriate treatments and repairs can be given. In many cases, the sooner that you receive treatment, the more likely you are to have a... Read more »

Protect Your Smile From Harmful Foods

Did you know you can protect your smile from unhealthy food choices? In fact, many foods can harm your smile, which is why it is essential to learn about them so that you can keep your teeth in top-notch oral health. Furthermore, many foods act as a source of harmful... Read more »

How to Treat a Chipped or Broken Tooth Before Visiting the Dentist

If you chip or even break a tooth, the dentist can take care of the problem. Before you make the trip to our office, it may help to try a few things to help ease discomfort and safeguard the poor tooth. - The missing pieces of your tooth may be... Read more »

Building a Foundation for Your Smile With Dental Sealants

Are you aware of the risks associated with leaving your teeth vulnerable to dental erosion? Because dental erosion consists of harmful acids eating through your tooth enamel, you're setting yourself up for tooth failure. Eventually, you will suffer from cavities and even potential tooth loss. Rather than waiting for the... Read more »

Tooth Decay Facts

Tooth decay is a serious and dangerous dental issue that should be avoided as much as possible. This is because it can destroy your teeth, smile and oral health if you let it. In order to prevent tooth decay, you need to know all about it. So, our dentist, Dr.... Read more »

The Dangers of Bruxism

Are you familiar with the dangers of bruxism? If not, then please read here! Bruxism is a dental condition that can be treated with proper help. Our dentist, Dr. Maung Maung Ryan Thaw with Dixon Landing Family Dental Care in Milpitas, California, is happy to help you learn more about... Read more »

The Process of Scaling and Root Planing

Scaling and root planing is a deep cleaning procedure that our dentist may recommend for patients who are struggling with gum disease. This periodontal procedure can help eliminate the infection of gum disease. We are pleased to offer you information on the purpose of scaling and root planing and how... Read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Dixon Landing Family Dental Care, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our... Read more »