There Are Different Methods for Whitening Your Teeth

Dental stains can vary in severity, depending on certain lifestyle choices and activities. If they are not dealt with in a reasonable amount of time minor surface stains can gradually start to saturate deep into the pores of your tooth enamel. Fortunately, Dr. Christopher Layton can help assess the depth of your dental stains to… Read more »

Have You Cracked a Tooth?

If you have a tooth knocked out, it is fairly obvious that you have a dental emergency. This also applies to a broken tooth. There may be blood, pieces of your tooth and certainly pain. Pain may also accompany cavities; and pain and swelling may be present if you have an infection in your tooth…. Read more »

Defining Gum Disease

Gum disease — also referred to as pyorrhea and periodontal disease — is an infection of the gums that hurts teeth when left untreated. Recognizing how this disorder impacts much of the population can help motivate and prep you to fight its harmful effects. Although we habitually group periodontal sicknesses under the umbrella term “periodontal… Read more »

Getting Braces

No matter what your age, you may decide that it is time to straighten your smile. Or, your dentist has suggested that your or your child consider an orthodontic procedure. What should you do next? First, talk to Dr. Christopher Layton at Calavera Hills Dental about what your options are in terms of treatments. There… Read more »

Be Prepared for Dental Emergencies

Life is unpredictable. No matter how carefully you may take care of your teeth, accidents can happen. Trips, falls, fender-benders, sports accidents; there is a chance that you may be involved as an accident that damages your smile. As soon as a dental emergency happens, you may feel a sense of panic. There may be… Read more »

Getting The Facts on Flossing

While many people are diligent about brushing twice a day, not everyone remembers to floss. Flossing is a necessary part your oral health care regimen, because floss can reach between your teeth to remove food debris and plaque that your toothbrush misses. You should floss at least once a day. Many people make it part… Read more »

The Facts of Oral Hygiene: Mouthwash

Are you aware that there are a wide assortment of mouthwash products that range in their treatment methods? Some mouthwash products can freshen breath, deliver fluoride treatments, wash away harmful bacteria, and even whiten and brighten your smile. Selecting the right mouthwash can be daunting, but there are ways to find the products that are… Read more »

Keeping a Healthy Dental Routine

Your teeth and gums rely on you to make the right dental care decisions, especially when you get busy during the summer. Keeping up a good dental routine not only helps your mouth stay healthy and bright but also sets a good example for your child. Be sure to help them, especially at a young… Read more »

Protect Your Child from the Hazards of Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

Baby bottle tooth decay is a common oral health disorder commonly seen in children often as the result of liquids within baby bottles. Listed below are important facts regarding baby bottle tooth decay: – Never take products from your mouth and place in your child’s mouth that have not been cleaned beforehand. This contains pacifiers,… Read more »

Get a Better Smile with Teeth Whitening!

Are you looking for a brighter and whiter smile? There are multiple options to choose from when looking for ways to whiten your teeth. Dr. Christopher Layton and our dental professionals want to give you the best dental care and prevent any future problems as well as prevent sensitivity. Your teeth can become stained by… Read more »