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What Is Deep Teeth Cleaning?

A dental deep cleaning, sometimes referred to as gum therapy, is a treatment that cleans between the gums and teeth down to the roots. Like a regular cleaning, the hygienist or dentist will clean the tooth, gum line and sides of the teeth. However, in deep teeth cleaning, they continue to remove tartar buildup down [...]

August 24th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on What Is Deep Teeth Cleaning?

What Are Mini-Implants & How Can They Help You?

Mini dental implants have the same structure as regular implants but are slightly smaller in form. These mini-implants have two parts as described by the Mini Dental Implant Centers of America (MDICA): a titanium post with a ball on the end and a socket with a rubber O-ring that attaches the tooth to the post. [...]

August 12th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on What Are Mini-Implants & How Can They Help You?

Do You Know The Dental Risks of Vaping?

No, tobacco does not mean no nicotine. Since nicotine is delivered via vaping, all of the health problems associated with nicotine are still there. Nicotine is an addictive substance that’s also a carcinogen. A carcinogen is simply a substance that’s known to cause cancer. Here are some oral health specific issues associated with nicotine: Nicotine [...]

June 25th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Do You Know The Dental Risks of Vaping?

5 Benefits of Dental Implants

You’ve lost a permanent adult tooth. Whether it’s gone because of tooth decay, root canal failure, gum disease, oral trauma, or another reason, you now have a gaping hole in your smile. What do you do? You could get partial dentures, but maybe you’re interested in a more permanent solution. You could opt for a [...]

June 18th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on 5 Benefits of Dental Implants

Bad Breath Remedies & Dental Solutions

If you ever encountered bad breath, you know how offending it can be.  However, you might be surprised how many do not fully understand how to combat it.  There are a variety of things that can be done to get rid of bad breath.  It all begins with understanding what is going on in one’s [...]

June 3rd, 2019|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Bad Breath Remedies & Dental Solutions

Dental Treatments for Snoring In Riverside & Temecula

Are you one of the millions of Americans suffering from snoring?  Snoring not only disturbs others who sleep near you, but the condition can also be bad for your health.  Often individuals who snore do not get restful sleep.  They may feel fatigued throughout the day and have bouts of mental fogginess.  Dr. Mehta & [...]

May 3rd, 2019|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Dental Treatments for Snoring In Riverside & Temecula

What Are Dental Sealants?

Occasionally, during a dental checkup our team will recommend that a child receive sealants.  If so, there’s no need to get alarmed.  Sealants are standard issue, and they will not cause any pain to your child.  Most kids barely feel them once they are put in.  However, what are they?  Moreover, why does your child [...]

April 17th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on What Are Dental Sealants?

Best Options for Fixing Cavities

Do you have a cavity that is causing you pain or is highly sensitive?  If so, your best option is to see a dentist as soon as possible.  The pain is signaling that the bacteria deteriorating your tooth is affect the nerve within it.  Without care, the nerve and other vital internal parts of the [...]

April 10th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Best Options for Fixing Cavities

What Exactly Is Family Dentistry?

If you are searching for a new dentist in the Temecula or Riverside area, you’ve likely run across the term ”family dentistry”.  Question: what does family dentistry mean?  Is it just a blanket phrase or does it differentiate a practice from others?  As a family and cosmetic dentistry practice, Dr. Parul Mehta & Associates would [...]

February 25th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on What Exactly Is Family Dentistry?

3 Things to Know About Invisalign

Questions about Invisalign abound, but sometimes you just want the pertinent facts.  How will it really feel?  Does it make a difference who you get your Invisalign from?  How will your diet be affected? What to Expect To Feel Like any orthodontic treatment, some discomfort may occur in the beginning.  However, most patients find that [...]

January 15th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on 3 Things to Know About Invisalign