Dental Emergencies: Knowledge Is Power

No matter how well we take care of our teeth and no matter how diligent we are with scheduling and keeping regular dental appointments, accidents can happen. Dr. Michael Dab and our team understand how important it is to know what to do in those kinds of situations, so we... Read more »

Natural Tooth Color Can Be Matched by a Composite Dental Filling

Poor oral hygiene practices can increase your chances of suffering from tooth decay and problems with chronic gum disease. If you notice worsening sensitivity or some other change with one of your teeth, you shouldn't wait for your next dental checkup to have it examined. If a minor case of... Read more »

Tooth Enamel Erosion and Eating Disorders

Did you know that, many times, eating disorders are discovered and diagnosed first by dentists before anyone else? This is because of easily identifiable changes that show up in the oral cavity when malnutrition is present and excess vomiting is occurring. The destructive disorder of anorexia and bulimia do more... Read more »

Additional Information About Toothbrushing Techniques

Are you aware of tooth brushing techniques that need to be employed in your mouth to ensure that your teeth and gums can continue to thrive? Not only should you be making sure that you are brushing twice a day, but you need to make sure that you're using the... Read more »

What Is a Canker Sore and How Do You Get Them?

Do you have little white or yellow bumps in your mouth that may have a red border around them? If so, you may have a canker sore. Canker sores may be one of the most common infirmity in the dental health community, affecting roughly one in five people, but their... Read more »

Does Your Smile Need a Pick-Me-Up?

It’s important to maintain a foundation of effective oral hygiene in addition to regularly visiting the dentist. To keep your smile in good shape, you will need to help your teeth stay clean between appointments with Dr. Michael Dab and our team. Along with brushing and flossing your teeth, you... Read more »

How Do I Handle a Dental Emergency on Vacation?

Unfortunately, dental emergencies can occur no matter where you are, even if you’re on vacation. This can put a damper on your trip. Even though it’s quite unfortunate to experience a dental emergency while you’re on vacation, it’s still important to properly handle the situation and care for your smile.... Read more »

Understanding Dental Facts on Gum Disease Treatments

  To help keep your smile safe it is important to always examine your teeth and gums to ensure that no dental damage or tooth hazards are present. In addition, to protect your smile against the risks of food debris and plaque buildup, you need to make sure that no... Read more »

Restore Your Smile With a Dental Crown

When is a dental crown needed? Dr. Michael Dab may recommend a dental crown in San Rafael, California, in situations in which a tooth needs to be strengthened, have its shape restored, or have its appearance improved. A dental crown may be suggested to: - Replace a large dental filling... Read more »

This Holiday Season, Treat Your Smile to These Tooth-Friendly Foods

December is a month of holidays, social events and lots of gatherings. Now, more than ever, we are surrounded by sugary temptations that aren't just bad for our waistlines, but our smile as well. Today we would like to review some healthier alternatives to reach for when you find yourself... Read more »