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December 12, 2020

Are You Getting a Deep Dental Cleaning? This Is What You Need to Know

Ah yes, deep cleaning teeth. The procedure that most people find out about when they already have one scheduled. But It’s okay though, most people don’t really differentiate it from regular dental cleanings, and it’s probably because deep dental cleanings are only carried out when necessary. This time, we’ll explain this procedure so you’ll know what to expect when going into your appointment or figuring out if it’s something you might need.  What Is Deep Cleaning Teeth? First, it’s important to clarify that deep dental cleaning is not better than regular dental cleaning. This procedure is […]
December 9, 2020
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Top 5: Ways You Can Return Smiles to People Just As Dentists Do

This year has been a tough one, many events have impacted the world, and we all have experienced its consequences, including your San Diego dentist.  And still, we do our best to keep going and wake up every day to fight and learn new things. However, it is not the same for everybody. Some people were more affected than others, which is where we play a significant role. At Serena Family & Cosmetic Dentistry, we love getting involved with society’s most important causes and those who are closer to our hearts. That is why we’ll give […]
November 26, 2020

Why Are Dental Checkups Important? How Long does Dental Check Up Take?

We all want a healthy body, and what best than to start with a dental check-up. Oral health should be one of our main priorities when we talk about our self-care. Many may not consider that our dental well-being directly impacts our body’s health; however, regular dental check-ups are essential even though you should get two per year.  If you don’t have much experience with going to the dentist and have some concerns about it, we’ll gladly walk you through the steps that commonly take place during a regular dental check-up: Your dentist will evaluate your […]
November 24, 2020

How Should Children Care For Their Baby Teeth?

Newborns are born without teeth, but these will start to slowly come out as the baby begins to grow up and develop. They are generally known as baby teeth. Usually, they start showing at the ages of 4 and 12 months. Most babies tend to grow their two front teeth in the bottom section of their mouths. Right around the mark of six months, the child’s teeth have fully appeared or, at the very least, start showing signs of arrival. And, all their teeth should be prominent right around the ages of two to three. Dentists […]
November 20, 2020
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What You Don’t Know About Fish Teeth That Might Surprise You

To this day, many speculate if all species of fish even have teeth because some of them do not show any signs of having them. The truth is, however, that all fish have teeth. Yes, not only sharks or piranhas—all of them. The structure of fish teeth can vary depending on factors like the fish species and their diet. However, we can classify the types of teeth they have like this: Molar teeth These are mostly for crushing or chewing food, such as little animals like snails or crabs. They’re quite broad and are located in […]
November 20, 2020

What Does A Cavity Look Like? Cavity Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

What does a cavity look like? Well, a cavity is a decayed part of a tooth caused for different factors. Plaque is one of these causes, and it is a buildup of bacteria that increases on sugar left behind on teeth and gums, generating tooth-decaying acid. But do you know how to identify them? Signs of cavities often depend on how severe it is and where its location is. Generally, you can notice symptoms until the decayed area gets larger. But, there are ways to help you prevent and treat cavities on time. Caries permanently damages […]