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My Dental Implant Feels Loose: What Should I Do?

A dental implant should give you a replacement tooth that looks and feels like a natural one — and lasts your lifetime. To protect that outcome, it’s important to talk to our expert dentists right away if your implant feels loose.
Jun 1st, 2023

Ways to Prevent Getting a Cavity

Nearly everyone has cavities, right? You may think it’s no big deal, but in reality, tooth decay can lead to tooth loss. One of the best ways to protect your dental health is to take action to prevent cavities.
Feb 16th, 2023

Is Periodontal Disease Serious?

Brushing your teeth is important and not only for your teeth. It also helps keep your gums strong to preserve your oral health. Discover the risks associated with periodontal disease and stay motivated to keep brushing!
Jan 2nd, 2023

Why Is TMJ More Common in Women?

Suffering from TMJ leads to chronic headaches, insomnia, neck and back pain, dizziness, and more. As research on this disorder continues, one thing is clear: women are far more likely to be diagnosed with TMJ. Why is that? Read more here to find out.
Dec 1st, 2022

How to Know When I'm Having a Dental Emergency

Dental issues 一 such as toothaches 一can creep up when you least expect them, but how do you know you require emergency dental care? In this blog, we highlight the top five signs you may benefit from emergency dental care.
Nov 1st, 2022

How Long Do Fillings Last?

Fillings are the gold standard for restoring teeth that have been damaged by decay. But as strong as they are, they’re not designed to last forever. Here’s how long you can expect your fillings to last and what happens when they wear out.
Sep 1st, 2022

What’s Better: Fixed or Removable Dentures?

It’s hard to feel like smiling when you have missing teeth. Fortunately, numerous tooth replacement options can restore your brilliant smile, including fixed or removable dentures. Here’s what you should know about these life-changing solutions.
Aug 1st, 2022

How Dental Implants Can Improve Your Oral Health

Tooth loss is very common for a variety of reasons, and there are several devices that can help replace missing teeth. Dental implants are an effective long-term solution that can keep your mouth healthy. Read on to find out more.
Jul 10th, 2022

I'm Nervous About My Root Canal

Anxiety and nervousness about a root canal are completely normal. But did you know that this procedure is more common and less fear-inducing than you think? Read on to learn more.
Jun 1st, 2022

Dental Hygiene Hacks You Can Use Today

Sometimes it’s the small changes that add up to big results. Can you apply that to your home care dental hygiene routine? You certainly can by considering these hacks to save you time or improve your oral hygiene.
May 1st, 2022

What Are the Benefits of Choosing White Fillings?

White fillings are aptly named, because they’re made of strong resins that can be tinted to match your teeth. But that’s just one benefit — there are lots more. Here, we review eight important advantages white fillings have over metal fillings.
Mar 1st, 2022

Deep Cleanings for Gum Disease: What to Expect

Your gums are important to the overall health of your teeth and mouth. When you have gum disease, it’s important to get it taken care of quickly. Keep reading to learn about what you can expect from a deep cleaning to help with gum disease.
Feb 1st, 2022

How to Floss Your Way to Healthier Teeth and Gums

Even animals use twigs or their own hairs to dislodge food remains between their teeth. How is your flossing game holding up? Learn why flossing plays such an important role in maintaining strong and healthy teeth.
Dec 1st, 2021

How Long Do Dental Implants Last?

Dental implants are strong, sturdy posts that act as a tooth root. They’re the only procedure that stimulates natural bone growth and has the same feel and function as natural teeth. But, how long can a dental implant last? Keep reading to find out.
Nov 1st, 2021

5 Tips for Preventing Periodontal Disease

Periodontal disease is a serious condition that can lead to tooth loss. It’s a common problem that you should avoid if possible. Here are a few tips to help you do just that.
Oct 3rd, 2021

How Dental Bonding Solves Your Smile Flaws

Whether you have a chipped tooth, broken tooth, or other smile flaw, you may not have to undergo an extensive veneer application or cap your tooth with a dental crown. Long-lasting, tooth-colored dental bonding could be your best smile solution.
Sep 1st, 2021

How to Maintain Your Newly Whitened Teeth

Teeth whitening is one of the most popular cosmetic dental treatments in the United States. Though treatment offers dramatic results, your newly whitened teeth can dull and discolor if you don’t take steps to maintain your new look.
Aug 5th, 2021

Protect Your Child’s Smile With a Custom Mouthguard

Concerned about protecting your child’s teeth from a sports injury? Ensure they have all the right equipment to keep them safe and ensure that equipment includes a custom-fitted mouthguard. Here’s why it’s essential.
Jul 8th, 2021

The Benefit of Straightening Your Teeth With Clear Aligners

There’s a reason, actually many reasons, people of all ages love the barely visible solution of clear aligners for their orthodontic needs. Read on to learn all about the benefit of straightening your teeth with this advanced treatment.
May 14th, 2021

The Importance of a Dental Cleaning

Think your toothbrush is enough to maintain perfect oral health? Think again. It takes a professional cleaning to really get your mouth clean. Take a closer look at what’s included in our in-office cleanings.
Mar 5th, 2021

4 Cosmetic Dentistry Options for a Brighter Smile

Think there’s no way to improve your smile? Cosmetic dentistry provides solutions for numerous dental issues, whether your problem has to do with the color, shape, or overall state of your teeth.
Feb 15th, 2021

8 Unexpected Health Benefits of Good Oral Hygiene

Are you looking for ways to cut corners in your busy schedule? Don’t make changes that could sacrifice your oral health. Here are just a few of the benefits of brushing and flossing properly and attending regular dental visits.
Jan 3rd, 2021

Common Signs of Periodontal Disease

Periodontal disease is a common problem, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t take it seriously. This dental issue can lead to long-term oral health problems, including tooth loss. Keep reading to learn the signs.
Dec 10th, 2020

What is the Process for Dental Implants Like?

You may assume that dental implants to replace missing teeth are more painful than they’re worth. But the process isn’t a painful one. Learn more about getting dental implants to put your fears to rest.
Oct 1st, 2020

Benefits of Professional Teeth Whitening

If you want to brighten and enhance your smile, nothing could be easier than professional bleaching treatments. Keep reading to see what sets this simple solution apart from store-bought options.
Sep 6th, 2020

Adjusting to Dentures: 4 Helpful Steps

If you have missing teeth, dentures are a solid, affordable replacement option. However, they can also come with a bit of an adjustment period. Fortunately, taking the right steps can help make this process quick and stress-free.
Aug 5th, 2020

Anxious at the Dentist? Sedation Is a Safe Option

Does the mere thought of the dentist make you break out in a cold sweat? You don’t have to sacrifice your dental health, even if you have severe anxiety about scheduling a dental visit. Here’s how sedation dentistry can help.
May 29th, 2020

Everything You Need to Know About Our Smile Makeovers

Are you dreaming of whiter, straighter teeth? Or do you have damaged teeth, missing teeth, or gaps between your teeth? A smile makeover can address multiple dental issues at the same time. Keep reading to learn more.
Apr 29th, 2020

Use It or Lose It | Flexible Spending Accounts

Take advantage of your flexible spending accounts and insurance benefits before the year ends! The end of the year is here and there’s a ton on everyone’s mind. What to do for the holidays, where to go for the kids’ fall and winter breaks, what sales to hi
Feb 25th, 2020

Oral Cancer Screening

Every day one person dies hourly from oral cancer, which is why dentists now screen constantly. An Oral Cancer Screening Exam is to provide early detection of cancerous and precancerous lesions. Oral cancer can be found in the oral cavity and the ...
Feb 25th, 2020

Halloween and Your Teeth

Don’t let Halloween turn into an oral health nightmare! Knowing and understanding what sugar does to your teeth will not only make you aware but will make you want to limit the amount of sugar intake during one of the most sugary holidays of the year...
Feb 25th, 2020

Preparing Your Teeth for Thanksgiving

Are your teeth ready for Thanksgiving? If you love food and family, Thanksgiving is most likely your favorite holiday. Although it is a prime time for family and food lovers, it definitely is not a prime time for our teeth...
Feb 25th, 2020

CAD/CAM Dentistry

How do CAD/CAM restorations differ from conventional restoration techniques? CAD/CAM Dentistry is a field of dentistry that uses Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) technologies to improve the design and creation of dental...
Feb 25th, 2020

New Year, New Smile with our Teeth Whitening Sale

Everything can be merry and bright this winter, we can help with your smile during our teeth whitening sale! This Holiday Season, treat yourself to an effective, affordable whitening treatment that leaves your teeth as white as snow, ZOOM!...
Feb 25th, 2020

Valentine’s Giveaway Contest

Win Disneyland tickets, a date night package, or a Sonicare Diamond Toothbrush with our Valentines Giveaway! From February 5th to February 9th, Goodman Dental Center is having a valentines giveaway contest with some amazing prizes for 3 lucky people...
Feb 25th, 2020

Smile Makeover

Do something special for yourself with a smile makeover !Do something special for yourself with a smile makeover! Want to look your best this spring? Make sure that your smile is as white and perfect as can be...
Feb 25th, 2020

How to Prevent Gum Disease

Gum disease affects your gums, teeth, and can lead to other health problems down the road. Gum disease is an inflammation of the soft tissue that can result in the abnormal loss of bone that surrounds and supports your teeth...
Feb 25th, 2020

April Instagram Giveaway

Win 3 Months of Free Music with our April Instagram Giveaway! Not sure what to give your mom this Mother’s Day? How about 3 months worth of free Apple music?All...
Feb 25th, 2020

Valentines Tips To Freshen Up Before Puckering Up

Valentine’s Day is coming up fast and we have some DIY valentines tips to keep your breath fresh! It’s that time of year again where love is in the air and heart shapes are popping up everywhere. Valentine’s Day is the holiday where everyone hopes to...
Feb 25th, 2020

Christmas in July ZOOM! Teeth Whitening Sale

Get Your ZOOM! Whitening Treatment for 35% OFF! Now through the end of July, get your Christmas present early by scheduling your ZOOM! Whitening Treatment here at Goodman Dental Center. ZOOM! Teeth Whitening has been trusted by...
Feb 25th, 2020

Preventing an Abscess

How to prevent an abscess so you don’t have to be treated for an abscess An abscess is basically an infection in your gums next to the root of a sick tooth. Abscesses are painful and cannot be treated at home, only a dentist can help you treat and ...
Feb 25th, 2020

Have a White Christmas With a ZOOM! Teeth Whitening Treatment

Everything is merry and bright during the holiday season, shouldn’t your teeth be too? This Christmas, treat yourself to an effective, affordable treatment that leaves your teeth as white as snow. ZOOM! Teeth Whitening has been trusted by millions of ...
Feb 25th, 2020

Whiten Your Teeth Before Winter

Should You Whiten Your Teeth Before Winter? With the holidays coming up, now might be the perfect time for you to start considering having your teeth whitened. So, are you ready to whiten your teeth? It’s a pretty popular treatment this time of year...
Feb 25th, 2020

2018 Holiday Hours

Holiday Hours for Winter 2018 Hi everyone, we wanted to let all of our wonderful patients know about our holiday hours for this winter. We will be keeping the same general hours with a few exceptions in November and December....
Feb 25th, 2020

Pinterest, a Holiday Survival Guide for Your Teeth

Scroll, pin, repeat; it’s not really a dangerous thing and it’s a lot of fun! With the holiday season gearing up, your Pinterest boards are probably loaded with new and amazing recipes that your friends and family are going to love. That’s why we love ...
Feb 25th, 2020

What to do when a Root Canal Fails

Do You Know What to Do When a Root Canal Fails? If you’ve gone through the discomfort of a dental infection and had it repaired with a root canal, having that root canal fail is like adding insult to injury...
Feb 25th, 2020

Sensitive Teeth

Help is on the Way Tooth Sensitivity is fairly common and extremely disruptive. It is surprising how debilitating this kind of pain can become. Sensitivity can be triggered by consuming something hot, consuming something cold, or just simply exposing...
Feb 25th, 2020

i-CAT for Implants

i-CAT technology has revolutionized the 3D dental landscape and maxillofacial radiography. With ultimate efficiency and flexibility for maximum clinical control, i-CAT is greatly regarded as the cone beam industry’s standard. It is designed to give...
Feb 25th, 2020

Feed My Starving Children- Dec. 2016

Goodman Dental Center: Making A Difference at Feed My Starving Children Goodman Dental Center started a new tradition that’s helping stop world hunger. Feed My Starving Children is a Christian non-profit organization that has helped with world hunger...
Feb 25th, 2020

Father’s Day Top Golf Gift Card

Not sure what to get your dad for Father’s Day? We might be able to help… Father’s Day is coming up and if you’re not sure what to get your dad, why not win him a $100 gift card to Top Golf?...
Feb 25th, 2020

Back to School Patient & Teacher Appreciation Giveaway

Win a Back to School Gift Card & Giftbag for Your Favorite Teacher! Hooray, our kids are headed back to school (It’s the most- wonderful time- of the year)! After months of trying to keep your kids busy,...
Feb 25th, 2020

Dental Benefits Ending at the End of the Year

Are Your Dental Benefits Ending Soon? 2018 is winding down and for most dental plans, that means that your benefits are ending too. Starting January 1st, 2019, any money left on your HSA or other benefits plan will expire and your annual budget...
Feb 25th, 2020

2018 Christmas Giveaway!

Merry Christmas from Goodman Dental Center!We’re excited for Christmas this year and we want to give back to our patients. We’ve got amazing presents for 4 of you, how does a chance to win a $5oo dental credit sound?...
Feb 25th, 2020

Pregnancy and Dental Care

Is it harder to care for your teeth during a pregnancy? Proper dental hygiene is always important, but “proper hygiene” during a pregnancy is different than normal dental care. The American Dental Association (ADA) has warned that pregnant women are...
Feb 25th, 2020

Top 3 Worst Halloween Candies

If We Have to Choose Just 3..Top 3 Worst Halloween Candies Let’s face it: at the end of this month, our children are going to marinate their teeth in sugar. And we are probably going to sneak a few of their Halloween treasures after they go to bed...
Feb 25th, 2020

Your Teeth Will Have A Blast With Sonicare

Brushing your teeth has never been more …well, fun. We didn’t stutter. Fun and brushing your teeth are actually mentioned in the same breath. Philips makes a series of Sonicare electric toothbrushes that are making a big splash with folks – even kids...
Feb 25th, 2020

Spring Discounts!

Spring Discounts at Goodman Dental Center It’s Officially Spring, and we’re welcoming the season with these great Spring discounts!Now through the end of the month,...
Feb 24th, 2020

Top 10 Bedtime Brushing Tips For Dads…and Moms

Are you have a hard time getting your little ones to brush their teeth correctly? Here are the to 10 Brushing Tips for parents. We surveyed a group of dads to find out what challenges they encounter while brushing their kids’ teeth before bed...
Feb 24th, 2020