Vartanian Dental Welcomes Lisa, our new Hygienist

Vartanian Dental Welcomes Lisa, our new Hygienist

Vartanian Dental Welcomes Lisa, our new Hygienist We are so excited to announce the newest addition to the Vartanian Dental Group. Lisa, is our hygienist and we couldn’t be happier. Lisa is a great person who really cares about her patients and let’s face it, when you come to the dentist, the hygienist is the one who spends the most time with you cleaning your teeth and helping you with tips to try at home for best results. Don’t forget to schedule your last teeth cleaning for the year and ask for Lisa. If you have only had one professional dental cleaning this year, then it is imperative that you get your teeth cleaned two times this year! Now is the time to schedule your last teeth cleaning for 2017. We are running out of time and ya’ll know how busy everything gets once Halloween arrives and before you know it, Thanksgiving is here and the rest of the holiday obligations pop up, we start traveling and we forget to take care of ourselves. Call us at the Vartanian Dental Group of Mission Viejo at 949-586-5669 to schedule your final appointment and exam today. A professional dental cleaning is needed twice a year because over time, about six months or less, plaque and tarter begin to build up. The build-up of plaque, which contains bacteria, can lead to the beginning of tooth decay and gum disease. Similarly, tartar build up makes the smile less attractive and once build up begins, can only be removed by a professional, your...
Schedule your last teeth cleaning for the year

Schedule your last teeth cleaning for the year

Schedule your last teeth cleaning for the year If you haven’t had your teeth professionally cleaned two times this year, then now is the time to schedule your last teeth cleaning for 2017. We all know how busy everything gets once Halloween arrives and before you know it, Thanksgiving is here and the rest of the holiday obligations pop up, we start traveling and we forget to take care of ourselves. Now is the time to take care of yourself. Call the Vartanian Dental Group at 949-586-5669 to schedule your appointment today. A professional dental cleaning is needed twice a year because over time, about six months or less, plaque and tarter begin to build up. The build-up of plaque, which contains bacteria, can lead to the beginning of tooth decay and gum disease. Similarly, tartar build up makes the smile less attractive and once build up begins, can only be removed by a professional, your hygienist. I did not know this, but some foods vs. other foods cause more build up than others. The first rule of thumb is to avoid sour candy. Bread, alcohol, potato and soda pop are all foods to avoid as the body naturally converts those into sugar, which get trapped between teeth and gums and causes the plaque and tartar described above. Dentists will also recommend avoiding anything hard such as a lollipop, hard candy or even ice as many cracked and chipped teeth happen this way. Sticky foods like taffy, cotton candy or even dried fruits and can get stuck between the gums and teeth and that will lead to plaque and tartar build...