Cunning Dental Group Blogs

Procedures of a Dental Surgeon Specialist

December 15, 2021

Does the term “oral surgery” frighten you? It is understandable, as surgery basically means cutting into the body. Many people are nervous about going to the dentist, even for routine care. Add the word surgery to dental, and panic may set in. So, what does a dental surgeon specialist do that is different from a general dentist? Should…

Understanding the Dental Crown Procedure

November 15, 2021

Dental crowns are tooth-shaped covers that conceal the visible part of a tooth and restore its size, shape, and strength. After being cemented in place, dental crowns completely encapsulate a tooth’s visible structure up to and including the gum line. To get a tooth ready for a dental crown, you’ll need to go to the…

Guide to Painless Teeth Cleaning in Montclair CA

October 15, 2021

Is teeth cleaning painful? The honest answer is: no, it shouldn’t. Your teeth cleaning in montclair CA should not cause you significant pain. However, certain factors may complicate the process. For example, cavities, inflammation in your gums, and other dental problems can lead to increased sensitivity. As a result, you may feel pain when prodded during a cleaning. In…

Will It Hurt? 10 Truths About Dental Appointments

September 15, 2021

Did you know between 9% and 20% of the American population avoid going to the dentist due to anxiety or fear? If you would rather endure a toothache than see a dentist, this guide to dental appointments aims to change your mind by giving you a better idea of how harmless dental visits actually are. Commonly Asked…

Facts About Canker Sores: Treatment, Prevention, & More

August 15, 2021

Canker sores, also called aphthous ulcers, are relatively small but painful lesions. They develop on the soft tissues in the mouth or at the base of the gums. If you notice a yellow or white sore surrounded by red, inflamed soft tissue in your mouth, then you might have a canker sore. Though harmless in…

How LANAP and LAPIP Treats Gum Disease and Peri-Implantitis

July 15, 2021

What comes to mind when you hear the word “smile”? For many of us, “smile” conjures images of a mouth full of beautiful teeth and a curve expressing happiness or friendliness. Though your teeth are the shining stars of your smile, they can’t shine brightly in their role without the help of a key supporting…

The 7-Step Invisalign Process: Consultation to Aftercare

June 15, 2021

On a scale of one to ten, how happy are you with your smile? Is your answer a perfect ten? If not – perhaps due to crookedness, crowdedness, misalignment, and other dental problems – then you might need orthodontic treatment. However, for most adults, having traditional metal braces isn’t ideal. If you feel the same way, luckily,…

7 Steps Involved in a Professional Teeth Cleaning Procedure

May 15, 2021

If you dread having your teeth cleaned, you are not alone. Between the strange noises, prodding, occasional jaw discomfort, and the awkwardness of having someone else’s hands in your mouth – as dentists and patients ourselves, we understand where your apprehension is coming from. In this post, our goal is to educate and help you…

Chipped, Discolored Teeth? Bonding to the Rescue

April 15, 2021

Do you have a cracked, chipped, or discolored tooth? Dental bonding in Irvine and Montclair, CA is a cosmetic dentistry procedure that can give you the confidence to flash your best smile. What is tooth bonding? Teeth bonding repairs dental damage and prevents further deterioration through the application of a tooth-colored composite resin onto one or more…

How to Stop Gum Recession: Effective Treatments in CA

March 15, 2021

Face a mirror and smile. With clean hands, grasp the edges of your upper and bottom lip, gently pushing them away from your oral cavity. Examine your gum line. Are the roots of your teeth too visible? Or perhaps they are completely exposed? Gums – also called gingiva – that have pulled away from teeth,…