A Dental Checkup Helps Maintain Healthy Teeth

Having a dental checkup performed by our dentist twice each year is a critical component for maintaining a healthy mouth. Each of these appointments begins with a dental hygienist performing a thorough dental cleaning and polishing. This will remove plaque and tartar from your teeth and any minor surface stains. Deeper stains may require a whitening treatment. Dr. John Bosak,... read more »

Chronic Dry Mouth

When the mouth experiences a lack of saliva, chronic dry mouth occurs. For a better understanding of why this is harmful and how to combat it, read below: - Saliva is essential for your oral health because it neutralizes acids on your teeth and washes away harmful bacteria and food particles. - Side effects of dry mouth consist of a... read more »

Celebrate Halloween and Keep Your Smile

The loot of the Halloween season means extra risk of tooth decay for both you and your child. Dr. John Bosak, Jr. recommends that you safeguard your teeth and your child’s teeth against cavities with dental sealants in Granada Hills, California. What Are Dental Sealants? A dental sealant is a thin coating placed on the chewing surfaces of the molars... read more »

What Is the Purpose and Function of a Root Canal?

What is the purpose and function of a root canal? A root canal is a dental treatment often designed to save a tooth from extraction or failure. Root canals are needed when the pulp of a tooth becomes damaged and must be removed to avoid causing any further damage to your mouth or the tooth itself. Not all teeth are... read more »

Dental Bonding Treatments: What Are They Used For?

What are dental bonding treatments used for? Typically, dental bonding treatments are necessary for damaged teeth. Although not all teeth can be repaired with dental bonding, there are a wide array of uses that they can serve. Dental bonding is useful for many types of oral ailments ranging from oral accidents to discolorations and stains. Dental bonding works by using... read more »

Do You Have Sensitive Teeth? We Can Help!

If you have sensitive teeth, you probably understand how painful and unpleasant it can be. Sadly, some people may have to deal with sensitive teeth throughout their life, but others may be able to avoid their sensitivity. Still, do you know what you can do about sensitive teeth or about what could be causing the problem? You see, your teeth... read more »

I’m Pregnant–Should I Go to the Dentist?

Congratulations on your new baby! From buying tiny clothes and decorating the nursery to seeing that first ultrasound, pregnancy is an exciting time. Many women wonder how their pre-pregnancy habits will affect their baby. This includes their regular oral hygiene habits. There are a few things you should know about how pregnancy can affect your teeth. The first thing you... read more »