What’s Better? Braces or Invisalign

Everybody wants straight teeth and a great smile. Straighter teeth mean better looks, healthier teeth, and less plaque buildup, and less potential for gum disease. For people with gaps between their teeth or crooked teeth, getting them straightened used to mean wearing silver-colored metal braces for at least a year. Unfortunately, there weren’t any Read More

What is Ozone Therapy and Should I Get it?

At Top Down Dental, Dr. Nancy Nehawandian opts to provide her patients with as many treatments as possible to benefit oral health as a whole. One of these treatments is Ozone therapy. Ozone therapy is a holistic treatment that utilizes your body’s natural healing mechanisms to fight off disease, preserve natural structures and Read More

Bleeding or swollen gums? Here’s what you need to know

You brush your teeth and your gums bleed a little. You blame the toothbrush, or brushing too hard. The fact is, gums shouldn’t bleed from brushing. If yours are, you could have gum disease. Gum disease is common, but it’s serious. If left untreated, it can lead to receding gums and eventual tooth loss. In Read More

Tips to Keep Your Teeth Healthy Through the Holiday Season

Candy, cookies, pies, cakes, wine, and sweets galore! There’s nothing quite like the holiday season. Unfortunately, the indulgence during the holiday season can have an impact on your health. We’re not talking about your waistline – we’re talking about your teeth. Sugar and starchy foods can lead to cavities, tooth decay, and gum disease if Read More

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