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What to Do If Your Veneer Falls Off – 5 Essential Steps

You finally did it: you committed to porcelain veneers. And the results were great: a beautiful smile you loved sharing. Low-maintenance and comfortable, you’ve loved your veneers since you got them. Until the day one fell off.  Your initial response is probably panic, but if you keep calm, the situation is manageable to repair [...]

Post-Operative Care for Dental Implants

Dental implants are the best tooth replacement option in San Jose. You can get one implant, or many, and end up with a brand new smile you’re proud to show off. Whether you’ve just scheduled or completed your dental implant surgery, this article will help you care for your dental implants following [...]

Oral Appliance Therapy vs. DNA Appliance: Which Treatment Is Right for You?

Sleep apnea is a whole-body problem because it negatively affects your sleep. And it’s not just a night here and there of poor sleep; it’s every single night. Sleep apnea affects an estimated 18 million Americans and is 80% untreated. Its most common form is called obstructive sleep apnea. It’s when a [...]

How to Get the Best Results with Invisalign

If you are looking to straighten your teeth without metal brackets and wires, Invisalign is a great choice. Capable of doing most tooth movements that traditional braces can and doing them about as fast, Invisalign is a great choice for many people. At Top Down Dental in San Jose, Cosmetic Dentistry San Jose

Is TMJ Causing My Ears To Ring?

Ringing in the ears, commonly referred to as tinnitus, is a condition that plagues many individuals for a number of reasons. There are several conditions that can create ringing in the ears. The causes range from traumatic injury to auditory nerves to certain medications that can cause ringing in the ears. The problem may [...]

Your Guide to Eating with Different Types of Braces 

Everybody eats and it’s usually three to five times per day. Since eating is something you do so often, it only makes sense that you take eating into consideration for your orthodontic treatment. With Thanksgiving and other holidays on the horizon, you don’t want to miss out on your favorite dishes if your orthodontic [...]

Can Dentists Replace Fillings Forever?

Most people will experience a cavity at some point or another in their life. When a tooth develops a cavity, the easiest way to treat it is by removing the decay and sealing the tooth with a dental filling. Unfortunately, dental fillings don’t last forever and eventually 6 Reasons You Should Replace Your Metal Crowns

6 Reasons You Should Replace Your Metal Crowns

If you have metal dental crowns in your mouth, you should seriously consider replacing them. You might have gotten them because they were the only option available at the time. Today, modern dentistry offers ceramic dental crowns suitable for any situation where dentists used metal crowns in the past. Although there were [...]

Bad Posture Could Be a Cause of TMJ Disorder

You’ve never experienced an injury or any form of trauma to the face—you would definitely remember it, right? So that rules that out. You don’t bite your nails, chew on the inside of your cheek or clench your teeth. You spent two years of high school with orthodontics, and as a result, your teeth and [...]

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