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7 Ways Your Oral Health Impacts Your Overall Health

At our San Jose dental office, it’s second nature for us to say that a healthy mouth leads to a healthy body and a healthy life. But we understand that not everyone sees all the intricate, important connections between your oral health and your overall health. That’s why we’re happy [...]

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 [...]

Can You Keep Getting Fillings Replaced 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 need to be replaced.Find [...]

Keeping our Office Safe with Surgically Clean Air

At our Los Gatos dental office, Top Down Dental, we make safety our #1 priority at all times. In light of COVID-19, we’ve recently invested in new technology for our dental office to reduce airborne contaminants and therefore limit the spread of COVID-19 if we happen to encounter it in our [...]

Oral Health: Your Mouth Is A Window To Your General Health

Oral health is important and can be achieved with regular brushing and flossing of your teeth, using mouthwash and eating nutritional foods. However, did you know that oral health can reveal how the rest of your body is doing? Indeed, oral health is a window to your overall health and that is due in part [...]

Dental Care You Might Be Tempted to Try at Home, but Shouldn’t!

Recently, many of us were horrified to learn about people pulling their own teeth amid the coronavirus pandemic. While we know that most of our patients would never even consider such a thing, there are a few types of DIY dentistry that many people think they can do on their [...]

Keeping Your Teeth Healthy During the Stay-At-Home Order

Here in Los Gatos, we’ve been on lockdown for several weeks now. If it’s taking a toll on you, we understand. Our team has also been feeling the effects of coronavirus, worrying about family members and patients alike. However, we want to encourage you during this time that your oral health is more important than [...]

Staying Safe From Coronavirus When Visiting Your Dentist

Every day, we find out more horrible news about the coronavirus (strain COVID-19). Yesterday, ten new cases erupted in the United States, today we found cases without a known cause, tomorrow maybe there will be a case in our town.  With such a terrifying pandemic on the rise, it’s important to keep yourself and your [...]

Which Type of Toothbrush Should I Use?

At Top Down Dental, we believe the root of your overall health starts with your oral health. Maintaining proper dental hygiene is just one of the ways to benefit your overall health. Brushing your teeth regularly is just one piece of the puzzle. You might wonder what type of toothbrush is best for [...]

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