Quality Dentistry

When should I bring my child to the dentist for their first visit?

Posted by Montana on May 22, 2017 in -

As a parent you may be wondering, “What is the ideal age to take my child in for their first dental visit”? This is a tricky question to answer because every child is different, they all grow at their own rate and have their own unique needs. The ADA recommends bringing your child in within six months of getting their first tooth, but no later than their first birthday. 

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Can you improve early cavity detection?

Posted by Wesley Wong, DDS on January 11, 2017 in Fillings, Dark Fillings, Cavities, xrays, CariVu, caries -

We are excited to introduce CariVu. CariVu is a new diagnostic technology used to detect cavities ( dental caries ) or other defects in your teeth.  It uses a special light and camera that makes tooth enamel transparent and darkens lesions or other damage in your teeth ( also called 'transluminal caries detection` or 'laser fluorescence' ).

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Call the dentist or tough it out?

Posted by Wesley Wong, DDS on December 07, 2016 in Fillings, Clenching, Gum Disease, Dental Pain, Mouth Guards, Grinding -

Don't you hate it when you have a mild “toothache” feeling that something is just not quite right in your mouth?  Today we’ll discuss symptoms of a few common dental problems, and when to call the dentist. 

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Do I really need dental insurance?

Posted by Wesley Wong, DDS on October 24, 2016 in Insurance, Dental Insurance Plans, Dental Plans -
Should I get my own dental insurance?

When you think of insurance, you mostly likely think of medical, automobile, or homeowner’s insurance. These types of insurance insure you against a catastrophic loss, such as a major surgery, accident, or home fire.

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Replacing Dark Fillings

Our patients often ask us if they should replace their old dark fillings with a more up to date white material. Common concerns are tooth sensitivity, discolored teeth, and the mercury that is imbedded in silver fillings.

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Quality Dentistry Livermore

Quality Dentistry for Kids & Grownups. 2050 Portola Ave., Suite A, Livermore, CA 94551 US 925-606-0777

Quality Dentistry Modesto

Quality Dentistry for Kids & Grownups. 3608 Dale Rd Modesto, CA 95356 US 209-577-0777

Quality Dentistry Modesto

Quality Dentistry for Kids & Grownups. 4101 Tully Rd. Suite 201 Modesto, CA 95356 US 209-577-0777

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