David Nisenboym, D.D.S.
130 Petticoat Lane Walnut Creek, CA 94596 | (925) 420-7475

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"There is No Greater Education than One that is Self-Driven."

- Neil deGrasse Tyson

Here at David Nisenboym, DDS we are big believers in the value of health education, and we share what we learn with our patients—so they can make the best possible choices for their oral and overall health. We post articles twice each month with topics ranging from the dental services we provide to the oral-systemic link to why we need baby teeth and throw some fun facts and helpful tips in for good measure. Enjoy our blog and feel free to let us know what you think of our posts!

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Alternative Text Posted June 13, 2020 / Blog, Dental Health, Patient Care
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Oral Health & Alzheimer’s

Did you know that unhealthy gums might put your brain at risk? Alzheimer’s is a form of dementia, which harms your memory, ability to think, and can cause changes in your personality. It’s very common and usually affects people aged 60 and over. And, Alzheimer’s might be significantly more likely to happen if your mouth… (Read More)

Alternative Text Posted April 13, 2020 / Blog, Dental Health
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What to Do in a Dental Emergency

Accidents are never planned and rarely anticipated, but good dental care is always ready and available 24/7. Like all medical emergencies, dental emergencies require quality care, and fast! Here’s what to do if you think you have a dental emergency on your hands. What is a Dental Emergency? If you are in a lot of… (Read More)

Alternative Text Posted March 27, 2020 / Blog, Dental Health
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Gum Disease: More Than Just Gums

Your Mouth: A Picture of Health Did you know that when a dentist looks at your mouth, they can tell a lot more than just how often you’re brushing? It’s true—your oral health is like a window into your lifestyle and habits. Dr. Nisenboym should know. We’ve seen mouths from all over Orange County in… (Read More)

Alternative Text Posted February 27, 2020 / Blog, Dental Health, Dental Technology
David Nisenboym, DDS

If You Can’t Stand Dental Floss, You Might Need This

We know a lot of our friends and neighbors aren’t fans of being asked how often they brush and floss, but at Blue Wave Dental, we hope you know it’s because we care and want to help you keep your smile healthy and beautiful for life! Getting to know your habits also helps us personalize… (Read More)

Alternative Text Posted December 13, 2019 / Blog, Dental Health
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How NOT to Pull a Loose Tooth

We’ve all seen variations of DIY methods when it comes to pulling loose baby teeth: the string and door slam method is by far one of the most popular (although we’re not sure why). But our team at Blue Wave Dental is here to advise against this and similarly aggressive techniques so your kiddo will… (Read More)

Alternative Text Posted November 27, 2019 / Blog, Dental Health
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Adult Dentistry: It’s Never Too Late for Dental Care

Good News for Grown-Ups “Adulting” can be hard. Between rent, bills, kids, a career, and other responsibilities, it can be tough to make time for yourself. But independence, parenting, fulfilling work, and the wisdom that comes with age can be pretty fantastic, too. So how does your oral healthcare fit into a grown-up lifestyle? Blue… (Read More)

Alternative Text Posted August 13, 2019 / Blog, Dental Health
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Oral Cancer – Prevention & Early Detection

Cancer is always a scary word—but it doesn’t have to be the last word. Equipped with good information and the best doctors, you can feel empowered to navigate whatever stands before you or your loved one. Oral cancer is common, affecting approximately 50,000 Americans every year. If you have more questions about oral cancer, read… (Read More)

Alternative Text Posted July 13, 2019 / Dental Health, Dental Services
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I Had Braces, Now My Jaw Hurts: Can Orthodontics Cause TMJ?

You had braces when you were younger and never experienced any jaw pain or other TMJ symptoms prior. Then, after you completed your orthodontic treatment, you developed a pain in your jaw, maybe accompanied by popping, locking, clenching and grinding. Maybe you developed these symptoms shortly after having your braces removed, maybe it was a… (Read More)

Alternative Text Posted June 27, 2019 / Blog, Dental Health, Dental Services
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Good, Clean, Wholesome Family Dentistry

You love your teeth. You brush them twice a day, floss once a day, and see your dentist regularly. Right? We love your teeth, too! In fact, there’s so much to know about caring for your oral health that dentistry has quite a few categories of specialties and different kinds of dentists. The primary dentist… (Read More)

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