- 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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Ah, nighttime… the end of the day, the ceasing of work, and hopefully a good night’s sleep. But did you know things are still happening in your mouth all night long, even if you’re blissfully unaware of it? Dr. David Nisenboym, Walnut Creek dentist sheds some light on the world of your mouth and everything… (Read More)
Someone once said, “Do not regret growing older. It is a privilege denied to many.” How true! While it can be frustrating to watch your health change as you age, you don’t have to accept poor oral health and tooth loss as just an inevitable part of the aging process. Your oral health is just… (Read More)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)