Cavity prevention can often be one of the most important tasks you can undertake in order to keep your smile safe.
If you have pain when you chew, you may be experiencing issues because of missing teeth, gum disease or cavities.
Typically, if you ever feel any aches or pains in your body, it’s very likely linked to some sort of damage or condition that has occurred.
If you are unfamiliar with bruxism, it is a term that refers to a subconscious oral health condition that causes you to grind or clench your teeth during sleep.
The outer tooth enamel layer on each of your teeth is composed of dense mineral structures. This is what allows you to safely bite and chew food.
You may know about pregnancy tumors, but they’re most likely different than what you’d expect. With a tiny bit of help from our team, you can foil or treat pregnancy tumors, depending on your oral health.
Have you effectively been employing dental floss to keep your teeth and gums clean? Even if you brush your teeth twice a day as you’re supposed to, it will not be enough to keep your smile completely safe from harm.
The general passage of time combined with poor oral hygiene practices can gradually start to degrade the relationship between a dental filling and the surrounding tooth enamel. This is even more likely to occur with large fillings.
Good parents watch out for the best interests of their children. During pregnancy, the oral hygiene behaviors you practice (or don’t practice) can have a vast impact on the health of your child — and we’re talking about more than their pearly whites.
Halloween is coming. That means lots of discounted candy, parties, and trick or treating for the kids. One thing you don’t want in your family is a cavity.
Has your dentist, Dr. Robert E. Hansen Jr., DDS, recommended enhancing your smile with dental veneers? If so, you’re on your way toward the smile of your dreams!
Do you ever wonder how dentistry has evolved over the past century? The answer is: quite a bit, especially in the area of improved technology.
Humans have been using toothpaste for thousands of years. Even before the age of dentistry began, we have been naturally concerned with the cleanliness of our teeth and mouth.
Household accidents and sports injuries can sometimes include a traumatic blow to the face. When this happens you might accidentally bite down hard on your tongue.
Did you know, your oral health is linked to tooth decay? Well, it’s true! Having proper oral health is important, which is why our team here at Hansen Dental Care in Pasadena, California, is happy to talk to you about your oral health.
The American Dental Association recommends brushing your teeth twice and flossing once each day.
Are you starting to feel tightness in your jaw? Do you clench your teeth at night? You may be on your way to a TMJ disorder.
f you have a bad habit of nibbling on foreign objects, biting your nails or improvising your teeth to replace simple tools, there is a chance of a piece could break off and become painfully stuck between your teeth.
Take the following oral health care assessment quiz to improve your oral hygiene habits and keep your mouth smiling for years to come.
Are you aware of the many varieties of mouthwash designed for a wide variety of oral ailments? Not only are mouthwashes designed to enhance the smell of your breath, but they can clean your teeth, strengthen your tooth enamel, and even brighten your smile.
If you’ve chipped one of your chompers, you might be feeling quite a bit of nerves right now. But don’t worry—everything will be OK.
One of the most common threats to our smiles remains cavities and tooth decay. Tooth decay is caused by digging away at our tooth enamel that protects our teeth.
Is your teeth whitener safe? Many teeth whitening products are not regulated or approved by a governing body to ensure they are what they claim.
Flossing properly has been a debate that has raged on for as long as flossing has existed. Everybody seems to have their own preferences as to what techniques work best, and even which type of filament works best as well.
With Valentine’s Day close at hand, increased risks to your teeth and gums will be present.
Do you want a whiter and brighter smile in a quick and easy way? If so, Zoom! Whitening is for you! Zoom! Whitening in Pasadena, California, is a painless and fast process of whitening your smile.
Your new dental crown is impervious to the ravages of tooth decay. However, this doesn’t mean you should ignore it during your daily oral hygiene routine.
Did you know cavities can destroy your teeth? Not only can cavities destroy your teeth, they can also lead to other harmful effects like gum disease and eventual tooth loss.
Mouthwash can be beneficial to your teeth if you are using the right products. Many brands of mouthwashes aim only to conceal bad breath, and not actively fight the bacteria that cause bad breath.
At Hansen Dental Care Robert E. Hansen Jr., DDS and our team want our patients in Pasadena, California, to know how important your smile is.
The process of having Dr. Robert E. Hansen Jr., DDS restore a tooth with a dental crown requires two separate appointments.
You’ve probably heard about plaque before–especially if you’ve ever visited a dentist–but do actually know what it is? Do you know what you can do to keep plaque at bay, stop it from forming, and the effect plaque can actually have on your smile?
If you’re not happy with your smile, you’re not alone. Millions of people undergo some sort of cosmetic dentistry procedures each year, and there’s nothing wrong with fixing up your smile.
Unfortunately, there are also times when something like a hard fall or blow to the face, can impact with such force that it cracks, shatters or otherwise breaks the tooth.
Our highly trained team of dental professionals can assess the imperfections in your smile and help you understand your cosmetic dentistry options for the winning smile you’ve always wanted.
Even though your tooth enamel is tough, there are still times when an accident or blow to the face can impart enough force to fracture a tooth.
The ADA recommends that you brush and floss your teeth twice a day as part of an effective oral hygiene routine.
If you are nervous or anxious about your upcoming dental appointment, our Hansen Dental Care team is happy to give you the tips you need to finally feel more comfortable in the dental chair!
Have you considered dental veneers to enhance your smile? Dental veneers are thin-as-wafer shells which are custom made to cover the front portion of the teeth to correct your smile.
Do you ever worry about having to visit the dentist? Do you worry about the treatment itself or about the recovery? If so, have you considered laser dentistry?
Whether or not you’re an avid user of mouthwash, you’re probably curious about its origins.
A spokesman for the American Dental Association noted that people with serious gum disease were 40% more likely to have a chronic health condition as well. This happens when bacteria in the mouth builds up and causes infection.
How can you keep your smile bright and white for longer? By following some of these steps to prevent stains from developing in your teeth
Flossing at least once every day is essential to optimal oral health. But what is the correct way to floss? Here are a few tips to help you properly and effectively floss.
Have you ever injured your gums, lips, cheeks, or lips—which are accumulatively referred to as soft tissue?
If you have recently had any kind of dental surgery, or have a sore throat or sores on the gums, you may benefit from using a salt water rinse while you heal. Saltwater has been used for centuries by the Egyptians and the Greeks, and the Chinese have been
A pain in the gums, jaw bone or an individual tooth is often a serious warning sign that something is wrong in your mouth.
The American Dental Association estimates that over 47 percent of adults over the age of 30 have gum disease to some degree.
Dental veneers have been around since the beginning of the film industry. They were originally created by a Hollywood Dentist in the 1920’s.
Is your smile suffering from stains or discoloration? If so, you are not alone.