Should I Be Whitening My Teeth?

Who wouldn’t want a movie star’s whiter, brighter smile? Could it mean a boost in your social ratings and self-esteem? A survey conducted by NCBI claims it may! “Tooth colour exerts an influence on social perceptions. The results may be explained by negative beliefs about dental decay, such as its link with poor oral hygiene.” […]

Brushing With Baking Soda

Baking soda is a common product found in nearly every household, and has been considered as a useful substance since the 1840s. It has been used in a variety of areas including baking, removing odors, cleaning, and even putting out small fires. Baking soda (sodium bicarbonate) is therefore a key ingredient in many cleaning products […]

Treating Tetracycline Stains

What Causes Tetracycline Stains on Teeth? Tetracycline is a powerful broad-spectrum antibiotic that is used against a large number of bacterial infections. When taken while teeth are still developing, tetracycline may cause significant yellow, gray or brown staining. This staining may even occur in babies if taken by the mother during pregnancy. Some of the […]

Avoid Green Beer!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! For many of you in Temecula, this Irish celebration calls for the illustrious “Green Beer”, but if you are in the process of whitening your teeth, you may want to rethink the color of your beverage today. During the whitening process the pores of the enamel are opened from the use […]

A Beautiful Smile

Are you feeling self-conscious and embarrassed about smiling? Smiling should be a happy, enjoyable experience, not stressful or embarrassing. Your smile captures the laughter, excitement, and all the joy of those special moments you’ll come to cherish the most in your life. Is your smile at its shining best, ready and waiting for when you […]

One Visit Crowns

We are proud and excited to announce that our Temecula dental office now offers same day crowns! Our new Cerec System is new technology that allows Dr. Skidmore to make your permanent crowns right here in our office during your visit. What does this mean for our patient? This means: -Crowns that are completed in […]