Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to... Read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body.... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which... Read more »

What Can Your Oral Cancer Screening Reveal?

Do you know why it’s important to receive regular oral cancer screenings from the dentists? Each year, thousands of patients receive a diagnosis of oral cancer in the United States, and this condition can often respond favorably with treatment for oral cancer when detected early. We review some of the... Read more »

How to Protect Your Smile

If you want a top-notch smile and oral health, then you need to protect your smile regularly. There are many things in the world today that can damage your teeth and gums. Fortunately, there are also many things you can do to fight those dangers and maintain a strong smile.... Read more »

Bruxism: What You Should Know

One of the common dental issues in the world today is teeth grinding, and many patients aren’t even aware that they have it. Typically, the habit occurs while you are asleep at night, and you may only become aware of grinding your teeth if you are informed by a spouse... Read more »

Oral Health Surprises: Dental Erosion Prevention

Oftentimes with individuals, their oral hygiene care takes into account issues that may arise from outside of their body, including oral health risks and oral accidents from unhealthy lifestyle habits. However, you often need to take into consideration how effectively you are cleaning your mouth out every day and what... Read more »

Caring for a Temporary Dental Crown

If you are considering receiving a dental crown to repair a tooth that has suffered damage or decay or is unflattering due to cosmetic flaws, our team at Irvine Spectrum Dental typically performs the process over two different visits and may need to involve a temporary dental crown. Caring for... Read more »

How Dental Veneers Can Bring About Your Dream Smile

At Irvine Spectrum Dental, we strive to provide our patients with the cosmetic dentistry procedures they need to achieve their smile goals. For some patients, this may be receiving dental veneers comprised of composite resin or porcelain. These tooth-shaped shells are very simple but can improve dental flaws that are... Read more »

Cavities: A Dangerous Problem for the Smile

Your dentist, Dr. Albert Yuen, wants you to have a top-notch smile and oral health. This is why they strongly encourages you to prevent cavities as much as possible. Cavities are dangerous dental problems that can destroy the teeth and harm the smile. They can even cause severe pain and... Read more »