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 »

Increase Your Dental Knowledge on Dental Sealants

Optimum oral health often consists of being aware of any vulnerabilities and susceptibilities that may exist with your health care. If you’re often at risk for dental erosion and tend to suffer from cavities, it means your cleaning habits and your dietary choices may not be enough to prevent harmful... Read more »

Dental Facts on Gum Disease Risk Factor Prevention

In order to ensure your smile, receive the treatment it deserves, you should always look for ways to enhance and protect your teeth. A relatively common condition known as gum disease can progress over a period of many years and can take many stages including gingivitis. Numerous risk factors exist... Read more »

A Tooth with a Compromised Inlay Might Need a Dental Crown Restoration

Inlay and onlay dental fillings are more commonly used to repair a cavity or significant fracture that affects the biting surface of a molar or premolar. These special fillings are cemented onto the underlying tooth enamel to restore the tooth’s natural function. While they are intended to be very durable,... Read more »