What Are Dental Bridges?

Are you curious about dental bridges and what they do? A bridge can replace missing teeth, keep your other teeth from shifting position, and make your smile look nice again.   There are four different types, which are called traditional, cantilever, maryland, and implant supported. All generally provide the same results, but they approach things… Read more »

Bad Dental Habits to Avoid

We all know that some great dental habits include brushing your teeth twice a day, flossing once a day, and going to the dentist regularly. However, there are some bad dental habits that you may be unaware of that should be avoided. Brushing Your Teeth Too Hard Using a toothbrush with hard bristles or scrubbing… Read more »

Supplement Your Dental Hygiene Routine by Chewing Gum

Did you know that chewing gum can help prevent tooth decay? You heard us right. Studies have shown that chewing gum for about 20 minutes after you eat can help prevent tooth decay. Why is that, you ask? Dr. German G. Jaquez and our team are happy to give you some insights to chewing gum…. Read more »

Why Is Teeth Whitening so Popular Today?

Teeth whitening has reached a popularity that is off the charts. And for good reason. A British survey taken by Oral-B discovered that most people view people with bright, white teeth as being younger, more attractive, smarter and wealthier than their tooth-stained counterparts. In fact, people thought that the pristine teeth made you look 5… Read more »

How Would Sealant Be Applied?

If you would like to know how sealants are applied to your teeth, we will explain the process here. It is a harmless, easy process.   First, the dentist, Dr. German G. Jaquez, will clean the tooth or teeth he is about to treat. For the next step, he will dry the tooth or teeth… Read more »

Flossing Basics

You hear about flossing and brushing your teeth, every time you go to the dentist. But do you incorporate flossing into our daily routine? If you do, is your technique excellent? Let’s review some of the basics of flossing for clean teeth and healthy gums. When you floss, make sure to use an ADA-approved floss–single… Read more »

Dental Avulsion Often Requires First-Aid While Seeking a Dentist’s Care

Sports injuries, automotive collisions, and severe household accidents can sometimes cause significant dental trauma. If a tooth is avulsed, knocked out, or breaks at the gumline, you should will need to apply some basic first-aid principles while seeking care from the dentists at EccoDental. The easiest way to assess the severity of the injury is… Read more »

Dental Sealants Can Greatly Reduce Your Chances of Suffering a Cavity on One of Your Back Teeth

The premolars and molars in the back of your mouth work together to chew and grind the foods you eat. These teeth often have deep textures and recesses in the tooth enamel to make them more efficient for their appointed task. Unfortunately, these areas can sometimes be difficult to clean when you brush your teeth…. Read more »

Oral Health Services: Dental Crowns

If you have broken or decayed teeth, they might be able to be saved with dental crowns. Dental crowns work by attaching the crown over a damaged tooth to not only conceal and protect the tooth from further injury above the gum line but also to deliver an aesthetic upgrade to make your smile shine… Read more »

Dentures: The Best Way to Keep Your Appliance Clean and Pristine

Dentures are extremely beneficial because they replace your missing teeth and give you the smile you’ve always wanted without the need for surgery. Although they are strong and reliable, you still need to do all you can to keep them in tip-top shape, and Dr. German G. Jaquez is more than happy to help you… Read more »