Fluoride for a Healthy Smile

Posted by & filed under Uncategorized.

Fluoride is a mineral that can help the protective outer layer of your teeth stay healthy and fight against cavities. Even though swallowed fluoride is only helpful for people younger than 16 years old, topical fluoride treatments in toothpaste, mouth rinses, or direct applications can still help protect your teeth. Our dentist, Dr. James C…. Read more »

3 Foods that are Bad for your Teeth

Posted by & filed under Uncategorized.

We all know that certain things are bad for our teeth – biting too hard on some objects, using the teeth as tools, and myriad other things that can be potentially harmful. However, there are also certain foods from which you should refrain eating if you want to have the best oral health possible. Let’s… Read more »

Dental Veneers Are the Wave of the Future

Posted by & filed under Uncategorized.

Dental veneers are the wave of the future. Thanks to the expert craftsmanship of our dentist along with cutting-edge technology, we can design dental veneers that can give you a superstar smile. Dental veneers are custom-crafted to fit on each individual tooth, so whether you are looking for a single tooth to be fixed or an… Read more »

Signs & Symptoms of Oral Cancer

Posted by & filed under Uncategorized.

The uncontrollable growth of cells that invade and cause damage to the neighboring tissue is called cancer. There are many types of cancer, manifesting in many different areas of the body. Oral cancer, which includes cancers of the tongue, lips, floor of the mouth, cheeks, and hard palate, can be life threatening if it is… Read more »

Bridging the Gap

Posted by & filed under Uncategorized.

The options for tooth restoration are seemingly endless. Whether you lost a tooth due to it being knocked out, a bad cavity, or gum disease that you’ve since cured, the fact remains that deciding on how to replace your missing teeth isn’t easy. We recommend an in-depth consult with Dr. to determine your best course… Read more »

The Benefits of Straight Teeth

Posted by & filed under Uncategorized.

It’s easy to think that, when you’re undergoing any sort of teeth-straightening procedure, you’re in it simply for cosmetic reasons. After all, straight teeth are only there to make you look better in photos, right? That’s actually not true. There’s a wide range of benefits you’ll receive from straight teeth, and those health benefits are… Read more »

Time for a Dental Cleaning and Exam?

Posted by & filed under Uncategorized.

Welcome to the dental practice of Dr. James C. Ma, where we offer cosmetic, general, family and orthodontic dental care for our patients in Tulare, California, and the surrounding areas. We are happy to offer dental cleanings and exams to make sure your oral health is in the best possible condition. What can you expect at a… Read more »