Can Flossing Create Pocket Gaps?

Pocket gaps can indicate a gum problem. Naturally, your gums fit snugly around a tooth. The distance between the gum tissue and attachment to the tooth is one to three mm in depth. However, if you have gum disease, the depth could be deeper. If it is not treated right... Read more »

Dental Bonding Details

Chipping or breaking a tooth feels like a quick end to your gorgeous, amazing smile. Right? After all, there’s nothing to do short of a new tooth, or a crown, to replace the previous stellar looks of your smile, right? Well, not exactly. While it’s true that a chipped or... Read more »

Do Your Genes Seem to Love Cavities?

Sometimes, it can seem like cavities develop no matter how well you practice dental hygiene like daily brushing and flossing. On the other hand, some people never develop cavities. Cavity risk can often come down to genetics, which cause some patients to be very susceptible to cavities, and our team... Read more »

Never Neglect Your Dental Crowns

If one of your teeth got broken or became a victim of decay, you may have had dental crown placed over it. While a crown does guard and strengthen this tooth, it does not mean you can forget basic health care. You need to keep a close eye on what... Read more »

The Benefits of a Dental Checkup

We understand that going to the dentist can make you feel uncomfortable. However, you need not feel concerned. Attending semi-annual checkups with us can actually help you be more comfortable by preventing and avoiding dental problems, and we can help you keep your smile looking good too. We take the... Read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Dentist Santa Barbara CA | Family Dentistry | Mesa Dental, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most... Read more »