October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month & Dental Hygiene Month

October is here and fall has officially begun, bringing with it Breast Cancer Awareness Month as well as National Dental Hygiene Month. This is a time to raise awareness for both and help to prevent problems by monitoring your health and being mindful of your lifestyle choices. Whether you are fighting cancer or dental problems,… Read more »

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 the bone from the missing… 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. However, because it doesn’t have… 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 might also take into account… Read more »

Springtime Smile Bliss: Gingivitis Prevention

Are you aware of common risk factors associated with gum disease, also known as periodontal disease? Due to the fact there are several causes of gum tissue infection, it’s important to assess all risk factors in your life and take the necessary steps to keep your smile safe. If you have a family history of… Read more »

The Wonderful Reasons Why Brushing Your Teeth is Necessary

There are many excellent reasons why brushing your teeth is necessary to do in your everyday life. For starters, brushing your teeth can help keep your teeth white and your breath fresh. If you neglect to brush your teeth, you could be putting your smile at risk for serious oral health problems in your future…. Read more »

Invisalign® Can Improve Your Teeth’s Alignment

Are you looking for options to improve the alignment of your teeth? Do you wish for a straighter smile? If so, consider Invisalign® as a way to align your teeth. Invisalign is a unique system that can help many people. Our orthodontist, Dr. Mark Miller with Miller & Simarro Dental Care in Antioch, California, has… Read more »

Boost Your Oral Health with More Water

Your teeth have a lot of responsibilities, including helping you perform clear speech and eat your food. In addition to a building a foundation of brushing and flossing your teeth every day, there are other steps you can take to improve oral health. We encourage you to maintain a sufficient intake of water to keep… Read more »

Oral Health Support: Cosmetic Dentistry

Did you know that there’s an entire branch of dentistry dedicated to improving your smile? Not only is cosmetic dentistry designed to enhance the look of your smile, but in many cases, it can even provide an additional benefit or two along the way. If you are looking for products that can give you the… Read more »

These Dental Conditions May Require a Dental Crown

Our dental team at Miller & Simarro Dental Care is pleased to offer custom-made dental crowns to repair a variety of oral health conditions. We invite you to learn more about dental crowns and how they can improve the following list of dental health conditions: – Damage due to bruxism: You may have a habit… Read more »