Crowns vs. Dental Veneers

If you are in need of a dental makeover, there are few options available for you. Assuming you still have all your teeth, the need for dentures, bridges, or implants most likely would not be required. Either dental crowns or dental veneers would be the most likely options you should consider. Both options offer extremely… Read more »

How Dental Implants Can Help

A permanent tooth may be lost because of severe decay or injury. If this happens, you may experience difficulty chewing or speaking normally. Losing a tooth can also mar the appearance of your smile. Never fear! Drs. Miller and Simarro may recommend dental implants in Antioch, California, which can restore the beauty and functionality of… Read more »

Whitening Toothpaste Can Be Used to Brighten Minor Surface Stains in Your Smile

On a microscopic scale, your tooth enamel has textures and pores. When you consume dark foods and beverages, microscopic particles can get trapped in these areas, causing minor surface stains. If they are not removed in a timely manner, these stains can deepen. Brushing your teeth with a whitening toothpaste twice a day can help… Read more »

Things You May Not Have Known About Whitening

When you’re looking for options on how to improve your appearance, your teeth may be one of the first things you think about. And rightfully so, as our smiles are one of the first things people notice about us. Teeth whitening is a fantastic way to improve the appearance of your smile without needing to… Read more »

Invisalign® Can Realign Your Smile

As you go through life, things like the natural processes of aging, tooth decay or past tooth extractions can cause your teeth to come out of alignment. Sometimes this change is so minute that traditional metal and bracket braces aren’t necessary. Invisalign® uses clear plastic aligners to help adults with minor alignment issues to restore… Read more »

A Dental Bridge Can Restore Your Smile

If you are missing a tooth, its absence can impair your ability to chew food, slur your speech, or make you feel self-conscious about your appearance. One of the most effective methods of replacing your tooth is to have your dentist, Dr. Mark Miller, install a dental bridge. A dental bridge in Antioch, California, is… Read more »

A Tooth Suffering from a Large Area of Decay Might Need to Be Restored by a Crown

Cavities are serious dental issues. If a cavity is not repaired in a timely manner, the decay can spread and compromise a large area of enamel. In time, it can even affect the critical internal pulp or root of the tooth. In a case like this, your dentist, Dr. Mark Miller, will often recommend restoring… Read more »

Cosmetic Dentistry Can Improve Your Smile by Several Different Methods

If the teeth in your smile are suffering from imperfections like stains, chips, or old fillings that no longer match the surrounding enamel, you might be interested in exploring your cosmetic dentistry options in Antioch, California. Your dentist at Miller & Simarro Dental Care is trained and experienced in several different applications that can restore… Read more »

Endodontics

Endodontic therapy is a treatment used to clear your tooth of disease and bacteria that has reached the pulp, which is inside of the tooth. Many people often call this procedure a root canal because the oral surgeon will clean out the roots of your tooth. The pulp of your tooth is underneath the dentin… Read more »

Brushing Your Teeth – Keep Them Pearly White!

When it comes to brushing your teeth, you’ve probably heard the same things since you were a child. However, many adults still do not brush their teeth properly. There are several key things to remember when brushing your teeth: 1. Brush for 2 minutes, 2 times a day. If you are brushing for less than… Read more »