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What is a Sinus Lift and Why is It Necessary? Dec 1st, 2021

The words “sinus lift” may sound like a cosmetic procedure, but your dentist isn’t telling you that you need a nose job. Your sinuses are air-filled cavities found above the back of your upper jaw. So, when a dentist recommends a sinus lift procedure, they want to create more space...

Why You Might Need Bone Grafting Nov 1st, 2021

When it comes to our oral health, we often focus exclusively on our teeth and gums. However, your jawbone also plays a crucial role. After all, without a healthy jaw, you won’t have a strong foundation for your natural teeth or dental restorations.  Fortunately, a dental bone graft can help...

Recovering from Oral Surgery: What to Expect Oct 1st, 2021

There are a number of reasons to undergo oral surgery. Perhaps you have gum disease or deep tooth decay. Or maybe you need your wisdom teeth extracted or an implant set in your jaw to replace a missing tooth. No matter which procedure you need, you should plan for a...

Improve the Proportion of Your Teeth With Crown Lengthening Sep 5th, 2021

When you smile, the visible portion of your tooth is your dental crown. But, what if we told you that approximately two-thirds of your tooth gets hidden beneath your gumline? Sometimes, this structure can create a smile that makes it seem as if you have shorter teeth than normal. Often,...

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine Aug 26th, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered dramatic changes throughout everyday life — and in the medical community as well. Not only are providers across the country postponing elective procedures, but many are also encouraging people to avoid in-office appointments to reduce their risk of exposure to this highly contagious coronavirus.But what...

The Link Between Diabetes and Periodontal Disease Aug 1st, 2021

Periodontal disease — or gum disease — is a type of infection that affects the tissue surrounding the teeth. It’s a widespread problem and one of the most common infections people have worldwide.  And while anyone can develop gum disease, your chances of getting it can increase if you have...

Tooth Knocked Out? Take These Steps Immediately Jul 18th, 2021

You may look forward to losing a tooth as a child, especially if it means a visit from the tooth fairy. However, when you lose a “baby” tooth, it gets replaced with a permanent tooth. Unfortunately, there isn’t a backup tooth to replace a lost “adult” tooth. But, just because...

The Danger of Delaying a Root Canal Jun 29th, 2021

If you need a root canal, you have infected tissue inside your tooth. This area, known as the pulp, contains nerves and blood vessels. When infection strikes, the pulp starts to die, and the infection can travel to the roots of your tooth. Unfortunately, an infection of this nature can’t...

How to Handle the Most Common Dental Emergencies May 26th, 2021

It’s easy to recognize certain health emergencies, such as broken bones. But how do you know if a dental problem is an emergency, and what should you do if it is? Daniel Park, DDS, offers general, cosmetic, restorative, and emergency dental care services — including same-day appointments — at Beaumont...

Why Dental Implants Are Your Best Choice for Replacing Missing Teeth Apr 22nd, 2021

Missing teeth are a common problem. In fact, it’s estimated that 178 million Americans have at least one tooth missing, and 40 million are missing all of them. However, just because it’s a common problem doesn’t mean you should ignore it. At Beaumont Cherry Valley Dental in Beaumont, California, Daniel...

5 Smile Flaws You Didn't Know Could Be Corrected With Veneers Mar 11th, 2021

Just about anyone can get a movie star smile with dental veneers. In fact, more than a few Hollywood celebrities have done just that. Smile and pain-free dental veneers can fix more smile flaws than you may realize. These wafer-thin porcelain shells cover up teeth that are stained, broken, or...

The Importance of Flossing Sep 17th, 2018

We know that flossing can be a task that’s easy to forget, but by flossing daily, you can actually help to prevent gum disease, tooth decay and bad breath! Brushing your teeth can’t remove plaque from your teeth and gums the way that floss can, which is why we encourage...

Did You Know Apples Can Clean Your Teeth? Jun 18th, 2018

Did you know apples can clean your teeth when a toothbrush isn’t handy? We've all heard the expression "an apple a day keeps the doctor away." But perhaps that should be changed to dentist. In addition to being good for your health, apples are also quite good for your teeth....

Knocking Out a Permanent Tooth is a True Dental Emergency Mar 2nd, 2018

Knocking out a permanent tooth is a true dental emergency. Don’t be afraid to contact your dentist right away. If you knock out a permanent tooth, here's what to do: 1. Hold the tooth by the crown and not the root so as not to spread bacteria unto the root....

Welcome to Our Blog! Nov 29th, 2017

We're excited to announce the official launch of our Daniel Park, D.D.S. blog. We'll be posting helpful dental tips, news from the dental industry, news from our practice, and more about the latest in dentistry. We built our practice on the notion that we are there for our patients when...