What You Need To Know About Toothpaste

Many people don’t realize how long toothpaste has been around. Some evidence points to it being used in ancient Egypt! However, ancient toothpaste was much different than modern toothpaste. Egyptians would mix powdered rock and vinegar to make a paste, then use it on their teeth. Of course, today’s toothpaste... Read more »

Upgrade Your Fall Smile with Hazardous Food Avoidance

The end of the year holiday seasons are finally here! However, with great rewards comes great with risks including damage to your oral health. Be careful not to over-consume treats and sweets that can easily damage your smile. Beyond sugars that you consume, also exercise caution with any products that... Read more »

Having a Dental Bridge Installed Can Restore the Healthy Function of Your Mouth After Tooth Loss

When a tooth is knocked out, lost to severe decay, or required extraction as part of the treatment process it can alter the function and long-term health of your mouth in a myriad of ways. Even if you learn to adapt to the decreased ability to chew and any changes... Read more »

Ditching Harmful Dental Habits

Have you acquired a harmful dental habit? Read below to find out if you have one of three bad habits and what to do about it: Nail Biting: The Academy of General Dentistry reports that nail-biters can crack, chip or wear down their front teeth. Anyone who wears braces face... Read more »

Oral Health Care 101: Bruxism

Have you ever heard of bruxism? Bruxism refers to an oral health condition that arises when grind or clench your teeth while sleeping. This can include periods of gnashing, grinding, and clenching your teeth together, which occurs unconsciously or while you sleep. Due to the fact you are often unaware... Read more »

The Facts of Oral Hygiene: Sugarless Chewing Gum

Have you ever considered using an alternative dental cleaning tool or technique beyond your standard brushing and flossing daily routine? Even though brushing and flossing should never be skipped or replaced, there are useful cleaning tools and methods you can consider, including chewing sugarless gum. By chewing sugarless gum, your... Read more »

Oral Health Essentials: Cavity Prevention

The best way to ensure your mouth is well protected from the dangers of cavities is to eat healthy meals. If you eat healthily, your risk for developing cavities will drop immensely. Furthermore, a healthy habit will improve your overall health, not just your oral health. Are you taking the... Read more »

Using Invisalign

Are you curious about Invisalign® ? If so, you have come to the right place! Our staff here at Smile 32 in Stockton, California, is proud to offer Invisalign, and we are happy to provide you with  information abut it so you can decide if it is right for you.... Read more »

Your New Set of Dentures Needs to Be Cleaned and Maintained

Your new set of dentures created at Dr. Novan Nguyen’s clinic have been designed to replace the basic function and appearance of your missing teeth. While it is not vulnerable to bacterial tooth decay your dentures will still need daily cleaning and maintenance. Many people with dentures appreciate denture adhesive... Read more »

Enhance Your Smile Today with a Dental Crown

An unattractive tooth can, unfortunately, take the beauty away from your smile. Because of this, your self-confidence and self-esteem can be hindered and you might even feel embarrassed about your smile. In a situation like this, it’s best to consider visiting Dr. Novan Nguyen and Dr. Sally Chu. Fortunately, we... Read more »