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Bonding vs. Veneers: The Experts Weigh In

You know you need to fix your smile, but you’re not sure of the best treatment option. Read on to find out whether bonding or veneers might work better for your situation.
Aug 1st, 2023

What Exactly Is a Wisdom Tooth?

You hear all the time about people getting their wisdom teeth removed. But do you know what a wisdom tooth is? Read on to find out!
Jul 13th, 2023

Why You Shouldn’t Neglect Your Gums

You know you should brush your teeth and floss, but don’t forget about your gums. Read on to find out why you shouldn’t neglect them and how to prevent problems from occurring.
Jun 2nd, 2023

Pre-Implant Bone Grafting: What to Expect

If you’re getting a dental implant to replace a tooth, you may need a bone graft first to anchor the implant. Find out what to expect if this is the case for you.
Feb 14th, 2023

3 Benefits of Same-Day Crowns

When you need a crown for your tooth, getting it done the same day is now an option. Find out how it works and why it may be the right option for you.
Sep 8th, 2022

I Have a Gummy Smile: Can You Help?

Are you tired of looking in the mirror and seeing a gummy smile? Do you try to hide your mouth every time your picture is taken? Find out how your dentist can help you feel better about your smile.
Jun 1st, 2022

4 Benefits of Professional Teeth Cleaning

One of the best things you can do for your oral health is to make regular dental visits for teeth cleanings and exams. Here are a few benefits you can expect from those visits.
May 2nd, 2022

When to Consider Dentures

More than 36 million Americans don’t have any teeth, and 90% of them wear dentures. Are you a candidate to join their ranks? Here are a few signs that it might be time to consider dentures.
Feb 1st, 2022

The Importance of Emergency Dentistry

Having a dentist who can treat you during an emergency is critical if you want the best for your oral health. Read on to find out why this is important.
Dec 5th, 2021

The Benefits of Porcelain Veneers

If you need a cosmetic fix to your smile because of teeth that are gapped, crooked, discolored, chipped, or cracked, porcelain veneers might be just the upgrade you’re looking for. Find out more here.
Oct 13th, 2021

What to Expect at Your Teeth Cleaning Appointment

You hear all the time that you’re supposed to visit the dentist every six months to have your teeth cleaned. Find out if that’s really necessary and what to expect when you do visit the dentist.
Sep 6th, 2021

Who Needs a Sinus Lift?

If you need a dental implant to replace a tooth in your upper mouth but don’t have enough jawbone to hold the implant, a sinus lift can help give you the bone structure you need.
Aug 8th, 2021

Is Sugar Wreaking Havoc on Your Teeth?

You may not realize it, but sugar is likely causing damage to your teeth. Here’s why it happens and what you can do about keeping your teeth strong and healthy.
Jun 17th, 2021

Common Dental Issues We Can Address With a Smile Makeover

If you’re frustrated with flaws in your smile, learn more about what a complete smile makeover could do for you. Your treatment plan can address many common dental issues. Here’s what you should know about getting a smile makeover.
May 11th, 2021

Which Type of Dentures are Right for You?

Dentures are a popular option for people missing a few or all their teeth. Today, there are more options than ever when selecting the best denture for your needs. Here’s how to make the right choice for you.
Apr 5th, 2021

Am I a Candidate for a Same-Day Crown?

Did you damage a tooth? Getting a dental crown could be the best option to prevent more problems down the road. In some cases, you can get a same-day crown rather than the traditional two-visit option. Read on to learn more.
Mar 14th, 2021

What Every Parent Should Know About Their Child’s Dental Care

Early dental care sets your child up for a lifetime of A-plus oral health. From caring for baby teeth to welcoming permanent teeth, oversight is key. National Children's Dental Health Month is a perfect time to brush up on your child’s dental needs.
Feb 1st, 2021

Help! My Teeth Are Yellow

Few cosmetic procedures make you look younger more quickly or economically than professional teeth whitening. So don’t let yellow teeth be your greeting to the world. Read on to learn how easy it is to brighten that smile.
Jan 6th, 2021

5 Reasons You Should Consider Veneers

When it comes to improving your smile, you have many options. If you’re looking for a simple fix with dramatic results, you may want to consider veneers.
Nov 30th, 2020

The Link Between Your Oral Health and Your Heart

Strong oral hygiene habits are important for healthy teeth, but did you know your oral health influences your heart, too? Find out how fighting gum disease, a common oral health issue that causes inflammation, could boost heart health.
Sep 6th, 2020

Designing Your Customized Smile Makeover

Are you bothered by stained, crooked, or damaged teeth? If you don’t like your smile, you don’t have to hide it. Consider a customized smile makeover for a personalized transformation.
Jul 6th, 2020

Forget the Temps: We Offer Same-Day Dental Crowns

Do you need a dental crown and wish you could skip wearing a temporary cover? We can make that happen with customized CEREC® same-day crowns. Read on to learn how you can get a crown in a few hours rather than a few weeks.
Jun 16th, 2020

Foods That Are Good For Your Teeth & Boost Your Immune System

Looking to boost your immunity and defend against common viruses like the flu and the cold? Wondering how you can also keep your teeth healthy? In this guide from Silicon Valley Dental Associates, we’ll discuss a few healthy foods that are good for both...
Apr 27th, 2020

Restoring Your Smile With Restorative Dentistry

If you have one or more damaged or missing teeth and are located in Sunnyvale, restorative dentistry from Silicon Valley Dental Associates is the right choice for restoring your smile and your bite. Not sure why you should get restorative care, or what...
Mar 17th, 2020

Everything You Need to Know About Veneers

Wondering if veneers are right for you? Curious to learn more details about this cosmetic treatment? At Silicon Valley Dental Associates, our team is always happy to answer your questions to help you understand your options for cosmetic dental treatments.
Jan 31st, 2020

Dental Implants vs. Dental Bridges: What’s Right for Me?

If you’re interested in restorative dentistry to replace a missing tooth in Sunnyvale, you may be wondering if dental implants or dental bridges are right for you. What’s the difference between these two treatments, and what’s a better option for you?
Dec 3rd, 2019