Adult's Dentistry Riverside

It’s easy to ignore, but a little bit of tooth decay or gum disease usually leads to a little bit more. However, one thing is certain. If left untreated, it almost always results in pain, emergency treatment, and tooth loss. So why does this happen?

It's an Infection

Millions of bacteria swim around in our mouths. Many of them are harmless, and some are beneficial. But a few love nothing more than to eat away at the hard and soft tissues of the mouth. Like all living creatures, they need an energy source. Sugars are their snack of choice, and they use simple carbohydrates from our diet to manufacture energy.

Like all living creatures, they also produce waste. These acidic wastes deposited on the teeth erode the hard surfaces, weaken the enamel, and form holes known as cavities.

Some bacteria produce a toxic waste that causes bleeding gums and destroys the bone around the teeth. This is called periodontal disease. Periodontal disease is the leading reason people lose their teeth and end up with dentures.

Most infections can be cured with antibiotics, but mouth bacteria require a different approach. Regular checkups and cleanings help us find new cavities and remove plaque and tartar that harbor millions of harmful bacteria. High-risk patients benefit from a customized approach with our team. We have many methods to strengthen weakened enamel that has not yet developed into decay.

The complex cycle of inflammation and infection extends beyond the gums and mouth. In fact, research continues to uncover the many ways that our oral health affects the overall health of our bodies including heart health. Our oral health can influence medical conditions such as arthritis, diabetes, and even some types of cancer. For example, mouth bacteria enter the bloodstream through inflamed and bleeding gums. Like a river, blood flow carries the bacteria to the small vessels of the heart and brain. Here they can damage the intricate vessel lining leading to blockage of the vessel. Heart attack or stroke can result because of bleeding gums.

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Vi Nguyen
Vi Nguyen
Great & friendly staff that really pampers you. They treat you like a guest rather than like a transaction. What really sets them apart: technology (updated tools, giant screen for visuals, etc), check-in process, transparent doctors that clue you in about your dental health & procedures (11/10), the experience, and they have an air purifier everywhere!!!! I mean... not even my PCP has them. Wish we would've found them sooner!
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May 19, 2022
Alexandria Chavez
Alexandria Chavez
The ladies at the front desk are so sweet, considerate & helpful! The two dentists are amazing & really made me feel so comfortable. They made the process feel so fast & easy. I seriously cannot recommend them MORE.
(5)
May 23, 2022
Fernando Tamayo
Fernando Tamayo
I have not been to the dentist in a very long time and I was nervous to finally get a check up. I looked at the local business and this one caught my eye because of the great reviews. I scheduled a Sat appointment. I was able to sign in using a link and was seen right away. The staff was very nice and answered all my questions. I expressed to them I was nervous but they assured me there was nothing to worry about. My check up was quick and when it came down to understanding the charges for the procedures I had to undergo, the staff was very thorough and answered all my questions. I 100% would recommend this place. Dr. Andrews was very nice and I feel comfortable returning for my follow up visits and procedures.
(5)
Jan 27, 2022
Solah Yoo
Solah Yoo
Was Very Satisfied! Was very clean and everyone was super nice. Dr. Andrew treated my teeth carefully and explained details! He also speaks Korean! It was very helpful to me who have short English 🙂 I definitely recommend !
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Mar 07, 2022
Ludin Avila
Ludin Avila
Such a clean place! The parking is great! Brought in my oldest sister because she was in so much pain from her tooth. The staff was really friendly and compassionate. I had just got out a 12 hour shift from the hospital and the staff had coffee creamer and all coffee supplies readily available for their customers. I cannot wait to see if my insurance covers me so I can be a patient here as well! The staff here is amazing and the place seems very eager to give the best service to its patients.
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Feb 11, 2022

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