Dental fillings often require replacement after 5 to 10 years depending on the type of restoration (composite or metal) and the patient's oral health.
Cosmetic dentist Jean Barthman helps patients prevent teeth grinding so that they can avoid the potential side effects of this dangerous habit.
Root canal infections cause major damage to the teeth. Prevention tips include brushing regularly, flossing nightly, and wearing mouth protection during sports.
Root planing and scaling (deep cleaning) is an ideal way to address plaque deposits and tartar buildup at the gumline, preventing gum disease and tooth decay.
Read this blog post to learn about the protective uses of dental mouthguards, including the benefits they offer to athletes.
After undergoing teeth whitening treatment, common side effects include tooth sensitivity and gum irritation. Here is how to prevent and address these problems.
There are several treatment options for tooth discoloration, including teeth whitening and the placement of porcelain veneers.
Gum recession can negatively affect a smile and reduce a patient’s overall dental health. Learn what you can do to reduce a receding gum line.
The treatment of chronic dry mouth is important for many reasons, including the avoidance of more severe oral health problems in the future.
BriteSmile® teeth whitening is a great option to consider if you would like to get rid of tooth stains and discolorations. Read more about this cosmetic dentistry option.
Dental crowns that are poorly constructed or placed are extremely vulnerable to chipping, cracking, or becoming dislodged.
Improve your porcelain veneers' lifespan with these aftercare tips.
Gum disease treatment can halt the progression of gingivitis and periodontitis, saving your teeth. Learn why it is important to treat gum disease early.
Dental bonding and porcelain veneers are popular methods to improve your smile. Learn the pros and cons of each.
To determine if your bad breath might be helped by dental treatment, consider its common causes.
It is important to know and understand the different causes of tooth erosion, as well as how to prevent the condition.
Proper care will ensure limited discomfort and sensitivity after having your teeth whitened.
At our office in Redwood City, dental exams are an essential part of providing excellent comprehensive care to our patients.
At the Redwood City cosmetic dentistry practice of Dr. Barthman, Strickland facelift dentures are offered as an aesthetically pleasing alternative to traditional dentures.
Inlays and onlays are a great option to consider if you want to restore overall dental health and wellness. Let's take a few moments right now to go over the basics of inlays and onlays and how they can be of great benefit to you and your needs.