The Proper Flossing Technique You Need to Use to Clean Your Smile

If you want to prevent major dental issues and maintain a strong and healthy smile, then you need to have an oral hygiene routine that consists of the proper techniques. This means you need to brush twice a day, floss once a day, and rinse daily. Today, Dr. Lawrence Wu and our dental team would… Read more »

Consider These Things Before Brightening Your Smile

Teeth whitening is the key to having a whiter and brighter smile. Fortunately, there are many treatments in the world today that can help you achieve the smile you want. However, before you select a treatment for your smile, it’s best to consider a few things so you can have the best and most convenient… Read more »

Facts About Tooth Extractions

Are you prepared for your tooth extraction? As with most dental treatments, you should create a plan and take the necessary steps to ensure an optimal recovery. The more you prepare, the easier your recovery will be. Be sure to get plenty of rest before and after the surgery. Your body cannot repair itself if… Read more »

Which Floss to Pick?

Are you using the right kind of dental floss? When it comes to the sea of options at the store, how do you know which floss would work for you? To help you understand your options, Dr. Lawrence Wu and our team at NuSmile Dental & Orthodontics in San Jose, California, is happy to help… Read more »

Dental Bridges: What Are They?

If you have any missing teeth, Dr. Lawrence Wu is pleased to offer a way to restore your smile to its full potential: dental bridges. Dental bridges utilize prosthetic teeth that are cemented into your mouth by attaching to the teeth that are adjacent to them. There are three main kinds of bridges that Dr. Lawrence… Read more »

Brushing Facts

We all have heard the drill about brushing your teeth. However, did you know by not brushing your teeth, you are putting your smile and oral health in trouble? Well, it’s true! Having a basic understanding of brushing your teeth is important, so you can keep your smile healthy. Here at NuSmile Dental & Orthodontics… Read more »

Why Might a Bone Graft Be Necessary?

Dr. Lawrence Wu at NuSmile Dental & Orthodontics is happy to offer bone augmentation, or bone grafting, for patients with jaw bone loss in San Jose, California. If you are experiencing bone loss density stemming from such oral issues as tooth loss, trauma or gum disease, a bone graft procedure might be necessary to rebuild… Read more »

Are You Aware of the Benefits That Dental Bonding Can Provide?

Are you aware of the benefits that dental bonding can provide? Dental bonding is a cosmetic dentistry procedure that is often used to fix damaged teeth with a resin or porcelain material. Oftentimes, dental bonding systems can vastly improve the look and function of your teeth. For additional information about dental bonding and its benefits,… Read more »

What You Should Know About Flossing

If you’ve ever visited a dentist, you probably know that you should be brushing your pearly whites every day for two minutes at a time. You may also understand that you should schedules appointments with us twice a year. Lastly, you might know that flossing your pearly whites should be an important part of your… Read more »

Frequently Asked Questions About Dental Floss

Have you been flossing correctly? Do you floss every single day? Although many individuals brush their teeth daily, it’s just as important to floss, because brushing alone cannot reach between teeth for an effective clean. Listed below are a few frequently asked questions about dental floss: Question: What kinds of dental floss should I use?… Read more »