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 »

Is Your Jawbone Strong Enough for Dental Implants?

Did you know that dental implants are installed directly into your jawbone? Although it seems painful to replace missing teeth with permanent techniques such as implants, it is extremely valuable as it can re-strengthen the jawbone and give your teeth a new permanent hold. Other benefits include: – Dental implants are designed specifically for each… Read more »

Protect Your Adult Teeth, They Are the Last Pair!

Your teeth are some of your most precious commodities, so do your part to keep them. They are durable enough to withstand the dangers of most foods, but over time even the smallest of snacks can cause your teeth to rot out if you fail to care for them. Protect your adult teeth, they are… Read more »

The Benefits of Dental Implants and Dental Bridges

You probably know that missing a tooth can be embarrassing, and that you should have a missing tooth addressed as soon as possible. However, did you know that missing teeth can also affect the health of your entire mouth? If you’re missing teeth, we recommend considering the benefits of a bridge or an implant. An… Read more »

FAQs About Invisalign®

Invisalign® orthodontic aligner system is designed to give their patients the joys of a comfort of an individualized alignment treatment along with mobility, flexibility, and the reliance and safety of a cutting-edge aligner system that blends seamlessly into its surroundings along the teeth. With Invisalign, you can build a straight smile with a comfortable treatment… Read more »

Scaling and Root Planing: The Treatment That Can Rid You of Gum Disease

Gum disease is a serious and destructive dental issue that can harm your smile and alter your oral health. In fact, it’s so dangerous that it can result in loose and lost teeth if it’s left untreated. So, if you experience red, swollen, or receding gums or constant bad breath, then it’s important to receive… Read more »