Toothbrush Upkeep 101

Taking care of your teeth by brushing and flossing every day is very important for your dental health. Did you know that caring for your toothbrush helps you to better care for your smile? Read on for some toothbrush care tips. Caring for Your Toothbrush Make sure to let your toothbrush dry out between uses… Read more »

A Dental Filling Can Often Be Used to Repair a Cavity on a Molar or Premolar

The premolars and molars in the back of your mouth play a significant role in breaking food down before swallowing. When bacterial deposits collect on one of the contoured surfaces, or you struggle to maintain good oral hygiene habits, your chances of suffering a cavity on one of your back teeth increases significantly. If you… Read more »

The Answers to Frequently Asked Questions About Dental Crowns

Are you interested in knowing more about dental crowns in San Jose, California? If so, our dentist, Dr. Lawrence Wu, and dental team are more than happy to help you! Dental crowns are beneficial dental restorations that can help your smile and oral health in a myriad of ways. To tell you more, we are… Read more »

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 »