Tag Archives: Dentist in Temecula

Dental Hygiene Month ‐ 4 Daily Tips For a Healthy Smile

WARNING: This fact may startle you: 80 percent of the U.S. population has some form of periodontal (gum) disease. ‐ From Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Despite this statistic, gum and other oral diseases are 100% preventable. The secret: Practicing good, daily dental hygiene. In honor of National Dental Hygiene Month, your Temecula dentist […]

Fluoride and Sealants: They’re Not Just For Kids Anymore

You’re very diligent about brushing twice a day and flossing regularly. You even make sure you see Dr. Skidmore  and the hygienist at least twice a year for your checkup and cleaning! Then one day, Dr. Skidmore tells you you have a cavity! How could this happen? Believe it or not, the CDC reports that 91% of […]

Floss With Finesse: 5 Flossing Tips

It may look like a simple piece of string, but dental floss is so much more! It’s a proven ally in maintaining healthy teeth and gums and helps give your overall health a boost. Do you floss daily? What techniques help you get the most out of your flossing experience, without injury to your gums? […]

Get Oral Cancer In Check with your Temecula Dentist

As your Temecula dentist, Dr. Michael Skidmore is committed to the health and well‐being of the mouths in our community! As you already know, regular cleanings and checkups are vitally important to maintain healthy teeth and gums. However, in addition to fighting plaque, regular checkups can also help you and your family fight oral cancer. […]

What’s Living In Your Mouth…and What’s It Doing To Your Heart?

What’s living in your mouth? Why is it there? It’s 11:30 at night. You’ve worked another long day. The kids are finally asleep. All you want is to crawl into bed and close your eyes. Brushing and flossing your teeth seemslike a daunting task. You’re sure it’ll be ok to skip it tonight as you […]

Tender, Swollen, Bleeding Gums? What You Need to Know Before It’s Too Late!

As children, missing a few teeth was considered cute. The prospect of money under your pillow from the tooth fairy even made losing a tooth exciting. It’s safe to say, as an adult, losing teeth is not something anyone looks forward to. If you knew you were putting yourself at risk of a toothless smile […]

The Truth about Dental Implants

Do numbers speak to you? For example, if statistics show that 96.5% of those who’ve received laser eye correction recommend it to their family and friends, would it help get you off the fence in applying the decision to yourself? Due to tooth decay, gum disease, or injury, are you facing a decision regarding how […]

Should I Be Whitening My Teeth?

Who wouldn’t want a movie star’s whiter, brighter smile? Could it mean a boost in your social ratings and self-esteem? A survey conducted by NCBI claims it may! “Tooth colour exerts an influence on social perceptions. The results may be explained by negative beliefs about dental decay, such as its link with poor oral hygiene.” […]

Dentist in Temecula | Dental-Friendly Children’s Snacks

Remember: Cavities Affect More than Your Wallet Kids and junk food—the two almost go hand in hand. Then comes the cavities. If cutting junk food from your kids’ diet is downright unrealistic, give these dental-friendly snacks a try. According to the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, childhood cavities can begin as early as with the […]

Dentist in Temecula | Choose Teeth Whitening from Your Dentist

The saying, “Smile and the world smiles with you,” highlights the far-reaching value of a dazzling smile. Do your stained, unsightly teeth cause you to miss out on the benefits associated with sharing your smile? Then consider the smile-rejuvenating option of teeth whitening from your dentist in Temecula, Dr. Michael Skidmore. Making The Right Choice The […]