Bishop CA Dentist Blog

Treating Missing Teeth with Dental Implants

Are you self-conscious of your missing tooth or teeth? Fill in the spaces left by missing teeth today to improve tooth appearance and overall oral health. Why Replace Missing Teeth? If teeth are not replaced soon enough, problems may develop.…

Do I Need A Custom Mouthguard When I Play Sports?

You should look at your teeth as an investment, whether you have invested time and money in achieving the smile you've always wanted, or if you were blessed with a beautiful white and straight smile. You want to protect your…

Q&A: Wisdom Teeth Extractions

If you have not already had your wisdom teeth removed, then you have some things to consider.  Majority of people need to have them removed; however, some people do not and are blessed with an extra set of molars to…

Tips For Maintaining Excellent Oral Healthcare

Your smile depends strongly on your oral hygiene habits as excellent oral hygiene will help prevent complicated oral health issues such as cavities, tooth decay, and gum disease. Here are something helpful tips to help ensure that your teeth look…

Need To Know: Porcelain Veneers

What Conditions Are Dental Veneers Used To Treat? Gaps between teeth Tooth discoloration considered resistant to whitening gels Broken or chipped teeth Cracked teeth Reshape a misshapen tooth Dental veneers can be used to treat a single damaged tooth or…

What To Know: Professional Teeth Whitening

What Are The Benefits Of Professional Teeth Whitening? More Thorough Whitening A professional whitening session at your dentist’s office will provide better, whiter, and evener results. Speed & Reliability The results are reliable, and with suggested home maintenance it’s long-lasting.…

The Truth About Root Canal Procedures

Many people shudder at the thought of undergoing a root canal if they've never had one before. However, the truth is that root canals are extremely common, minimally invasive procedures that should help alleviate your discomfort. Dr. Gabriel Overholtzer uses…

What is Periodontal Therapy?

Periodontal therapy addresses various stages of gum disease. Periodontal therapy services can be tailored to meet your specific needs. It is imperative to visit the dentist at the first sign of gum disease. In most cases, if gum disease is caught early, patients…

Why Do My Gums Bleed?

Bleeding gums is often an indication of a serious health concern. Although bleeding gums can be the result of aggressive brushing or flossing, more times than not, bleeding gums are an indication of gums disease Gum disease is a progressive…

What Is Tooth Bonding?

Tooth bonding can be used to improve the appearance of damaged teeth. Tooth bonding is a cost-effective alternative to porcelain veneers. Due to the amount of surface structure that is removed from the teeth during the preparation process, porcelain veneers are considered a…