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Cavities are almost certainly the top concern for our patients when it comes to their oral health. From a very early age we are all taught that we need to brush and floss our teeth every day so that we can avoid getting cavities filled at the dentist. Monrovia patients that discover they need to […]

We will be joining the Lupus Foundation of America’s 2017 Walk to End Lupus on 6/3! For those of you that don’t know, lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease that can damage any part of the body (skin, joints, and/or organs). In lupus, something goes wrong with the immune system, which is the part of […]

Nobody likes to have a toothache. But, it seems like from time to time, we all get one. What most Monrovia patients don’t know, is that there can be several causes of tooth pain, which is why it’s important that you visit Monrovia dentist Dr. Q any time you have a toothache so she can […]

Nearly all of us have felt the pain of a toothache or teeth that are sensitive to hot, cold, sugary and/or spicy food and beverages. And for some of us, that pain has caused us to make an extra trip to the dentist, to try to figure out how to resolve the pain. But, what […]

You might think that since your child only has his or her baby teeth, that you don’t need to worry about tooth decay. Unfortunately, that thought is incorrect. According to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, 48% of children ages 2 to 11 will develop tooth decay, or a cavity, in their baby […]

Every year, Monrovia dentist Dr. Q treats patients for tooth and mouth injuries. 80% of tooth injuries affect one of the two front teeth, and mouth injures can include damage to the tongue, inner cheek, and lips. But, what exactly causes tooth and mouth injuries? Is there anything you can do to prevent them? Read […]

If you are about to have an infected tooth extracted in Monrovia, or have suffered a tooth injury and lost your tooth, you probably have several questions about dental implants. What are dental implants made of? How do I take good care of my dental implants? And can dental implants still get cavities? Dental Implants […]

Your Monrovia dentist has already told you countless times that you are supposed to floss your teeth once a day. But, do you know how to properly floss your teeth? Are you doing it right? Read on for tips on how to floss your teeth so that you remove as much harmful plaque and food […]

There are so many questions that come with caring for a small child. When should I feed him? How often does she need to be changed? Is he too hot in that outfit? Does she need a blanket? One common question that Monrovia pediatric dentist Dr. Q hears from her pediatric patients’ parents is, “How […]

Getting dental implants is a long process, which typically takes 4 to 6 months. First, you have to have your permanent tooth or teeth extracted. Next, Monrovia dentist Dr. Q will make temporary restorations of your teeth, so you don’t have to walk around toothless during your dental implants process. You will then be referred […]