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Before we begin, let’s get one thing clear. A Cosmetic Dentist and an ordinary Dentist are not the same – even if both are trained in either position as a matter of course. A Cosmetic Dentist is a regular Dentist that has decided to focus on and specialize in the appearance of your smile, making […]

Toothaches can be very debilitating when they occur, crippling the function of other parts of the body as well. They may occur as a result of tooth decay, an abscessed tooth, and infected gum, repetitive motions of the gum/teeth or a damaged filling. Depending on the exact cause, a toothache might mysteriously disappear, leaving you […]

Oral health is so important, and even with regular checkups and care from Sierra Madre dentist, Dr. Q, there can be the odd issue. When most of us think of dental problems, we think cavities, which are relatively easy to detect and often just as easy to fix. What many people don’t realize, however, is […]

Veneers are layers of material, placed over a Monrovia patient’s tooth to improve the aesthetics of a smile and also protect the surface of the tooth from damage. Some of them are custom-made to the contour of your teeth and are glued to the enamel of your tooth during a quick dental procedure. Veneers are […]

Practicing good oral hygiene is a necessity for Monrovia patients as it ensures that our teeth, jawbone, and gums are well taken care of and in good condition for a very long time. Having good oral hygiene plays a key role in our overall well-being as we make use of our teeth to carry out […]

White spots on teeth are usually an indication of underlying dental issues. These spots, although white, are usually a different shade than the whiteness of the teeth, which makes Monrovia patients self-conscious and prevents them from smiling. The cause for white spots on teeth can be due to any number of factors, including loss of […]

Plaque is a sticky, colorless bacterial film which sticks to the teeth and gums. When felt with the tip of the tongue, it has a fuzzy feeling and is noticeable when you haven’t brushed your teeth. Plaque is very harmful to your dental health and should not be allowed to build up since it’s made […]

You’ve been through teeth whitening. But your teeth still aren’t as white as you expected them to be. Why is that? At Dr. Q’s dental clinic we provide a personalized teeth whitening treatment for our patients in Monrovia, CA. There are many factors that decide just how white your teeth can become through this procedure. […]

Are you unhappy about your smile? Do you avoid smiling in public or feel self-conscious about the way you look every time you smile? Dental veneers are thin pieces of porcelain that are of the same color as your teeth. They are bonded to the front surfaces of your natural teeth and address many different […]

Talk to Your Dentist If you have a budget, quite often it is difficult to find the money for a dental visit.  If you simply explain to Monrovia dentist, Dr. Q. your financial situation, you may be able to have the overall cost of your visit reduced, which will help greatly.  Most are understanding of […]