Category: Monrovia Dentist

There’s nothing worse than tooth pain- that dreadful, ongoing ache affects everything you do and can make your life a nightmare. If you’ve ever had a toothache, you know what we’re talking about. Toothaches are a common thing and can be the result of something as simple as sensitivity to hot or cold fluids or […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Dentists are keenly aware that the health of your mouth is directly linked to the health of your entire body, so it’s not surprising that most dentists, including Dr. Q Dental in Monrovia, California, recommend that their patients maintain a healthy diet in order to maintain a healthy mouth, stronger teeth, and a more radiant […]

Many of our patients at Dr. Q Dental in Monrovia are curious to learn our professional recommendations regarding such basic questions as how often to brush, what type of toothbrushes are most recommended by dentists, and which toothpastes are best for warding off tooth decay and gum disease. One common question our patients often pose […]

Tooth decay is the result of accumulated harmful oral bacteria that affects the overall health of the teeth and gums, causing cavities and other problems in dental health.  This condition develops when the teeth are not properly cleaned on a regular basis, or when plaque develops just beneath the gum line, causing weakening of the […]

One of the most common problems we see and provide treatment for our Monrovia-area patients at Dr. Q Dental is bruxism or tooth grinding. Bruxism can lead to problems in a patient’s bite, affecting the health and appearance of the teeth, and producing long-term problems such as malocclusions and subsequent wearing down of dental enamel. […]

We’ve all heard about the harmful effects that candy and sugary treats may have on oral health and the fact that these types of foods contribute to tooth decay and cavities.  At Dr. Q Dental, we also make our Monrovia-area patients aware that optimal oral health is a gateway to improving the overall health of […]