Category: Oral Health

The question of what to eat often comes up following wisdom teeth removal. The surprising fact is that there are very few rules for eating following wisdom teeth extractions. Having wisdom teeth extractions with Dr. Q in Monrovia means you can continue to eat and drink most things that you love. The most important thing you can […]

Does Wisdom Teeth Removal Require Surgery? The prospect of having teeth removed can always come with questions and concerns. Dr. Q and her team are often asked if wisdom teeth removal requires surgery. As human beings, we are all made wonderfully yet different. No two of us are the same and that is how you will be […]

Oral cancer affects so many people in the United States. It is a deadly disease that hurts so many families around the country. Dr. Charlyn Quiec and her team are proud to team up with The Oral Cancer Foundation to help raise awareness about Oral Cancer throughout the month of April. It is estimated that […]

While traditional implant surgery uses a “two stage placement” that takes the surgery to complete in six months, immediate loading or “same day loading” allows completing the procedure the same day. Conventional dental implants require the gums and bones to heal before a crown could be fixed on the implant. The main disadvantage of this […]

Dr. Q Dental may recommend porcelain veneers for patients who have chipped, damaged, or discolored teeth or teeth that are misaligned and not a fit for the Invisalign® treatment. Porcelain veneers can replace the visible portion of your teeth with a thin, tooth-colored layer. Veneers have a lot of advantages: They can address a variety […]

When it comes to dental procedures, people usually go for the ones that do not involve complex methods and are not very expensive. Choosing an implant over a bridge is therefore a difficult decision because implants require surgery and may be quite expensive in certain cases. However, dental implants are much more effective than bridges […]

Did You Know Nursing Mothers Need More Calcium to Maintain Oral Health? If you’re a new mother, we know you have a lot on your mind! Being busy with a newborn can make it difficult to attend to your own needs. Your oral health is always important, but did you know that during pregnancy and […]

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an inflammatory condition in which the joints and other parts of the body swell up causing sever chronic pain. About 20 million people around the world suffer from this disease. It has been seen that people suffering from rheumatoid arthritis are at a greater risk for developing heart disease and other […]

Dental scientists have been trying to find a vaccine that could prevent tooth decay and formation of cavities for more than 30 years. Even with all the precautions and awareness, almost 70% of teenagers receive three or more cavities by the time they are 16 or 17 years of age. This alarming percentage calls for […]

The most common complication associated with dental implants is problem with implant integration that is failure to fuse with the bone and this often leads to implant failure. This complication becomes even worse if the person undergoing implant surgery is a smoker. Dental implants need oxygen to fuse correctly with the bone. If there is […]