Friday, February 16, 2018

Cold Sore – How to Get Rid of Them


No one likes a cold sore; they can hurt and be unsightly. What can you do to help get rid of a cold sore faster?

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Ready, Set, Rec! - February


Community Services Director Kerry Walker talks about the many activities and events being offered by the City of Vacaville!

Saturday, February 10, 2018

Root Canal Procedure


What is a root canal, and why would you need a root canal procedure? If you’re having a lot of tooth pain and your dentist finds deep decay, you may need to get this in-office procedure.

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

How Did Teeth Evolve? - Peter S. Ungar


You may take them for granted, but your teeth are a marvel. They break up all your food over the course of your life, while being strong enough to withstand breakage themselves. How do they do it? Peter S. Ungar traces the evolution of mammalian molars from primitive cone-like structures to the myriad forms of today’s species, from lions to cows to people.

Lesson by Peter S. Ungar, animation by Cabong Studios.

Sunday, February 4, 2018

Remedies for Dry Mouth


If you suffer from dry mouth, you know how frustrating it can be. But did you know it can also be associated to many other oral health issues? Here are some tips on dealing with dry mouth symptoms and keeping your mouth healthy.

Thursday, February 1, 2018

How Brushing Too Hard Damages Your Teeth and How You Can Avoid It


The expression "too much of anything can hurt you" definitely applies even to keeping your teeth clean. A great tip that can help keep you from brushing away precious dentin and enamel is to start using your non-dominant hand.

Monday, January 29, 2018

What Causes Cavities


The last thing you want to hear when you go to the dentist is that you have a cavity. So what causes cavities? Here’s a quick rundown on the different types of cavities, what causes them and how you can help to avoid them.