April Is Oral Cancer Awareness Month
April Is Oral Cancer Awareness Month Oral Cancer Screening Palo Alto Early detection of oral cancer can decrease morbidity and increase long-term survival. Your oral cancer screening doesn’t require any special preparation. Oral cancer screening is performed yearly during your hygiene visit with Dr. Hansen, Dr. Tseng and the hygiene team. Rest assured we have many eyes […]
5 Tips for Calming Your Dental Anxiety
5 Tips for Calming Your Dental Anxiety Dr. Christine Hansen • Palo Alto, California Missing dental appointments due to phobias not only can prolong your dental discomfort, but it can also add to your anxiety because you may feel guilty for missing dental offices. Here are some tips and tricks that will help you relax […]
Break Bad Dental Habits This Year!
Break Bad Dental Habits This Year! Christine Hansen DDS, Palo Alto, CA Chewing Your Nails This nervous habit can chip teeth and impact your jaw. Placing your jaw in a protruding position for long periods of time can place pressure on it, which is associated with jaw dysfunction. Solution: Stress reduction and holding something to […]
Dental Myths Debunked!
Dental Myths Debunked! Palo Alto Dentist “It doesn’t matter what time of day I brush.” Brushing at certain times of the day does have an impact on your oral heath. Brushing your teeth at night prevents food particles from sitting on our teeth which contributes to tooth decay over time. Brushing teeth in the morning […]
Why You Should Visit Your Dentist This Winter Season
Why You Should Visit Your Dentist This Winter Season General Dentistry Palo Alto Whatever your December festivities look like, Palo Alto dentists Dr. Jurash and Dr. Hansen want to make sure you keep your oral health a priority even during all the holiday hustle and bustle. This time of year is actually an ideal […]
Fall Foods That are Great For Your Teeth
Fall Foods That are Great For Your Teeth General Dentistry Tips Palo Alto The holidays are filled with lots of laughter over shared meals with the people you love and with so much to be thankful for this time of year, your oral health should one of them! Here are some delicious fall indulgences that […]
How Your Dentist Celebrates Halloween
How Your Dentist Celebrates Halloween General Dentistry Palo Alto Learn how Palo Alto dentists Dr. Jurash and Dr. Hansen make the idea of a healthy Halloween less scary with these tips – and tricks! Wait Until The Last Minute Our team has no problem celebrating Halloween all month long, but the one thing Palo […]
September: National Gum Care Month!
September: National Gum Care Month! General Dentistry Palo Alto In honor of National Gum Care Month Palo Alto dentists Dr. Jurash and Dr. Hansen want to encourage the health of all their patients with some educational information about oral care and gum disease. Gum disease – or periodontal disease – is a long-term infection in […]
Dental Emergency Travel Tips
Dental Emergency Travel Tips Dental Tips Palo Alto Sunscreen ✓ Travel Pillow ✓ Toothbrush ✓ Dental Emergency?! No one ever plans on having a dental emergency, especially while on vacation! Whether you are traveling for fun or for work it’s important to know what you can do if one pops up on your itinerary. Palo […]
Dentist Recommended Mother’s Day Gifts
Dentist Recommended Mother’s Day Gifts General Dentistry Palo Alto This year get the mother figure in your life a gift that shows them how much you love their smile! Palo Alto dentist Dr. Hansen has a couple suggestions that will promote oral health that they will love. A Reusable Straw A reusable straw is […]