Cold Weather and Tooth Sensitivity

Cold Weather and Tooth Sensitivity General Dentistry Palo Alto   There are so many things to look forward to with the change of the season, but the effects of the cold weather on your teeth aren’t usually included in that list! Here’s a little overview of how your teeth can react to changes in the […]

National Dental Hygiene Month

National Dental Hygiene Month General Dentistry Palo Alto       Did you know that October is National Dental Hygiene Month? Most people think of tricks and treats this Halloween season, but here are a few other things to keep in mind while you’re costume prepping this year:       Brushing According to the […]

Porcelain Veneers: FAQ

Porcelain Veneers: FAQ Cosmetic Veneers Palo Alto Would you believe that veneers have been around since the 1920s?! They debuted in Hollywood, no surprise, but porcelain veneers have come a long way from the red carpet and are surprisingly more common and more natural looking today than you might suspect.  Between the 1920s and the […]

How to Care for Your Teeth After Invisalign

How to Care for Your Teeth After Invisalign Invisalign Palo Alto     Congratulations on all your hard work and dedication to your smile! You’ve gone through Invisalign treatments to get the smile you’ve always wanted, and you’ve cared for your teeth with an oral routine that has worked for you; you might already suspect […]

Summer Time and Sleep Apnea

Summer Time and Sleep Apnea Sleep Apnea Palo Alto     Summer is one of the best times of the year, but extended sunlight hours and festivities all day and night can really do a number on your sleep schedule. It’s important to be aware of your quality of sleep during the summer, especially in […]

The Importance of Replacing Missing Teeth

The Importance of Replacing Missing Teeth Dental Implants Palo Alto   So exactly how important is replacing a missing tooth? Those who aren’t missing any of their natural teeth might not understand the sense of identity surrounding your smile, or understand the emotional stress that can come with being uncomfortable with your natural smile. For […]

Teeth Grinding

Teeth Grinding Preventative Dentistry Palo Alto   Could you be grinding your teeth at night?   Studies show that nighttime grinding, also known as sleep bruxism, affects about 10% of the population. Sleep bruxism can lead to uncomfortable consequences, like serious muscle soreness and even headaches, in the days and weeks to follow.   Many […]

Complete Guide to Oral Health

Complete Guide to Oral Health Oral Health Palo Alto   Springtime means the birds are singing and the bees are buzzing, and life often starts to get-up-and-go for many people! If you’re wondering how to keep up on your oral health this spring, Dr. Christine Hansen and Dr. Roberta Jurash suggests these tips and tricks […]

Dental Check-Ups

Dental Check-Ups General Dentistry Palo Alto   When most people look at their calendar for the year, they don’t often note how many times they’ll be visiting the dentist as a part of their regular check-up routine. The problem that occurs from this general pattern is that often, when people do visit their general dentist, […]

New Year, New Sleep Habits

New Year, New Sleep Habits Sleep Apnea Palo Alto   Make this year your best year yet with sleep apnea solutions from Dr. Hansen and Dr. Jurash! If you’ve been living life in a low-energy fog, falling asleep throughout your day, having trouble concentrating, are waking up intermittently throughout your night, possibly due to a […]