When it comes to your health, do you know what one of the biggest keys to good overall health is? It's sleep! You're probably surprised that a dental office is talking about getting a quality night's sleep but we don't see people just as teeth and smiles. Rather, we care about improving people's full body health so we've got a sleep apnea... read more »VIEW POST
From a young age, Dr. Powell knew that he wanted to be a dentist. He went to a dentist who made him feel proud to be cavity-free and excited to return. There was never any pain and thought it would be great to work with smiling people all day. Of course as an adult he realized dentistry was a much... read more »VIEW POST
Dental restorations (crowns, fillings, onlays, etc.) have come a long way. It's true that some dental offices still use practically archaic materials and techniques, but at least there are a few dentists who understand the value in quality materials and updated technology. And Dr. James Powell is definitely the dentist who stays on top of cutting-edge technology! At our dental... read more »VIEW POST
When you visit the dentist for your routine checkup, the last thing you want to hear is that you have cavities—a sure sign of tooth decay gone wild. You might be tempted to do nothing with early warning signs, but cavity progression due to non-action is real trouble. That's what we're going to look at today because tooth decay is... read more »VIEW POST
When you think about a smile you probably think about teeth. But the gums can actually affect the way your smile looks! If you have a gummy smile, you know this all too well. Additionally, if you suffer from a gum line that is too high then you've probably realized it can make teeth look longer than they are (not to mention tooth... read more »VIEW POST
We've been creating great smiles with dentures in Palmdale, CA for over three decades. So we get that there's a common misconception about wearing dentures: there's nothing to take care of since there's no teeth. But the truth is, there's still bacteria in your mouth that needs to be handled. Simply implementing good habits to care for your mouth as well as... read more »VIEW POST
If you've been wanting to straighten your teeth but aren't thrilled about wearing metal braces or fear the expense of braces, you may be tempted to go the braces-by-mail or DIY route...because, well, those commercials you keep hearing and the DIY videos you're seeing make alternatives seem awesome! Not to mention, you think you'll be saving some money but this... read more »VIEW POST
We talk a lot about how important your oral health is to your overall health—so you're probably already aware of the fact that routine professional cleanings, along with your consistent daily oral hygiene habits, help keep your teeth protected from decay and your gums healthy. Not to mention the added benefit of having a beautiful smile. But guess what you... read more »VIEW POST
Have you been looking in the mirror and thinking that there's something off about your facial profile? If you've been looking at it long enough you've probably resolved to deciding that your chin is too weak, or small. And maybe you even feel a little self-conscious about your chin & facial profile. So, you decide to look into treatment. But... read more »VIEW POST
Ah, the mystery of the dark tooth. You know what we're talking about—that one tooth that's a bit darker than the rest of your teeth. Maybe the difference is quite drastic or maybe it's subtle. Either way, we are going to uncover that mystery today! What is a dead tooth? A dead tooth (a.k.a. a non-vital tooth) is a tooth... read more »VIEW POST
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