When is a good time to take my kid to the dentist?

June 6, 2022 By Jason Cellars, DDS

When you’re the father/mother of a young kid, you have to be prepared to take him to a lot of appointments and check-ups, as well as going to the dentist, which is very important and required at such a small age. So, when and how often you should take him to the dentist? Essentially, the first appointment should be when her/his first tooth appears. (Obviously, why take him if he/she doesn ...

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How Do I Know If I Need a Root Canal or Filling?

May 24, 2022 By Jason Cellars, DDS

Root canals and fillings are used to treat teeth that have some kind of tooth decay or cavity. Dental fillings are used for smaller cavities whereas root canal therapy may be needed for teeth that have more extensive damage. Untreated cavities will progress to infect the pulp, creating the need for root canal treatment in order to save the tooth. Root canals are necessary because damage to the pulp is permanent and cannot be reversed ...

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What Does It Mean If Your Gums Bleed?

April 18, 2022 By Jason Cellars, DDS

It can happen that your gums bleed from time to time. This can be due to brushing or flossing a little too hard. However, if you notice regular bleeding gums, this is never a good thing and is not something you should ignore. We have come up with a list reasons why gums bleed most commonly and we’ve come up with ways to help reduce the bleeding: Gingivitis or gum disease. This is the ...

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When First Impressions Count: Let Your Teeth Do the Talking

April 12, 2022 By Jason Cellars, DDS

When you need to make a good first impression, make sure your teeth are working for you and not against you. Have you ever heard the expression ‘a million dollar smile’? It’s been applied to everyone from movie stars (like Angelina Jolie) to motivational speakers (like Tony Robbins). And that’s because a great smile can be worth a million dollars as far as making a great impression. In Psychology Today magazine, Paul Ekman ...

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What to Look for in a Dentist?

March 21, 2022 By Jason Cellars, DDS

Choosing a new dentist in Huntington Beach may make you uneasy. However, it shouldn’t have to be as long as you know what to look for. Depending on the kind of patient you are, whether you are an anxious patient who needs sedation or are a patient who does not, generally you will need to look for the qualities that suit you best when determining which dentist to go to. We’ve put together ...

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When Good Breath Goes Bad

March 18, 2022 By Jason Cellars, DDS

According to the National Institutes of Health, poor oral hygiene is the most common reason for bad breath. And all the mouthwash, breath mints, and breath fresheners in the world can’t banish bad breath when the source is bacteria rather than the food you eat. If you’ve been having trouble keeping your mouth feeling fresh and smelling good, this article will help you locate the real source of the problem...and it may ...

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Huntington Beach Cosmetic Dentist can Restore Damaged Teeth!

February 22, 2022 By Jason Cellars, DDS

At the heart of a beautiful smile, you will find healthy teeth Problems like discoloration are easy to overcome with professional teeth whitening. Cosmetic concerns like gaps can be disguised with custom-made porcelain veneers. But what do you do when teeth are damaged? It used to be that repair involved an amalgam filling or metal crown, perhaps even a metal bridge. Not anymore. In the office of Huntington Beach cosmetic dentist Jason Cellars, DDS, we ...

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What Makes A Good Cosmetic Dentist And How Can You Tell?

February 22, 2022 By Jason Cellars, DDS

Here are some points to consider: Having The Training and Mentorship - where did the dentist learn and who taught them. Did they have a mentorship program. Some dentists advertise that they are "cosmetic dentists" even though they have had inadequate training, experience and mentorship. An Eye For Style/Fashion - because this is about making you look and feel good, it helps if the dentist has an eye for it. Do they evaluate your face shape ...

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