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Invisalign – Loving what’s to come

Holiday Greetings to All!

As the winter season comes upon us, we wish you health, peace, contentment and the excitement of experiencing life, feelings and events. Happy Holidays!                                                                                        Pieced Santa quilt by Rhona T. Lee

Peri Implantitis – What is your plan?

According to the American Academy of Implant Dentistry each year over 500,000 implants are placed in the United States.  While implants are excellent missing teeth replacements, technical, esthetic and biologic complications occur. Technical complications can include occlusal (bite) trauma, implant breakage or fracture and loosening of screws and abutments. Esthetic complications can include exposed threads […]

Kombucha: An Elixir Tea or Champagne?

Kombucha, a growing popular green or black tea, has been called the “Champagne of Life”, but is it really? Over thousands of years several cultures have claimed that drinking kombucha daily promotes well-being and energy.  Kombucha starts as a tea to which is added strains of bacteria, sugar and yeast.  The mixture is fermented to […]

Happy 4th of July!

  Handmade quilts by Rhona Lee     According to Wikipedia, Independence Day (colloquial: the Fourth of July) is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the Declaration of Independence of the United States on July 4, 1776. The Continental Congress declared that the thirteen American colonies were no longer subject (and subordinate) to […]

Welcome little Layla!

  Patients come in all sizes and ages.  This is six year old Layla, who came in today for her first visit with us. Dr. Chan checked her teeth for cavities and for spacing.  He did this to make sure that as she grows, she will have enough space throughout her mouth for her permanent […]

Dry Mouth or Xerostomia

What is dry mouth or  xerostomia and what can be done to minimize its effects? People of all ages can have dry mouth symptoms, otherwise known as xerostomia.  This condition may be attributed to many factors either singly or in combination, including but not limited to the following: 1. Medications 2. Allergies 3. Use of […]

Easter Greetings

Easter Greetings from Dr. Gar Chan, Rhona, Renee, Susan, Sandra, Susan and Cyndi!  May you enjoy the day surrounded by the thoughts of your family and friends.  

February Celebrations

Annually we celebrate Valentine’s Day, President’s Day and birthdays for all those born in the month of February. Here’s to all of those memorable footnotes!     

Basic Life Support Renewal Course

Every two years Dr. Chan hosts a Basic Life Support Renewal Course for our entire staff in the comfort of our office. This year we had the pleasure of having Mark Ganley as our instructor. Mark is a Continuing Education Provider approved by the Dental Board of California and works for HeartShare Training Services, Inc. […]