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Robert McBride, DDS in Long Beach offers two simple “finger stick” tests which could save your life!

Robert McBride, DDS in Long Beach offers two simple “finger stick” tests which could save your life!

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January 15, 2019
Knowing you have periodontal disease is the first step. The next step toward health is to determine if the disease is impacting your systemic health. There are two simple “finger stick” tests done at the Dental Wellness Center which will help you determine your systemic health risk. The tests are: High Sensitivity C-Reactive Protein (CRP). […]
Holistic Dental office in Long Beach tests for systemic health risks

Holistic Dental office in Long Beach tests for systemic health risks

By Dr. McBride 0 Comments
January 1, 2019
(continued) The second test that helps us determine your systemic health risk is Average Blood Surgar(HbA1c). On those occasions when blood glucose is high, the hemoglobin in the blood may be marked or “glycated.” The percentage of the hemoglobin that is glycated is an indication of your level of glucose control over the last two […]
Dr. McBride in Long Beach can Safely Remove and Replace Old Mercury Fillings

Dr. McBride in Long Beach can Safely Remove and Replace Old Mercury Fillings

By Dr. McBride 0 Comments
December 14, 2018
by Dr. McBride Experience You Can Trust Dr. McBride understands that mercury can affect your oral health, your well-being, and your quality of life. He and his team have helped patients live healthier lives—mercury free. They have experience with the particular protocols and procedures necessary to safely remove mercury fillings. Besides being “Mercury Free,” meaning […]
Dr. McBride in Long Beach shares how Full denture care is as different from other types of dentistry as night and day

Dr. McBride in Long Beach shares how Full denture care is as different from other types of dentistry as night and day

By Dr. McBride 0 Comments
February 10, 2018
FULL DENTURE CARE Full denture care is as different from other types of dentistry as night and day.  Replacing 28 teeth in an empty mouth in a manner that will allow for proper chewing, comfort and natural appearance requires a proper execution of many factors.  When a person has no teeth, there are no exact […]
Dr. McBride in Long Beach talks about Pregnancy and Oral Health

Dr. McBride in Long Beach talks about Pregnancy and Oral Health

By Dr. McBride 0 Comments
February 3, 2018
Pregnancy and Oral Health How does pregnancy affect my oral health? It’s a myth that calcium is lost from the mother’s teeth and “one tooth is lost with every pregnancy.” But you may experience some changes in your oral health during pregnancy. The primary change is it surge in hormones – particularly an increase in estrogen […]
Invisible braces now available at the Dental Wellness center in Long Beach

Invisible braces now available at the Dental Wellness center in Long Beach

By Dr. McBride 0 Comments
January 26, 2018
What is ClearCorrect? ClearCorrect™ is an amazing new alternative to braces.  Rather than having the permanent hardware of traditional braces affixed to your teeth, you now have the option of a removable, clear aligner that will gradually straighten your teeth. Your ClearCorrect™ treatment system is personalized for your teeth. Every two weeks you will remove […]
Long Beach Holistic dentist regimens to manage tooth hypersensitivity

Long Beach Holistic dentist regimens to manage tooth hypersensitivity

By Dr. McBride 0 Comments
December 21, 2017
What can the dentist do for my sensitive teeth? Dr. McBride and the hygienist have a variety of regimens to manage tooth hypersensitivity, including both in-office treatments and patient-applied products for home use. If you are diagnosed with dentin hypersensitivity, Dr. McBride may apply a desensitizing agent or a protective coating. We have a treatment of inorganic […]
When is it time to see Dr. McBride in Long Beach when you have a sensitive tooth?

When is it time to see Dr. McBride in Long Beach when you have a sensitive tooth?

By Dr. McBride 0 Comments
December 14, 2017
How do I know when it’s time to see a dentist? Is it more like a toothache? If a tooth is highly sensitive for more than three or four days and reacts to hot and cold temperatures, it’s best to get a diagnostic evaluation from Dr. McBride to determine the extent of the problem. Before taking the situation into your […]
Dr. McBride dentist in Long Beach talks about how you can avoid tooth sensitivtiy

Dr. McBride dentist in Long Beach talks about how you can avoid tooth sensitivtiy

By Dr. McBride 0 Comments
December 7, 2017
Is tooth sensitivity a common condition? Sensitive teeth is one of the most common complaints among dental patients. At least 45 million adults in the United States and 5 million Canadians suffer at some time from sensitive teeth. How can I avoid sensitivity? Some toothpastes contain abrasive ingredients that may be too harsh for people […]
Holistic Dentist in Long Beach talks about Tooth Sensitivity/Toothache

Holistic Dentist in Long Beach talks about Tooth Sensitivity/Toothache

By Dr. McBride 0 Comments
December 1, 2017
Why are my teeth sensitive?  Tooth sensitivity is caused by the stimulation of nerve cells within tiny tubules located in the dentin (the layer of tissue found beneath the hard enamel that contains the inner pulp). When the hard enamel is worn down or gums have receded causing the tiny tubules to be exposed pain […]
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