What Happens if Your Dental Crown is Bothering You?

Dentals crowns are one of the most important procedures we have in the field of dentistry. They play a role functionally, capable of protecting broken or damaged teeth. They also play a role cosmetically, helping to repair the appearance of teeth that are broken, chipped, or misshapen in some way.  After a few days, dental crowns are supposed to feel just like a normal tooth. But there are times when something feels off. Maybe the crown is causing discomfort. Maybe

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What are Dental Implants?

Dental Implants are one of the top ways to restore one’s mouth because they are extremely durable and look very realistic. Implants are made to last and easy to care for, making them the go-to option for dental restorations. If an individual is interested in having their smile perfected with false teeth, they can consider getting implants and restorations by Dr. Guy Peabody. What are Dental Implants? Dental Implants are screw-like pieces of metal that are topped with a false

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Quiz: Do you know how to find a great dentist?

The internet has made finding services of all kinds extremely simple. For example, typing “dentist near me” in the Google Search bar will result in a lengthy list of local dentists. While this is extremely helpful, convenience doesn’t always mean quality. To find a great dentist, you must know what qualities you are looking for. So, do you know how to find a great dentist near you? Take this quiz to find out!  Try to answer these questions on your

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5 Questions for Choosing the Right Dentist

Are you dissatisfied with the quality of dental care you’re currently receiving? Have you moved to a new city? Has it been years since you’ve visited the dentist? If you answered yes to any of these questions, we’re here to help!Good oral health is essential to maintaining overall wellness, and you deserve the best dentist to help you achieve your smile health and esthetic goals.To find a dentist who meets your needs and desires, ask yourself these five questions: What

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STOP! Save this number under “emergency dentist” in your phone right now.

Dental emergencies often happen when you least expect them, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be prepared for them! If you live in the Salinas, CA area, go to your contacts right now and add our phone number to the list. Dr. Mark Washburn provides 24-hour dental care for unexpected dental emergencies, such as: A chipped or broken tooth A knocked-out tooth or filling Severe toothaches Dental abscess If you are experiencing any of these dental emergencies, call 831-758-0959 to

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How to Get Your Kids to Floss –Dr. Washburn

  We all know that flossing is important. We also know that most people do not floss. It’s something we try to encourage from all of our patients, but we’re aware that many of our patients go to great lengths to avoid flossing, even at the expense of their teeth. There are a lot of reasons that people prefer not to floss. But one potential reason is that, unlike brushing, most people do not even try to floss until adulthood.

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