Braces Can Help You Feel Comfortable

You may look at or think about braces and feel a sense of revulsion. We understand they may not be the prettiest things you can be adorned with, but the comforts they can bring once they are done can be well worth it. Braces can actually do more for you than just make your smile look more attractive. They can... read more »

Significant Complications Can Arise from Untreated Gum Disease

If you sometimes fail to remember to brush your teeth twice each day or you are reticent to floss at least once each day excess bacterial deposits can start to build up in your mouth. As time goes on they can start to harden into tartar near the gumline leading to increased risk of suffering from gum disease. Without professional... read more »

Choosing the Right Mouthwash

From time to time, everyone can use a little help with their breath. It may be you had a lunch that is still lingering even after you leave the restaurant. You might need to tighten up your oral healthcare routine, or you may have a medical condition that is causing your bad breath. One way to cope with bad breath,... read more »

Severe Periodontal Disease Can Also Cause Systemic Inflammation

Hardened tartar at the gum line often occurs when an inconsistent daily oral hygiene routine fails to remove food particles and plaque from your teeth. The continual bacterial presence can cause periodontal inflammation. Also known as gingivitis, this early form of periodontal disease can cause your gums to appear red or inflamed gums, and they might also tend to bleed... read more »

Beating Bad Breath

If you take a walk down the dental aisle at your local store, you will see plenty of mouthwashes and rinses designed to solve the problem of bad breath. Stop in at any gas station or convenience store and you can buy mints and gum that claim to give you fresher breath. There are many ways to beat bad breath,... read more »

How to Restore a Missing Tooth

Are you ever slow to smile because of a missing tooth? Do you have a difficult time eating or making certain sounds? If you are missing a tooth, you may know that there are many different options that could help you deal with your issues. Furthermore, if you are suffering from any of these issues, you may want to schedule... read more »

A Loose Crown Needs Immediate Treatment to Prevent Complications

Your dentist, Dr. Joel Manalese, designed your new dental crown from durable materials that will not be susceptible to the bacterial effects of tooth decay. At the same time, gum disease can still pose a serious threat to the long-term integrity of the crown. When plaque and residual food particles are not effectively cleaned away from your teeth and gumline,... read more »

How to Know if You Have Sleep Apnea

Do you sometimes wake up still feeling exhausted? Have you ever been told that you snore or make other noises while you sleep? Do you wake up frequently during the night? If so, you could be dealing with a serious condition known as sleep apnea. While you may have heard of this condition, did you know that a dentist may... read more »

Enjoy the Holidays Mindfully

October is here, and our Regal Dentistry team in Riverside, California, along with Dr. Joel Manalese want to wish you and yours a healthy Halloween. To help you do this, we would like to share some tips from the American Dental Hygienists’ Association. To encourage our patients to find a balance between celebrating the holiday festivities and preserving those healthy... read more »

A Dental Crown Needs Brushing and Flossing Like the Rest of Your Teeth

Your new dental crown is made of artificial materials that are not vulnerable to tooth decay. However, your crown is still vulnerable to the secondary effects of gum disease. So, it will still need to be cleaned in your daily oral hygiene routine. Residual food particles and plaque that are not removed on a regular basis can harden into tartar,... read more »