Beautiful Teeth For Your Every Emotion

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Unfortunately, not everyone smiles all the time. And not everyone is smiled at all the time. But even frowns need to be clean if you want to maintain a high level of oral health. We’ll take good care of you at Michelsen Dental in Orange CA. At every checkup, we examine you for any signs…

Tonsil Questions?

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In this blog post from Michelsen Dental in Oranage CA, we are going to discuss the two lumps of soft tissue in the back of the throat—the tonsils. Your tonsils sit at the base of the tongue, one on each side. They are small masses of lymphoid tissue. As such, they are part of your…

Yes, We Treat Bad Breath

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At Michelsen Dental in Orange CA, our patients sometimes ask if mouthwash cures bad breath. Our answer?   Treating bad breath with mouthwash is like drenching yourself with cologne instead of taking a shower. Mouthwash is only a temporary mask for odor caused by poor oral hygiene, tongue bacteria, or digestive ailments. Many of them contain alcohol,…

Six 10-Second Healthy Tooth Helps

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It doesn’t have to take a lot of time to improve your oral hygiene. In this post from Michelsen Dental in Orange CA, we remind you that you can form a new habit to benefit your oral health in 10 seconds. Here are six ways to add essential dental care to each day in 60 seconds…

What Is General Dentistry?

If you explored our website before landing on this blog, you have may noticed the term “general dentistry” on the menu, along with other services. “General dentistry” may sound bland, but it isn’t. At Michelsen Dental in Orange CA, it’s your assurance that we can diagnose and treat your most essential issues, and ensure your…

Is Tooth Decay Contagious?

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This message from Michelsen Dental in Orange CA is about tooth decay and bacteria. Your mouth has a thriving community of bacteria. There are from 200-300 types. But relatively few cause tooth decay. Bacteria that cause tooth decay are in the mutans streptococcus family. The bacteria mix with sugar. This mixture creates a powerful acid.…