Metallic Amalgam Can Sometimes Repair a Cavity on a Back Tooth

The array of molars and premolars in the back of your mouth play an important role in your overall oral function. Premolars work in tandem with both front teeth and molars to bite off and chew foods, while molars largely break food down so you can safely swallow it. When... Read more »

Your Professional Dental Cleaning: What to Expect

The time has come for your routine dental appointment. Our dentists and team recommend that these appointments occur at least every six months. For the sake of your smile’s health, we urge that you do not put off or ignore these appointments. Our team can help you to improve and... Read more »

First Aid For a Chipped Tooth

Though teeth are extremely strong, they are vulnerable to chips and cracks from poor dental habits, tooth decay, and dental habits. In this case, you should visit the dental as soon as possible even if you don’t feel pain. However, if you can’t receive dental treatment immediately, these are a... Read more »

Cleaning Dentures

Keeping your false teeth clean will make them last longer and fit better. The team at Russel R. Jacinto, DMD in Glendale, California, has put together this info to support you to clean and take care of your false teeth. Dentures need to be cleaned frequently, so pick up a... Read more »

What Happens to Your Mouth When You Have a Cold?

Our Russel R. Jacinto, DMD team in Glendale, California, would like to share with you what happens to your mouth when you have a cold, and how you can protect your smile. Colds and flu will make you feel bad all over, but hard on your oral health as well.... Read more »

What Options Do I Have for Mouth Guards?

Donning a mouth guard can be an awesome deterrent to oral harm and late-night visits to the dentist’s office, but to be most powerful, dental mouth guards need to be synced to the task you’ll be wearing them for. All dental mouth guards that you can receive from our practice... Read more »

Are You Suffering From Bruxism?

If someone were to ask you if you were dealing with bruxism, chances are you would say no. But what if you were asked if you grind or clench your teeth? Bruxism is the clinical word for teeth grinding, and you may be unaware that you are doing it, especially... Read more »

What to Do in a Dental Emergency

Emergencies are a fact of life. It is not a matter of if an emergency will strike, but when. Dental emergencies are no different. At some point in everyone’s life, they will find themselves in urgent need of a dentist. When you have a dental emergency, you should contact Dr.... Read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Russel R. Jacinto, DMD, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry... Read more »