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Did you know that  chewing sugarless gum can prevent cavity?

14 Sep 2017 19:44

​Clinical studies have shown that chewing sugarless gumfor 20 minutes following meals can help prevent toothdecay.The chewing of sugarless gum increases the flow of saliva, which washes away food and other debris,neutralizes acids produced by bacteria in themouth and provides disease-fighting substances throughoutthe mouth. Increased saliva flow also carries with itmore calcium and phosphate to help strengthen toothenamel.Look for chewing gum with the ADA Se [...]

Your Teeth Are Amazing! 5 Fascinating Facts

8 Sep 2017 19:16

​They help you chew, speak and smile, but how much do you really know about your teeth? Here are some of the “tooth truths” that prove your teeth really are remarkable. 1. People have been caring for their teeth for centuries.Did you know the first toothbrushes were actually twigs our ancestors chewed on, using the frayed ends to cleanse their teeth? Around 5,000 B.C., the Egyptians used crushed eggshells and ground animal hooves to clean and polish their teeth. By [...]

8 Secrets to a Successful Back-to-School Dental Checkup

28 Aug 2017 19:49

Backpack? Check. Booster shots? Check. Teeth cleaning?Check!Regular dental visits are important year-round, buta back-to-school checkup is key in fighting the mostcommon chronic disease found in school-age children: cavities. In fact, dental disease causes children tomiss more than 51 million school hours each year. Prevention and early detection can help avoid pain,trouble eating, difficulty speaking and schoolabsences. “When people are beginning to do theirpedi [...]


14 Aug 2017 21:16

If you are self-conscious because you have missing teeth,wear dentures that are uncomfortable or don't want tohave good tooth structure removed to make a bridge, talkto your dentist to see if dental implants are an option foryou.Dental implants are a popular and effective way toreplace missing teeth and are designed to blend in with yourother teeth. They are an excellent long-term option forrestoring your smile. In fact, the development and useof implants is one of the biggest advances in [...]

Another Successful Braces Treatment

10 Jul 2017 21:54

Here is the YELP Review we received from him - a very satisfied patient.>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>Jesus S.Long Beach, CA 0 friends 3 reviews[6/24/2017   Dr Velasquez is the best dentist in long beach,they fix my teeth that was really bad ,now i can smileand feel great, that's why iam so sati [...]

Did you know that there are 3 ways to fight Dental Anxiety?

20 Jun 2017 23:54

Do you suffer from dental anxiety? Don't think thatyou're alone. Past unpleasant experiences from thedentist can add to the fears & apprehension anyonecan have. Maybe you're afraid of needles, or anydental minor or major procedures or fear of  justsimply thinking what the dentist might find duringyour exam. And if you delay or you don't go to yourdentist, more serious problems may occur. Don't bea stranger, visit your dentist regularly to avoid anyemergency and its much easier in [...]

Smile Saved Just in time for her Wedding

8 Jun 2017 19:43

Sara was happy & satisfied with the outcomeof her treatment which was just in time forher upcoming wedding. Now she can smilenaturally for the event's photo shoots. Notonly that, she can also enjoy the food betterthan with the appliance that she used to have. Another smile saved from the smile​specialist, Dr. Jeff D. Velasquez.By VbAV [...]

Longtime Patient's Testimonial

2 Jun 2017 23:48

A longtime patient talks about her experience here@ Velasquez Dental. She says shes been coming here forseveral years now. Everytime she comes here, she feels like she'spart of the family..She said that every procedure ourdoctor has done was done with such ease and careand have never left with pain. She said she loves her beautiful smile..Another Smile saved!By VBaV [...]

June 2017- Fun Facts

1 Jun 2017 16:31

Dentist: You need a filling. Patient: Make it a chocolate please.​How about you, do you need one?​ ​Please call our office @ 562-247-4683 [...]

Keeping up with your Regular Dental Check Up and Cleaning Specially during Pregnancy

18 May 2017 19:43

This video is from ADA (American Dental Association) Did you know that pregnancy gingivitis is preventable?Its important to be mouth healthy for life. Our mouthis the gateway to our body’s overall health. Duringpregnancy, your oral health is important for bothyours & your baby. Regular Dental check up & cleaningduring pregnancy is beneficial to prevent any gumproblem or what is commonly called as‘pregnancy gingivitis’. This is caused by increaseaccumulation of p [...]

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