Are There Alternatives to Dentures?

We occasionally get asked if there are alternatives to false teeth. The first thing we say is that brushing your pearly whites twice a day is a good alternative to false teeth, as is flossing per day! If you really think dentures might not be right for you, please let... Read more »

What You May Not Know About Cavities

Cavities are holes that develop in the teeth when bacteria and acid attack. Typically, cavities form when you have poor oral hygiene, you forget to visit Dr. Stephen Henry twice a year, or you eat many carbohydrates, like candy, cake, soda, bread, and cereal. Many people think children are the... Read more »

Caring for Sensitive Teeth with Oral Hygiene

Sure, you've most likely felt tooth sensitivity before. But what did you do about it? Did you know that you can stop by our office for tooth sensitivity procedures? Here are a few things you can do to keep your chompers feeling solid and healthy after professional treatments from our... Read more »

Basic Oral Health Tips for Caregivers of Those with Physical Disabilities

Taking care of someone with a serious disability requires patience and skill. That includes caring for their oral health. If you are new to this experience, Dr. Henry and our staff is happy to offer you some tips to get you on the right track. Like everyone else, people with... Read more »

All About Burning Mouth Syndrome

As you may have already surmised, the main characteristic of Burning Mouth Syndrome (BMS) is a burning pain in the mouth. This can occur every day for months or even longer. Other symptoms may consist of numbness, dry mouth and an altered taste in the mouth. BMS is tricky to... Read more »

Beautify Your Smile With Veneers

Do your smile flaws make you embarrassed, or even ashamed of your smile? If you dream of a more attractive, radiant smile, Dr. Stephen Henry may recommend veneers in Foster City, California. What Are Dental Veneers? A veneer is a thin piece of porcelain or ceramic that is placed on... Read more »

Are Dental Problems Genetic?

Have you ever heard someone say that the reason that they are prone to cavities or gum disease is because of their genetics? For example, they might say “My dad has bad teeth, so it makes sense that I would get so many cavities.” Do you ever wonder how much... Read more »

The Basics of Cold Sores

So you’ve got a cold sore. You’re not alone. Cold sores, also called fever blisters, are common viral infections that are spread from person to person by way of close contact. About 90% of adults worldwide test positive for this virus, even if they’ve never experienced the symptoms. Cold sores... Read more »

Find the Answers to Your Dental Bridge Questions Here

The dental world is one of its own. It includes many dental treatments, techniques, and equipment that could be quite confusing and even overwhelming to many patients. This oftentimes leads to many questions. So, if you have questions about dental bridges, our dentist, Dr. Stephen Henry, and dental team are... Read more »

Replace Your Toothbrush with an Effective and Safe Tool

It's important to brush your teeth with an effective and top-notch tool. Unfortunately, there are brushes in the world that can harm your teeth and gums. So, if you're on your way to the store to pick up a new brush, our dentist, Dr. Stephen Henry, encourages you to pick... Read more »