How Can I Get My Child’s Smile Ready for Vacation?

Vacations are meant for relaxation—not dental emergencies. However, if you're not careful, your child could hurt their smile or even alter their oral health. This is why it's important to make sure your child has a strong and healthy smile before you leave on vacation. To help you do so,... Read more »

The Scoop on Dental Sealants

Would you like to know more about dental sealants? If so, you’ve come to the right place! Our team here at Dr. Stephen Henry DDS in Foster City, California love dentistry, and we love helping our patients to be fully informed about all their options. We are more than happy... Read more »

Stained or Discolored Teeth? Try Zoom! Whitening

Do you have stained or discolored teeth? Are you hoping to improve the color of your teeth safely and effectively with a product that can have lasting results? If so, try Zoom! whitening. The benefits of Zoom! teeth whitening treatments include the following: - Zoom! whitening can remove current stains,... Read more »

Partial Dentures Require Daily Care and Consistent Oral Hygiene Habits

Your new partial denture was designed by Dr. Stephen Henry to replicate the presence and function of your missing teeth. Even though it will not fall victim to tooth decay the removable dental appliance will still need daily care and consistent oral hygiene habits. Many partial denture wearers will use... Read more »

How to Treat a Canker Sore at Home

Canker sores: they can be annoying and even painful. If you have a canker sore, our Dr. Stephen Henry DDS dental team has some helpful guidelines for you to help your release your discomfort and liver a more carefree life. We recommend doing one or more of the following things... Read more »

Overcoming Sleep Apnea

Are you suffering from sleep apnea? Sleep apnea is a sleeping disorder characterized by irregular breathing patterns while you sleep. Do you know if yours is central sleep apnea or obstructive sleep apnea? Central sleep apnea is the process in which brain signals that facilitate breathing are broken or disrupted.... Read more »

A Tooth Might Need to Be Cosmetically Restored with a Porcelain Crown

When a tooth in your smile suffers from discolored enamel or a physical imperfection, such as a mismatched dental filling or small dental fracture, it can leave you feeling self-conscious. Some physical imperfections can be masked with dental veneers. However, a more significant imperfection might need to be treated with... Read more »

Are There Lasers That Exist as Effective Dental Tools?

Did you know that lasers have been in the field of dentistry since the early 1990s? Not only are they used for many procedures in dentistry, but with each passing decade, more services and treatments are becoming available that take advantage of the truly awesome powers and benefits that lasers... Read more »

Dental Sealants 101

Would you like basic information on how to protect against cavities? If so, you have come to the right place! Our dental team at Dr. Stephen Henry DDS in Foster City, California, is proud to give you some basic tips on dental sealants and how they can protect your smile.... Read more »

Healthy Tips to Protect Your Smile From Cavities

Cavities can create havoc with your healthy smile if you let your guard down and neglect it. Cavities are tiny holes in the tooth created by dental plaque. Dental plaque forms as oral debris—bacteria, food particles from sugary and starchy foods, acid and saliva all mix together to coat your... Read more »