Spring Into the Season With Halitosis Prevention

Have you ever heard of halitosis? The chances are that you have but are unaware this is its name. Halitosis is frequently known as bad breath and can occur at any age. Oftentimes, bad breath is the result of an underlying condition within your oral health, although it can also be like to problems deep within your body. It is... read more »

Smile Restorations Sometimes Include Dental Implants

If you feel self-conscious about your smile, then perhaps dental implants can help you! Dental implants are great for restoring lost teeth because of the long-lasting and robust effects they can have on your smile. To help you learn more about dental implants, our dentist, Dr. David McKenna with McKenna Family Dentistry in Palo Alto, California, is willing to provide... read more »

Foods That Help Your Smile

We all want to take care of our bodies, and feed them the best foods for our continued health. Did you know that a healthy diet affects your mouth, as well? Let’s take a look at some of the best foods you can choose for a healthy smile. Dairy: If you can eat dairy, choose low-sugar options, such as plain... read more »

Tips for Selecting the Right Toothpaste for Your Smile

Because there are many different types of toothpaste available, choosing the right toothpaste for your smile can be difficult. However, with Dr. David McKenna’s help, it’s possible. Our dentist is happy to help you choose the right toothpaste for your teeth and smile by encouraging you to select a paste that has the following characteristics: -ADA approval: The American Dental... read more »

The Characteristics to Look for in Mouthwash

Are you in search for a new mouthwash? If so, our dentist, Dr. David McKenna, is more than happy to help you choose a mouthwash that is right for you and your smile. As you may already know, there are many different types of rinses that can help you in different ways. For the best rinse possible, it’s best to... read more »

Achieve Optimum Holiday Health with Enhanced Oral Health Care Treatments

Your holiday smile can suffer from numerous ailments and forms of dental damage if you're not careful. Even simple lifestyle choices and bad habits in your everyday life can severely hinder your oral health if you're not careful. Thus, it is important to make sure you are exercising caution with all life choices and implementing the proper oral health care... read more »

Yearly Oral Health Reminders: Toothbrushing Techniques

As toothbrushing remains the go-to oral health care treatment method to improve your smile, it is important to make sure you are using proper tooth brushing techniques. However, remember that even though toothbrushes are highly effective, they cannot reach all areas of your teeth, so be sure to floss every day to reach areas between teeth that toothbrushes cannot reach.... read more »