What Are Dental Veneers?

When it comes to enhancing your smile, dental veneers have become a popular choice. Dental veneers can give you a beautiful smile that can boost your self-esteem and last for years to come. To help you understand more about dental veneers, Dr. German G. Jaquez with Ecco Dental in Glendora, California, has provided you some… Read more »

A Dental Bridge Might Be Needed to Replace a Tooth Lost to a Severe Cavity

You have a great deal of bacteria in your mouth. If you don’t brush your teeth twice a day and floss at least once a day, these bacteria can lead to a significant build up plaque and acids that can cause a cavity to develop on one or more of your teeth. If you fail… Read more »

When to Visit the Dentist for a Check-Up

What exactly does it mean to keep “regular” dental appointments? Detecting a dental disaster early will reduce the difficulty in fixing the problem. If you wait too long between visits, dental disease can quickly make a negative impact on your life. So, how often should you go?   Dental Appointment Frequency for Children   For… Read more »

What Are Dental Bridges?

Are you curious about dental bridges and what they do? A bridge can replace missing teeth, keep your other teeth from shifting position, and make your smile look nice again.   There are four different types, which are called traditional, cantilever, maryland, and implant supported. All generally provide the same results, but they approach things… Read more »

Bad Dental Habits to Avoid

We all know that some great dental habits include brushing your teeth twice a day, flossing once a day, and going to the dentist regularly. However, there are some bad dental habits that you may be unaware of that should be avoided. Brushing Your Teeth Too Hard Using a toothbrush with hard bristles or scrubbing… Read more »

Supplement Your Dental Hygiene Routine by Chewing Gum

Did you know that chewing gum can help prevent tooth decay? You heard us right. Studies have shown that chewing gum for about 20 minutes after you eat can help prevent tooth decay. Why is that, you ask? Dr. German G. Jaquez and our team are happy to give you some insights to chewing gum…. Read more »

Why Is Teeth Whitening so Popular Today?

Teeth whitening has reached a popularity that is off the charts. And for good reason. A British survey taken by Oral-B discovered that most people view people with bright, white teeth as being younger, more attractive, smarter and wealthier than their tooth-stained counterparts. In fact, people thought that the pristine teeth made you look 5… Read more »

How Would Sealant Be Applied?

If you would like to know how sealants are applied to your teeth, we will explain the process here. It is a harmless, easy process.   First, the dentist, Dr. German G. Jaquez, will clean the tooth or teeth he is about to treat. For the next step, he will dry the tooth or teeth… Read more »

Flossing Basics

You hear about flossing and brushing your teeth, every time you go to the dentist. But do you incorporate flossing into our daily routine? If you do, is your technique excellent? Let’s review some of the basics of flossing for clean teeth and healthy gums. When you floss, make sure to use an ADA-approved floss–single… Read more »

Dental Avulsion Often Requires First-Aid While Seeking a Dentist’s Care

Sports injuries, automotive collisions, and severe household accidents can sometimes cause significant dental trauma. If a tooth is avulsed, knocked out, or breaks at the gumline, you should will need to apply some basic first-aid principles while seeking care from the dentists at Ecco Dental. The easiest way to assess the severity of the injury… Read more »