Halloween and TMJ

Halloween and TMJ TMJ Walnut Creek     As the holiday season slowly rolls into town this year, consider for a second how the changes in routine with all the excitement the holidays bring, also create changes in the problems or setbacks that could arise around living with your TMJ. Fortunately, Dr. Julia Lee has…

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Porcelain Veneers: FAQ

Porcelain Veneers: FAQ Cosmetic Veneers Walnut Creek     Would you believe that veneers have been around since the 1920s?! They debuted in Hollywood, no surprise, but porcelain veneers have come a long way from the red carpet and are surprisingly more common and more natural looking today than you might suspect.   Between the…

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How to Care for Your Teeth After Invisalign

How to Care for Your Teeth After Invisalign Invisalign Walnut Creek     Congratulations on all your hard work and dedication to your smile! You’ve gone through Invisalign treatments to get the smile you’ve always wanted, and you’ve cared for your teeth with an oral routine that has worked for you; you might already suspect…

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Summer Time and Sleep Apnea

Summer Time and Sleep Apnea Sleep Apnea Walnut Creek       Summer is one of the best times of the year, but extended sunlight hours and festivities all day and night can really do a number on your sleep schedule. It’s important to be aware of your quality of sleep during the summer, especially…

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The Importance of Replacing Missing Teeth

The Importance of Replacing Missing Teeth Dental Implants Walnut Creek   So exactly how important is replacing a missing tooth? Those who aren’t missing any of their natural teeth might not understand the sense of identity surrounding your smile, or understand the emotional stress that can come with being uncomfortable with your natural smile. For…

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Teeth Grinding

Teeth Grinding Preventative Dentistry Walnut Creek   Could you be grinding your teeth at night?   Studies show that nighttime grinding, also known as sleep bruxism, affects about 10% of the population. Sleep bruxism can lead to uncomfortable consequences, like serious muscle soreness and even headaches, in the days and weeks to follow.   Many…

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Complete Guide to Oral Health

Complete Guide to Oral Health Oral Health Walnut Creek   Springtime means the birds are singing and the bees are buzzing, and life often starts to get-up-and-go for many people! If you’re wondering how to keep up on your oral health this spring, Dr. Julia Lee suggests these tips and tricks for optimum oral health:…

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Dental Check-Ups

Dental Check-Ups General Dentistry Walnut Creek     When most people look at their calendar for the year, they don’t often note how many times they’ll be visiting the dentist as a part of their regular check-up routine. The problem that occurs from this general pattern is that often, when people do visit their general…

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What Your Teeth Say About Your Overall Health

What Your Teeth Say About Your Overall Health General Health and Wellness Walnut Creek     Taking care of your teeth does more for you than just keep your smile shining; oral health can help you prevent medical diseases far beyond tooth decay, and the condition of your teeth is often a telling sign of…

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New Year, New Sleep Habits

New Year, New Sleep Habits Sleep Apnea Walnut Creek   Make this year your best year yet with sleep apnea solutions from Dr. Julia Lee! If you’ve been living life in a low-energy fog, falling asleep throughout your day, having trouble concentrating, are waking up intermittently throughout your night, possibly due to a coughing or…

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