Blog Archive

Reasons You Might Wear a Mouthguard Oct 1st, 2021

What comes to mind when you think of a mouthguard? If you picture a bulky, uncomfortable insert that you wore when playing sports as a kid, you’ll be glad to know that mouthguards have come a long way. Today’s mouthguards are more comfortable than ever, and they can do a...

5 Things to Look for in a Toothbrush Sep 7th, 2021

No one wants to deal with dental problems over the years. And the best way to keep your teeth healthy throughout your life is to take proper care of them.  With that goal in mind, Andrew Day, DDS offers regular dental exams here at Modern Day Dental in Santa Clara,...

Warning Signs You Have a Cavity Aug 3rd, 2021

Pain or sensitivity in your mouth isn’t something to ignore. They could be signs of a cavity. Left untreated, that could mean a root canal — or even losing a tooth.  The good news: Andrew Day, DDS, specializes in fillings, putting a stop to your tooth decay. He and our...

Who Needs Crowns? Jul 18th, 2021

Decades ago, the outlook for a damaged tooth was far from favorable. Your options were to wait it out, assuming the tooth would cause discomfort, or pull the tooth. Fortunately, a lot has changed. Thanks to dental crowns, you can avoid a number of unwelcome oral scenarios. That’s because crowns...

3 Benefits of Preventive Dentistry Jun 9th, 2021

Medical professionals increasingly recommend preventive care, from annual checkups to regularly scheduled cancer screenings. This helps you avoid serious health complications and enjoy the healthiest life possible. And you can apply this kind of proactive thinking to your oral health, too. With preventive dentistry, Andrew Day, DDS, and our team...

What to Do When Your Tooth is Knocked Out May 19th, 2021

The American Association of Endodontists says that more than 5 million teeth get knocked out each year. Knowing that it’s a fairly common occurrence doesn’t make it any less stressful when it’s happening to you, though.  At Modern Day Dental in Santa Clara, California, Andrew Day, DDS, and our team...

Am I a Candidate for a Dental Implant? Apr 21st, 2021

Today, you have quite a few options if you lose a tooth. You can get dentures to fill in the gap. You could choose a bridge to anchor a replacement tooth in place. But if you want a tooth that looks and feels just like your natural one, a dental...

What Age Is Best to Start My Child’s Routine Dental Care? Mar 18th, 2021

As a parent, you want to do everything you can to create a happy, healthy life for your child. You work to get them a good education. You provide them with healthy meals. You help them learn social skills. And you probably maintain a schedule for their doctor visits.  As...

Dental Care and COVID-19 Feb 5th, 2021

You’ve likely altered your daily routine significantly because of Covid-19. You may be working from home instead of the office. You might order groceries and other items online frequently rather than going shopping in stores. Your objective is to keep you and your family safe.  Modern Day Dental is open...