About Orangevale Dental

Dr. Alaswad is a family and cosmetic dentist in Orangevale, CA, and received his doctorate from the University of Aleppo Dental School.

Root Canal Retreatment: When Is It Necessary?

If you have already experienced a root canal, you no doubt are grateful for the pain relief that it gave you while also allowing you to keep your natural tooth. After all, often the only alternative to a root canal is extraction and a bridge or implant. While modern implants are better than ever, there’s [...]

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Pregnancy Hormones & Your Gums

Expectant mothers put a great deal of effort, and rightly so, into protecting and caring for the life growing within them. Taking care of oral health during pregnancy is particularly important for both mother and child. We are going to consider the effect that pregnancy hormones have on the gums, and then explain why keeping [...]

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Is a Root Canal Permanent?

Getting a root canal is not something a person usually signs up for willingly, but when the choice is root canal or lose the tooth, a root canal suddenly becomes the better option. The question that many people ask, however, is how long does it save the tooth? Let’s explore some background and learn more [...]

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Restore Your Smile This Holiday Season With Custom Dentures

When you’re missing all of your natural teeth due to an accident, decay, or gum disease, life looks a little different. No longer do you smile with confidence or pride. Chewing food becomes impossible and you may no longer be able to enjoy the foods you used to. What’s worse, losing teeth can make you [...]

By | December 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Restore Your Smile This Holiday Season With Custom Dentures

Treating Gum Disease Improves Your Overall Health

Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is when your gums recede back from your teeth, creating space that gets bigger over time. The infection that takes place in this space creates inflammation that affects the connective tissue between your teeth and jaw, so when left untreated, your teeth will eventually get loose and come [...]

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What Classifies a Dental Emergency?

You may not know what classifies a true dental emergency, but you should be aware of situations that require immediate attention by a dentist so that you can be prepared. You could also create an emergency dental kit at home to be further prepared, but first you should know—what is a true dental emergency? Dr. [...]

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