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.

Is Poor Gum and Dental Health Hereditary?

Our genes influence nearly everything about us, so it’s certainly true that aspects of our dental health would be linked to our parents and other family members. However, just how much of our oral health is the result of our genes and how much is influenced by our actions? The truth is that both play a role [...]

By | March 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Is Poor Gum and Dental Health Hereditary?

Do Bleeding Gums Always Indicate Gum Disease?

It’s commonly known that bleeding gums are sign of gum disease. Although gum disease is prevalent among adults in the U.S, there is a chance your bleeding gums may not actually be a sign of periodontal disease. What else can cause gums to bleed? Here are the top culprits outside of gum disease that may be causing you [...]

By | February 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Do Bleeding Gums Always Indicate Gum Disease?

How Do I Prepare My Child for Their First Dental Appointment

Getting ready to take your little one to the dentist? The American Dental Association recommends that children have their first checkup around the time that their first tooth comes in. This not only helps get them used to the dentist early, but also ensures that they’re not experiencing childhood tooth decay. Is your child ready for their appointment? [...]

By | January 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How Do I Prepare My Child for Their First Dental Appointment

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 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Restore Your Smile This Holiday Season With Custom Dentures

Why December Is the Perfect Month to Visit Your Dentist

Have you been putting off that last bi-yearly dental check-up? This time of year is hectic for many people, so it’s understandable that you may have overlooked that last dentist appointment before the New Year. However, December is actually the perfect month to visit your dentist. Scheduling an appointment before the New Year can help [...]

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What Are Translucent Teeth, and What Can You Do?

Our teeth are white. Over time, of course, they can become stained by things such as the foods and drinks we enjoy. Your teeth shouldn’t look transparent, though—if your teeth have a translucent quality to them, you’re likely seeing a bigger problem. Translucent teeth can happen slowly over time for a variety of reasons. Here, [...]

By | November 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on What Are Translucent Teeth, and What Can You Do?

Our Dentists Answer Your Important Oral Health Questions

Asking questions is an excellent way to find out more information about some of your most pressing dental health concerns. However, some people are too shy to ask questions or may not even visit their dentist often enough to ask them! Here, our professionals answer some of your most important questions that could affect your [...]

By | November 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Our Dentists Answer Your Important Oral Health Questions

Experience the Benefits of All-Ceramic Crowns

If it’s time for you to get a dental crown to protect your tooth, you have options. Dental crowns are durable, functional caps for your teeth that can be made of many different materials. These include stainless steel, porcelain fused to metal, resin, or ceramic. Dental crowns are designed to protect your tooth and improve [...]

By | October 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Experience the Benefits of All-Ceramic Crowns

Don’t Ignore Your Bleeding Gums

Some people think that bleeding during brushing and flossing is no big deal. The opposite is true! Depending on your oral health habits, bleeding should be a concern and seeking advice from your dentist about the problem is a good idea. If you haven’t flossed in a long time and are just starting a routine, [...]

By | September 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Don’t Ignore Your Bleeding Gums

Your Lack of Sleep May Be Impacting Your Dental Health

We all know that sleep is crucial for our bodies. It can lower our risk for chronic disease, boost our brain power, and balance hormones. But did you know it’s also an important aspect of your dental health as well? Sleep truly does impact the entire body. Getting enough sleep has proven to be a [...]

By | August 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Your Lack of Sleep May Be Impacting Your Dental Health