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Nervous About Seeing the Dentist? Here's How You Can Prepare Apr 1st, 2021

Do you worry about visiting the dentist? You’ve got plenty of company. Research shows that as many as 75% of Americans have anxiety about dental visits, about 20% have moderate to high levels of worry. The reasons for dental anxiety are varied, but no matter what the cause, the results...

Adjusting to Life With Braces Mar 3rd, 2021

Getting braces is important for the health of your teeth, and for your confidence too. An aligned smile is more attractive, and it also lets your teeth and jaws line up so they can chew your food optimally with the least amount of stress. At Grace Dental Group, Woo Young...

What Are Your Options if Traditional Teeth Whitening Doesn't Work? Feb 7th, 2021

Lots of our patients at Grace Dental Group are interested in teeth whitening services. By brightening your smile, you can increase your personal confidence. Teeth whitening is a popular anti-aging procedure, as well. But what if you’ve tried teeth whitening treatments before, with mixed or insufficient results? Woo Young Lee,...

Common Dental Problems for Seniors Jan 1st, 2021

People between the ages of 20 and 34 in the United States have a mean number of 26.9 permanent teeth with which to work. For a variety of reasons, this mean number drops to 19.34 among people between the ages of 65 and 74. Our goal in presenting these numbers...

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine Dec 28th, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered dramatic changes throughout everyday life — and in the medical community as well. Not only are providers across the country postponing elective procedures, but many are also encouraging people to avoid in-office appointments to reduce their risk of exposure to this highly contagious coronavirus.But what...

Take These Steps Immediately if Your Tooth Gets Knocked Out Dec 13th, 2020

You never know when an accident will knock out one or more teeth. A knocked-out tooth is no joke. It’s a dental emergency where time is of the essence, and taking the right steps is essential. Immediate care can prevent you from losing your tooth permanently.  The dental professionals at...

Why You May Need a Root Canal Nov 30th, 2020

Did you know dental enamel is the hardest substance in your body? But the layers below the enamel are soft, and when decay or damage develops there, the integrity of your tooth can be compromised from the inside out.   While restorative dentistry can replace missing or damaged teeth with artificial...

What Should I Include in my Dental Hygiene Routine? Oct 1st, 2020

It’s no exaggeration to say that Americans suffer from poor dental health — nearly half of Americans of all ages have some degree of tooth decay and half of adults over the age of 30 have gum disease. As a result, 178 million Americans are missing at least one tooth...

Help! My Teeth Are Yellow Sep 2nd, 2020

There are numerous reasons your teeth may have turned yellow or dull. There are also numerous people who have equally yellow teeth, or worse. That's why statistics show that in 2018 over 40 million people used a teeth whitening product. The good news is that there are hundreds of teeth...

Adjusting to Life with Dentures Aug 2nd, 2020

Dentures do more than just replace your teeth. They also boost your self-confidence, allow you to eat and speak with ease, and help you have a healthier mouth. But it takes some time to adjust to life with dentures.  At Grace Dental Group in San Francisco, CA, our experienced dental...

4 Essential Tips to Prevent Gum Disease Jul 2nd, 2020

When was the last time you thought about your gums? If you’re like most Americans, you probably don’t do it very often. Unfortunately, almost half of American adults have gum disease, and an estimated 80% will face this condition sometime during their lifetime. Gum disease in and of itself isn’t...

How to Handle Common Dental Emergencies Until You Reach our Office Jun 3rd, 2020

Dental emergencies can feel terrifying. Will you lose your tooth? Will you need surgery? Will you be able to get to the dentist with enough time to solve the problem?  In this blog, the dental professionals  But at the experts at Grace Dental Group in San Francisco, CA, discuss five...

Periodontal Treatment: How We Remedy Gum Disease May 6th, 2020

Being told you have gum disease can be scary. But at the experts at Grace Dental Group in San Francisco, CA, know just what to do to treat it and keep your mouth as healthy as possible and your teeth nice and strong. Periodontitis can be treated, and we can...

Need a Root Canal? Here's What to Expect Apr 30th, 2020

In the United States alone, 15 million root canals are performed every year. What was once a procedure that incited fear among patients has become commonplace, and root canals are one of the best ways to relieve pain and save otherwise healthy teeth.  At Grace Dental Group in Fillmore District,...

How to Extend the Results of Teeth Whitening Mar 16th, 2020

More and more people get their teeth whitened every year. In fact, teeth whitening has become a standard service at many dental practices, and growth in the industry is expected to increase by 4% from 2017-2021. Most of this growth is thanks to patients who are deciding to have their...

5 Reasons Dental Implants are Superior to Other Teeth Replacement Options Feb 21st, 2020

About 120 million Americans are missing at least one tooth, and nearly 36 million are missing all of them. But about 3 million of them know something the others don’t — dental implants are the best way to replace missing teeth! Dr. Woo Young Lee and Dr. Sean Kim here...

Is Invisalign® a Good Teeth Straightening Option for Me? Jan 31st, 2020

Your teeth are your smile’s calling card, and the brighter and more aligned they are, the more attractive your smile becomes. Unfortunately, not everyone’s teeth are perfect, and many different types of misalignment can not only ruin your smile, but they can interfere with the proper function of your mouth...