Dental Blog in Bakersfield, CA

Traditional Flossing vs. Water Flossing

The Great Flossing Debate As part of good oral hygiene, flossing helps clean between teeth where your toothbrush can’t reach. Regular flossing removes plaque and food debris to prevent tooth decay and gum disease from occurring. But which method of…
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How to Prevent Tooth Decay

Effective Tips to Prevent Tooth Decay A bright, healthy smile enhances our appearance and reflects good oral health. Tooth decay, also known as dental caries, is a widespread oral health issue that affects people of all ages. The good news…
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Signs You Need to See A Dentist

Know The Signs of an Oral Health Problem Going to the dentist regularly is one of the best ways to maintain good oral health. But between twice-a-year cleanings, how do you know if a dental problem is brewing? At Gentle…
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How to Handle a Dental Emergency

Tooth Trouble? Act Fast and Save Your Smile Dental emergencies can be scary and painful, but knowing how to handle them can make all the difference. At Gentle Family Dentistry, our Bakersfield dentist, Dr. Jonathan Garger, can help you understand…
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How to Avoid Common Dental Problems

Why Dental Health Is Important Maintaining good dental health is crucial for overall health and well-being. Poor dental hygiene can lead to a wide array of dental problems and even negatively impact other areas of the body. By practicing good…
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Gentle Family Dentistry

9900 Stockdale Hwy.
Suite 201
Bakersfield, CA 93311

Office Hours

8am – 5pm
8am – 1pm *every other Friday