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Dental Insurance Plans For Individuals: Are They Worth It?

Hello, I’m Dr. Grey Kantor here with Kantor Dental Group, Aesthetic Dentistry and Implantology. Today, I want to talk about dental insurance plans, specifically private dental insurance plans. So, there’s two types of insurance plans you get. You get one through your employer, which your employer pays for and buys as a group for all […]

What Causes Cavities and How Can You Prevent Them?

Tooth decay is the main reason people go to the dentist, and much of the oral hygiene education is focused on how to prevent it. In fact, tooth decay is one of the most common health problems at a global level. Its prevalence is quite high, especially where dental services are costly and the regular […]

How To Brush Teeth With Manual Or Electric Toothbrush

Hello there, I’m Dr. Grey Kantor at Kantor Dental Group, Aesthetic Dentistry and Implantology. Today I’m here with my hygienist, Gina Kapriellian, otherwise known as @gcarpri. She is an excellent hygienist and will help us talk about brushing our teeth. One thing I always like to tell my patients is that cleaning your teeth isn’t […]

Best Home Treatment Options for Canker Sores

Canker sores can be incredibly painful and unsightly. Dealing with them on a regular basis is never enjoyable, and running out in public to grab ointment is even less enjoyable. Luckily, there are a few wonderful ways to treat them from the comfort of your own home!   Canker sores can happen to the best […]

The Pros and Cons of Oral Sedation

An estimated 30 to 40 million people suffer from some form of dental phobia or anxiety, causing anxiety about routine visits and procedures, or even avoiding the dentist altogether. We know that dental surgeries can seem scary all on their own, without throwing worry over pain management into the mix.   Due to the non-invasive […]

Are Activated Charcoal Products Good for Your Teeth?

Activated charcoal seems to be the latest health fad and has been touted as taking care of many health concerns. From clearing up your skin to make your hair softer, people are starting to think that activated charcoal can do just about anything. One of the biggest trends is using activated charcoal to clean your […]

What Is the Best Way to Care for Your Dentures?

Proper denture care is vital in order to keep your dentures looking their best. Not only can poor denture care cause stains and damage, but it can also even introduce dangerous bacteria to your mouth. If you don’t clean and handle dentures properly, they won’t last as long– and you won’t look your best. The […]

Are Silver Fillings Harming Your Health and What Can Be Done to Replace Them?

You may have heard recently on the news or social media that silver fillings can be toxic. With all the misinformation out there, it’s easy to feel worried and confused. That’s why you need the truth from a source you can trust. Are silver fillings harming your health? If so, what can you do about […]

Are Root Canals Safe?

Hello, I’m Dr. Grey Kantor here in San Rafael, California with Kantor Dental Group. Aesthetic dentistry and implantology. Today, I want to talk about root canals and whether or not root canals are safe? There’s been a lot of stuff I’ve seen on Facebook and some other articles people have been sending me, that have […]

How Abrasive Is Your Toothpaste?

Whitening toothpaste has become incredibly popular in recent years. Many people automatically buy whitening toothpaste without giving it a second thought. Unfortunately, many whitening toothpastes can be quite abrasive. Just how abrasive is your toothpaste? In some cases, actually abrasive enough to do long-term damage to your teeth. To whiten effectively, whitening toothpastes contain a […]