April 21st, 2018

The Area of Your Teeth You’re Probably Forgetting to Brush

Submited by Sonoma Smiles on April 21, 2018 Oral health, brushing your teeth

One of the best things you can do for your oral health is to brush regularly, using the proper technique. Rohnert Park dentist Wayne Sutton would like to offer a recommendation that may help you brush better and prevent cavities, gum disease and other dental...

Understanding Platelet-Rich Fibrin

Submited by Sonoma Smiles on April 5, 2018 Understanding Platelet-Rich Fibrin

Platelet-rich fibrin, or PRF, is a byproduct of blood that is chock-full of platelets and growth factors. These elements are extremely valuable to biological functions such as accelerating wound healing, blood clot formation and preventing infection. Rohnert Park dentist Dr. Wayne Sutton of Sonoma Smiles...

How Dentists Use Anesthesia or Sedation for More Comfortable Dental Treatment

Submited by Sonoma Smiles on April 4, 2018

It is very common to worry whether you might experience pain during dental treatment. Maybe you have disliked undergoing dental treatment since your childhood, or perhaps you had a bad experience at another dental office. Being fearful or anxious about dental treatment is a completely...

You’ve Chipped a Tooth. Now What?

Submited by Sonoma Smiles on April 3, 2018

Tooth enamel is the hardest substance in the human body, but it is not indestructible. In fact, according to the American Association of Endodontists, chipped teeth make up the majority of dental injuries. But with prompt treatment, an experienced dentist can repair a chipped tooth...