Hugo Sotelo, DMD, MAGD

Online Dental Education Library

Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.

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Regular dental visits are essential to make sure oral health problems — from tooth decay to oral cancer — are detected and treated in a timely manner...

Welcome to Our Blog
...Here you will find a variety of articles and topics including dental news, advancements in dental technology and treatments, practical oral health advice and updates from our practice...

Actor David Ramsey Discusses Baby Bottle Tooth Decay
...You can also learn more by reading the Dear Doctor magazine articles “The Age One Dental Visit” and “Dentistry & Oral Health for Children...

Cleaning Your Oral Appliance Extends its Life and Ensures Good Health
... Keeping both your mouth and your appliance clean helps ensure the best oral health possible — and that your appliance will last longer...

Any Time, Any Place: Cam Newton's Guide to Flossing
...But the ADA stands by its recommendations for maintaining good oral health: Brush twice a day for two minutes with fluoride toothpaste; visit your dentist regularly for professional cleanings and checkups; and clean between teeth once a day with an interdental cleaner like floss...

Don't Let an Eating Disorder Wreck Oral Health
... In the long-term, though, we need to address the disorder itself for the sake of both the person's overall well-being and their oral health...

Oral Health Can Prove Challenging in Your Senior Years
...Indeed, oral health in your later years can be a major factor in your quality of life...

Beyonce Makes Flossing a Family Affair
...You can learn more by reading the Dear Doctor magazine articles “Top 10 Oral Health Tips For Children” and “How to Help Your Child Develop the Best Habits for Oral Health...

Taking the Right Steps to Prevent Early Tooth Decay in Children
...Early tooth decay could affect your child's oral health for years to come...

Willie Wonka's Chocolate Factory Was Not So Sweet to Cast's Teeth!
...Is there any way to enjoy sweet treats and minimize the consequences to your oral health...

4 Foods That May Help You Prevent Tooth Decay
...You can also learn more about this topic by reading the Dear Doctor magazine article “Nutrition & Oral Health...

Oral Health Concerns for Preteens
As if the preteen years didn’t give kids and their parents enough to think about, new oral health concerns loom on the horizon...

How Big Bang Theory Actress Mayim Bialik Gets Her Kids to Floss
...” Yet when it comes to her family's oral health, she wants the same things we all want: good checkups and great-looking smiles...

Expert Advice: Vivica A. Fox on Kissing and Oral health
...Only a trained health care provider with the right dental tools can! And when you come in for a routine office visit, you'll also get a thorough checkup that can detect tooth decay, gum disease, and other threats to your oral health...

Don't Ignore Sudden Tooth Pain - Your Teeth may be Telling you Something
...But there is a reason for your sudden agony and the sooner you find it out, the better the outcome for your oral health...

A Dental Exam Could Uncover an Eating Disorder
...You can also learn more about this topic by reading the Dear Doctor magazine article “Bulimia, Anorexia & Oral Health...

Spring Into Better Oral Health
...A growing body of research points to a connection between oral health and overall health—especially when it comes to systemic (whole-body) diseases such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, rheumatoid arthritis and others...

Bad Breath (halitosis)
... Controlling periodontal disease and maintaining good oral health helps to reduce bad breath...

Bulimia Nervosa
People with eating disorders can suffer from oral health problems as well...

Wisdom Teeth
...Impacted wisdom teeth can be extremely painful, as well as harmful to your oral health...

Periodontal Exams
Periodontal exams are vital in the maintenance of your oral health as they are used to assess the health of your gums and teeth...

What is Tooth Decay?
... A good way to help your oral health between brushing is chewing sugarless gum; this stimulates your body's production of saliva, a powerful chemical that actually neutralizes plaque formation and rinses decay-causing food particles and debris from your mouth...

Women and Tooth Care
Women have special needs when it comes to their oral health...

Nutrition and Your Teeth
It has long been known that good nutrition and a well-balanced diet is one of the best defenses for your oral health...

Extractions
...  Impacted wisdom teeth can be extremely painful, as well as harmful to your oral health...

Cosmetic Dentistry
...A dental exam will take many factors into consideration, including your overall oral health...

Introduction
...What does the latest research reveal about tobacco use on your overall oral health...

General Dentistry
The first line of defense against oral health problems In general dentistry, the dentist is the primary care provider for patients of all ages and is responsible for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of a wide variety of conditions, disorders and diseases affecting the teeth, gums and maxillofacial (jaw and face) parts of the body...

Age and Oral Health
...Here you will find helpful answers to some frequently asked questions about oral health questions you may have as you get older...

Tobacco
... Frequently asked questions: tobacco products What effects can smoking have on my oral health...

Your First Dental Visit
... Making sound decisions about your dental care and oral health is an easy thing to do with the right preparation beforehand: Make a list of questions to ask our office, so you don't forget anything on the day of your appointment...

Your Rights and Responsibilities as a Patient
... You have the responsibilityto adhere to regular home oral health care recommendations...

Links
American Dental Association Academy of General Dentistry American Association of Public Health Dentistry Federation of Special Care Organizations in Dentistry Centers for Disease Control/Oral Health Resources Healthfinder...

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