Snore No More!

We are pleased to announce Dr. Harris has now been named as the first dentist in Riverside as a “Qualified Dentist” by the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine to treat patients for snoring and sleep apnea.  Dr. Harris plans to continue on and sit for the Board exam in 2018 to become Board Certified. […]

Don’t Let the Government Take Your Money!

Don’t Let the Government Take your Money! Do you have excess funds in your HSA or FSA accounts that you don’t want to be taxed on? Did you know you may be able to use that money towards the in-office purchase of a Waterpik Waterflosser or Sonicare Toothbrush? Some plans may allow for the purchase […]


We all know that Halloween is a time for pumpkins, costumes, a few tricks & lots of sweet treats. Our office has put together a quick list of things you can do to help keep your kids (& your own) teeth safe from an invasion of sugar bugs this frightening season. Limit Candy Consumption – […]

To Floss or Not to Floss?

Our office would like to provide clarification on the need for regular flossing, being that floss is an essential part of caring for your teeth and gums. For your reference we have attached an article released by the America Dental Association (ADA) acknowledging recent media claims (Unproven Benefits) and providing clarification on flossing recommendations and […]

App to Help Stop Smoking

A friend told me this joke one time and it stuck with me.  One of my other favorites was “Smoking is the easiest habit in the world to quit.  I have done it 27 times.”  Smoking is a serious public health issue and the challenges to quit are immense.  As a dentist I feel we […]

Tooth sensitivity

Ouch! Why is My Tooth So Sensitive?

Ouch!  Why is my tooth so sensitive??? What causes tooth sensitivity? Tooth wear ➔ Incorrect brushing technique, night grinding, and excessively frequent intake of acidic foods.  Once the protective layers of enamel and dentin become thin, the harmful stimuli can irritate the pulp easily to elicit pain. Dental caries ➔ As decay invades the dentin, […]