June is Men’s Health Month!

June is Men’s Health Month! Oral Health West San Jose We all know June means Father’s Day is right around the corner, but did you know that June is also Men’s Health Month? West San Jose dentist Dr. Pries wants to help celebrate and encourage the health of all the fellas out there with some…

Dentist Recommended Dental Tools for Your Home

Dentist Recommended Dental Tools for Your Home General Dentistry West San Jose Here’s what West San Jose dentist Dr. Pries recommends you use at home and why! Mouthwash and Toothpaste Antimicrobial mouthwashes are best at combating bad breath, and to fight plaque and gingivitis, keep an eye out for the active ingredients cetylpyridinium chloride and…

New Year, New Dental Goals

New Year, New Dental Goals General Dentistry West San Jose The new year marks a new start, and is a great time to set resolutions! You would be surprised at all the benefits improving your oral health routine can have on your daily life and overall wellness. Here are some of West San Jose Dentist…

Risk Factors for Periodontal Disease

Risk Factors for Periodontal Disease Periodontal Disease West San Jose Many risk factors increase the likelihood of periodontal disease development, as well as the severity and speed at which it may occur. Among the most common are: heredity, smoking, diabetes, stress, medication, nutrition, poor oral hygiene, faulty dentistry, hormonal variations, immunocompromise, connective tissue diseases, and…