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latest update of office infection control

Our office has been opened for about 3 months after the lockdown from March to May. We are fully aware of the current Covid-19 situation in our country and especially our local community so we are trying our best in our daily practice to create the safest environment for dental care.

I know many of you are still debating whether it is a good time to go to the dental office. The good news is there hasn't been a single reported covid case contracted in dental office in the country. Another good news is the positive covid cases and covid -related mortality in Temecula valley are relatively low, in comparison with the rest of Riverside county and California state, so we are actually in a better and safer position in our local community.

Chaparral Village Dental has been selected for the 2018 Best of Temecula Awards for Dentistry.


The Spectrum Award For Excellence In Customer Service

Best of Temecula award 2017



Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
            
Chaparral Village Dental Receives 2017 Best of Temecula Award
           
Temecula Award Program Honors the Achievement

TEMECULA August 31, 2017 -- Chaparral Village Dental has been selected for the 2017 Best of Temecula Award in the Dentistry category by the Temecula Award Program.

Chewing your food could protect against infection

The study, recently published in the journalImmunity, found that chewing food - otherwise known as mastication - can stimulate the release of T helper 17 (Th17) cells in the mouth.

Th17 cells form a part of the adaptive immune system, which uses specific antigens to defend against potentially harmful pathogens, while enduring "friendly" bacteria that can be beneficial to health.

According to the study team, led by Dr. Joanne Konkel of the University of Manchester in the United Kingdom, in the gut and the skin, Th17 cells are produced through the presence of friendly bacteria.

Soda Drinkers More Prone to Cavities

Dentists can usually spot a soda drinker. These patients are often prone to dental cavities and white spots on their teeth known as decalcifications, which are actually the start of new cavities.                

A cavity is an infection caused by a combination of carbohydrate-containing foods or beverages and bacteria that live in our mouths. Sweetened soda contains a high amount of sugar, a carbohydrate that can promote cavities.

Study Associates Tooth Loss to Depression and Anxiety

Tooth loss from caries and periodontal disease is an outcome of complex, chronic conditions. Several biopsychosocial factors are involved, including accessing care. Individuals reporting dental anxiety may avoid dental care, and individuals with depression may be negligent in self-care. In this study, researchers examined a potential association of tooth loss with depression and anxiety.

The Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) Survey is a complex telephone survey conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and state health departments.

Custom-made Mouthguards Reduce Concussion Risk

When it comes to buying a mouthguard, parents who want to reduce their child’s risk of a sports-related concussion should visit a dentist instead of a sporting goods store. High school football players wearingstore-bought, over-the-counter (OTC) mouthguards were more than twice as likely to suffer mild traumatic brain injures (MTBI)/concussions than those
wearing custom-made, properly fitted mouthguards, reports a new study in the
May/June 2014 issue of General Dentistry.

“Researchers and, most importantly, parents, are looking for ways to better protect children against concussions,” said lead author Jackson Winters, DDS, a pediatric dentist who also served as a high school and collegiate football offi cial for 28 years.

Best of Temecula 2014, Business Hall of Fame




















Press Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Chaparral Village Dental Receives 2014 Best of Temecula Award
Temecula Award Program Honors the Achievement
TEMECULA April 27, 2014 -- Chaparral Village Dental has been selected for the 2014 Best of Temecula Award in the Dentistry category by the Temecula Award Program.

Mom Arrested Over Kids’ Tooth Decay

Ever heard about mom being arrested for neglecting the oral health of her children? Here is the first case in USA ... Read the story