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Signs You Have A Tooth Infection

Signs You Have A Tooth Infection

Here are 5 signs that you have a tooth infection from your friends at Gateway Dental Care in Pleasanton, CA. We know that early attention is always the best when it comes to your teeth. Waking up in agony is a scary situation for anyone. And, deciding the next right move to make can be […]

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Why Are My Gums Bleeding?

Why Are My Gums Bleeding?

If you’ve been asking yourself, “Why are my gums bleeding?”, it’s time to contact Dr. Kitagawa at Gateway Dental Care in Pleasanton, CA. Dr. Kitagawa will not only help you get on the path to better gum and oral health, but she is dedicated to providing top-notch, comfortable dental care that gets to the root […]

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Impress Your Dental Hygienist

Impress Your Dental Hygienist

At Gateway Dental Care in Pleasanton, CA we want you to have an oral care routine to impress your dental hygienist. A clean, healthy mouth benefits your health, your self-esteem, and your life in so many ways. Here are a few tips and tricks to help you take your at home dental care up a […]

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Getting Over Your Fear of the Dentist

Getting Over Your Fear of the Dentist

At Gateway Dental Care in Pleasanton, CA, we are here to provide some tips on getting over your fear of the dentist. Providing our patients with gentle, comfortable, and high-quality dental care is our specialty. Regular dental check-ups are necessary for good oral hygiene. However, a visit to the dentist can cause some fear and anxiety […]

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Top 5 Ways To Prevent Cavities

Top 5 Ways To Prevent Cavities

At Gateway Dental Care in Pleasanton, California, we want you to know about the top 5 ways to prevent cavities and have a beautiful smile. We love providing you with the treatments and resources you need to take care of those pearly whites. In order to keep your teeth looking their best, it’s important to […]

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How Bad Teeth Affect Health

How Bad Teeth Affect Health

At Gateway Dental Care, serving you in Pleasanton, CA, our patients will sometimes ask if bad teeth affect your health. In short, yes. So, we would like to share with you the main reasons maintaining good oral hygiene can keep you healthy overall.   How Do Bad Teeth Affect Your Health? Receiving regular dental checkups […]

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CPAP vs Dental Appliance for Sleep Apnea Therapy

CPAP vs Dental Appliance for Sleep Apnea Therapy

If you have been recently diagnosed with sleep apnea, and are looking for sleep apnea treatment options, Gateway Dental Care of Pleasanton, CA may have a solution for you. There are two kinds of sleep apnea: central sleep apnea (rare) and obstructive sleep apnea (common). One treatment device is a CPAP machine, which stands for […]

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Top 5 Myths About Tooth Decay

Top 5 Myths About Tooth Decay

At Gateway Dental Care in Pleasanton, CA, we offer top-notch dental care with a gentle touch. Dr. Francine Kitagawa and her staff provide a professional and comfortable environment for your treatment. They will also provide you with the education and resources you need to keep your smile healthy and bright. Preventing Tooth Decay As everyone knows, […]

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Benefits Of Using An Electric Toothbrush

Benefits Of Using An Electric Toothbrush

At Gateway Dental Care in Pleasanton, California, we feel that regular toothbrushes do a great job if they’re used correctly. But let’s be honest, many of us rush through our dental hygiene routine because we’re trying to get out the door in the morning and then we’re too exhausted in the evening to brush properly, […]

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Top 5 Foods That Stain Teeth

Top 5 Foods That Stain Teeth

At Gateway Dental Care in Pleasanton, California, we care about your smile and that’s why we’ve compiled a list of the top 5 foods that stain teeth. We strive to provide our patients with the best oral care available, whether you’re age 2 or 102. While there are many foods that can cause stains, here […]

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