Community Dental Group Blog

Welcome to the official blog for Community Dental Group, the family dentist in Newbury Park, Thousand Oaks, California.    Community Dental Group has been the leading local family dentistry in Thousand Oaks for almost twenty years.  In our efforts to better serve you we provide tips on general dentistry, oral hygiene, and cosmetic dentistry as well as a little about our shared home in Eastern Ventura County including Camarillo, Newbury Park, Thousand Oaks, and Westlake Village, California.  We’d also like your input about the people and places that make this area such a wonderful place to work, live and raise a family.  So welcome and please subscribe here to follow us.

What Makes A Toothbrush Smart?

What Makes A Toothbrush Smart?It seems like all of our tools and appliances are getting smarter these days. By adding tiny sensors and cameras to an object and connecting to your phone with Bluetooth, just about everything in your home can gather and analyze more information than ever before. And as it turns out, your electric toothbrush is no exception.

What Defines Digital Dentistry?

What Defines Digital Dentistry?Computers have revolutionized just about every industry there is. Computers let you send emails instead of letters, order products online and have them delivered to your door, and create HD videos for an international audience. Now that 3D printing is taking off, computers are having a big impact on the field of dentistry. But what exactly is taking dentistry into the Digital Age?

Make Your Mouth Shine By Washing And Rinsing

Make Your Mouth Shine By Washing And Rinsing Walking down the dental aisle of any store can leave you a bit overwhelmed. There are many choices for toothpaste, toothbrushes, and even dental accessories (floss threader, anyone?). Mouthwash, however, should be an easy one; pick a bottle and go, right? Not so fast. Not all mouthwashes are created equal; some are mouth rinses and knowing the difference between the two is just as important as picking the flavor you like best.

Dentures And Implants Still Need Oral Care

Dentures And Implants Still Need Oral CareSometimes when people get a replacement tooth like dentures or a dental implant, an artificial crown, or a veneer, they decide that because the tooth isn’t natural enamel they don’t have to give it the same amount of care and attention. In many cases they have to care for their replacement tooth either way: after all, it’s hard to not brush one molar in a row. But if you think that a veneer can protect your teeth from cavities all on its own, you should think again.

Better Health Begins With Better Teeth

Better Health Begins With Better Teeth Many people take time at the beginning of a new season to focus on their health. For some, this includes weight loss, getting physically fit, or breaking bad habits. To meet these goals, they typically focus on eating right or getting more exercise. Not many people know, however, that overall health starts with good dental hygiene.