Tag: dental care

Having a sweet tooth makes your teeth sweet!

According to the International Diabetes Federation, 1 in 10 adults are now living with diabetes, estimating an astonishing 537 million adults around the world!  As many of us know, high levels of sugar in our blood harms our kidneys, heart, nerves, eyes and other organs.  But did you know that it also makes your teeth…

First and Foremost, Our Patients!

Age-Friendly Grant Awarded to the Gary and Mary West Senior Dental Center It is with tremendous pleasure that we would like to announce that the Gary and Mary West Senior Dental Center has been awarded $30,000 from The San Diego Foundation’s Age-Friendly Communities Program!  This grant will support our continuous efforts to enhance the lives…

Senior Dental Center Awarded Grant from The San Diego Foundation

“I honestly didn’t have the money…They took care of me.  They made sure I was safe,” were the words patient Anthony Arriaga used to describe his experience after receiving treatment at the Senior Dental Center.  His care, and that of hundreds of more seniors has been possible thanks to a grant of $46,000 from The…

Today is National Fresh Breath Day!

What a wonderful feeling it is when your teeth are recently brushed and you feel that cool, minty freshness expelling as you speak! We would hate to reveal that our earlier meal was heavy on garlic or onions! But having not-so fresh breath could be an indicator of much more than just what you had…

Oral Healthcare with Sustainable Products #PlasticFreeJuly

This month is Plastic Free July, a campaign created by The Plastic Free Foundation to bring awareness to our high consumption of single-use plastics. Each year, millions of people around the world take on the challenge of refusing various plastic products such as plastic bags, water bottles, straws, and even oral care products. According to…