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Free Dental Care for Veterans – Tuesday, November 11, 2014

On Tuesday, November 11, 2014, Dr. Matiasevich Jr., DDS, will honor the veterans who have served our country by offering free dental care.  Veterans attending this event can choose from one of the following dental treatments:  filling, extraction or cleaning.  Registration begins at 7:30 am and patients will be seen on a first-come, first-served basis. [...]

Free Dental Care for Veterans – Tuesday, November 11, 20142016-02-28T15:17:05-08:00

2nd Annual Dentistry From the Heart – Robert Matiasevich Jr DDS

Join us for the 2nd Annual Event. Dentistry from the Heart. Free Dental Care. Event Date: Saturday, July 12, 2014 This is the day when we give back to a community that has been so wonderful to us. Choice of Filling, Extraction or Cleaning will be performed for those 18 years and older who can't [...]

2nd Annual Dentistry From the Heart – Robert Matiasevich Jr DDS2016-02-28T15:16:56-08:00

How to Treat Gum Recession

Gum recession is caused by heavy-handed brushing, plaque build-up, ageing, gum disease, smoking, teeth grinding and tongue piercings that rub against the gums. This is a condition wherein the gums pull back from the teeth, exposing the roots and making them more sensitive. Gum recession creates gum pockets, or gaps between the teeth and the [...]

How to Treat Gum Recession2016-02-28T15:16:52-08:00

Reverse Numbness with OraVerse

Local anesthetic is used to numb an area before the dentist works on your mouth. If you’ve ever had cavities filled, you know that the dentist first injects local anesthetic (sometimes after applying a topical numbing gel) and waits for the area to go numb. This is fine for most patients, but this loss of [...]

Reverse Numbness with OraVerse2016-02-28T15:16:48-08:00

No More White Knuckle Dentistry

Great news for patients who dread dental appointments: our Santa Cruz dental practice is a no fear, no white-knuckles zone. Dr. Matiasevich uses relaxation techniques and sedation dentistry to help even the most fearful patients relax and get dental care. Sedation dentistry is the use of sedatives to keep you calm and stress-free during dental [...]

No More White Knuckle Dentistry2016-02-14T07:31:46-08:00

New Treatment for Receding Gums

Healthy gums hug the tooth like a perfectly-fitting turtleneck sweater. When poor oral hygiene, trauma, or disease causes plaque to accumulate around and beneath the gum line, bacteria start to destroy the soft tissues that support the teeth. The gums pull away from the tooth and form “pockets” that become breeding grounds for more bacteria. [...]

New Treatment for Receding Gums2014-04-11T10:52:18-07:00
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