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Did you know that there are over 700 species of microbes living in your mouth? Some of them are friendly, but others can wreak havoc by causing plaque and cavities. At Mettler and Griego Family Dentistry we know that killing bad bacteria is the best...

If you suffer from receding gums, treatment is available. Mettler and Griego Family Dentistry in Glendale specializes in diagnosing and treating periodontal diseases. We can spot the early signs of receding gums, and put you on a course of treatment that will help restore your...

When you have healthy teeth and gums, you’ll always smile brighter! At Mettler and Griego Family Dentistry in Glendale, we believe that taking care of your teeth and gums is one of the best forms of self-care. Practicing daily self-care by brushing, flossing, drinking water,...

Canker sores are painful soft tissue lesions that can form on the insides of your lips and cheeks, as well as on your tongue or gums. They usually clear up after one or two weeks, but while they heal, you’ll need to keep your mouth...

Happy Halloween! This is the time of year when candy and treats abound. Is sugar bad for your teeth? Yes, but you can still enjoy your favorite holiday sweets and take good care of your dental health. At Mettler and Griego Family Dentistry in Glendale,...

Does stress affect your teeth? Yes—although you may not realize it, stress causes many side effects that can have a detrimental impact on your oral health. Chronic stress weakens your immune system, leaving you vulnerable to the infections that cause cavities and gum disease. If...

There are many different causes of tooth pain, and all of them are serious. Constant, throbbing pain could indicate an abscess or infection. Pain from pressure while chewing might be from a broken tooth, a damaged filling, or habitual teeth grinding. If you are experiencing...

Did you know that good nutrition can help build strong teeth and gums? Some of the best foods for dental health are fresh fruits and vegetables, like apples and carrots. Along with regular brushing and flossing, healthy snacks can help prevent cavities and gum disease....

How well are you taking care of your gums? Detecting the early signs of gum disease is the best way to prevent it from growing worse. September is National Gum Care Month, and Mettler and Griego Family Dentistry is here to check up on your...

How well are you taking care of your gums? September is National Gum Care Month, and Mettler and Griego Family Dentistry is here to check up on your gum health! Have you been experiencing any gum sensitivity or bleeding? Are you wondering what causes swollen...