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Importance of Bi-Annual Cleanings

It can be easy to skip out on a dental cleaning when you don’t have any specific aches or pains to deal with. But as you’ll read here, routine dental cleanings are the key to a healthy, happy mouth. If you want to maintain your beaming smile, coming in for a bi-annual checkup with Dr.…

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What does a smile makeover cost?

Aesthetic imperfections such as chips, cracks, or gaps can have a negative impact on your confidence. A smile makeover combines multiple cosmetic procedures into one comprehensive treatment. Dr. Cureton tailors every smile makeover to the specific needs of the patient. Whether you need a couple of procedures or several, we can help you achieve and…

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How to Know if Your Dental Work Needs Replacement

It’s a simple fact of life that things breaks down, and dental work is no different. Despite our best efforts and utmost care, occasionally something may happen to our dental work.  At Dr. Cureton’s practice, we want you to be well-informed about your oral health. Let’s dive into what you need to know. General Guidelines…

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4 Tips for Your Oral Health in 2021

Is good oral health one of your New Year’s resolutions? Check out this blog to learn how to gain and maintain a healthy smile for years to come. A new year, for many people, feels like a clean slate or a second chance to be better than they were before. Exercise more, eat healthily, save…

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Traditional vs Same-Day Dental Crowns

There are many different types of dental crowns available to restore decayed or damaged teeth. While traditional crowns are fabricated in a lab, same-day crowns are made chairside while you wait. What are the pros and cons of these restorations? How do CEREC® one-visit crowns compare to their conventional counterparts? Here, our Salinas, CA team…

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5 Questions to Ask Before a Dental Procedure

Before committing to a dental procedure, make sure you choose a dentist you can trust. Learn more about your dentist by asking these five questions. Are you experiencing dental pain? Do you want to improve the appearance of your teeth? Does one of your dental crowns or fillings need to be replaced? When you visit…

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8 Questions to Ask Your Dentist About Invisalign ®

Do you have questions about Invisalign clear, removable orthodontic aligners? We have answers! Check out these FAQs about Invisalign. A straight, beautiful smile can be life changing. Straight teeth boost confidence, give a good first impression, and make people seem more successful, smart, and wealthy. Thankfully, achieving a beautiful smile can be affordable, easy, and…

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Benefits of Same Day Crowns

–Dr. Cureton Dental crowns are one of the most versatile, important procedures that we offer here at our Salinas dental office. They have both cosmetic and functional benefits, capable of repairing a smile while also protecting the teeth. Crowns have traditionally been the procedure of choice for dentists looking to extend the lifespan of a…

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