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Tooth Worms? The History of Cavities and Tooth Fillings

Scientists have discovered tooth decay in specimens that are more than 15,000 years old. The ancients once thought that cavities were caused by something called “tooth worms” … Eew! They Read More

Mouthguard Protection

Let’s talk about mouthguards and night guards—two crucial appliances that protect your child’s teeth and jaw. We could talk about how important a mouthguard is when your family leads an active Read More

September is National Childhood Injury Prevention Month!

September is National Childhood Injury Prevention Month, and the doctor and our team at Gary A. Olen, DDS, MS, Inc. & Michael Maurer, DDS, Inc. are excited to share some Read More

Celebrate Labor Day by Getting Away

Labor Day honors the contributions that workers have made to this country, and for many Americans, the holiday is a great time to relax at home with family and friends. Read More

What kind of toothbrush and toothpaste should my child use?

Imagine that you sit down for some evening television, and during the course of the evening, you see five commercials regarding dental products. They all claim to be the best. Read More

Amalgam Fillings vs. White Fillings

Many varieties of fillings are available at our El Cajon, California office. Most people are familiar with traditional amalgam fillings: those big silver spots on top of teeth. Made from a Read More

Is your child a mouth breather?

Have you ever watched to see if your child is breathing through his or her mouth? Breathing through the mouth instead of the nose may lead to trouble for youngsters. Read More

Wrong Time/Wrong Place?

In a perfectly predictable world, your child’s teeth would come in—and fall out—right on schedule, right in place. But life isn’t perfectly predictable, and teeth can erupt—or fail to erupt—in Read More

Brushing Your Toddler’s Teeth

At Gary A. Olen, DDS, MS, Inc. & Michael Maurer, DDS, Inc., we know that brushing your toddler’s teeth can be an intimidating prospect. So we’re providing a few tips Read More

Good Dental Hygiene Impacts Overall General Health

There are many ways in which your oral health has an impact on your overall general health. There are naturally occurring bacteria in the mouth. Some of those bacteria, including Read More

How to Brush a Two-Year-Old’s Teeth Effectively

Our team at Gary A. Olen, DDS, MS, Inc. & Michael Maurer, DDS, Inc. would like to offer some tips regarding the sometimes dreaded task of brushing a toddler’s teeth. Much Read More

Summer Sports and Mouthguards

School’s out and you’ve emptied your gym locker until next fall. But while you’re stowing away the football gear, the basketball warm-ups, the field hockey sticks, and all the other Read More

Summer Sports and Mouthguards

School’s out and you’ve emptied your gym locker until next fall. But while you’re stowing away the football gear, the basketball warm-ups, the field hockey sticks, and all the other Read More

Summer Sports and Mouthguards

School’s out and you’ve emptied your gym locker until next fall. But while you’re stowing away the football gear, the basketball warm-ups, the field hockey sticks, and all the other Read More

Summer Sports and Mouthguards

School’s out and you’ve emptied your gym locker until next fall. But while you’re stowing away the football gear, the basketball warm-ups, the field hockey sticks, and all the other Read More

Summer Sports and Mouthguards

School’s out and you’ve emptied your gym locker until next fall. But while you’re stowing away the football gear, the basketball warm-ups, the field hockey sticks, and all the other Read More

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