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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

Treating Your TMJ

Are you dealing with a TMJ disorder? Find out how to alleviate your discomfort.   Everything from dental misalignments to stress can lead someone to deal with an uncomfortable and common jaw Read More

Orthodontics FAQs

Braces. They conjure up images of unsightly headgear, hours and hours at the bathroom sink, and cumbersome retainers. However, today's orthodontic treatment from Dr. Mike Maurer and Dr. Gary Olen Read More

FAQs About Sleep Apnea

Did you know that your dentist doesn’t just treat your teeth, but sleep apnea as well? Dental sleep medicine focuses on oral appliances for treating Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA). This Read More

Oral Appliances To Prevent Teeth Grinding

Oral Appliances To Prevent Teeth Grinding If your child is dealing with TMJ, a condition affecting the temporomandibular joint, one of the effects may be teeth grinding, a habit not only Read More

When Is Palate Expansion Necessary?

Crooked teeth can start at an early age, and Your pediatric dentists in El Cajon, CA, Dr. Michael Maurer and Dr. Gary Olen, can help give your child a straight Read More

Sealants To Protect Kids’ Teeth

How dental sealants from your pediatric dentists in El Cajon, CA, can save your child’s smile Kids love sugar, but sugar doesn’t love their teeth. Sugar causes tooth decay. Fortunately, there Read More

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