Dr. Kim's Blog


The Link Between Oral Health And Whole Body Health

A cavity or a case of gingivitis impacts more than just your mouth. There's an undeniable link between your oral health and the state of your entire body.

Our Top Posts of 2013

With the end of the year coming to a close, we're taking a look back on what our website has offered. Dr. Okamura and our staff hope to use this…

Oral Health & Pregnancy | Care For You and Your Baby

Pregnancy affects every part of your body. While taking great care of your teeth while pregnant may not seem like a priority,

4 Reasons to Get Excited About Porcelain Dental Restorations

Dr. Kim Okamura and her team have high standards for the cosmetic treatments they provide. We’re not happy with anything less than totally natural work.

What are the Benefits of Laser Periodontal Treatment?

Scaling and root planing physically remove plaque and bacteria from your tooth root surfaces, as well as resurface those areas so that plaque will be less likely to cling to…

Sedation Dentistry Tames Dental Phobia

A phobia is a fear that isn't totally based in rational thought. True reasons for anxiety or fear can snowball into something as huge and difficult to tackle as a…

Top Causes of Stained Teeth

Time has many negative effects on our smiles, one of the most common being yellowing teeth. While they are difficult to avoid, discolored teeth aren’t impossible to treat.

Financing Your Dental Work

Your teeth don’t always act the way you’d like them to. For example, dental problems can seem to creep up at times when they’re particularly inconvenient.

Dental Lasers Make a Difference

As dental treatment evolves, your experiences in the dental chair change. Improved tools, techniques, and materials make for more and more positive appointments and treatment results.

How Botox Relieves Chronic Pain

Treatment of chronic pain can be incredibly difficult. Often, the reason the pain is ongoing is because it is difficult to pin down.