Dr. Kim's Blog


How to Care for Your Teeth as You Grow Older

It’s impossible to know what the aging process will really be like until we’re within it. Each of us will notice different changes and have a unique experience, and find…

This Probiotic Could Prevent Cavities

We already know that maintaining a healthy, balanced pH in the mouth prevents cavities. Your natural oral environment discourages decay, and keeps your enamel strong.

Did You Know that Healthy Teeth Support a Healthy Brain?

Our brains house our thoughts, feelings, personalities, and so much more – they define who we are as people.

Is Now the Right Time to Start Invisalign?

If you’ve been unhappy with crooked front teeth for years, it can feel even more difficult to take the straightening plunge.

Is Fluoride Treatment Just for Kids?

Preventive dental care tends to be discussed as a pediatric approach to cavity-fighting. And it is true that it’s extra important for children to avoid decay, in large part to…

Healthy Teeth Boost Kids’ Grades

You do everything possible to help your kids find personal success. And making sure they see the dentist regularly could be even more important than you realize.

Dr. Okamura Establishes a Teaching Tradition

When you love what you do, you naturally want to help others find a similar path. Dr. Kim Okamura has gained such joy from her career that she’s now mentoring…

Happy Chinese New Year!

Monday, February 8th is the first day of the new year! Feel like you just celebrated the start of 2016? The Chinese New Year follows the lunisolar Chinese calendar, not…

How to Find a Simple Smile Makeover

As we've said before, cosmetic dentistry doesn't have to take over your life to be effective. But what does a simple smile makeover actually entail?
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What to Look For in Your Invisalign Provider

Invisalign will make a significant difference to your life. But while a straighter smile is the reason you’re undergoing treatment, the process itself can be just as rewarding.