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  • Daniel Balaze, DMD, FAGD, Dentist in Laguna Niguel, CA 92677

    First Post of the New Year

    New Year, New Blog. We Love Laguna Niguel, and We Are Going to Share It. Can I make a confession? I’m a sucker for resolutions. In years past, I’d have a list of 10 or more things I wanted to do in the new year.  As I’ve learned about myself and the shortcomings of human […]

    Continue Reading January 21, 2021

  • Laguna Niguel Dentist, Dr. Daniel Balaze is always available to take care of your dental emergencies

    We Are Here For Emergencies

    What To Do If You Have A Dental Emergency First of all, don’t panic.  We are here, and we have seen it all. Second, don’t feel bad.  We are all guilty of procrastinating.  If you’ve know that something “wasn’t right” and simply didn’t get around to making an appointment, forgive yourself, you’re not alone. Lastly, […]

    Continue Reading March 17, 2020

  • Daniel Balaze, DMD, FAGD, Dentist in Laguna Niguel, CA 92677

    The Most Conservative Dentist in Laguna Niguel

    We Made One Big Change In 2019, we added Silver Diamine Fluoride (SDF) to our tool box. What is Silver Diamine Fluoride (SDF)? Silver diamine fluoride has a long history in Japan where it has roots in a tradition called Ohaguro.  As a sign of beauty and sophistication, women would dye their teeth black.  At […]

    Continue Reading March 5, 2020

  • Daniel Balaze, DMD, FAGD, Dentist in Laguna Niguel, CA 92677

    Is Your Smile Ready for the Holidays?

    The holidays are fast approaching.  That means that there are going to be lots of photos taken.  Some of them are bound to have you  in them.  And your smile.  Are you ready for that? The Fastest Way to White Teeth We hear it all the time.  “How can I get my teeth whiter?” or, […]

    Continue Reading October 11, 2019

  • An Update on Our Updates

    Don’t worry.  We are the same wonderful practice you’ve always loved, and we will continue to be that — and more.  I promise. We are always looking to do better.  Better service.  Better dentistry. This is why it may seem like we are always updating something. Most recently, we have been updating our hygiene progress […]

    Continue Reading June 20, 2019

  • Your Next Dental Appointment

    Going to the dentist is something we should all be doing twice a year every year. If you’re already in the habit of coming in for regular cleanings, that’s wonderful! If not, here’s what you can expect from a typical cleaning appointment. Your Check-Up When visiting the dentist for a check-up, there are a few […]

    Continue Reading June 20, 2018

  • Getting Your Smile Back With Dental Implants

    Sports injuries, accidents, and tooth decay are just a few of the reasons we might lose a tooth. Thanks to the miracles of modern dentistry, however, we don’t need to settle for having a gap in our smiles for the rest of our lives. There are a few ways to fill that gap, and one […]

    Continue Reading June 6, 2018

  • Getting Wise About Wisdom Teeth

    Wisdom teeth removal is a major rite of passage for many in their late teens and early twenties. They post images of their swollen cheeks on social media, share videos of themselves acting loopy from the anesthetics on YouTube, and enjoy an excuse to drink as many smoothies as possible. But why do we have […]

    Continue Reading May 23, 2018

  • Supernumerary Teeth

    Most people will develop a total of twenty baby teeth that are gradually replaced by a total of thirty-two adult teeth. Sometimes those teeth don’t all appear, a condition called hypodontia. In even rarer cases, all the normal teeth will be present, plus at least one extra! These extra teeth are supernumerary teeth, and the condition […]

    Continue Reading May 9, 2018