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What You Need to Know About Gum Care

There is no magic when it comes to maintaining the health of your gums. The key to a healthy smile is to make sure you are effectively removing the soft plaque and food that consistently accumulates in the mouth before it hardens. This can be achieved through proper brushing and flossing along with a variety...

Patient Safety – What sets us apart?

The Blende Group and House Call Dentists have a unique expertise and service offering, which requires a unique set of skills. But we know skills and safety go hand in hand. To explain just how safety standards are achieved we turned to Tom Terry, learning strategist and CEO of Tom Terry Inc., providing training and...

Dental Care Tips for Dementia Caregivers

BY ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION Dental care is one of the most challenging aspects of Alzheimer’s and dementia caregiving. Proper oral care is necessary to prevent eating difficulties, digestive problems and infections. As a caregiver, you may have to assist with dental hygiene or take a more hands-on approach. Below are helpful tips from professionals at the...

Xerostomia – The villain known as DRY MOUTH

by House Call Dentists Seniors often suffer from Dry Mouth, which is a lack of sufficient saliva, making your mouth feel like a desert. However, Dry Mouth is not a normal part of aging. Why is it a problem? Your mouth produces up to 1 liter of saliva every day to help keep your mouth moist and...

Raising the bar: our standards for being a House Call Dentist

House call dentistry is a unique and highly specialized field. This requires providers that are properly vetted to take care of the vulnerable population they serve. In today’s blog we offer an inside look at the advanced training and the highest level of health and immunization standards that we require of our team members. All...

Resolutions Revisited – Diet trends and dental health

Happy New Year from House Call Dentists! 2017 is a new year, bringing with it a new opportunity to recommit to resolutions of health, like weight loss or adopting a healthy lifestyle. Many of you might be sharing your workout goals on social media via Facebook and Instagram posts tracking how many miles you’ve run...

Recreational Cannabis and Oral Health

“Researchers have found that frequent recreational cannabis use – including marijuana, hashish, and hash oil – may be associated with elevated risk of periodontal (gum) disease.” The study recently published by the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) is the first of its kind. The use of marijuana results in salivary reduction and increased appetite. When...

Fears and Phobias

Have you ever postponed or canceled a dental appointment because the thought of sitting in the dentist’s chair made you feel uncomfortable, nervous, or afraid? While sitting in the waiting room, have you ever experienced rapid heartbeat, broke out into a sweat, or even felt physically sick?  You are not alone. We understand the very...

Sarah Marie

Sarah Marie is 90 years old and has dementia. Age Song’s memory care unit in San Francisco referred her to the practice. By performing a simple house call to her residence, House Call Dentists determined a treatment plan to address urgent dental-medical issues, including periodontal bone loss. Now that the work is done, she will...

Emergency Services FAQ

We offer the following emergency treatments: • Diagnosis & Treatment • Crowns, Bridges, Veneers • Extractions • Infections / Abscesses • Denture Adjustments • Root Canals • Pain Management Contact Us To contact us after hours, please call 1.800.395.1152