Your New Set of Dentures Requires Daily Cleaning and Regular Maintenance

Your new set of dentures were crafted from durable materials to replace your missing teeth. They were designed to fit snugly with the underlying structure of the gums. Providing your dentures with daily cleaning and regular maintenance will extend its lifespan and ensure a comfortable fit with your gums. Even with this firm fit, many… Read more »

Bleeding or Inflamed Gums Is Often a Symptom of Periodontal Disease

There is a common misconception held by some people that bleeding gums can be the result of overly vigorous brushing and flossing. While an aggressive technique might have the potential to harm the gums, most people experience bleeding or inflamed gums because of periodontal disease. Sometimes referred to as gum disease, this serious condition afflicts… Read more »

A Fractured Crown Needs Immediate Professional Attention

Dental crowns are typically cast from very durable materials like porcelain, gold, or another type of metallic alloy. This gives them the durability to bite, chew, and grind food for the many years ahead. While it is rare, there are still some situations that can chip or fracture a dental crown. When this happens, you… Read more »

The Ways Your Floss Can Help Your Smile

Did you know flossing your smile at least once a day is vital for a strong oral health and a healthy smile? Well, it’s true, but do you know why? Flossing is extremely important; as you can see from the following, it can: –Remove plaque: Plaque is the dangerous substance that can create tooth decay and… Read more »

Improve and Enhance Your Smile’s Shine with a Tooth Whitening Treatment

Improve and enhance your smile’s shine with a tooth whitening treatment. Whatever whitening treatment you choose, be sure to ask questions and research heavily the product you might be using, to ensure the product is right for you. After you have made your decision, follow the instructions as given by the package or the person… Read more »

Tips About Treating Your Periodontal Disease Within the Walls of Your Own Home

If you have red, swollen, and bleeding gums as well as chronic bad breath, there is a chance you might suffer from periodontal disease, which is also known as gum disease. If this is the case, it’s very important to visit Dr. Barry Kinney and receive the necessary treatment. After your gums have been treated,… Read more »

Cosmetic Dentistry Options

When you want to change your smile, you’re in luck: there are nearly limitless possibilities for doing so! Here at Barry Kinney in San Francisco, California, we specialize in offering you the latest and greatest in cosmetic dentistry so you can have the smile you deserve. With that in mind, let’s take a brief look… Read more »

Ring in the New Year with a Whiter, Brighter Smile

You take excellent care of your pearly whites all year round with your diligent daily oral hygiene habits along with regular professional dental cleanings and checkups keep your smile healthy and confident, but during the holidays and a new year on the horizon, you may want to consider enhancing your healthy smile. At our dental… Read more »

Three Oral Hygiene Tips to Help You Navigate the Holidays

Celebrating the holidays doesn’t have to come at the cost of your oral health. Despite the busy holiday season, you can still navigate the holiday festivities by employing three simple smile care tips. At our dental practice, Dr. Kinney, Dr. Savio, and Dr. Skelley are pleased to share some oral care tips for our patients in San… Read more »