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Santa Teresa Dental Hosts 10th Annual Toy and Food Drive

Posted under Morgan Hill Dental News on November 17th, 2015 | No Comments
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Donate a New Toy or Non-Perishable Food

MORGAN HILL, CA (Nov. 16, 2015) – Doctors Andrew Huang and Ann Lien of Santa Teresa Dental know that children and their families want more than two front teeth for Christmas. So they’ll continue their annual toy and food drive for local families for the 10th consecutive year.

“This has really become a traditional start to the holiday season for our patients and the general community,” said Dr. Huang. “Knowing that children will enjoy a new toy under the tree and a warm meal for the holiday is really a celebration of the holiday spirit.”

Santa Teresa Dental patients and the general community can drop off unwrapped toys and non-perishable food at Santa Teresa Dental, 16160 Monterey Road, throughout the holiday season until Monday, Dec. 14. Office hours for Santa Teresa Dental are Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Toys will be distributed by the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program and the food will help Second Harvest Food Bank serve needy …

Santa Teresa Dental Hosts 9th Annual Holiday Charity Event

Posted under Morgan Hill Dental News on January 29th, 2015 | No Comments

Donate a New Toy or Non-Perishable Food for Picture with Santa

MORGAN HILL, CA (Oct. 1, 2014) – Santa will take time out of his busy schedule again this year to join doctors Andrew Huang and Ann Lien of Santa Teresa Dental for their 9th annual toy and food drive on Saturday, Dec. 13 from 9:30 to 11:30 am at the office of Santa Teresa Dental, 16160 Monterey Road.

“This event has really become a traditional start to the holiday season for our patients and the general community,” said Dr. Huang. “Everyone enjoys the activities and pictures with Santa and the local charities benefit too. It’s really a celebration of the holiday spirit.”

A professional photographer will capture these special holiday moments on film. In return, Santa Teresa Dental encourages participants to bring a new, unwrapped toy for the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots or non-perishable food for Second Harvest Food Bank.

Toys and non-perishable food can also be dropped off at Santa Teresa Dental throughout this holiday season until Monday, Dec. …

Micro-Dentistry Your Traditional Alternative

Posted under Dental Technology on July 29th, 2014 | No Comments
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I have been practicing proactive and micro-dentistry for years.  People often ask me what is that and how is that beneficial compared to traditional dentistry.  I would like to dedicate this short blog to it.

The term, micro-dentistry could be described as a minimal form of invasive dentistry. It is an operative dentistry philosophy that is founded on science and is regarded as an alternative to the traditional dental process. The aim of a dentist who practices micro-dentistry is to identify unstable tooth structure that could pose a threat to a tooth, or teeth in the future. It is then recommended to remove the potentially destructive area with the minimum disturbance to the surrounding tooth structure.

Micro-dentistry is achieved with the use of optical devices that magnify the operative areas. With improved visualization, the result is a more exact treatment that is also less invasive. Accordingly, oral tissues and dental structures are preserved from unnecessary substance loss during the process, for example; during the removal of decayed tooth structure.

Traditionally, dentist like to use …