Blog Archive

What's Better — Veneers or Implants? May 10th, 2021

Modern dentistry has many methods for improving the appearance and restoring the function of your teeth. Whether you have crooked, chipped, missing, or discolored teeth, our care team at The Glen Dental of San Jose, California, has a solution for your smile. Some of the most popular selections from our...

What to Expect If You're Getting a Crown Apr 8th, 2021

Dental crowns are a popular and versatile restorative treatment for people with badly damaged teeth. Each year in the U.S., millions of crowns are placed, helping people of all ages relieve painful symptoms, protect their oral health, and feel more confident and attractive. At The Glen Dental, Aman Bhullar, DMD,...

Adjusting to Life With Dentures Mar 1st, 2021

Dentures have a reputation for being bulky and cumbersome, but they’ve evolved over the years. Today’s dentures are easier to get used to and easier to live with long term because they are lighter and more natural-looking than ever before.  Aman Bhullar, DMD of The Glen Dental in San Jose,...

Remedy a Gummy Smile With Veneers Feb 3rd, 2021

A confident smile goes a long way in imparting confidence and engendering goodwill.  So when you cover up a gummy smile, you’re doing more than hiding your gums from the people around you. You’re also depriving them of your natural radiance, and you’re depriving yourself of a complete and genuine...

Chronic Bad Breath? It Could Be a Sign of Periodontal Disease Jan 1st, 2021

Have you noticed you have bad breath a lot of the time? Has it become an embarrassing issue that causes you to reach for gum or mints more often than you think you should? In many cases, bad breath has a direct cause, such as the things you eat or...

Do You Need a Crown or a Bridge? Dec 1st, 2020

A crown or a bridge is often necessary when you’ve damaged or lost a tooth. But crowns and bridges are best suited to different situations. Aman Bhullar, DMD of The Glen Dental in San Jose, California, explains what you need to know about crowns and bridges and which is right...

The Importance of Not Missing Your Bi-Annual Dental Cleanings and Checkups Nov 5th, 2020

Everyone should get a dental checkup every six months. People who get regular checkups are less likely to develop dental disease and serious dental issues. A routine checkup involves two parts: a dental examination and a cleaning. If any issues are found, your dentist will create a treatment plan to...

5 Tips for Overcoming Dental Anxiety Oct 7th, 2020

Lots of people suffer from dental anxiety. It's one of the most common phobias in the United States. Dental anxiety can make you want to put off or avoid dental visits. But, it's important to get regular dental care to keep small problems from developing into serious ones.  At The...

How Does IV Sedation Dentistry Work and Is It Right for You? Sep 1st, 2020

If you’re among the 15% of U.S. adults who avoid the dentist because you think that dental procedures are painful, then you haven’t yet experienced sedation dentistry. Whether you have a cavity, a tooth that needs to be pulled, or another problem that must be resolved to preserve your oral...

Don't Let Anxiety Prevent You from Taking Care of Your Teeth: We Offer Sedation Dentistry Aug 2nd, 2020

We’ll be the first to admit that spending an hour in the dentist's chair isn’t nearly as enjoyable as passing the same time with friends, but these short visits do provide you with something to smile about.  If your fear or anxiety over visiting a dentist is causing you to...

Invisalign Makes it Easy to Get Straight Teeth at Any Age Jul 2nd, 2020

Few people are born with perfectly straight teeth. The most common way to straighten teeth is with metal braces that are bonded to the teeth and linked with metal wires. Unfortunately, braces can be clunky, take years to work, and affect the wearer’s self-esteem. Fortunately, there is a better way...

Non-Cosmetic Reasons to Consider Veneers Jun 8th, 2020

You might associate dental veneers with the bright, white, picture-perfect smiles you see on your favorite celebrities and TV personalities, but dental veneers do more than enhance your appearance. At The Glen Dental in San Jose, California, Aman Bhullar, DMD and his experienced team of dental professionals provide dental veneers...

When Dentures Are Your Best Option for Replacing Teeth May 15th, 2020

Keeping your natural teeth for a lifetime is ideal, but for many people, injury, illness, or severe periodontal disease can leave you without all of your healthy teeth intact. When this happens, there are a variety of solutions, including dentures. Under the direction of Aman Bhullar, DMD, the experienced team...

Sink Your Teeth into Dental Plans that Fit the Bill Mar 23rd, 2020

Not only is your dental health important for keeping your pearly whites dazzling and decay free, but the condition of your mouth can also affect the health of your body. Researchers have discovered that periodontal (gum) disease is linked to a number of other illnesses including heart disease, diabetes, osteoporosis,...

The Importance of Replacing Missing Teeth Feb 11th, 2020

A reported 1 in 5 Americans over age 65 have none of their original teeth left. This is a large portion of the senior population, and many other elderly Americans suffer from other forms of tooth decay and gum disease, which can lead to a complete loss of teeth. Accidents...

Dental Implants Look and Function Just Like Natural Teeth Jan 9th, 2020

When you’re missing teeth, normal activities, like eating and talking, can be challenging or embarrassing. But there is a solution. Because they look and function like your natural teeth, dental implants have fast become the preferred fix to missing teeth.  At The Glen Dental in San Jose, California, Aman Bhullar,...

Veneers: They're an Easy Solution to More Smile Flaws than You Realize Dec 12th, 2019

If only you were born with a perfect smile. The truth is, most people have tooth imperfections that affect the appearance of their smiles. Whether due to genetics, an accident, or too much coffee, having crooked, chipped, or stained teeth is a common cosmetic concern that many people hide behind...

6 Reasons to Consider Invisalign for Your Orthodontic Needs Nov 17th, 2019

Millions of smiles around the world come compliments of Invisalign®. The FDA-approved system straightens teeth using a series of individually designed, removable, clear plastic aligners. Since 1998, this innovative system has been used to correct a wide- range of orthodontic issues, including, underbites, overbites, and overcrowding.  At Glen Dental in...