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Dr. Kiran Rapal • December 14, 2023

Have you been dreaming of straighter teeth but don't want to deal with the hassle of traditional braces? Look no further than Invisalign. This innovative treatment is perfect for adults looking to achieve a straighter smile in a user friendly way. Or maybe you are tired of dealing with missing teeth or uncomfortable dentures? With the advancements in modern dentistry, there's no need to live with the limitations that come with tooth loss. Dental implants offer a fantastic solution for replacing missing teeth... Read More »

CPAP intolerance is a prevalent issue among patients who rely on Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) machines for improved sleep and respiratory health. Despite its prescribed benefits, patient compliance with CPAP machines is very low due to uncomfortable side effects such as dry mouth, and allergies, and the cumbersome nature of the CPAP contraption can make it almost impossible to sleep, consequently hindering its effectiveness as a remedy.... Read More »

ACID REFLUX: Dental Disaster, Part 2

Dr. Kiran Rapal • October 9, 2023

Learn some tips from Dr. Rapal for preventing acid reflux. Manage your diet: Pay attention to your food choices and avoid trigger foods that can exacerbate acid reflux symptoms. Common triggers include fatty and fried foods, spicy foods, citrus fruits, tomatoes, onions, chocolate, mint, caffeine, and carbonated beverages. Instead, opt for a diet rich in whole foods, including fruits, vegetables, lean proteins, and whole grains... Read More »

ACID REFLUX: Dental Disaster, Part 1

Dr. Kiran Rapal • September 29, 2023

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), commonly known as acid reflux, affects a significant portion of the population. This condition also identified as heartburn, indigestion and other gastric disorders, can be easily overlooked... Read More »

Strengthen Your Children’s Teeth With a Healthy Diet

Dr. Kiran Rapal • August 29, 2023

We must acknowledge the distressing increase of rampant caries (tooth cavities) in young adults and children. As a dental practitioner, it is disheartening to inform a young individual that they need a few fillings. I can always see the stress on their faces. This prompts the pertinent question of what has changed especially with the younger population - Is it lack of home care, nutrition or developmental issues such as skeletal deficiencies?... Read More »

Companion Animal Rescue Effort (CARE)

Dr. Kiran Rapal • October 31, 2022

On November 12, 2016, my team and I organized a volunteer day in support of Companion Animal Rescue Effort (CARE). We spent a Saturday outside of the dental office, cleaning CARE’s adoption space in San Jose, preparing pet supplies for resale and, best of all, spending time with Jiggy, an adorable and adoptable pup under CARE’s loving supervision.... Read More »