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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 »

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 »

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 »