Why Does My Dentist Want Me to Floss My Teeth?

Flossing is vital. In fact, it’s so vital that your dentist, Dr. A. Agustin Vega, strongly recommends flossing at least once a day. Now, this might not matter to you if you don’t fully understand the importance of flossing. In fact, you’ll likely place flossing on the bottom of your to-do list. This can be dangerous for the teeth, gums... read more »

Facts About Root Canal Treatment

If you want to know all there is to know about root canal treatment, then our dentist, Dr. A. Agustin Vega, is more than happy to help you. Knowing about root canals and other dental treatments can help you in a myriad of ways. So, to expand your knowledge about root canal treatment in Olympia, Washington, our dentist is happy... read more »

Dental Filling Facts

Dental fillings are top-notch dental restorations that can help you, your smile and your oral health in many ways, which is why your dentist, Dr. A. Agustin Vega, proudly offers them at A. Agustin Vega. If you are interested in knowing all about dental fillings in Olympia, Washington, our dental team is happy to tell you all about them. The... read more »

Is it Possible for My Tooth Enamel to Wear Away?

Your tooth enamel is a tough shell that protects the inner layers of your teeth, like the cementum, dentin, and pulp. Without it, the entire tooth’s health can be compromised. This is why you need to keep your tooth enamel in tip-top shape. Unfortunately, tooth enamel loss is possible, and it’s important to avoid it as much as possible. To... read more »

Dental Abscess 101

A dental abscess is a dental issue that can severely harm your tooth and alter your oral health. It usually forms when there is an opening in the tooth enamel (which typically occurs when you fail to treat a cavity or experience a dental trauma) and the bacteria enter the opening and infect the core of the tooth. This can... read more »