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Best Cleaning ever

Now I know why our patients are always complimenting Miss Shawna and how great she is!!! She has such a light and gentle hand and makes me feel so comfortable with no discomfort! One of the best cleanings I have ever had!!!

Aug 2nd, 2019
Summer Referral Drawing

This Summers referral contest! Refer family, friend, or neighbor and be entered to win 4 tickets to DISNEYLAND! Don't Miss Out! Winner announced October 1st!!! *Higher your chances of winning by multiple referrals! *

Aug 2nd, 2019
Happy Birthday

Catherine had no idea of the special treat we had waiting for her on her birthday! Happy Birthday from Sunshine dental!

Aug 2nd, 2019
Miss Natalie

Miss Shawna getting her teeth cleaned by our newest hygienist. For those who haven't met Miss Natalie yet, shes fairly new to our team but has years of experience and absolutely loves what she does.She cant wait to meet you! Catch her on Fridays!!

Aug 2nd, 2019
Memorial Day and Getting Ready for Summer

Memorial Day didn't become an official holiday until 1971, but Americans started gathering annually in the spring to remember those who lost their lives in war during the 1860s, right after the Civil War.

May 22nd, 2019
Are braces right for me?

According to Preferred Consumer, it's estimated that 50 percent of people around the world have teeth that are crooked, not aligned properly, or irregular.

May 8th, 2019
Crushing the Ice-Chewing Habit

It's a habit many people have and not only can it be annoying to the people around you, it can be detrimental to your dental health.

Apr 24th, 2019
Go Green for St. Patrick’s Day

Millions of people, around Temecula and beyond, wear green on St. Patrick’s Day so they can show their spirit for the holiday and avoid getting pinched.

Mar 13th, 2019
Are your teeth ready for the big day?

At Sunshine Dental Inc. we know that just about anyone who has taken on the challenge of planning her own wedding could tell you how important the little details can be.

Mar 6th, 2019
The Evolution of Braces

Did you know that even in ancient times, people wanted to improve the look and function of their smiles?

Jan 16th, 2019
I got my braces. Now what?

You’ve taken the first step toward a healthier and more beautiful appearance by getting braces at Sunshine Dental Inc., and you’re probably wondering what comes next.

Jan 9th, 2019
Thanksgiving

At Sunshine Dental Inc., we love to celebrate the holidays with vigor!

Nov 21st, 2018
Halloween: Candy, costumes, and more!

All Hallows' Eve, more commonly known as Halloween, is a yearly event celebrated on October 31, and one that is anticipated by the young and young at heart all over the world.

Oct 31st, 2018
Year-End Insurance Reminder

Dr. Phillip Chien, as well as our team at Sunshine Dental Inc., would like to give those patients with flex spend, health savings, or insurance benefits a friendly end of the year reminder that it’s high time to schedule your dental visits so you optimize

Oct 3rd, 2018
Avoid Brushing After Every Single Meal!

Here is some surprising yet worthwhile advice you might be hearing for the first time: Brushing after a meal can be incredibly bad for your teeth if you do it after eating certain foods.

Sep 26th, 2018
Adults and Braces

Nowadays, many adults are taking advantage of getting straighter teeth with braces.

Sep 19th, 2018
How to Floss with Braces

The Sunshine Dental Inc. team knows that oral hygiene is important, whether you have braces on your teeth or not.

Sep 12th, 2018
Celebrate Labor Day by Getting Away

Labor Day honors the contributions that workers have made to this country, and for many Americans, the holiday is a great time to relax at home with family and friends.

Aug 28th, 2018
What is a cavity?

Cavities are the reason why most people fear going to the dentist. But they’re also the reason you should be visiting Dr. Phillip Chien on a regular basis.

Aug 8th, 2018
Happy Fourth of July

Every year, Americans all over the world celebrate the birth of the country and its independence on the Fourth of July.

Jul 4th, 2018
Positive Aging with Orthodontics

Crooked or crowded teeth aren’t always just a cosmetic issue; they also are more difficult to clean, which can lead to tooth decay and gum disease.

Jun 20th, 2018
Healthy Summer Foods

It’s summer—that wonderful time of year when fresh and delicious produce abounds.

Jun 6th, 2018
Every Day is Earth Day

During the early days of the environmental awareness movement, those who demonstrated against pollution, toxic chemicals, and the general public health were known as hippies.

Apr 18th, 2018
Common Braces Problems

It’s useful to know some of the common problems that can arise when you get braces.

Mar 28th, 2018
The Best Snacks for a Healthy Smile

One of the most frequent questions that Dr. Phillip Chien and our team hear is about what kinds of snacks are best for a child’s dental health.

Mar 21st, 2018
Good Nutrition Leads to Healthy Mouths

At Sunshine Dental Inc., we know the most common oral health diseases are tooth decay and periodontal disease (or gum disease), and both are among the easiest to prevent.

Mar 7th, 2018
Rubber Band Horoscopes: What your color says about you

One exciting part about wearing braces from Sunshine Dental Inc. is getting to choose the colors of your rubber bands. Orthodontists place elastic bands, or ligatures, over each bracket to secure the archwire in place.

Feb 28th, 2018
What are the benefits of early orthodontic treatment?

Parents usually have numerous questions about orthodontic treatment for their children. According to the American Association of Orthodontists, orthodontic treatment for children should start at around seven years of age.

Feb 21st, 2018
February is Heart Month

The American Academy of Periodontology stresses the importance of good oral health since gum disease may be linked to heart disease and stroke.

Feb 7th, 2018
How do I know if I’m at risk for oral cancer?

Every year, over 50,000 North Americans are diagnosed with oral or throat cancer, which has a higher death rate than many other common cancers, including cervical cancer, testicular cancer, Hodgkin’s lymphoma, and thyroid or skin cancers.

Jan 4th, 2018
It's a Wrap: Ending the year with a smile!

People have been ushering in the New Year for centuries but it became an official holiday in 1582 when Pope George XIII declared January 1st to be the day on which everyone would celebrate the New Year.

Dec 27th, 2017
Braces-Friendly Recipe: Dinner

Wearing braces during your treatment at Sunshine Dental Inc. presents some unique challenges in the types of food you can safely eat.

Nov 29th, 2017
Thanksgiving Trivia

At Sunshine Dental Inc. we love learning trivia and interesting facts about Thanksgiving!

Nov 22nd, 2017
The Intriguing History of Halloween

Halloween is fast approaching, and Dr. Phillip Chien wanted to be sure to wish our patients a happy day, no matter how you might celebrate this holiday.

Oct 15th, 2017
Braces-Friendly Foods

Having braces can be frustrating when you have to be cautious about eating certain foods or having to avoid them altogether.

Oct 11th, 2017
September is National Gum Care Month!

Can you believe it's already September? At Sunshine Dental Inc., we know that gingivitis, the early stage of periodontal disease, can be difficult to recognize.

Sep 6th, 2017