• Blog
RSS Feed
  • The Benefits of Invisalign
    Crooked or misaligned teeth can prevent you from feeling comfortable showing off your smile in public and can stop you from feeling comfortable in social situations. Invisalign is an easy Read more
  • Go Green for St. Patrick’s Day
    Millions of people, around Tustin, California and beyond, wear green on St. Patrick’s Day so they can show their spirit for the holiday and avoid getting pinched. While it may Read more
  • Getting to the Bottom of Chewing Gum Myths
    It's a moment many of our patients have experienced. One second you're chewing on a piece of gum, then suddenly you forget to keep chewing and swallow the entire rubbery Read more
  • Good Nutrition Leads to Healthy Mouths
    At Shirley Santos, DDS, 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. Read more
  • Telltale Signs that Your Tooth has a Cavity
    the doctor and our team at Shirley Santos, DDS, Inc. frequently get questions about cavity causes and prevention. You brush twice a day and floss regularly. You rinse with mouthwash, Read more
  • The Truth about TMJ
    TMJ is the quick way of referring to your Temporomandibular Joint. Pardon the pun, but that’s quite a mouthful! What is this joint, what does it do, and, if your Read more
  • Valentine's Day History
    Valentine’s Day is best known as a celebration of love in all its forms. Pink hearts, red roses, and cute greeting cards adorn every surface you see. What many people Read more
  • 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. Thus far, no cause-and-effect relationship has been Read more
  • Fluorosis: What is it?
    Many people think dental fluorosis is a disease, but it’s not; it’s a condition that affects the appearance of your tooth’s enamel, not the function or health of the teeth. Read more
  • Dental Filling Options
    You’ve made an appointment at our Tustin, California office to treat your cavity, the decayed area has been removed, and the site has been cleaned and prepared for a filling. Read more
  • Your Snoring Might Be More Serious Than You Think
    Sleep apnea is a disorder in which breathing stops and starts repeatedly throughout the night. It’s most common among middle-aged adults, and the most prevalent symptom is loud snoring. Sleep apnea Read more
  • Tooth Protection and Winter Sports
    Just because it’s cold out there doesn’t mean you’ll give up keeping fit and active! Winter is the season for some of our favorite team sporting activities, and when you’re Read more
  • New Year's Eve
    Watching the clock tick down the final seconds until midnight, many of us- Shirley Santos, DDS, Inc. included- feel nostalgic about the passing year and hopeful about the new one Read more
  • Find Out how Your Diet can Cause Cavities
    Sometimes food that’s good for your body isn’t necessarily the best for your teeth. the doctor and our team want you to know which healthy foods can harm your teeth Read more
  • Everything You Need to Know About Emergency Dentistry
    Some oral health troubles can not wait till your next routine dental appointment. Emergency dentistry in Tustin, CA, provides immediate dental care when you need it. At your dentist's office, Read more
  • The Effects of Biting Your Nails
    Also known as onchophagia, the habit of nail biting is one of the so-called “nervous habits” that can be triggered by stress, excitement, or boredom. Approximately half of all kids Read more

Contact Us

Send Us an Email

Our Location

Find us on the map

Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

Shirley Santos, DDS, Inc.

Monday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

9:00 am-2:00 pm (Twice a month)

Sunday:

Closed