Empowering You with Dental Knowledge and Resources 

When it comes to your oral health, we want to make sure that you, as our patient, are equipped with the knowledge and resources you need to take good care of your teeth and gums. We have gathered all sorts of content to ensure your success in the journey to good and healthy oral care for you and your family.

In this section, you’ll find articles, videos, and links spanning across many topics, including how-tos, best practices, images of dental procedures, and more. We’ve also gathered some other resources for you to help make your visit to our Long Beach dental office a little easier.

Patient Forms

Here, you can find a downloadable PDF of the forms we have you fill out when you come in for your visit. Having this filled out before you come in can help expedite the check-in process, so you can get in and out quicker! It is not required to have these forms completed before you come into the office. You can also view the HIPAA privacy act to learn more about how we handle your sensitive, personal medical information.

Financial Options

Not sure if you can afford dental work? No worries. There are varied payment options available to you and your family to pay for the care you need. Everyone’s situations are unique and different, so we try our best to find options that are best suited for you and your family. You can also check out this blog post that also lists ways to help pay for your children’s dental care, too.

Smile Gallery

Take a look through our album of images of before and after transformations of the many general health and cosmetic services we provide. There are pictures of some implants performed at our Long Beach dentistry, some crowns that were placed, bridges that were fixed, and many more. These pictures also serve as a testimony to the dental services that we provide. Check out the gallery here.

Dental Videos

You can access our library of educational and informative videos about dental care, procedures, and general facts. On this page, you can learn what a temporary partial denture is, different alternatives for a root canal, how composite fillings work, and much more.


Here, you will find a wealth of pages filled with general information about oral health and our Long Beach dentistry. You can learn about bruxism and what may cause it, how your dental health affects your heart, why licorice is your teeth’s worst enemy, and more.


We aren’t the only website with good information about oral care. On the Links page, you will find our approved list of websites that you can also explore to learn more about your mouth and how to properly care for it. You’ll also find suggested brands and products to add to your oral routine.

Frequently Asked Questions

You’ve got questions, we’ve got answers! Here you can find a list of some of the top questions we’ve received from our patients, like “How often should I floss?” and “What should I do if a tooth is knocked out?”

If you cannot find what you are looking for, we welcome you to reach out to us. Our friendly staff will do their best to assist you with your dental questions. You can also go ahead and book a consultation with Dr. Coates -- find a time that’s convenient for you today.


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