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4 Reasons Dental Implants May Be Worth the Cost for You

November 25, 2017

4 Reasons Dental Implants May Be Worth the Cost for YouIf you’ve lost a tooth as an adult then you know what a pain it can be. Sure, you have gap in your mouth that can embarrass you, but when you lose a tooth the exposed root can be incredibly painful. There are several ways to treat this issue but the most effective option is getting a dental implant. That said, it’s also true that it’s not the cheapest option.

This is why we want you to carefully consider the option. With the extra cost compared to other…


Are Dental Implants a Realistic Treatment for Gum Disease?

November 23, 2017

Are Dental Implants a Realistic Treatment for Gum Disease?Gum disease may start out as a minor issue but it can turn into a painful and frustrating problem. There are actually two different types of gum disease. The first is gingivitis, which you can think of as the beginnings of a more serious type of gum disease, called periodontitis. However, either type – gingivitis or periodontitis – can result in side effects that affect your daily life.

One of the most serious side effects of periodontitis is tooth loss. if you’ve gotten to that stage of gum disease and have lost teeth…


Ever Wondered How to Get a Better Smile? Check Out These 3 Procedures Celebrities Get

November 21, 2017

Ever Wondered How to Get a Better Smile? Check Out These 3 Procedures Celebrities Get When you think of Hollywood, cosmetic procedures may be one of the first things you think of. That said, how often do you think of cosmetic dentistry? Those perfect smiles on celebrities are rarely natural – they’re the result of a huge industry in cosmetic dentistry that can improve more than just the smile of a celebrity – it can improve your smile.

How important is a nice smile?

Having a smile you’re proud of is more important than…


Are You Looking for a New Los Angeles Dentist? Follow These 4 Steps

November 17, 2017

Are You Looking for a New Los Angeles Dentist? Follow These 4 StepsIt used to be that essentially the only way to find a new dentist was to ask a friend or family member for a recommendation. In some cases, people simply chose the office that was closest to their home or work. Today, there are many more options and a lot more information available about Los Angeles dentists.

While the influx of options and information is a good thing overall, it can be hard to know where to look and what to look for….


Got Bad Breath? Follow These 5 Tips to Get Rid of It

November 15, 2017

Got Bad Breath? Follow These 5 Tips to Get Rid of ItNo one wants to deal with bad breath. Most people who have it pop mints, chew gum, or gargle with mouthwash to try and get rid of it. Unfortunately, those methods aren’t usually effective and even if they are, they only last for a few minutes. Read on to learn more about how you can get rid of bad breath at its root.

  1. Brush your teeth at least twice a day
  2. Most people brush their teeth at least once a day. At , we find that people are most…


Natural Remedies to Treat Gum Disease: Do They Work?

November 13, 2017

Natural Remedies to Treat Gum Disease: Do They Work?

Gum disease is more prevalent in the United States than many people believe. In fact, recent studies have shown at almost half of adults in this country have some form of periodontal disease. The easiest way to treat gum disease is to prevent it from happening at all. This can be done by visiting your dentist regularly, brushing at least twice a day, and flossing daily.

However, once you have it, the only way to truly treat it is to work with the professionals. That said, there are some natural remedies that…


Your Nighttime Tooth Brushing Ritual: How Important Is It?

November 11, 2017

Your Nighttime Tooth Brushing Ritual: How Important Is It?Everyone knows that they should brush their teeth before they go to bed. Most people forget every once in a while, but the real problem happens when they miss night after night. Some people wonder: Do I really need to make sure I’m brushing every night? At , we can’t stress enough how important it is to have good oral care at home – especially at night.

We wanted to make sure that our patient know not just that it’s important but why it’s important. Keep reading to learn…


Smoking or Soda: Which One Can Do More Damage to Your Oral Health?

November 9, 2017

Smoking or Soda: Which One Can Do More Damage to Your Oral Health?There are many aspects of having good oral health. There are some things you should do if you want good oral health – such as brushing and flossing regularly – and then there are things you should avoid if you want good oral health. Two of the most harmful habits are smoking and drinking sugary sodas.

Do you know what they can do to your gums and teeth? Read on to learn more and then reach out to to make an appointment with a dentist.

Smoking…


7 Potential Benefits of Dental Implants

November 7, 2017

7 Potential Benefits of Dental ImplantsMost people will lose at least one tooth in their lifetime. Whether it’s caused by gum disease, an injury, or tooth decay, there may be up to three options to get rid of the gap. You may be offered removable dentures, fixed dental bridge, or dental implants. The right choice for you depends on what tooth you’re missing, where it’s located, your overall health, whether it’s cost effective, and what you prefer.

While dental implants aren’t the best choice for everyone, there are some real benefits that may make them the right choice…


5 Ways to Improve Your Smile in Family Photos

November 3, 2017

5 Ways to Improve Your Smile in Family PhotosWith today’s technology and the ease of taking photos, it seems we must always be ready for a family photo. There are many reasons this is exciting but it can also be embarrassing when a person doesn’t love their smile. Check out these five tips that can help your smile look better in your family photos.

  1. Resist the urge to over-smile
  2. What is an over-smile? It’s when a person tries to smile hard and the result is that their eyes are squinted, the muscles in their neck are tense, and the picture just looks awkward….