Studio City Dental Arts Blog
May 8, 2018
There are thousands of seemingly different types of the toothbrush on the market. The choice is overwhelming between bristle type, bristle placement, head size, handle size, handle grip, manual or electric, black or pink…
In truth, the multitude can be grouped into a few basic things to look for. The rest is merely accessorizing.
October 17, 2017
Tooth decay is a common, yet preventable childhood problem. Left untreated, cavities in primary (baby) and permanent (adult) teeth will become painful and negatively impact the aesthetics and functionality of the teeth.
Some children are particularly susceptible to tooth decay, even after receiving regular dental examinations and oral care at home. The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) has recently recognized the benefits of a substance called xylitol for reducing childhood tooth decay.
May 10, 2017
Why should you get your teeth whitened?
The appearance of your smile correlates with your confidence, which is why teeth whitening is a great option to enhance your smile. As time passes, your teeth change color for multiple reason;
-the enamel gets thinner and the dentin which is yellowish shows through.
-food and drinks like red wine, coffee, etc that have strong pigment cause stains.
-trauma or medications that affect inner structures of your tooth.
June 28, 2013
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When it comes to the different dental cosmetic procedures in Studio City, porcelain veneers lead the entire gang. Generally, porcelain veneers are used in order to hide dental imperfections and produce a more beautiful smile. But just like all other cosmetic procedures, porcelain veneers have their limits and cannot be looked upon as a panacea for all dental mishaps. Below are the most common applications for porcelain veneers:
June 25, 2013
Tooth decay, chips and fractures on the surface of your teeth can necessitate a dental bonding treatment. This procedure involves the adhesion of teeth-colored resin to the surface as well as crevices of the teeth. This bonding procedure will ultimately improve the appearance of any of your teeth which have dental imperfections.
June 19, 2013
A mark of a beautiful smile is when all of your pearly whites are properly aligned. Orthodontic treatments can help with any bad bites or malocclusions. While traditional orthodontic braces are common among teenagers, older individuals are opting for Invisalign in Studio City CA. This form of plastic aligners are clear and invisible, compared to the very much visible bands and brackets of traditional orthodontic braces.
May 30, 2013
Water fluoridation has been hailed as one of the most notable public health advancements in the 21st century. However, there was a time where the water from your tap did not yet contain this naturally occurring mineral. So what is fluoride and why is it being added to the water which you are drinking?
May 29, 2013
Gum diseases are very common. In fact, around 75 percent of Americans will develop a form of gum disease at least once in their lives. Just like any other type of dental disease, gum diseases are best prevented rather than treated.
What are the different types of gum diseases?
Gum diseases come in different forms — gingivitis and periodontitis.
May 7, 2013
If there is something which your dentist wants you to understand and care for deeply, then that would be keeping your teeth free from cavities. Cavities, even the tiniest ones, may seem harmless but they have the ability to make their way into the pulp region of your tooth and cause teeth sensitivity to an abscessed tooth. In essence, if you want to keep yourself from feeling all the pain and discomfort that comes with a decayed tooth, then you need to make sure that you don’t get cavities to begin with.
April 28, 2013
The scariest thing about losing teeth is that you cannot re-grow them. Fortunately, dental implants are now possible. Dental implants are titanium screws which are drilled into the space vacated by the lost tooth. The implants are anchored not deep within the bone tissues. Over a period of time, titanium fuses with the bone tissue which adds to the stability of the dental implant.