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Which Toothbrush is Best for Oral Care?

May 8, 2018

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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.

What is Xylitol – And How Can it Reduce Cavities

October 17, 2017

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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.

Applications for Porcelain Veneers

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:

What Is Dental Bonding For?

June 25, 2013

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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.

What You Need to Know About Invisalign Aligners

June 19, 2013

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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.

Fluoride in Water

May 30, 2013

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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?

Gum Diseases and Its Forms

May 29, 2013

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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.

All About Cavities

May 7, 2013

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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.

Studio City Dental Implants: Your Titanium Teeth

April 28, 2013

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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.

How to Take Care of Your Child’s Pearly Whites

April 16, 2013

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Your child’s first trip to the dentist is probably the most crucial visit in his or her entire lifetime. This first visit will set the tone of his or her receptiveness to dental care all the way into his or her adult life. You’ve heard of adults who avoid having to go to the dentist at all cost simply because they had a very traumatic experience at the dentist’s chair when they were young. And if you think that you can just skirt away with having to go on dental check-ups, you’re very much wrong. Dentists have noticed a trend among children who didn’t receive proper dental care growing up and having lots of dental problems.

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