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Category: Dental Care

Has Pregnancy Ruined Your Smile?

Posted May 08, 2023

4 Minute Read:  Pregnancy can take a toll on teeth, even when doing your best to get the nutrients necessary to support your baby and your body.  To avoid the discomfort, treatment, and cost of extensive dental work, be sure to include extra dental visits as part of your routine prenatal care.  Some of the […]

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What Foods and Beverages Should I Avoid After Having My Teeth Professionally Whitened?

Posted January 16, 2023

3 Minute Read:  Following a professional teeth whitening treatment, it’s essential to keep your smile looking bright. Taking special care to avoid staining them, especially during the first few weeks after treatment, protects both your teeth and your financial investment.  Immediately Following Your Professional Teeth Whitening Treatment In the days and weeks after your whitening […]

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3 Ways to Treat a Dental Injury

Posted April 01, 2022

4 Minute Read:  If you experience a dental injury, the number one thing to do is seek professional help immediately.  If you have a dental emergency in the Beverly Hills area, call 310-273-0111 right away. If a tooth has become dislodged to any degree and you cannot get to an emergency dentist, you should visit […]

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Is Dental Surgery Safe to Undergo While Pregnant?

Posted December 02, 2021

2 Minute Read:  When you are pregnant, you want to do everything possible to keep your baby safe. As such, you are always looking for information on how to stay healthy and strong for your baby.  Unfortunately, there is a lot of misinformation around this topic.  For instance, you might have heard that undergoing a […]

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The Untold Dangers of Tooth Decay

Posted November 01, 2021

2 Minute Read:  Tooth decay is something that most of us experience — to a lesser or greater degree — at some point in our lives.  If you are experiencing pain in a tooth, it may indicate a cavity — and you should visit a dentist as soon as possible. What Causes Tooth Decay? Tooth […]

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How Has COVID-19 Affected Dentistry?

Posted September 02, 2021

2 Minute Read:  At the beginning of the pandemic, Americans were told to stay home. This meant canceled trips, events, and dental appointments. Fortunately, California COVID-19 cases have gone down while vaccination rates continue to climb. The CDC has published guidelines for dental settings to help dental professionals put protective measures into place. Therefore, the […]

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Are Dental X-Rays Dangerous?

Posted March 02, 2021

2 Minute Read:  Taking X-rays during your dental checkups is crucial to maintaining a healthy mouth.  Dental X-rays capture images of a patient’s teeth and gums, helping a dentist identify problems like tooth decay, bone loss, and impacted teeth. In so doing, a dentist can provide an accurate diagnosis and determine the best course of […]

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Why Are People Afraid of the Dentist?

Posted October 21, 2020

3 Minute Read:  Let’s face it—the majority of people do not enjoy going to the dentist. Many people avoid regular dentist visits out of fear. If you are afraid of the dentist, avoiding your six-month checkup is actually the worst thing you can do. Regular dental checkups can help your dentist identify problems early, saving […]

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Are Dental Implants Right for Me?

Posted March 31, 2020

4 Minute Read:  Part 1: How Do Dental Implants Work to Restore Smiles? There is nothing quite as stressful as a missing tooth—or several missing teeth. Missing a tooth can significantly affect your bite, your speech, and of course, the aesthetics of your smile. While a gap-toothed grin can be cute when you are young, […]

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3 Ways to Fix A Chipped Tooth

Posted January 03, 2017

The majority of people will chip a tooth at some point in their lifetime. Constant wear in a particular spot can weaken enamel until it breaks off. You might also bite down on hard food or be involved in an accident that chips and breaks your teeth. Whatever the cause, there are a few options […]

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