Category: General Dentistry

What Can You Do To Prevent Cavities After Halloween?

For kids and adults alike, Halloween is a fun time to enjoy scary movies and dress up in spooky costumes. Unfortunately, Halloween also means excessive amounts of sugary sweets and an increased risk of cavities. However, there are steps our Woodland Hills, CA, patients can take to protect smiles from cavities.

How Do You Treat Sleep Apnea?

Do you have trouble sleeping? Many people with issues sleeping actually suffer from a disorder known as obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Fortunately, we have treatment options that provide comfortable and non-invasive solutions for OSA for our Woodland Hills, CA, patients.

How Do You Stop TMJ Disorder?

Have you ever heard of TMJ disorder? Also referred to as TMD or TMJ dysfunction, this disorder occurs when your jaw joints undergo excessive strain, leading a variety of uncomfortable symptoms. Fortunately, we can help treat TMD for our Woodland Hills, CA, patients, often with an oral appliance!

Why Do I Grind My Teeth?

Did you know that persistent teeth grinding, also known as bruxism, can lead to serious problems for your smile? But why do we grind our teeth? What causes the disorder and what steps can our Woodland Hills, CA, patients do to protect their smiles?

How Do I Improve Periodontal Health?

While we often focus on teeth, the health of your gums is crucial for avoiding tooth loss, as well as sore or bleeding gums. In today’s blog, let’s look at what our Woodland Hills, CA, patients can do to maintain optimal periodontal health.

Ouch! Why Do My Teeth Hurt?

Do you have a toothache that just won’t stop? Do you experience sensitivity when you eat or drink? These could be signs of trouble! In today’s blog, we’re looking at the link between toothaches and tooth decay, and recommending treatment options for our patients in Woodland Hills, CA.

Quiz: How Does Laser Dentistry Benefit Your Smile?

Did you know that we can use advanced dental lasers to address a wide array of oral health problems? The BIOLASE® Epic X laser can correct cosmetic and general issues, from stained teeth to periodontal disease. Let’s look at how your smile can benefit from laser treatment.

Do You Have Questions About iTero?

We believe in offering our patients access to personalized care employing advanced technology. With that in mind, we now offer digital impressions with the unique and advanced iTero system. In today’s blog, we’re going to talk about how our advanced technology can help your smile.

Why TMJ Disorder Might Explain Your Headaches

Some things are obvious signs that something is wrong with your dental health, like a persistent toothache or chronically bad breath. Other symptoms, however, may not be obviously connected to your dental health, such as chronic headaches related to TMJ disorder. As one of the more complex dental health issues, TMJ disorder can affect virtually… Read more »

What Bruxism Can Mean for Other Dental Treatments

Dental health issues often build on each other. For instance, if you have a cracked or broken tooth, then that issue can throw your bite off, leading to bruxism. The consistent teeth-grinding from bruxism can worsen your tooth damage, leading to even more serious oral health concerns. Even if you restore the tooth, however, the… Read more »