Category: General Dentistry

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 »

Are You Keeping Your Gums Healthy?

Many people think about their teeth when they think about their smiles, and healthy teeth are an important aspect of a beautiful smile. The gums are just as important as the teeth, though, when it comes to maintaining a healthy and attractive smile. Yet they are often overlooked. So what is necessary to keep the… Read more »

Could You Rest Better with Sleep Apnea Treatment?

Do you feel like you have you been struggling to get a quality night’s worth of sleep, no matter how early you go to bed or how late you sleep in? Do you wake up feeling tired, even irritable, after what you thought was a full night’s rest? Many people don’t realize that loud snoring,… Read more »

Which Dental Crown Is Right for Your Smile?

For many years, crowns were made primarily of metal, which unfortunately posed a number of potential problems for many patients. Those with metal allergies or sensitivities might have had problems getting dental treatment, when metal was the only widely available option. Many dentists also recommended moms should not have metal crowns placed during pregnancy. Others… Read more »

Compelling Reasons to Chew Sugar-free Gum

Compelling Reasons to Chew Sugar-Free Gum

Do you enjoy chewing on a piece of gum after lunch? If so, you could actually be doing more than protecting your coworkers’ from the offensive smell of that garlic bread you had with your pasta. Research indicates that chewing sugar-free gum can actually be an effective way of helping to prevent dental decay. So,… Read more »

Preventive Care Can Keep Your Smile In Great Shape

Keep Your Smile In Great Shape

What does it really take to keep your smile healthy, and looking its best? Is brushing your teeth each morning and night enough? How about if you floss occasionally? Even if you think your smile seems healthy, because you’re not struggling with dental discomfort, is there more you could be doing to make sure you… Read more »