As the year winds up, unused insurance benefits are lost for the year. Make sure you utilize your hard-earned benefits to the maximum possible. Come in for your free Invisalign consultation and see what is possible. Call us at 310-453-3747!
While I can't speak to the economic situation at hand... I can talk about your gums! Gum recession can be prevented or at least slowed down.
Common causes are:
1) Aggressive brushing.
2) Poor nutrition.
3) Teeth Grinding
Did you know those straighter teeth are not only highly esthetic but also healthier because they are easier to maintain? Studies show that teeth aligned properly in the bone withstand the pressures of chewing (up to 800 psi) when you have proper support!
Kombucha has a reputation for being an aid to digestion and health. It was first brewed in China and then spread to Japan and Russia about 2000 years ago. It has recently become popular here in the US. But... what are the facts?
In honor of Valentine's Day want to remind you to take care of your heart with your smile! Harvard Health states that the chronic inflammatory process from gum disease makes you 3x as susceptible to a heart attack or Stroke!
As we approach the end of the year we just want to thank our patients for entrusting us to attend to their dental needs! We wish you and your families a safe and joyful holiday season and a wonderful New Year!
Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.
Quick tips on keeping your smile healthy and white as we get ready to reveal those smiles this summer!
Join our Summer Whites Reveal on June 15. Tag us and show us your smile and we will donate $1 for every tag to UCLA Children's Cancer Research Fund!
This week we have dedicated to learning more to better serve our patients. If you have a dental emergency Dr. Karen Nakagawa is on call and can be reached at 310-395-2383. I am also available on pager 800-233-7231 page id 12356.
Neuroscientist Russell and Fosha show in their 2008 study that gratitude helps relieve stress and improve your immune system. In this month of Thanksgiving we want to help you with tools we discovered to help keep you happier and healthier.
Dr. Moheet Merchant graduated from USC Dental school and completed a hospital dentistry residency program at LAC+USC medical center one of the most intense trauma centers in the United States! His talent and care make him the perfect fit for our team!
Chronic sipping of your favorite drinks can affect your smile and cause tooth sensitivity. See what can happen to your enamel after sipping 1 of these favorites per day over a month!!! We'll give you some tips on how to counteract the effects too!
Your immune system is working hard everyday. We can lend a helping hand with a toothbrush, some floss, and regular check-ups! Check out this article to learn more about the connections between dental health and immunity.
Did you know that there were 53,000 new ases of oral cancer diagnosed in 2019? and 10,000 deaths! Early detection is the key to successful treatment and outcomes. Self examination is in your hands. If you have questions call your MD or Dentist!
Frequent consumption of acidic food and beverages is associated with increased erosion of enamel and increased tooth sensitivity. Sugary foods even win fruits can cause the pH of your mouth to drop and cause demineralization and decay.
The Omicron variant has caused a surge in hospitalizations compared to 1 year ago. It is important to continue using masks, use proper hand hygiene, and stay home if you feel sick. Hydrate, and continue dental home care to preserve your immunity.
Did you know why the dentist recommends brushing your teeth 3 x a day?
Streptococcus mutans doubles every 8 hours. So, decreasing the numbers that double gives your immune system less to fight and your loved ones a breath of fresh air!
As we emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic, we are realizing a new normal with our oral health status. Wearing masks has kept us safe from pathogens but it also increases the air temperature we re-breathe changing the environment in our mouth! What to do?