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Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

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.

Aug 26th, 2021
Show off your Summer Whites~

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!

Jun 11th, 2021
Continuing Education Week for Pacific View Smile Center

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.

Mar 22nd, 2021
We know Emergency's happen..

You never know when you will need to reach your dentist. If you need to speak to Dr. Sakurai or Dr. Merchant regarding a dental emergency, you can reach them at their pager 24/7.

Oct 15th, 2020
Dr. Merchant joins Pacific View Smile Center

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!

Sep 26th, 2020
What you drink shows in your smile...

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!

Sep 19th, 2020
What's in your cup?

With a wide variety of drink choices, how do these choices affect our teeth and mouths? Check out this experiment!

Sep 11th, 2020
How Your Dental Health Connects to Your Immunity

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.

Jun 16th, 2020
Use it Lose it!!!

Did you know that your dental benefits can expire at the end of the year? Give us a call to help you maximize yours!

Nov 3rd, 2021
What is growing in your mouth?

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!

Sep 16th, 2021
Post Covid Manifestations

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?

Apr 8th, 2021
Which mask?

A common question we get from patients recently is: Which mask gives better protection from viruses and bacteria?

Dec 8th, 2020