How Much Do You Know About Gum Disease?

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A healthy smile needs decay-free teeth and healthy gums. At Dr. Bill Dorfman, DDS – Century City Aesthetic Dentistry in Los Angeles, we’ve seen a variety of issues in our patients’ gums. Which of the items below are risk factors for gum disease (periodontitis)? a. Pregnancy b. Overbite c. Diabetes d. Heredity All of the…

Healthy Teeth, Healthy Baby

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If you or someone you know is pregnant or planning to become pregnant in the near future you will want to pay close attention to this post. Carrying a precious little one can not only consume your time, but it is important to understand that the many changes your body experiences during pregnancy may also…

Periodontal Disease Is Linked To Systemic Diseases

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When most people think of periodontal disease they think it’s limited strictly to the mouth. Did you know it is also linked to systemic diseases? That’s why our team at Dr. Bill Dorfman, DDS – Century City Aesthetic Dentistry believes in educating our patients in the Los Angeles area about the merits of maintaining optimal oral health. Oral health…

Are You At Risk For Bone Recession?

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A healthy smile needs decay-free teeth and healthy gums, as well as a healthy jawbone. Our teeth need a strong firm foundation to remain healthy and beautiful. At Dr. Bill Dorfman, DDS – Century City Aesthetic Dentistry, we’ve seen a variety of issues in our patients’ jaw health. Today’s post looks at bone recession. Occasionally,…

Should You Worry About Dental X-rays?

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Providing exceptional dental care is much easier for dentists when they have complete information about their patients’ oral health. At Dr. Bill Dorfman, DDS – Century City Aesthetic Dentistry serving Beverly Hills, Century City and Los Angeles, we only ask for X-rays when they are necessary for our standard of care. Pictures are more reliable than…

Everything You Never Wanted To Know About Saliva

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At Dr. Bill Dorfman, DDS – Century City Aesthetic Dentistry we encourage our patients to come in twice a year for a dental examination and cleaning.  We also encourage our patients to be knowledgeable about oral health issues. Let’s discuss saliva. This typically yucky substance is, in reality, a finely balance body fluid that not only…

A Youthful Smile At Any Age

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A wise person once said that while everyone wants a long life, no one wants to get old. How true! Aging often brings with it declining health and limited mobility. While some challenges can’t be avoided, others can. With the help of Dr. Bill Dorfman DDS in Century City, that includes dental problems. Many dental problems…

What Is More Valuable Than A Diamond?

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“Every tooth in a man’s head is more valuable than a diamond.” When Miguel de Cervantes wrote that in Don Quixote, there was no way to replace teeth lost to decay or injury. Today there are: dental implants, like those from Dr. Bill Dorfman DDS in Los Angeles. A dental implant is a titanium post…

5 Critical Oral Cancer Facts

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At Dr. Bill Dorfman, DDS – Century City Aesthetic Dentistry we encourage our patients to come in twice a year for a dental examination and cleaning.  If you avoid these dental checkups because you don’t believe you have any cavities, perhaps getting an oral ancer sccreening is a more convincing reason for you to considering seeing your…