Are You Getting Your Dose Of D?

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This message from Dr. Bill Dorfman, DDS – Century City Aesthetic Dentistry is about Vitamin D. It’s an important mineral for healthy teeth and bones. However, many of us fail to get adequate amounts. Here is a sampling of Vitamin D findings: “Several recent reports demonstrate a significant association between periodontal health and the intake of…

3 Ways To Minimize Candy Intake At Parties

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At Dr. Bill Dorfman, DDS – Century City Aesthetic Dentistry we understand how hard it is to avoid sweets altogether at parties and other gatherings. We encourage healthy living for all of our patients. Here are 3 quick tips to help you minimize candy intake at parties: Have a healthy snack before you go. You’re…

Should You Let Your Teen Get An Oral Piercing?

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An increasing number of Los Angeles teenagers are sporting tongue, cheek, and lip piercings. Dr. Bill Dorfman, DDS – Century City Aesthetic Dentistry knows the dental health dangers your teen will face. What if your teen asked you for permission to get an oral piercing? The team at Dr. Bill Dorfman, DDS – Century City Aesthetic Dentistry…

Dental Care For ICU Patients Lowers Infection Risk

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Today at Dr. Bill Dorfman, DDS – Century City Aesthetic Dentistry we’d like to focus on an article that appeared in ScienceDaily.com. The article describes a study of Brazilian ICU patients that compared infection rates of those who received enhanced oral care instead of routine oral care. The patients who received the more intense dental…

Avoid These 5 Smile Wreckers

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The team at Dr. Bill Dorfman, DDS – Century City Aesthetic Dentistry believes in educating our patients in the Los Angeles area. We hope today’s post will alert you to some harmful oral health risks.  Too often, we treat tooth decay and damage caused by the following: 1. Sports Injuries Many parents send their kids out on the…

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…