Starting Chemo? How Are Your Teeth?

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If you are scheduled for cancer treatment due to a recent diagnosis or relapse, oral health is probably not your first priority. However, the team at Century City Aesthetic Dentistry urges you to give some attention to your teeth to prevent or minimize common cancer-related dental complications.

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month

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Every February, the American Dental Association (ADA) sponsors National Children’s Dental Health Month (NCDHM) to raise awareness about the importance of good dental health especially in children. Dental professionals like your Century City cosmetic dentist are joining the call to promote good oral health in children all month long. The NCDHM slogan is “Defeat Monster…

Is It Growing In Your Mouth?

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Believe it or not plaque can rear its ugly head in any Los Angeles mouth – even yours – no matter how meticulous you try to be. If you have deep grooves, watch out. If you have a receding gum line, watch out. If you are a candy-loving Los Angeles resident with the proverbial sweet tooth, watch out.

The Dangers of Oral Piercing

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The Dangers of Oral Piercing

If you live in the Los Angeles area and are considering puncturing your lip or tongue, read this:

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Your mouth is full of bacteria. Any opening in the tissue carries the risk of infection. The germs from your tongue and mouth can easily get into your bloodstream. Los Angeles dentists and doctors are continually treating serious infections caused by oral piercings. Oral infections can be a real problem, and should be a major consideration before getting an oral piercing.

Three Secrets to a Healthy Mouth

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Do you think a beautiful smile happens naturally? It doesn’t. It comes from a willingness to put in the time and effort. That includes flossing and brushing daily, and visiting your Century City cosmetic dentist at least twice a year. If you want to have a smile that others envy and reduce your risk for…

Synergy Between Dental Health and General Wellness

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Most people understand that eating a well-balanced diet benefits their overall physical health. As this New York Times health guide suggests, “A balanced diet means getting the right types and amounts of foods and drinks to supply nutrition and energy for maintaining body cells, tissues, and organs, and for supporting normal growth and development.” However,…