Healthy Living Starts With A Smile

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What comes to mind when you hear the term “healthy living?” A dinner plate with a grilled chicken breast and steamed vegetables? The sound of your feet rhythmically hitting the ground on your favorite jogging pathway? A cholesterol test indicating that your arteries are looking good? If you pictured a white, healthy smile or a…

Bad Breath Q & A

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I’m Bill Dorfman of Dr. Bill Dorfman, DDS – Century City Aesthetic Dentistry. Today’s post offers some answers to persistent questions about bad breath. Q. My wife says my breath is repulsive, but I brush twice a day. Shouldn’t that be enough? A. Bacteria can multiply and stink in hidden crevices that can only be…

Replace Old Silver Fillings

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Superficial cuts in the skin vanish without a trace, infections are eradicated with antibiotics, broken bones mend, and inflamed tissues subside. Our teeth, unfortunately, can’t regenerate. Decay can be halted in its progress, but scientists are still years away from actual enamel regeneration. That’s why the team at Dr. Bill Dorfman, DDS – Century City…

Dr. Bill Dorfman: Serving Los Angeles’s Dental Needs Since 1985

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When choosing a dentist, patients seek out experience, quality care, and convenience. Here at Century City Aesthetic Dentistry, we have made it our mission to serve the dental needs of this community. Our professional and aware staff is committed to helping our patients achieve superior oral health. We always encourage our patients to build good…

Attack Of The Gummi Bear

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We never like to be the bearers of bad news, but we are zealous about our patients’ oral health. So, today we offer a vital warning about a lesser-known danger of sticky candy. Most people probably know that sugar is not your teeth’s friend. Eating candy creates the perfect environment for dangerous cavity-causing bacteria to…

Avoid Tooth Loss In Los Angeles

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Do you know the most common cause of tooth loss? The answer is gum disease. While this may be startling to hear, there is a bright side: Gum disease is easy to treat if it is detected in the early stages. Regular check-ups with your dentist are important. Keep an eye out for the warning…

Are You Benefiting From Fluoridated Water?

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Question: What terrific community-based voluntary health measure has done the most to prevent tooth decay in the U.S. in the past 70 years? Answer: Municipal water fluoridation! Fluoride is a tooth’s best friend because it strengthens the enamel and can reverse demineralization. That’s why there is fluoride in toothpaste and fluoride treatments are performed during…