How Oral Inflammation Affects Your Health

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Swollen and painful gums are symptoms of periodontal disease, an inflammatory gum disease. Swelling occurs from an auto-immune response of the body reacting to an infection. Infections are noticeable through pain, redness, and warmth. If the infection is left untreated, it can affect the bone near the teeth. The body’s immune system wants to rid…

Two Hints For When You’re Too Tired To Brush

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Too tired to touch a toothbrush. We’ve all been there. Century City Aesthetic Dentistry in Los Angeles and Dr. Bill Dorfman are committed to helping patients throughout the California, Hollywood, and Century City neighborhoods to maintain balanced hygiene and to correct imperfections that can lead to inhibited confidence and self-assurance. On our blog today we…

Top 5 Dos And Don’ts Of Dental Hygiene

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Welcome to our blog and thanks for stopping by. Century City Aesthetic Dentistry wants to offer you some easy hints when caring for your teeth. 1.Do… remember you are just wiping the plaque away before it turns to tartar. A gentle toothbrushing at the correct angle can gently wipe the bacteria away. Once plaque has…

Think You Know How To Brush? Think Again.

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You’ve been doing it since you were five. You switch to auto pilot morning and night and get it done. But are you doing it right? Actually, many people are making tooth brushing mistakes. You may need to tweak your routine to better sustain your oral health and preserve your smile from cavities and gum…

Hiccups In Your Dental Routine

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The most common times people stop to brush their teeth are morning and night – either before or after breakfast, after dinner, or at bedtime. Common concerns that come with this routine involve hiccups in the schedule, from family life, shift work or exhaustion. Sometimes the after dinner schedule isn’t super cut and dried. Many…

Avoid Sports Injuries: Protect Those Teeth!

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It is estimated that over 5 million teeth are knocked out yearly and a significant portion of these dental traumas occur on the playing field or court. Each dislodged tooth requires several trips to the dentist and hundreds of dollars in restoration expenses. Not to mention pain! I’m Dr. Bill Dorfman of Century City Aesthetic…

Plaque and Tartar Should Always Be a Concern

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Plaque and tartar are serious, and if you have a buildup of hard mineral deposits on your teeth, you could be asking for problems. What is Plaque? Plaque is a sticky film of bacteria that grows in your mouth. Good oral hygiene habits such as brushing twice and flossing once each day along with a…

Is Mouthwash A Must?

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If you’ve ever walked the aisles of any Los Angeles, California drugstore, you know that there are many different types of mouthwash. Some tout their germ-killing abilities, others emphasize their fluoride content, and some claim to whiten teeth while freshening the breath. These are all great benefits, but will they make or break your dental…