Keeping Teen Smiles Healthy

adolescent dental health Los Angeles

If you are the parent of a teenager, you may already have some concerns about your child’s well-being. As young men and women progress toward complete independence, some make questionable choices when it comes to health. We encourage Los Angeles parents to be vigilant about twice-yearly dental exams and cleanings for their teens. Adolescent Oral…

Dental Health in Los Angeles: Why a Water Flosser Might be a Good Idea

Dental Health in Los Angeles

Today, we’re talking about the water flosser, also known as interdental cleaner, interdental irrigator, or water jet. The first water-shooting device for cleaning between teeth was invented in the early 1960’s by Colorado dentist Dr. Gerald Moyer and John Mattingly, a hydraulics engineer. The tool is now known by the brand name Waterpik, though many…