Aesthetic Dental Transformations in Los Angeles

Categories: Cosmetic Dentistry

Many Los Angeles professionals, students and retirees are enjoying the lasting benefits of aesthetic dentistry. A beautiful smile not only looks great, it makes you feel great! When you first look in the mirror in the morning while brushing those gleaming babies, you remember; oh yeah, I fixed my teeth and they look fantastic! When…

Change Amalgam Fillings for Looks, Not Safety

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There’s a long-standing controversy about whether the use of amalgam fillings is dangerous or not. There are those in the dental community who worry about the potential for mercury leakage. However, a March 2013 press release from the American Dental Association (ADA) came out in strong support for the continued use of amalgam fillings. Here…

Night Guards for Bruxism or TMD

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People who routinely have headaches, earaches, or jaw pain, especially upon waking, may suffer from bruxism or TMD (temporomandibular joint disorder). Both of these problems can cause discomfort as well as tooth and jaw damage. To find out if you would benefit from wearing a night guard, learn more about bruxism and TMD below and…

Full Mouth Reconstruction in Beverly Hills

Categories: Cosmetic Dentistry

Beverly Hills dental techniques and materials have advanced to a point where total and near-total mouth reconstruction is possible right here in the Beverly Hills, Century City, and Los Angeles area. Unlike conventional removable dentures, extensive mouth reconstruction involves strong, functional and aesthetically pleasing teeth with roots permanently anchored into the jaw bone. You have…

Stop Thumb Sucking in Children

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As a Century City cosmetic dentist, I frequently hear dental stories from patients. Recently a parent was explaining to me how she helped her young daughter stop sucking her thumb. It’s rather clever and I wanted to share. Stop Thumb Sucking by Involving Your Child Shortly before her four-year-old daughter prepared to enter kindergarten, the…

Dental Sealants: What, Where, and Why to Use Them

If you’ve never heard of them, dental sealants are thin plastic coatings that protect teeth from decay. They’re usually applied to the chewing surfaces of children’s and young teen’s teeth to prevent food and germs from getting stuck in naturally occurring pits and grooves. However, adults without dental decay or fillings may benefit from sealants…

Make Valentine’s Day Sweeter with Good Oral Hygiene

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Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. If you’re thinking of celebrating with the traditional treat – chocolate – don’t forget the importance of good oral hygiene. What your Beverly Hills cosmetic dentist can tell you is that too much sugar and poor dental care can quickly ruin your sweet smile and put a damper…