Healthy Living Starts With A Smile

Categories: Dental Health
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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…

Plaque and Tartar Should Always Be a Concern

Categories: Dental Health
plaque and tartar

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…

Periodontal Disease and Tooth Loss

Periodontal Disease

Periodontal disease is the number one cause of tooth loss, and if you have red, sore, or bleeding gums, schedule an appointment with popular Century City Dentist, Dr. Bill Dorfman who can determine the severity of your gum disease. Gum disease affects your gum tissue and is an inflammation that could cause problems for your…

Bleeding Gums After Your 6-Month Cleaning?

Categories: Dental Health
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Regular dental check-ups and cleanings are essential for optimal dental health. However, some dental patients in the Hollywood, Century City, and California area worry because their gums tend to bleed after a thorough cleaning. Is this a problem? Well, it depends. If your gums bleed for a day or two after your cleaning, it isn’t…