oral health

September 16, 2015

Digital Advances in Dental Technology

The digital age is here, but what does that mean for dentistry? Nothing can replace the human element in dental care. To maintain ideal oral health, you’ll still need to brush and floss every day and visit our office twice a year for professional cleanings and exams. There will always […]
March 27, 2015

Cosmetic Dentistry Can Improve Your Health, Too

Cosmetic dentistry is your ticket to a Beverly Hills smile. With veneers, teeth straightening, and teeth whitening, you may find that your friends and acquaintances cannot stop complimenting you on your dazzling smile. Hollywood movie stars may think of cosmetic dentistry as one more essential component as they dress for […]
February 10, 2015

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month

National Children’s Dental Health Month (NCDHM) began as a one-day event in Cleveland, Ohio, on February 3, 1941. The American Dental Association held the first national observance of Children’s Dental Health Day on February 8, 1949.  The single day observance became a week-long event in 1955. In 1981, the program […]
December 9, 2014

Dental Hygiene and Your Overall Health

When people hear any mention of oral or dental hygiene, they probably think of how brushing and flossing impact the health of their teeth. Although this is an extremely important benefit of a good oral-care regiment, the term “dental hygiene” encompasses much more than that. Your mouth’s health, including that […]
October 28, 2014

Electric or Manual Toothbrush: What’s the Difference?

You live in the golden age of toothbrushes. Until a few decades ago, people used twigs or brushes made from animal hair to clean their teeth: not very soft and none too effective. Now you have a choice of manual brushes with soft, medium, or hard bristles. Or you might […]
October 7, 2014

October Is National Dental Hygiene Month

Here are some guidelines around brushing, flossing, rinsing and chewing sugar-free gum, you can following and apply it to your daily oral health regimen. Brush Always brush two minutes, two times a day, every day Research shows that brushing for two minutes is the single most important method for reducing […]
May 15, 2014

Top Tips for Healthy Teeth

We all know that prevention is the best medicine, and this applies to your oral health most of all. Keeping your teeth and mouth healthy can be easy if you follow these simple tips and manage your oral health from an early age. Start children on the path to ideal […]
October 10, 2013

Aging and Oral Health

As you age, it becomes even more important to take good care of your teeth, gums and overall oral health. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately one-fourth of adults age 65 and older have no remaining teeth. What’s more, nearly one-third of older adults have untreated […]
January 18, 2013

The importance of wearing a mouthguards

With winter sports underway, we wanted to remind our patients about the importance of wearing a mouthguard while you’re on the court or the field. Here are some frequent questions we hear from our patients about mouthguards. Q: What are mouthguards? A: Mouthguards are a flexible, removable device made of […]