Best Ways to Prevent Dental Implant Failure | Dr. Parsa Zadeh

Looking to get a better understanding of dental implant failure? Watch this video series to learn about the importance of healthy bone for dental implant surgery and visit implantedu.org to learn more. Dr Parsa Zadeh explains how big of a role that having healthy bone plays towards preventing dental implant failure.

Why Do Dental Implants Work? (Osseointegration) | Dr. Parsa Zadeh

Looking to get a better understanding of what are dental implants? Watch this video to learn exactly how and why do dental implants (Osseointegration) work and visit read more of  our blog for more dental implant tips. Dr. Parsa Zadeh explains the dental implants procedure and exactly why they work.

Look Younger with Your Smile using These Dental Tips

According to the Beverly Hills dentist group, a person’s smile says a lot about them. It is a window into a person’s hygiene as well as a person’s health. Beyond that, a nice smile can keep a person looking younger and more vigorous. A white smile can be very inviting, while a crooked, stained teeth smile can be a major turn-off. Maintaining a healthy smile is not that hard to do.

10 Foods That Will Turn Your Teeth Yellow

According to the Beverly Hills dentist group, any food that would discolor your white t-shirt will also stain your teeth. Also, certain foods can damage your enamel, which is the white layer on the surface of your teeth that gives them their sheen. The layer below the enamel is called dentin, which is considerably less brilliant than the enamel. Certain foods and drinks can destroy the enamel and leave only the dentin, which gives your teeth yellow color.

Amalgam Dental Fillings

No one likes to have cavities. The time spent in the dentist’s chair, and the discomforts of having the cavity drilled are serious arguments for good oral hygiene. In addition to the hassle and pain, no one wants a mouth full of silver fillings. Dr. Zadeh, a Beverly Hills dentist, does not use these silver amalgam fillings for several reasons.

Soft Drinks and Tooth Erosion

Popular drinks like soda and juice can accelerate tooth erosion. I have written before regarding what you should drink and eat to maintain tooth health, but it always bears repeating. Soft drinks and many popular fruit juices and drinks have excessive amounts of sugar, which influences the acidity of your mouth and gives the bacteria which cause tooth erosion plenty of food to reproduce, grow, and erode your teeth.

The Tooth Worm -ancient beliefs/periodontal disease

Since the beginning of recorded history, many cultures have reported that toothaches were caused due to tooth worm burrowing into the teeth and taking root. This spread across the globe, and references appeared in Egypt, Sumeria, China, and India.

Same Day Dentistry, The CAD/ CAM and CEREC Machine

Recently, we introduced a CEREC machine to our office. This device allows us to skip past the ‘temporary’ part of your treatment plan and walk out with a fixed permanent the same day as your appointment. Let’s be honest, a lot of us are busy professionals, parents, or students, and sometimes all three at the same time! None of us have time to take two or three visits to complete our treatment plan. I can now give you full, start to finish, same day dentistry.

Unusual and Creative Uses for Toothpaste

There are actually a large number of creative uses for floss, as I covered in this blog post, but did you know that there are other uses for toothpaste, other than brushing your teeth?

Sleeping with Dentures May Increase Pneumonia Risk

If you sleep with dentures, this might be something you want to reconsider. A recent study showed that a combination of poor oral health and sleep with dentures increased the chances a patient; in particular, a senior citizen may contract pneumonia. Other risk factors included cognitive decline, stroke, and other common health problems associated with patients with advanced periodontal disease.