Cosmetic Dentistry

The Tooth Worm -ancient beliefs/periodontal disease

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:21+00:00 February 12th, 2015|Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Health, Reconstructive Dentistry|

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. Treatment for 'tooth worms' would be described as barbaric and immensely painful by today's standards, if [...]

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Dental Gimmicks – Dangerous Trends and Ineffective Treatment

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:21+00:00 September 23rd, 2014|Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Health, Updates|

A “ dental gimmick ” is a procedure or a gadget that is used to attract attention, publicity or business without having any significant benefit to the patient. The Oxford Dictionary defines gimmick as “A trick or device intended to attract attention, publicity, or  business”. Dental gimmicks can be harmful bin that they distract the [...]

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Oral Piercings and Dental Problems

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:21+00:00 September 3rd, 2014|Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Health, Reconstructive Dentistry|

One of the great things about our modern era is the way to safely alter our bodies to look pretty much anyway we would like within reason. However, a popular mode of fashion and expression can often have negative effects on our teeth and oral health. This is not meant to dissuade you from wearing [...]

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Cosmetic Dentistry for a Better Life

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:21+00:00 August 20th, 2014|Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Health|

It is not really breaking news for most of us, but the scientific evidence is piling up that a healthy, attractive smile truly does open doors for you. A recent study whose results were published in the Daily Mail showed that good teeth signal social status. A noticeable gap is growing around the world as [...]

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The Best Beverly Hills Dentist

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:22+00:00 August 12th, 2014|Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Health, Dental Implants, Reconstructive Dentistry|

Self-promotional posts are never popular, but I wanted to personally sit down and discuss why I am not just a Beverly Hills Dentist, but the best Beverly Hills Dentist. Unlike many of my competitors, my patients and their needs come first. At my practice, you will never see me trot out celebrities or other luminaries to [...]

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Dentists Are Too Expensive! Wrong!

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:22+00:00 July 7th, 2014|Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Health, Dental Implants, Reconstructive Dentistry, Updates|

One of the biggest complaints that patients usually have about going to the dentist is the cost. While financials, especially in a tough economy following the Great Recession, are always a concern -- one of the most expensive mistakes any one person can make is to assume that it is simply cheaper to not go [...]

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Scientist Find Way To Regrow Teeth Using Lasers

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:22+00:00 May 30th, 2014|Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Health, Dental Implants, Reconstructive Dentistry|

Research out of Harvard has revealed a way to manipulate the tooth stem cells to regrow dentin and potentially enamel. The research, revealed by Digital Trends, shows promise in reducing the incidence of cavities and possibly even replacing the need for fillings, dentures, and other issues of the tooth. As a dentist, you may think [...]

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Why You Should Get Your Teeth Whitened At A Dentist’s Office

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:22+00:00 May 19th, 2014|Cosmetic Dentistry|

Teeth whitening is among the most popular and common cosmetic dental procedures on the market. It is also one of the most affordable and fastest ways to rapidly improve the appearance of your smile. In today's society, there is a strong emphasis on white teeth being healthy teeth. This is simply not the case, and [...]

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Reasons Why Dentists Take Dental X-Rays

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:22+00:00 May 16th, 2014|Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Health, Reconstructive Dentistry|

Many patients wonder why dentists take X-rays, especially since it is sometimes not the most fun experience. Patients with sensitive gag reflexes are especially prone to disliking them, because of the position of the wings to take a proper X-ray. However, this infographic gives a quick breakdown on why Dental X-Rays are necessary for maintaining [...]

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How Not To Brush Your Teeth

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:22+00:00 May 7th, 2014|Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Health, Reconstructive Dentistry|

As a dentist, I see many problems with dental hygiene and most of them stem from improper brushing and flossing. I found this infographic made by Cynthia Eubanks that helps illustrate many of the failings almost all of us have while brushing at some point or another. It's true that over brushing can weaken your [...]

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14 Fantastic Reasons To Take Care Of Your Teeth

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:22+00:00 May 1st, 2014|Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Health, Dental Implants, Reconstructive Dentistry|

You probably have heard the reasons of why you want to take care of your teeth from nearly every angle. Well, it's not just your dentist that wants you to take care of them -- pretty much every other doctor and specialist you have ever seen wants you to have healthy teeth and gums as [...]

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What Can A Beverly Hills Cosmetic Dentist Do For You?

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:22+00:00 April 21st, 2014|Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Health, Dental Implants, Reconstructive Dentistry|

When looking for a dentist, especially a cosmetic dentist, there is a lot of apprehension and research that goes into the process. There are also a number of things that have to be considered when picking the dentist that is right for you, including price, experience, demeanor, technology utilized, and even the little things like [...]

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Foods To Avoid For A Healthy Smile

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:22+00:00 April 15th, 2014|Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Health|

There are a lot of foods that can surprisingly lead to a healthier smiles, such as cheese and yogurt (the non-sweetened kind!) and various vegetables and fruits. However, we need to review the foods that wreck havoc on your smile from time to time. It goes without saying that brushing and flossing twice a day [...]

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Cavities, Root Canal Therapy, and Gingivitis

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:22+00:00 April 14th, 2014|Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Health, Dental Implants, Reconstructive Dentistry|

When going to a general or cosmetic dentist, a lot of patients are looking to do things that improve their smiles. Whether it is the basic cleaning or a little something to make their smile shine even brighter or maybe fix a crooked tooth, dentists offer something for almost everyone. However, most patients associated trips [...]

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Teeth Clenching, Grinding (Bruxism) and Parafunctional Habits

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:23+00:00 March 18th, 2014|Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Health, Dental Implants, Reconstructive Dentistry|

Remember the Motto: Your Lower Teeth Have No Business Touching Your Upper Teeth Every other day, I see one of you breaking a root. It has very involved and expensive consequences. When a root fracture occurs, we cannot fix that tooth and when that happens, it must be removed (tooth extraction). This then requires dental [...]

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