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

By | 2017-12-28T00:19:18+00:00 July 7th, 2017|Updates|

Best Ways to Prevent Dental Implant Failure https://youtu.be/4yYKNohOw3k 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 [...]

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Reasons of Dental Implant Failure | Dr. Parsa Zadeh

By | 2017-12-28T00:37:48+00:00 July 6th, 2017|Updates|

What are the Reasons of Dental Implant Failure? https://youtu.be/3mArbcMHUQ0 Looking to get a better understanding of dental implant failure? Watch this video series to learn the four factors that go into preventing dental implant failure and visit implantedu.org to learn more. Dr Parsa Zadeh explains the four factors that go into the success of dental [...]

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

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:21+00:00 July 5th, 2017|Updates|

Why Do Dental Implants Work? (Osseointegration) https://youtu.be/gIlt4fF7UOE 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 [...]

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Amalgam Dental Fillings

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:21+00:00 June 1st, 2015|Dental Health, Reconstructive Dentistry, Updates|

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 [...]

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Same Day Dentistry, The CAD/ CAM and CEREC Machine

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:21+00:00 October 17th, 2014|Updates|

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 [...]

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Unusual and Creative Uses for Toothpaste

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:21+00:00 October 13th, 2014|Updates|

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?  

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Sleeping with Dentures May Increase Pneumonia Risk

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:21+00:00 October 9th, 2014|Updates|

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 [...]

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Oral Surgery Aftercare

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:21+00:00 October 7th, 2014|Updates|

Oral surgery aftercare is an important part of your dental health. While most people would like to avoid it, the reality is the vast majority of us are likely to have some form of minor or major dental surgery in our lifetimes. There are a few things in particular that set dental surgery apart from [...]

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Exercise – Healthy Body But Unhealthy teeth

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:21+00:00 September 26th, 2014|Updates|

Remain hydrated during exercise, and brush and floss regularly. In a potentially controversial finding by The Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports and reported by the New York Times, heavy exercise and training may give you unhealthy teeth . The positive effects of exercise and regular physical activity cannot be overstated. [...]

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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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Dental Implants Have Higher Fail Rate In Patients Using SSRIs

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:21+00:00 September 16th, 2014|Updates|

The International and American Associations for Dental Research released a paper detailing how dental implants can have a higher failure rate in patients who are taking SSRIs anti-depressants. These drugs have become extremely popular in North America over the past several decades, but have well-documented and tracked side effects. One of the most common and [...]

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Colgate® Total Linked To Cancer

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:21+00:00 August 28th, 2014|Updates|

A POTENTIAL CARCINOGEN IN YOUR MEDICINE CABINET Colgate, the manufacturer of Colgate® Total has come under fire recently with the revelation that Triclosan, an active ingredient of their popular toothpaste can cause cancer. Triclosan is a popular antibacterial agent that is found on several day to day items. This is concerning, as Colgate is a [...]

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Dental Implant Fun Facts

By | 2018-01-04T19:52:57+00:00 August 25th, 2014|Updates|

Dental implant is a widely recognized way to economically and permanently replace missing teeth for most patients, and is especially ideal for individuals who may be missing only one or two teeth and seniors. However, the concept of dental implants are not particularly new. In fact, archaeological evidence shows that humans have been trying to [...]

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Dental Implants Better for Seniors

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:21+00:00 August 22nd, 2014|Updates|

As dentists, we have always maintained that nothing can be as good as natural teeth. Traditionally the goal of every dentist has been to save as much of and as many natural teeth as possible. All preventive dentistry procedures are aimed to avoid or minimize the DMF score. DMF stands for Decayed, Missing and Filled [...]

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Traditional Dentistry is Dead

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:22+00:00 August 18th, 2014|Dental Health, Updates|

Something I have been hearing and seeing a lot of lately is how traditional dentistry is on its way out. Whether it is the decline of private and fee-for-service dental practices, with the exception of a few standout superstars, or other portents of gloom and doom, like many other things, it is very popular to [...]

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Sleep Dentistry “Going Postal”??

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:22+00:00 August 18th, 2014|Updates|

Today, we are going to discuss pills versus IV sedation dentistry. Many dentists these days are advertising for a form of sedation dentistry called sleep dentistry. And many patients get confused or are under the impression that they would be put under general anesthesia. This is incorrect, as most of the time the patients are conscious [...]

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Even Healthy Treats Can Cause Cavities

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:22+00:00 July 31st, 2014|Updates|

I've written about Eat This, Not That For Your Teeth. And it appears that even some healthy treats can be as bad for your teeth as soda, candy bars, and other junk foods. It may be surprising, but your favorite granola, smoothie, or fruit juices can be absolutely awful for your teeth and can you give [...]

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Sonic Toothbrushes versus Power and Manual Brushes

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:22+00:00 July 15th, 2014|Updates|

There is a lot of debate out there regarding whether a sonic toothbrush is better at removing plaque than a standard or regular electric toothbrush . In my experience, I have found the difference that a sonic toothbrush makes to be negligible, if not non-existent. The basic concept of the toothbrush has been around for [...]

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Mold On Your Tooth Brush?

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:22+00:00 July 11th, 2014|Updates|

Hello Friends, Do I mean that is possible on a toothbrush? Very much so! You can see the mold as a varying degree of black spots, or you may not see it at all, depending on the species of mold. Obviously, nobody likes to brush with a moldy toothbrush, but what can you do 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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Consciousness After Sedation

By | 2014-06-12T18:56:19+00:00 June 10th, 2014|Updates|

Recent studies are showing interest in how the brain responds to anesthesia, and by extension, sedation therapy for medical procedures. As a board certified Sedation Dentist, I often put patients under for more complicated and often painful procedures, such as full mouth extractions and reconstruction, extensive gum lifts, and restorative procedures. The reason for this, [...]

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Wisdom Tooth Removal – Is It Really Necessary?

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:22+00:00 June 3rd, 2014|Dental Health, Reconstructive Dentistry, Updates|

Several years ago, the New York Times posted an article that questioned the efficacy and 'wisdom' of wisdom tooth removal. As it has been three years, and there appears to be little new evidence stating that wisdom tooth removal is superfluous, it is likely safe to say it is a decision that should be left [...]

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Simple solution for a dangerous and annoying condition- paid by your medical insurance

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:22+00:00 April 24th, 2014|Updates|

What is Obstructive Sleep Apnea? As many of you know, I have been involved with treatment of sleep apnea or Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) since 1989. Obstructive Sleep Apnea is a condition that the patient experiences difficulty in breathing while they are asleep. The obstruction happens because as the muscles of the tongue and jaw [...]

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The Consumers Guide to Replacing Missing or Broken Teeth

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:23+00:00 January 11th, 2014|Updates|

When the good Lord created man, the design was for the adult set of teeth to serve his masticatory demands for his lifetime. Well, this “lifetime” has been extended by many decades over the past couple of centuries and the masticatory “demands” have changed tremendously as well. There are many reasons one would lose permanent [...]

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Do You Have Ugly, Decayed or Missing Teeth?

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:23+00:00 January 7th, 2014|Updates|

Do you suffer from the following problems? Are you embarrassed to smile in presence of others? Do you have bad breath? Are you afraid of getting dental work done? Have you put off getting dental work done because you could not trust anybody with your mouth? Dental decay when ignored will progress to tooth infection. [...]

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Dental Implants Ideal Solutions For Replacing Missing Teeth

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:23+00:00 December 18th, 2013|Updates|

When you are missing teeth or have a badly damaged tooth that must come out, you may be embarrassed and ashamed of your smile. Bridges and dentures are economical options, but they are prone to damage and they can cause discomfort. If you are looking for a more permanent option that looks and feels natural, [...]

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What Are Dental Veneers & Do I Need Them

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:23+00:00 December 13th, 2013|Updates|

If your teeth are badly stained, poorly spaced, worn, chipped or broken, or irregularly spaced, you may need more than just a simple teeth whitening procedure or Invisalign aligners. You need help from a specialist for dental veneers in Beverly Hills. Beverly Hills cosmetic dentist, Dr. Parsa Zadeh DDS, can examine your teeth and determine [...]

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Your Smile Speaks Volumes About You!

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:23+00:00 December 9th, 2013|Updates|

A radiant white smile tells the world that you are healthy, youthful, and that you care about your appearance. If your smile does not say these things about you, it is time to get help from a skilled dentist. Beverly Hills dentist, Dr. Parsa Zadeh DDS, provides the highest quality general and cosmetic dental care. [...]

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Foods for a Healthier Smile

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:23+00:00 November 15th, 2013|Updates|

Can you eat your way to a better smile? Incorporating more smile-friendly foods into your diet may help you achieve a healthy smile that is free of cavities and gum disease. Our Beverly Hills dentist explains.   1.    Whole Grains Whole grains are good for your heart thanks to their high concentration of fiber. However, [...]

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Reasons You Should Brush Your Teeth

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:23+00:00 November 12th, 2013|Updates|

Brushing your teeth may be one of the most important things you do for your dental health today. Our Beverly Hills dentist recommends brushing at least twice a day or after meals for several great reasons.   1.    Fresh breath Tiny particles of the food you eat can become food for oral bacteria. As these [...]

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Preventing Wine Stains on Your Teeth

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:23+00:00 November 8th, 2013|Updates|

Do you love wine but hate the stains it leaves behind on your teeth? Wine can play a role in a healthy diet and has even been associated with improved cardiovascular health. However, it can also be hard on teeth. Dr. Zadeh, our cosmetic dentist in Beverly Hills, explains.   While some people switch to [...]

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Importance of Fruits and Vegetables for Dental Health

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:23+00:00 November 5th, 2013|Updates|

According to the British Dental Association, fruits and vegetables are critical to good dental health. Beverly Hills dentist, Dr. Zadeh, advises getting the recommended number of servings of fruits and vegetables into your diet every day.   People who eat a balanced diet that includes plenty of fruits and veggies are more likely to get [...]

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Effects of Fruit Juices on the Teeth

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:23+00:00 November 1st, 2013|Updates|

Fruit juices are popular drinks. Even babies and toddlers can be seen toting around bottles full of brightly colored juices. While juice can play a role in a healthy diet, it may not be the best option for sipping all day long. In fact, studies have shown that frequent juice consumption can actually damage your [...]

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Whitening Treatments for Sensitive Teeth

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:23+00:00 October 29th, 2013|Updates|

Many patients with sensitive teeth are concerned about teeth whitening because some types of teeth whitening products can increase sensitivity. However, if you have sensitive teeth, you are not without options. Several teeth whitening options can help you achieve the more attractive smile you have been wanting.   When you have stained, sensitive teeth, your [...]

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How to Improve Your Oral Health

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:23+00:00 October 21st, 2013|Updates|

Tooth decay and gum disease may be the most common dental diseases, but they are also the easiest to prevent. Good dental hygiene, regular dental checkups, preventative care and a healthy diet all work together to improve your dental health. Our dentist in Beverly Hills explains.   The American Dental Association recommends brushing for two [...]

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What You Should Know about Tooth Grinding

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:24+00:00 October 17th, 2013|Updates|

Tooth grinding, or bruxism, is a common condition that can result from habit, anxiety or certain digestive disorders. Although some may do it during the daytime, others do it at night and are entirely unaware of the condition until a sleeping partner or dentist brings it to their attention. Unfortunately, teeth grinding can have significant [...]

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Good Foods for Your Oral Health

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:24+00:00 October 15th, 2013|Updates|

When it comes to dental health, your diet can play as big a role as your dental hygiene does. Sticky, carbohydrate-rich foods are notoriously bad for your teeth, and energy drinks, soft drinks and sugary juices can also erode your teeth and contribute to tooth decay. A healthy diet that includes all the major food [...]

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How Often to Visit the Dentist

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:24+00:00 October 9th, 2013|Updates|

Dental checkups play an important role in your dental health. Regular dental checkups can help us identify the earliest signs of dental disease when conditions are often most easily and most affordably treated. The American Dental Association recommends that most patients visit their dentists every six months. However, some patients may need more frequent checkups [...]

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Effects of Drinking Wine on Your Teeth

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:24+00:00 October 3rd, 2013|Updates|

Wine has been linked with better cardiovascular health and other health benefits, but according to research, it can also have a detrimental effect on your smile. Our Beverly Hills cosmetic dentist explains. One of the biggest risks that wine poses to your teeth is enamel erosion. According to a study that was published in “Nutrition [...]

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Relationship between Your Oral Health and Overall Health

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:24+00:00 October 1st, 2013|Updates|

Bad breath, receding gums and missing teeth can all indicate the presence of serious dental health problems. However, these symptoms can also be indicative of overall health problems. Many studies have linked oral health to overall health. In fact, the mouth can be considered a gateway to the rest of your body. Although the plaque [...]

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How Chewing Tobacco Can Harm Your Dental Health

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:24+00:00 September 26th, 2013|Updates|

Most people know that using chewing tobacco is harmful for their health. The use of chewing tobacco has been associated with a number of health conditions, including pancreatic cancer and esophageal cancer. However, a little known fact is that chewing tobacco is also detrimental for your oral health. Tobacco contains at least 28 toxins that [...]

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Oral Health for those on a Vegetarian Diet

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:24+00:00 September 23rd, 2013|Updates|

Eating a vegetarian diet can have many health advantages, such as lowering your cholesterol levels and reducing your risk for developing heart disease. However, if you do not take care to eat a balanced diet that includes a wide variety of fruits, vegetables, and grains, you can develop nutritional deficiencies that affect your oral health. [...]

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Why It is Important to Have Straight Teeth

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:24+00:00 September 20th, 2013|Updates|

When most patients decide to straighten their teeth, they focus on the aesthetic aspects. Everyone wants an even and well-balanced smile. However, there are many reasons for straightening your teeth. Dr. Parsa Zadeh, a leading cosmetic dentist in Beverly Hills, can help you achieve a straight smile.   Uneven teeth can lead to problems with [...]

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Effects of Smoking on Your Oral Health

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:24+00:00 September 18th, 2013|Updates|

Nearly everyone has heard about the dangers that smoking presents to your general health. However, many people are not as aware of the ill effects that smoking has for your oral health. Smoking can lead to tooth stains and even dull your sense of taste and smell. It can cause difficulty with treating dental problems [...]

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Importance of Oral Health for a Healthier Life

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:24+00:00 September 9th, 2013|Updates|

Your smile can accurately reflect your overall health. Maintaining your smile may help reduce your risk of diabetes complications, cardiovascular disease and respiratory infections. Maintaining good dental health can also help you protect your teeth, which play a critical role in eating a healthy diet. Good dental habits that can boost overall health include twice-daily [...]

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Best Reasons to Have your Teeth Whitened

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:24+00:00 September 6th, 2013|Updates|

Patients often have many reasons for getting their teeth whitened. Stains from coffee, wine and nicotine can be frustrating, which is why our Beverly Hills cosmetic dentist offers teeth whitening solutions for virtually every need.   Teeth whitening has many benefits. People with stained teeth are often reluctant to smile and feel self-conscious about the [...]

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Main Differences between Braces and Invisalign

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:24+00:00 September 4th, 2013|Updates|

If Dr. Zadeh, a leading Beverly Hills dentist, recommends that you undergo orthodontic treatment, you may be able to choose between Invisalign and traditional metal braces. Both types of treatments can straighten your teeth and leave you with a healthy, beautiful new smile. Choosing between the two can be difficult. Understanding the differences can help [...]

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Why You Should Not Skip Dental Checkups

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:24+00:00 August 30th, 2013|Updates|

Dental checkups only come twice a year for most of us, but even so, many of us still make excuses to delay or even skip them. This attitude can have long-lasting ramifications for your dental health and leave you more susceptible to serious dental problems. Our Beverly Hills dentist recommends biannual dental checkups to help [...]

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Poor Oral Health due to Smoking

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:24+00:00 August 6th, 2013|Updates|

Smoking has well-known risks that include heart disease and lung cancer. However, the habit can also increase your risk of experiencing dental health problems. According to the National Center for Health Statistics, people who currently smoke are four times as likely as nonsmokers to suffer from at least one dental health problem, and twice as [...]

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Advantages of Getting Your Teeth Professionally Cleaned

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:24+00:00 August 2nd, 2013|Updates|

The American Dental Association recommends that most people should have a professional cleaning at least twice a year. Routine dental cleanings with our Beverly Hills dentist can keep your smile and whole body healthier.   Professional cleanings can help prevent gum disease. Early stage gum disease, or gingivitis, often has few or no noticeable symptoms. [...]

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Oral Health for Men

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:24+00:00 July 30th, 2013|Updates|

Oral health is an important issue for men. Men are more prone to certain oral health problems, such as tooth decay and periodontal disease, because they typically are not as vigilant about oral hygiene and routine dental care. Dr. Zadeh, a leading Beverly Hills dentist, can help you improve and maintain your oral health.   [...]

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Purpose of Dental Veneers

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:24+00:00 July 25th, 2013|Updates|

Dental veneers are one of the most efficient ways to mask a number of cosmetic dental problems. These veneers come in a variety of materials, allowing Dr. Zadeh, a leading dentist in Beverly Hills, to help you choose the type that best suits your needs.   Veneers are thin porcelain shells that cover the front [...]

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Benefits of Lumineers

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:24+00:00 July 22nd, 2013|Updates|

Dentists have used veneers for nearly a century to mask cosmetic dental problems and provide the appearance of a white, even smile. Veneers are thin wafers made from porcelain or ceramic materials that cover the front of the teeth. Lumineers offer several advantages over traditional porcelain veneers.   Lumineers are thinner than other types of [...]

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Importance of Dental Health for Expecting Women

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:24+00:00 July 18th, 2013|Updates|

Pregnancy is a special time. Without a doubt, you are taking the right steps to ensure that you have a healthy baby. However, many women are not aware that pregnancy presents special risks for their oral health.   Pregnancy increases blood flow to the gums. This increased supply of blood affects the harmful bacteria that [...]

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Health Problems Diagnosed by Dentists

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:24+00:00 July 16th, 2013|Updates|

Visiting your dentist for routine checkups and cleanings is an essential part of maintaining good oral health. These checkups and cleanings are important because your dentist may discover problems with your oral health, or uncover symptoms that are indicative of a general health problem.   One general health problem that a dentist may discover during [...]

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Hygiene Tips for Porcelain Veneers

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:24+00:00 July 11th, 2013|Updates|

Porcelain veneers are one of the fastest and most efficient ways to correct many cosmetic dental problems, such as badly stained or irregularly shaped teeth. With proper care, veneers can last many years without needing replacement. Brushing and flossing is an important step in the care and maintenance of your veneers. Although the veneers are [...]

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Advantages of Zoom Whitening

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:24+00:00 July 8th, 2013|Updates|

These days, a sparkling white smile is a must. Fortunately, teeth whitening treatments make a radiant white smile a possibility for most people. The Zoom whitening system is among the most popular of the in-office whitening treatments because it is effective and fast.   The Zoom whitening system uses a potent hydrogen peroxide gel to [...]

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What You Should Know about Dry Mouth

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:24+00:00 July 2nd, 2013|Updates|

Dry mouth, otherwise known as xerostomia, is a condition that affects millions of Americans. Dry mouth occurs when the body does not make enough saliva to keep the mouth moist. Many patients who suffer from this condition find it uncomfortable, but they do not fully understand the dangers of the condition.   The symptoms of [...]

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Dangers of Oral Piercings

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:24+00:00 June 27th, 2013|Updates|

These days, self-expression has become one of the most important aspects of fashion. Oral piercings are no exception; young people all over the country have adopted this trendy style. Oral piercings include piercing the tongue, the lips, or the uvula. Although these piercings are popular, they do present risks for the person’s oral health.   [...]

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Tooth Stains Left by Foods and Beverages

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:24+00:00 June 18th, 2013|Updates|

Over time, nearly everyone’s teeth become stained. Many factors cause the teeth to become stained, from natural aging process to the medications that you take. The most preventable cause of teeth staining is the foods that you eat, however.   A variety of foods and beverages can stain the teeth. Berries, soy sauce, coffee, tea, [...]

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How Energy Drinks Harm Your Teeth

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:24+00:00 June 13th, 2013|Updates|

The popularity of energy drinks has not gone unnoticed by manufacturers, who come out with new flavors every year in an effort to capture the youth market. However, drinking these energy drinks frequently has serious consequences for the teeth.   Energy drinks are much more acidic than sports drinks or even sodas and can cause [...]

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Oral Care for Patients with Diabetes

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:24+00:00 June 11th, 2013|Updates|

Patients with diabetes must take special care of their teeth. Diabetes and periodontal disease have a reflexive relationship. Diabetes is associated with a greater probability of developing periodontal disease. This is due to the fact that diabetes compromises the immune systems, making it more difficult for the body to fight off infections.  As a result, [...]

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Treatments for Yellow Teeth

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:24+00:00 June 6th, 2013|Updates|

These days, it may seem as if everyone you encounter has a perfect white smile. You may wonder why your own teeth are yellowed or stained instead of the bright white smile that all of your friends and acquaintances have. There are many causes of yellowed teeth. Dr. Parsa Zadeh, cosmetic dentist in Beverly Hills, [...]

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Link between Heavy Alcohol Drinking and Oral Cancer

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:24+00:00 June 5th, 2013|Updates|

By now, most people are well aware of the ill effects of the heavy consumption of alcohol. Diabetes, obesity, heart disease, and cirrhosis of the liver are just a few of the bad effects of years of drinking heavily. Recently, medical researchers have also discovered that heavy alcohol use is linked to oral cancer.   [...]

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Best Diet for Preventing Cavities

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:24+00:00 May 30th, 2013|Updates|

The link between diet and cavities is well known. Although no diet can completely prevent all cavities, it can go a long way toward preventing some cavities. Eating healthy foods helps to boost your immune system, which in turn can help your body ward off illnesses caused by bacterial infections, such as periodontal disease. In [...]

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Most Common Causes of Bad Breath

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:24+00:00 May 28th, 2013|Updates|

Bad breath is one of the most embarrassing dental problems that you can experience. In many cases, patients with bad breath are at a loss for why they have bad breath, or they may try every mouthwash and over-the-counter remedy to no avail. Knowing the most common causes of bad breath can help you solve [...]

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Different Options for Teeth Whitening

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:24+00:00 May 23rd, 2013|Updates|

These days, a gleaming white smile is an essential part of looking your best. Fortunately, you have many options for whitening your smile. Dr. Zadeh, cosmetic dentist in Beverly Hills, can help you decide which option is right for your needs. Perhaps the most effective whitening option is an in-office whitening treatment. Most of these [...]

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Stress and Your Oral Health

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:24+00:00 May 21st, 2013|Updates|

Physicians have long warned that too much stress is detrimental to your general health. However, stress can also be harmful for your oral health in a number of ways. Fortunately, Dr. Zadeh, Beverly Hills dentist, can help reduce the damaging effects of stress on your mouth. Stress affects your immune system in negative ways, allowing [...]

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Tooth Sensitivity and Its Cures

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:24+00:00 May 16th, 2013|Updates|

When you suffer from tooth sensitivity, drinking a cup of hot coffee or cold water can be intensely painful. Millions of Americans suffer from tooth sensitivity, and most are not aware that they can take steps to improve the condition of their teeth.   Tooth sensitivity is caused by the wearing down of the tooth [...]

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Differences between Crowns and Veneers

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:24+00:00 May 14th, 2013|Updates|

Patients considering covering damaged teeth or teeth with cosmetic imperfections are often offered the choice between crowns and veneers. These two options have distinct advantages and disadvantages, and are often used for different purposes. Crowns are tooth-shaped caps that cover the entire tooth, down to the gum line. Crowns can be made from porcelain, metal [...]

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Traditional Braces Compared to Invisalign

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:24+00:00 May 9th, 2013|Updates|

When you decide to get your teeth straightened, you have many options. One of the biggest choices you will have to make is between traditional metal braces and Invisalign aligners. Although some patients have a certain type of alignment or bite problem that favors the use of one system over the other, they often can [...]

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Differences between Veneers and Lumineers

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:24+00:00 May 7th, 2013|Updates|

Dental veneers and Lumineers are two of the most commonly requested dental restorations. These restorations are popular because they can cover a number of cosmetic dental problems quickly and easily, such as badly stained teeth, irregularly shaped teeth, poorly spaced teeth, or even small teeth. However, if you are considering having veneers or Lumineers applied, [...]

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Important Facts about Teeth Whitening

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:24+00:00 May 2nd, 2013|Updates|

Teeth whitening has rapidly become one of the most sought-after cosmetic dental procedures. Not only is teeth whitening relatively inexpensive, but it is also highly effective. However, it is important to know all of the benefits and drawbacks of teeth whitening before you commit to having the procedure performed.   Teeth whitening is not effective [...]

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Cures for Bad Breath

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:24+00:00 April 30th, 2013|Updates|

Bad breath is a problem that everyone faces from time to time. Whether you ate a fragrant meal or simply forgot to brush your teeth in the morning, bad breath is likely to result. Fortunately, in most cases, bad breath is easy to fix. The best, and perhaps simplest, remedy for bad breath is to [...]

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Dental Implants for Seniors

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:25+00:00 July 16th, 2012|Updates|

In this age of modern medicine and miracle cures for previously untreatable illnesses, people are living longer, healthier lives than ever before. Much of this new found longevity is due to breakthroughs in the pharmaceutical industry. Antihypertensive medications, antidepressants, and other medicines have not only extended the lives of millions of Americans, but they have [...]

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Is Tap Water Good For Preventing Cavities?

By | 2014-09-17T22:19:15+00:00 December 3rd, 2010|Updates|

Is Tap Water Good For Preventing Cavities? The short answer is Yes… At certain concentrations fluoride bonds with developing enamel making it stronger and more resistant to cavities. Typical spring bottled waters are not monitored and can have too little or too much fluoride.

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Amalgam Dental Fillings: Why I Don’t Use Them

By | 2018-02-10T00:25:25+00:00 January 11th, 2010|Updates|

I have not placed a single amalgam filling in my practice for the past 12 years not because they are unhealthy or bio-incompatible, because there are better looking and longer lasting materials that are now available to us. If someone does not mind the metal look, I place gold inlays which are much longer lasting [...]

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