Category Archives: Prevention

Gum Disease Affects Your Health

Gum disease can affect the health of your whole body.  Over the years, studies have proven a definitive link between your oral health and your general health.  In fact, it has been suggested by medical and dental journals that the closest link to your heart is the health of your mouth!  This blog will provide […]

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Dental X-rays: Minimizing Radiation Exposure

Each day patients ask me to avoid taking dental x-rays and help minimize their exposure to radiation.  Rightfully so.  No one wants to get their head zapped unless it’s absolutely necessary.  The purpose of this blog is not to discuss the consequences of radiation and x-rays.  There is plenty of information out there.  I am […]

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5 practical suggestions to help prevent cavities

We can all jump on google and read endless information on how to prevent cavities.  This is yet another example, EXCEPT I am proposing practical everyday solutions that I use myself.  I find these to be simple and effective.  I will suggest a few and if you can even add one of them, I strongly […]

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A Santa Monica dentist’s discovery of one secret to longevity: Flossing!

As a dentist who has practiced throughout many cities in California, I have had the pleasure of interacting with various demographics.  I have spent the majority of my career mainly practicing in Santa Monica.  In my career I have come to notice that more and more of my patients are living longer, healthier and more […]

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