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Root Canal or Endodontic Treatment

Oftentimes, patients wonder what causes the need for endodontic or root canal treatment.  Let’s begin by explaining what exactly root canal treatment is.  Root canal treatment or endodontics is a specialty in dentistry that focuses on the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases or injuries to the nerve of a tooth.  Root canal treatment is […]

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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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Tooth loss and related dental consequences

A frequent question that is often asked of dentists is a patient wondering if there are any consequences to tooth loss.  Many times, this question is asked when the patient is facing a situation where a tooth is hurting and they are pondering whether to have the tooth pulled or invest in saving it.  After […]

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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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