Taking care of your smile is a lifelong endeavor. There are several factors out there that can negatively influence your oral health, and unfortunately, there are significantly fewer natural lines of defense. As such, your dentist recommends helping out wherever you can with additional preventive practices. Still, sometimes tooth loss can occur as a result of rapid infection or deterioration, and sometimes injuries result in a dislodged structure. In today’s blog, your North Hollywood, CA dentist discusses the importance of replacing lost teeth, and how implant-retained prosthetics can help.
Taking care of your smile is a lifelong endeavor. Not only are your teeth and other oral structures constantly under the scrutiny of various oral health concerns, but there are significantly fewer natural defenses in your pocket to successfully fend them off every time. As such, your grin requires all the help it can get in order to remain healthy. Sometimes, however, major infections may have other plans in mind, causing extraction to be the only viable option. In today’s blog, your North Hollywood, CA dentist identifies the need for tooth extraction in certain cases and discusses how it benefits your oral health in the long run.
It goes without saying that among the many bacteria-related dental concerns, tooth decay is among the most common. As a matter of fact, decay affects millions of people in a variety of ways every year. What’s more? Many people are currently being affected by tooth decay without even knowing it, as the infection occurs on a microscopic level and signs or symptoms do not develop until later. While fillings and crowns can be used to address many stages of decay, your dentist may recommend something more extensive in order to save a tooth. In today’s blog, your North Hollywood, CA dentist discusses the ways that root canal therapy can benefit your smile.
In our previous blog, we took a look at the important role preventive dentistry plays in your smile health. After all, it is the only form of dentistry that aims to protect your structures and prevent issues from arises before they even have a chance to do so, and there are plenty of factors out there that can pose a negative threat to your health. Although prevention is essential, it is important, however, to recognize the need for a backup option in the form of restorative care. In today’s blog, your North Hollywood, CA dentist discusses the ways restorative dentistry can help save your smile, as well as how our team can help.
Taking care of your smile is a lifelong process, and one that can often use a bit more work and effort than many are currently putting into it. While your teeth may be protected by the strongest substance in the human body, that does not mean that they are indestructible or invincible. Indeed, your smile is constantly fending off oral threats without that much of a natural defense, so it is no wonder your dentist encourages you to participate in regular preventive care. In today’s blog, your North Hollywood, CA dentist takes a look at situations in which dental extraction is needed, as well as what you can expect from the process.
Your smile is constantly on the defensive against oral bacteria, germs, structural damage, and so much more. While a thorough preventive dental routine can provide a strong foundation for protection, there are some circumstances that are immune to preventive measures. Indeed, infection may even arise and settle in without your awareness, and before you know it, you are dealing with a major complication on your hands. In today’s blog, your North Hollywood, CA dentist explains how tooth decay spreads and why your level of damage may warrant the need for a root canal.
Taking care of your smile is a lifelong process and one that requires much more than you might initially think. Indeed, your grin’s appearance holds a significant amount of weight, but a beautiful shine is meaningless if you are facing the effects of dental decay and infection. Indeed, a steady combination of cosmetic practices, prevention, and restoration helps pave the way for a lifelong smile, and our team is ready to help. In today’s blog, your North Hollywood, CA dentist explores the role of restorative dentistry, and how it can help salvage your natural teeth.
You’re smile encounters a variety of wear and tear over the years. Indeed, damage can vary from a minor chip or stain to an extremely compromised tooth, and it is for this reason that we practice preventive dentistry. Still, sometimes these factors are out of our control, and additional treatment is needed to restore our smile’s health. In today’s blog, your North Hollywood, CA dentist explores the way dental crowns offer versatility when it comes to caring for your teeth, and how they can provide a lifelike finish.
Functional complications such as chronic teeth grinding or even severe decay can impact a number of tasks in your daily routine, including eating and enunciating. While it is true that your smile’s function is of the utmost importance, sometimes the concern is merely cosmetic in nature, only affecting the manner in which your grin appears. In today’s blog, your North Hollywood, CA dentist discusses the value in having a smile that you love, and how a simple and conservative teeth-whitening treatment can help.
Just as harmful bacteria are at the core of major periodontal concerns, bacteria can lead to the progression of decay as well. In fact, it only takes slipping up on your preventive dental routine one time too many for the concern to quickly get out of hand. In today’s blog, your North Hollywood, CA dentist will take a look at the manner in which decay progresses and how you can put a stop to it early on with a composite dental filling.