Cosmetic Issues You Can Avoid Through Preventive Dental Care

Many people gradually lose confidence in their smile because they start to notice changes that make teeth look older, less healthy, or less uniform. Some changes can be hard to avoid completely – after all, your teeth must continually break down and chew food, a process that creates real friction on them. With that said, the right approach to preventive dental care can help you avoid problems that might make cosmetic dental services necessary. In addition to responding to cosmetic problems, our Santa Monica, CA dentist’s office can help you protect your teeth through consistent preventive dental care. Preserving your smile calls for more than just supporting your teeth. Problems with your periodontal health can cause changes that negatively impact the way you look, too! (more…)

3 Things You Can Count On From A Porcelain Dental Crown

Ideally, you will be able to maintain the health and appearance of your teeth so that you do not require restorative dental services. Unfortunately, many people will experience the need to have some work done to restore a tooth that is injured or affected by decay. At our Santa Monica, CA dentist’s office, patients who require treatment with a dental crown can receive one made with porcelain material. This substance can closely match the color of your enamel, so it can restore your tooth without changing your smile. It can also be counted on for functional support, so you will not have to go out of your way to avoid putting pressure on it. (more…)

Are You Making Yourself Vulnerable To Teeth Stains?

Through your daily behaviors, you can control how likely you are to develop a cavity that requires treatment at your dentist’s office. You can also control your risk for teeth stains. With that said, stains can be a frustrating problem because people who effectively stay cavity-free can still notice a change in the color of their smile over time. As beneficial as thorough brushing and flossing can be, you should look to your daily routine in between these sessions if you want to avoid discoloration. While our Santa Monica, CA dentist’s office is prepared to help those who wish to brighten their teeth, we also offer preventive services that can help you stay satisfied with your smile. (more…)

Consequences Of Gum Disease That Should Concern You

How worried should you be if you start to notice symptoms of gingivitis? While these problems should be a concern, there is time to address an infection before there are lasting problems. However, if signs of poor periodontal health have become a recurring issue, or one that you are struggling to address, you may have more to worry about. If your periodontal health is affected by gingivitis, or gum disease, our Santa Monica, CA dentist’s office can help. Through targeted periodontal cleaning, we can fight the bacteria responsible for your infection. If the matter persists, and calls for a specialist’s help, we can discuss what you can do to protect your smile. (more…)

The Condition Of Your Teeth Can Affect Your Perceived Age

smiling businesswomanThrough skin care, dieting, and exercise, a person can retain their youthful look over time. If you are trying to preserve your appearance as effectively as you can, you should be aware that the condition of your smile may be more important than you expect. Issues like wear and tear, discoloration, and other changes to your smile are able to affect your perceived age. Fortunately, the right treatment can help. In addition to doing work to restore patients’ smiles, our Santa Monica, CA dentist’s office can help you avoid oral health problems through consistent preventive dental care. (more…)

A Change In Habits Can Help You Protect Your Smile

handsome black man modeling showing off attractive smileFeeling confident in your smile today is important, but oral health care is about more than just the current state of your teeth and gums. If you want to maintain a healthy and attractive smile, your approach to oral care should be focused on long-term support. With that in mind, you can help yourself by making changes to your routine that make you less susceptible to cavities as well as less likely to see unflattering changes to your appearance. Our Santa Monica, CA dentist’s office is here to help patients by providing consistent preventive dental care, and by offering services to take on any dental concerns that might arise. (more…)

Work To Restore Your Dental Health Can Help Your Smile

man happy to show off an attractive smileWill a solution to an oral health problem mean the end of your smile as you know it, or is there a way to deal with dental trouble while preserving your appearance? At our Santa Monica, CA dentist’s office, we understand how valuable it can be to have dental work that can keep you happy with the way you look. Because of this, we are able to provide work to restore unhealthy teeth, or replace teeth that have been lost, with lifelike dental restorations. While patients can be happy to see that a restoration like a porcelain dental crown is able to preserve the way they look, they can also be happy to know that it can restore their oral health and bite function! (more…)