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  • Your Next Dental Appointment

    Going to the dentist is something we should all be doing twice a year every year. If you’re already in the habit of coming in for regular cleanings, that’s wonderful! If not, here’s what you can expect from a typical cleaning appointment. Your Check-Up When visiting the dentist for a check-up, there are a few […]

    Continue Reading June 20, 2018

  • Getting Your Smile Back With Dental Implants

    Sports injuries, accidents, and tooth decay are just a few of the reasons we might lose a tooth. Thanks to modern dentistry, however, we don’t need to settle for having a gap in our smiles for the rest of our lives. There are a few ways to fill that gap, and one of them is […]

    Continue Reading June 6, 2018

  • Getting Wise About Wisdom Teeth

    Wisdom teeth removal is a major rite of passage for many in their late teens and early twenties. They post images of their swollen cheeks on social media, share videos of themselves acting loopy from the anesthetics on YouTube, and enjoy an excuse to drink as many smoothies as possible. But why do we have […]

    Continue Reading May 23, 2018

  • How to Help Your Child Become a Fearless Dental Patient

    By using these simple guidelines, your child will learn that modern dentistry can truly be a pleasant experience. The end result will be improved dental health, minimal future treatment needs, saving money and forming a positive attitude towards preventive health care. Never use the dental visit as a threat. This includes; “If you don’t brush […]

    Continue Reading May 21, 2018

  • Supernumerary Teeth

    Most people will develop a total of twenty baby teeth that are gradually replaced by a total of thirty-two adult teeth. Sometimes those teeth don’t all appear, a condition called hypodontia. In even rarer cases, all the normal teeth will be present, plus at least one extra! These extra teeth are supernumerary teeth, and the condition […]

    Continue Reading May 9, 2018

  • Don’t Forget To Clean That Tongue!

    You hear all the time about the importance of brushing your teeth for two minutes twice a day, and you hear almost as often about the importance of daily flossing. What you probably don’t hear a lot is that, if we want to maintain good oral health and hygiene, it’s also important for us to […]

    Continue Reading April 25, 2018

  • The Best Dental Office Music Ever.

    The right music can make even a trip to the dentist better. I have been practicing as a dentist in Laguna Niguel since 2015.  Many of you know that I also practiced in Cleveland before that.  Not many people, however, know that prior to studying dentistry, I was a double bass player.  Most people, when […]

    Continue Reading March 10, 2018

  • Conservative Dentistry: 5 Recent Advances in Dental Therapies

    Routine Dental Therapies Will Never Be The Same. Everyone is buzzing about major advances in technology, from augmented reality to self-driving automobiles.  And no industry is safe from the major changes that are coming our way – including dentistry. What we define as “conservative dentistry” varies from doctor to doctor.  What we all know, however, […]

    Continue Reading March 7, 2018

  • Restorative Dental Care

    Congratulations on your decision to pursue restorative care [porcelain/gold crowns, porcelain veneers, inlays, onlays].  The decision for restoration is always a serious one, but I am confident it is the best decision for long term preventive dental health. What is Restorative Dentistry? Have you ever thought about how your teeth should fit together comfortably or […]

    Continue Reading November 28, 2017