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  • 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

  • 7 ways to get naturally healthier gums and impress your dentist.

    Everyone knows that they should floss more.  We’ve even stopped asking patients about it, specifically, when they are in our office.  Questions like, “how are you cleaning between your teeth these days?” are more frequently heard by our patients.  Primarily because about half of them have had more success with other methods, but also because […]

    Continue Reading November 17, 2017

  • A Habit of Excellence

    A Habit of Excellence “We are what we repeatedly do.  Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle Excellence is indeed a habit, and details matter.  Call me crazy, but when the success or failure of a crown or filling can be influenced by something as little as the number of seconds […]

    Continue Reading February 3, 2017

  • TMJ in Laguna Niguel – Dentist is His Own Worst Patient.

    TMJ dysfunciton happens to dentists, too. Sitting at the office computer after seeing a patient – following up after the delivery of an occlusal guard. As I was talking with him, I was reminded about what has happened to my personal occlusal guards over the years. Here’s some general information for those of you uninitiated […]

    Continue Reading January 10, 2017

  • Growing Pains

    Yes, we have a new website! It is very exciting to have a nice responsive site that will allow our patients to better connect with us.  There are several important features that I would like to point out. First, our review page.  Many of you have been kind enough to leave us reviews on our […]

    Continue Reading March 26, 2016

  • Is Your Toothbrush Past Its Prime?

      If your toothbrush looks more like the one on the left, it’s time for a change. Ok.  I want a value too.  And these little guys can get pricey.  But if your toothbrush is at the point when the bristles spread out, and all of the blue indicator dye is gone…  It’s been time to […]

    Continue Reading March 24, 2016