Beverly Hills Complete Dentistry Blog
March 28, 2019
A major undiagnosed cause of being overtired, overweight, pre-diabetic or just plain down might just be obstructive sleep apnea.
It is estimated that perhaps 50% of all Americans suffer from some level of interrupted sleep due to inability to breathe regularly during the night.
There are many causes, but good dentists will always see you in a holistic manner while making treatment recommendations based upon that view.
There are plenty of oral signs that you may be suffering from sleep apnea — a compromised airway due to enlarged tonsils, a smaller airway at the back of your throat, an enlarged tongue for example.(more…)
March 19, 2019
Plenty of people.
One group that especially comes to mind is patients who reside in assisted living facilities.
Many times these residents have a difficult time getting to and from the dentist.
Some facilities have vans on site which can transport patients effectively and safely.
Other patients struggle to be in for financial or physical issues.
When a patient can go to the dentist and get her veneers, Night Guards and other work done in the same visit, the stress and inconvenience factors go way down.
Sometimes, we can even restore dental implants on the same day.(more…)
March 7, 2019
Researchers have reached the conclusion that nearly half of all children use too much toothpaste.
The fact that children are, in face, brushing their teeth regularly is a good thing and more and more are doing so.
However, using too much toothpaste can cause some problems down the road.Most children use fluoridated toothpaste as most dentists and hygienists recommend it to help reduce the rates of cavities.
However, we usually recommend a pea-sized dollop of toothpaste, not a full load across the entire brush as sometimes depicted in television ads.(more…)
March 6, 2019
There are many systemic impacts of drinking too much soda, especially those containing phosphoric acid.
The most common is the resulting lower level of bone calcium from a condition called nutritional secondary hyperparathyroidism. Bottom line, thinning bones.
Non-sugared sodas – colas, root beers and citrus drinks – present acid which erodes tooth enamel, even if it doesn’t cause tooth decay.
Sugared drinks not only the erosive acid but present mouth bacteria and plaque with the particular “food” they need to grow and produce more mouth acid which results in cavities.(more…)
February 4, 2019
Many of our patients complain of sensitive teeth sometimes throughout the mouth, but mostly they complain of one or two teeth becoming sensitive. The type of sensitivity is almost always of the cold and sweet variety. This pain can be minimal or quite painful yet dentists are not sure why this is the case.
We do know that tooth enamel contains no nerve endings and acts as a covering for the dentin, the second layer of the tooth. Roots have no enamel and thus any part of a tooth root which is exposed to the oral cavity has no enamel to protect nerve endings from being exposed to irritants such as sweets and cold liquids.(more…)
January 28, 2019
Did you know that more Americans die from an accidental opioid overdose than from car accidents? It’s true. According to the National Safety Council, since 2017 one had a higher risk of death from opioids than from a car crash.
It’s true. According to the National Safety Council, since 2017 one had a higher risk of death from opioids than from a car crash.
Opioid overdose deaths also surpassed motor vehicle crashes as the second most likely cause of unintentional and preventable death, following suicides. However, the rise in rank of overdoses wasn’t attributable to a decrease in motor vehicles deaths. In fact, deaths from motor vehicle crashes also have trended upward in recent years.(more…)
January 9, 2019
Dentists are majorly concerned with dental care and treatment. With specialized dentists, however, there are many more cosmetic and treatment procedures that are available for any of your dental needs.
With new discoveries in cosmetic dentistry, more and more people are opting for a dentist Beverly Hills to get these procedures done to improve general appearance. However, general dentists are also of great help when it comes to dental health and wellbeing.
Some dental procedures are suitable for both dental cosmetics and dental treatment. Dr. Strom and Dr. Klein are one of the best dental offices in the city. They provide cosmetic dentistry and also various general dentistry procedures that are aimed at improving oral health and appearance.
Common general dentistry procedures
A large number of general dentistry procedures are meant for treatment purposes. However, these procedures can also provide a better look and appearance.(more…)
January 3, 2019
Cosmetic dentists are a kind of specialized dentists who offer reconstructive surgery aimed at improving the aesthetics of the face, teeth, and jaw. Although cosmetic dentists Beverley Hills also perform dental treatment, they are majorly concerned with cosmetics and improving the general appearance of the face.
A cosmetic dentist can repair the face or mouth tissue caused by injury or due to developmental cases like cleft lip and palate. For some of the best cosmetic services in the city, you can visit Strom And Associates to get to know which cosmetic procedure would suit you best. Cosmetic dentists can offer dental help with matters concerning yellowed or decayed teeth that portray a poor appearance.(more…)
December 26, 2018
A large percentage of the population does not find it necessary to visit the dentist on a regular interval. This is mainly because people do not consider dental health with much urgency as compared to general health. Contrary to the fact, dental health is an integral part of the day to day living and can affect how we carry out our activities. A good example is a toothache which prevents you from concentrating due to the constant pain experienced.
Visiting a dentist is essential in improving your oral health which in turn improves general health and well being. Every Dentist in Beverly Hills provides general dentistry services. However, you should consider visiting a dentist who can easily cater to your dental needs. Strom, Klein & Harkavy dental office is one of the best dental offices in the city providing top-notch services and various teeth preservation procedures.(more…)
December 18, 2018
Dental veneers are custom-made shells that are thin like wafers and resemble the original color of teeth. The Dental veneers Beverly Hills are used to alter the appearance of the teeth. They are attached to the front surface of the teeth with the intention of enhancing the smile and appearance of the teeth. When they are attached the dental veneers can alter the size, length, color, and shape of the original teeth.
Several materials can be used to make dental veneers such as resin composite and porcelain. The most preferred type of dental veneers are the porcelain veneers since they are resistant to staining and can reflect light just like natural teeth.
The type of dental veneers selected at the storm and Associates will depend on what you and your dentist decide on after carefully analyzing the pros and cons of each type based on your dental condition.(more…)