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Pain AFTER a Root Canal? A Dentist in Los Angeles Explains

May 2, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — Les Latner @ 5:53 pm

Woman holds her face in painIf you need a root canal, you may feel anxious because of the many stories of what an awful, painful experience it can be. But, as any dentist in Los Angeles will tell you, it’s common to have heard misinformation about root canals. You’ll be glad to know that they’re no more uncomfortable than getting a filling!

You also might have heard that you won’t feel any pain afterward because the nerve of the tooth is gone. This is usually true, but not always. Confused yet? Not to worry! After reading this blog, you’ll understand more about why there’s so much fear of root canals, how it’s possible to feel pain afterward and why this procedure is much easier than people realize!


Just Had a Tooth Pulled? Your Dentist in Los Angeles Talks Options

April 11, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — Les Latner @ 3:20 pm

mouth open showing dental implantYou’ve just had a tooth pulled and have been told that you need to plan on replacing it, but you’re not sure why it’s so important. Furthermore, you’re not clear on what your options are for restoring your teeth and smile to normal. But your dentist in Los Angeles will put an end to any confusion as you continue reading, as he explains the intricate balancing act that goes on inside your mouth and how to maintain a healthy state.


What’s an Abscess? Your Dentist in Los Angeles Explains

April 4, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — Les Latner @ 12:58 pm

woman holding her face in painIt’s another sunny, spring day in Los Angeles and you have plans to head down to Venice Beach to see the sights. Suddenly, your plans are halted by an intense pain in your mouth. You’re immediately flooded with internal questions like, “How can I stop this pain?” and “What caused this?” Your dentist in Los Angeles says you could have an abscess of either your gums or teeth and will explain the symptoms, causes and treatment protocols for both.


How Can a Dentist in Los Angeles Protect Enamel?

March 28, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — Les Latner @ 5:06 pm

woman smilingYou might not realize how important your oral health is until you have dental pain like annoying tooth sensitivity. The key to avoiding these problems is to appreciate your smile now and show it by caring for your teeth every day.

Your dentist in Los Angeles stresses that caring for your teeth takes more than great brushing habits—you need to watch your diet and add preventive services to keep your tooth enamel (your smile’s protective layer) strong and healthy for years to come. Learn more about how to improve your oral health and preserve your enamel  in this week’s blog post.


Your Dentist in Los Angeles Wants to Save Smiles!

March 27, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — Les Latner @ 5:17 pm

man dental painWhen you roll over to the side, does the side of your face begin to pound in pain? This is known as positional tooth pain and can be associated with infected teeth.

That’s why it’s so important to reach out to a dentist in Los Angeles as soon as you feel any dental pain—even when you think it’s insignificant. Dental pain is just the beginning of your problems when you’re thinking about the health of your smile.

Learn more about how you can save your natural smile when you contact your dentist early on about your dental pain. Let’s explore how to keep all your permanent teeth for years to come in this week’s blog post.


How to Keep Your Results from Teeth Whitening in Los Angeles

February 26, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — Les Latner @ 2:14 pm

It’s great that you feel confident about the results from your teeth whitening in Los Angeles, but how do you keep your bright teeth white for as long as you can? There are a few things that you can do to make your professional whitening results last for much longer.

Learn more about how to maintain your whitening results in this week’s blog post!


Technology and Expertise Delivering Excellence from Your Dentist in Los Angeles

January 9, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — Les Latner @ 4:11 pm

image of digital dental x-rayWhen the first personal computer was introduced to the general public in the 1980’s, the whole world changed. We were thrust into the Information Age, a time when technological advancements would begin to explode. The residual effects are still being felt, appearing in every field that you can think of, including dentistry. That means that a trip to your dentist in Los Angeles represents a completely different experience than it did years ago. Learn how your local professional has married experience with technology to deliver the maximum in comfort and care.


Feel Good About Your Smile with Teeth Whitening of Los Angeles

January 4, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — Les Latner @ 3:08 pm

before and after teeth whiteningA recent study found that one-third of Americans are unhappy with their smiles. The foregoing data is significant given that your teeth are constantly being judged, not just by you, but also by the people you encounter. This is verified by another data set that shows that 73% of Americans are more likely to trust a person with a nice smile that someone with a great job, expensive car or stylish wardrobe. Given that we live in such a status-driven society, it’s quite eye-opening that the condition of your pearly whites rates more important than the listed items, which are used to measure your level of success. So if you feel a pressing urge to address your imperfections, you’re a good candidate for teeth whitening of Los Angeles or one of the many other types of cosmetic dentistry available to you.


Smile Like a Star with Porcelain Veneers of Los Angeles

December 12, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — Les Latner @ 12:53 pm

woman smiling posing with porcelain veneersFor far too long you’ve felt insecure about your smile. You’ve hidden from camera lenses and lamented over the idea of talking in front of large crowds of people. These fears have centered around your teeth. You’ve never been comfortable with the way they look, and as a result, have felt inadequate. But the time has come for you to make a change and start living your life to the fullest, by fixing your smile and confidence, but you’re unsure about which route of cosmetic dentistry to take. Your dentist recommends porcelain veneers of Los Angeles and provides information on their many benefits.


Get a Beautiful, Healthy Smile for Less with Your Dentist in Los Angeles

December 5, 2017

Filed under: Uncategorized — Les Latner @ 2:02 pm

finger pressing special offer signWe don’t live in a bubble. We understand that many people truly desire to have a healthy mouth, teeth and gums. But, some will be reluctant to visit their dentist because of concerns with the cost. That’s why as your dentist in Los Angeles, we’ve eliminated the cost barrier so that if you’re more price-sensitive, you don’t have to miss out on excellent oral health. Read on to learn more about why it’s important not to neglect your oral hygiene and how we can help you maintain your overall oral health.


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