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Taking Care Of Your Pet’s Teeth

IT’S EASY TO ASSUME that our pets don’t need dental care like we do. However, it turns out that our pets’ teeth have a very different situation than the teeth of wild animals, and they do need our help to stay healthy.

Jul 13th, 2019
Invisalign For Teenagers

Invisalign Teen clear aligner therapy gives the same results as traditional Invisalign with the added benefit of having a built-in tracking feature.

Jul 6th, 2019
How To Keep Your OSA/Snoring Appliance Clean

Oral appliances can collect germs, plaque and tartar buildup just like your natural teeth. Since the mouth is a breeding ground for bacteria, it’s important to clean your appliance every time after using it. Here are some tips and tricks.

Jun 29th, 2019
What to Look for When Choosing an Electric Toothbrush

An electric toothbrush is much more efficient at cleaning your teeth than a manual one. However, with so many options available on the market, it can be confusing when trying to decide which one is the best for you.

Jun 22nd, 2019
Simple Extraction vs. Surgical Extraction

When having to get a tooth pulled, you may be told that the procedure will need to be a “surgical” extraction rather than a “simple” one. What does this mean to you, and what are the differences in the two procedures?

Jun 15th, 2019
Enamel Hypoplasia

WE ALL WANT a perfect, pearly-white smile. Sometimes all it takes is a good brushing and flossing habit and regular dental visits, but not everyone is lucky enough to have naturally strong teeth that are easy to take care of.

Jun 8th, 2019
Defeating Bad Breath

Even when everything else is going perfectly, bad breath can be enough to ruin your confidence and turn a good experience sour. Why do we get bad breath, and what can we do to stop it?

Jun 1st, 2019
Why Are My Teeth So Sensitive?

IS A SIMPLE SPOONFUL of ice cream enough to make you cringe because of the pain in your teeth? Do you have to be careful when you drink hot coffee that none of it touches your chompers?

May 25th, 2019
How to Get Relief from Sensitive Teeth

Sensitive teeth are a common complaint here in Encino. Fortunately, there’s an effective solution out there that can reduce your dental sensitivity, depending on the cause. Here are some of the best ways to treat sensitive teeth.

May 19th, 2019
6 Foods to Eat for a Healthier Smile

If you want to enjoy better oral health, there’s no better way to improve things than by brushing and flossing frequently. But there’s more to your cavity risk than just how much you brush. Your diet is also an important factor in your oral health.

May 5th, 2019
A Pain-Free Dental Implant Procedure

Although getting an implant placed in your jaw sounds painful, it really isn’t! Your mouth will be totally numb around the dental implant site so that you don’t feel anything during the procedure. If you’re still not convinced, it can help to know that yo

Apr 28th, 2019
The Truth About Brushing

Brushing your teeth is more than just keeping halitosis in check and getting rid of visible food particles. Your toothbrush is a tool that can help you stay healthy, not just for your teeth, but for your whole body.  Are you doing it right?

Apr 21st, 2019
What Types of Sedation Dentistry are There?

Encino Dental Studio offers comfortable sedation dentistry options to help you feel relaxed and worry-free about your dental treatment. When you come in for a sedation dentistry consultation, we’ll discuss which option is best for you.

Apr 14th, 2019
Managing Pain After Having A Tooth Extracted

Your post-op tooth extraction experience may be different from the next person. Some people sail right through the healing process, while others struggle. Here are some tips to help with the pain.

Apr 7th, 2019
Know the Signs of Gum Disease

Gum disease can be tricky to recognize because it can sneak up on you over time. Something that seems normal in your mouth may not be a good thing. It could actually be a sign that you have gum disease and need to see our dentist in Encino.

Mar 31st, 2019