May Is Older Americans Month – A Reason To Smile

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]May is Older Americans Month, officially designated as a time to honor the enormous contributions people aged 65 or older have made to our society, communities and country. The original proclamation, issued by President John F. Kennedy on April 18, 1963 read in part: “This large segment of our population represents a great national resource of…

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Top 5 Reasons You Are Experiencing Tooth Sensitivity

Do you ever experience sharp pain, almost like a lightning bolt hit your tooth, when drinking a cold beverage, eating ice cream, or when breathing in cold air? Maybe sweet, sour, or hot food and beverages cause discomfort? Or even brushing and flossing gives you a zinger? If any of these sound familiar to you,…

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The Worst and Best Foods For Your Teeth & Gums

If you’re asking yourself which is the worst and best foods for your teeth and gums, you’re probably already aware that your diet plays a huge role in maintaining your oral hygiene. Certain foods and beverages may also impact your healthy mouth and teeth. Many foods and drinks can lead to more plaque and damaged…

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Get Independence From Your Cavity With Lomita Torrance Dental

The Fourth of July is a special time of the year. We love celebrating the birth of our country with family gatherings, fireworks and loads of great food. Every state will be filled with backyard barbecues, parades and grand celebrations. It’s a great time of the year to spend time with friends and family and…

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Preparing Your Dental Health for the New Year

WOW. It’s hard to believe that another year is in the books! With a new one upon us, this is a good time to do an evaluation of your current dental health. The first phase of your new year dental health review is taking stock of your current dental condition. You need to know where…

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Protecting Your Teeth from Holiday Risks

Urgent dental and holiday risks Protecting your teeth is vital! The holidays are here! The holidays are often such an exciting, happy, and joyful time! For many of us, we will get together – communing, reminiscing, and even celebrating – with family and friends a few to several times over the holidays. However, while this…

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Common Dental Questions a Hygienist Hears at Lomita Torrance Dental

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]If you’ve ever wondered what type of toothpaste to use or why your gums itch, you’re not alone. Many of the patients we see have similar questions about their dental health. These questions are great and we’d like to share some of them with you so you can be better informed about your overall oral…

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General Dentist Vs Specialist – Who Should You See?

If you’re like most people, you know that general dentists and specialist are different, but you don’t know why. Let’s take a look at the differences between the two so you know which one is right for your next appointment. By now you’re probably familiar with who your general dentist is. As your go-to provider,…

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