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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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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Five Ways Cosmetic Dentistry Can Improve Your Smile

One of the greatest pleasures I have, both professionally and personally, is seeing the look on a patient’s face when they look at their spectacular, cosmetic dentistry-enabled smile for the first time. It’s difficult to put the picture and feeling into words. There’s a mixture of awe, amazement and even disbelief. And yes, not to…

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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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What Happens to My Teeth After Dental Veneers, and Will I Ever Get Cavities?

What Are Dental Veneers? Most people have dental veneers to improve the appearance of their teeth and smiles. The cosmetic effect can be dramatic, with changes in shape, form, size and color all contributing to a beautiful smile makeover. Dental veneers are thin, hollow shells of porcelain or composite (filling material) that are placed over your natural…

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