These 6 Signs Say You May Need Braces

Your teeth are one of the first things people notice when they first meet you. A great smile can go a long way when meeting someone new and making a memorable impression. But if your teeth aren’t so perfect, you may have to consider talking to an orthodontist about whether or not you need braces.…

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Five Holiday Treats that May Lead to Ho-Ho-Holes in Your Teeth

The old adage “too much of a good thing” is never more true than during the holiday season. There tends to be an overabundance of everything – especially sweet treats. While it’s impractical to suggest complete avoidance of holiday goodies, Lomita Torrance Dental Office encourages moderation to make sure you receive the gift of great…

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Don’t Risk Your Cosmetic Dentistry with Halloween Overindulgence

The National Retail Federation reports that 94.3 percent of Americans will spend $2.5 billion on Halloween candy this year. You may claim that all those sweets are for the trick-or-treaters alone, but we know it’s nearly impossible to avoid indulging yourself. Even if you do manage to hand out every last piece of candy to Darth Vader…

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Attention Men: Why Are You Avoiding Your Lomita Torrance Dental Visit?

The benefits of regular dental exams and cleanings are applicable to everyone from women and men to children. Yet, according to research, American women are ⅓ more likely to get preventive dental care than men. At our dental offices in Torrance we wanted to know more about our male patients, and even those who we may not yet…

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Sedation Dentistry Techniques: Pain-Free Dental Visits

Dental implants are an excellent way to replace single or multiple missing teeth, but the treatment does require a small surgical procedure. Unfortunately, here at Lomita Torrance Dental Office, we are aware that this does put off some people, and this is why we would like to reassure you that your implant treatment can be completely painless and…

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How Much Time Should You Spend In A Day For Your Oral Health

So you’re once again staring at your bathroom mirror, half-asleep, getting ready to brush your teeth. You’re trying to remember what steps to take to make sure your teeth are clean and healthy for the day. You know that your teeth can have a big effect on your appearance and your confidence—so get off to…

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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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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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