Month: December 2020

Preventing Gum Disease with a Perio Cleaning

In last week’s blog, we discussed the many ways that adult tooth loss can impact your oral health, including functional difficulties, jaw bone deterioration, and increased chances of losing more structures. Indeed, loss is not something to take lightly, and can be cause more often than not by severe decay or infections such as periodontal… Read more »

Ways that Tooth Loss Impacts Your Health

Adult tooth loss is often not something that individuals actively worry about, as there is always a slew of other items occupying one’s thoughts. The fact of the matter is, however, that it does occur in adults and can be the product of gum disease, decay, or other infection. In the case of any of… Read more »

Finding Relief from Orofacial Pain

Sometimes pain is pretty straightforward. If you stub your toe and your toe hurts, that makes sense.  When it comes to orofacial pain, things can be different. Pain in the teeth, face, jaw, head, neck and even shoulder, may have its true origin in some other area. Tracking down and diagnosing orofacial pain in Los… Read more »

When to Consider a Custom Appliance

Nothing is more tiresome than receiving a full night’s rest and waking up exhausted. What’s more, it can significantly impact your daily routine as fatigue, hypersomnia, irritability and more sets in. What you may not know, however, is that you may actually be experiencing the effects of sleep apnea, a disorder that affects your rest… Read more »

Do I Have Gum Disease?

A simple question, but one that few people could answer. Studies from the Centers for Disease Control show that half of adults over the age of 30 suffer from some stage of periodontal disease. Lack of treatment to manage the disease could mean major complications, including tooth loss! In today’s blog, your Los Angeles, CA,… Read more »