Manual Toothbrushes vs Electric: Which Is Superior?

You may not believe the final verdict. Keeping a clean mouth is something every individual should strive to do. Not only is it good for your overall health, but—quite frankly—nobody is going to want to talk to you if your breath smells like a cesspool. Moreover, you’re inviting an army of germs into your body… Read more »

Dental Cleanings That’ll Leave You Feeling Great!

Maintain that healthy, brilliant smile and keep feeling your best. Keeping up with oral hygiene is an endeavor every individual, regardless of age, should pursue in order to maintain a healthy mouth, teeth, and gums for as long as possible. Good oral and dental hygiene are paramount if you want to stand a chance in… Read more »

Teeth Whitening Done Right at My Encino Dental

A Hollywood smile has never been more attainable. It’s no secret that possessing a radiant-white smile makes a person feel more confident. Moreover, they’re aesthetically pleasing for others to look at. If you could elect to have a procedure done that is guaranteed to improve your appearance and self-esteem, why wouldn’t you have it done?… Read more »

How to Protect Your Smile from Enamel Erosion

Do you know what tooth enamel is? It is the outermost hard layer of your teeth, made from compacted crystals. It’s like a powerful shield for your teeth. Enamel erosion can be very damaging to your oral health. Just imagine what would happen if you took the armor away from soldiers in a battlefield. This… Read more »

Getting Dentures? Take This Quiz

If you’re prepping for dentures, you may have some things to learn. Take this fun quiz to find out what you know and even learn more. The answers are at the bottom so that you can check your work – but take the quiz first! 1. If you are only missing a few natural teeth,… Read more »

Stop Your Child’s Thumb Sucking Today

With the risk of causing damage to the mouth, jaw, and teeth, it’s important to stop your child’s thumb sucking habits by the time they turn 4 years old. This is vital to prevent damage to the permanent teeth. Dr. and associates want to give you some tips to help prevent this damage and stop… Read more »

Healthy Meals Mean Healthy Teeth!

We all know that brushing, flossing, and regular visits to the dentist are important parts of keeping your smile healthy. What many people don’t realize is how important our diet is for healthy teeth. We’ve heard again and again that sugary foods can cause cavities, but they aren’t the only culprits! For example, chewing ice… Read more »

The Facts About Chronic Dry Mouth

As you probably know, there are several things you should do if you’d like to enjoy a healthy smile? Would you be surprised to learn that brushing and flossing your teeth might actually help you prevent tooth decay and gum disease? Other problems, including dry mouth, might also leave you more susceptible to these issues…. Read more »

Several Simple Habits Can Help Reduce Your Chances of Suffering a Dental Emergency

Your mouth is just as much a threat for harm as any other part of your body. When an oral injury or dental emergency does befall you or a family member, it can be painful and sometimes even costly to treat. At the same time, there are several simply habits worth adopting to reduce your… Read more »

Cavity Prevention Can Often Be Improved with a Fluoride Treatment

Tooth enamel that has been compromised by poor oral hygiene and the frequent consumption of acidic foods and beverages invites the bacteria in your mouth to develop cavities. Once they have established a presence in a compromised tooth, the tooth decay will gradually start to spread. If Dr. has concerns about the strength of your… Read more »