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Beware of These Common Foods That Damage Teeth!

03 Sep, 2015

Our teeth may be strong – in fact one of the strongest aspects on our body – but that does not prevent them from damage. And it doesn’t even need to be dramatic trauma either. All it takes is one wrong bite. It helps a lot when you’re aware of the common culprits that are known to damage teeth. And that is...

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Is There a Difference Between Plaque and Tartar?

27 Aug, 2015

Yes, there is absolutely a difference between plaque and tartar. Often times people have these terms confused. They may believe that plaque and tartar are terms that can be used interchangeably. However, they are different in a subtle way, but as dentists in Downtown, Los...

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The Real Reason Why Smoking is Bad for Oral Health

06 Aug, 2015

Smoking is not just bad for your oral health, but for the body as a whole. Countless amount of money has been spent on campaigns to encourage more and more people to either steer clear of the habit, or quit the habit altogether. This is especially true for our youth. TobaccoFreeCA is the one campaign that...

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The Role of Diet & Nutrition in Oral Health

27 Jul, 2015

Everyone knows that good nutrition is essential for general health, but do you know that your food choices and eating patterns also play a role in promoting good oral hygiene and developing healthy teeth? Let us educate you on the impact of certain foods in your diet that will negatively and positively...

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Teeth Sensitivity | Why It Occurs | Possible Solutions

10 Jul, 2015

Teeth sensitivity is a common issue that is experienced by at least 40 million U.S. adults at various times. You’ll know what teeth sensitivity is because when you consume a cold or hot food, you’ll receive a sharp reaction that most often results in “Ouch!”. Again, it’s a sharp pain – not a dull,...

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A Common Dental No-No: Ignoring Your Cavities

25 Jun, 2015

Did you know that one in every five Americans has an untreated cavity? According to data gathered and analyzed from 2011-2012 by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, this is the case.* The numbers are broken down as follows: 17.5% of children aged 5-19 have untreated cavities. 27.4% of adults aged...

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Study Shows Link Between Periodontal Disease and Kidney Disease

17 Jun, 2015

Studies continue to show how the mouth is connected to the body in many ways that we often overlook. A study comprised of African Americans classified with normal kidney function found that those with severe periodontal disease were 4 times more likely to develop chronic kidney disease (CKD) over those...

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Worst Foods to Consume for Your Teeth: Brush Right After Eating These!

27 May, 2015

Many people know the basic formula for maintaining sparkling, healthy teeth, which includes regular brushing and flossing, consuming foods rich in calcium, and staying away from sugary foods and candy. According to the American Dental Association, people should stay away from sugary and sticky foods...

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Adults Should Pay Attention to These Common Dental Problems

12 May, 2015

It’s easy for us to get into a routine and neglect certain issues that our bodies are trying to get our attention on. That’s what your Downtown Los Angeles dentists are going to cover today – those common dental problems that adults experience from time to time that are...

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Vitamin D-fence: A Natural Way to Prevent Tooth Loss

18 Apr, 2015

Are you familiar with the fact that vitamin D is great for your oral health? If not, we’ll explain why! It begins with understanding some of the fundamentals. Calcium is important for strong bones – most people know this. You may drink milk specifically for this reason, too. Calcium also happens to be good...

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How Do I Know If I Need A Dental Implant?

03 Apr, 2015

Dental implants are on the rise, as they are the only viable solution to offer a fully functional tooth that also happens to be aesthetically pleasing to the eye. So much that nobody will notice you have one in your mouth. The Magic Comes from Osseo...

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Let’s Talk Toothpaste – Does It Matter Which Type I Buy?

25 Mar, 2015

Do you ever feel overwhelmed when it comes to toothpaste selection? We’re betting you do – we’re also betting you grab the cheapest toothpaste as a direct result from not knowing what to choose. If you read the back of the labels, a lot of it is probably gibberish to you, but it still SOUNDS good. Right?...

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Welcome To Washington Dental’s Blog!

17 Mar, 2015

Thank you for visiting our dental blog! I wanted to introduce you to my brother and I, who have been practicing dentistry for several years now. We love our jobs and wouldn’t trade it for anything else! Nothing beats putting a smile on someone’s face – both literally and figuratively. What You’ll Gain From...

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