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Best Ways to Prevent Dental Implant Failure | Dr. Parsa Zadeh

Best Ways to Prevent Dental Implant Failure

Looking to get a better understanding of dental implant failure? Watch this video series to learn about the importance of healthy bone for dental implant surgery and visit implantedu.org to learn more. Dr Parsa Zadeh explains how big of a role that having healthy bone plays towards preventing dental […]

By |July 7th, 2017|Updates|Comments Off on Best Ways to Prevent Dental Implant Failure | Dr. Parsa Zadeh

Reasons of Dental Implant Failure | Dr. Parsa Zadeh

What are the Reasons of Dental Implant Failure?

Looking to get a better understanding of dental implant failure? Watch this video series to learn the four factors that go into preventing dental implant failure and visit implantedu.org to learn more. Dr Parsa Zadeh explains the four factors that go into the success of dental implant surgery […]

By |July 6th, 2017|Updates|Comments Off on Reasons of Dental Implant Failure | Dr. Parsa Zadeh

Why Do Dental Implants Work? (Osseointegration) | Dr. Parsa Zadeh

Why Do Dental Implants Work? (Osseointegration)

Looking to get a better understanding of what are dental implants? Watch this video to learn exactly how and why do dental implants (Osseointegration) work and visit read more of  our blog for more dental implant tips. Dr. Parsa Zadeh explains the dental implants procedure and exactly why they work. […]

By |July 5th, 2017|Updates|Comments Off on Why Do Dental Implants Work? (Osseointegration) | Dr. Parsa Zadeh

Look Younger with Your Smile using These Dental Tips

According to the Beverly Hills dentist group, a person’s smile says a lot about them.
It is a window into a person’s hygiene as well as a person’s health. Beyond that, a nice smile can keep a person looking younger and more vigorous. A white smile can be very inviting, while a crooked, stained teeth smile […]

By |January 16th, 2016|Blogg|Comments Off on Look Younger with Your Smile using These Dental Tips

10 Foods That Will Turn Your Teeth Yellow

According to the Beverly Hills dentist group, any food that would discolor your white t-shirt will also stain your teeth. Also, certain foods can damage your enamel, which is the white layer on the surface of your teeth that gives them their sheen. The layer below the enamel is called dentin, which is considerably less […]

By |January 15th, 2016|Blogg|Comments Off on 10 Foods That Will Turn Your Teeth Yellow

Amalgam Dental Fillings

No one likes to have cavities. The time spent in the dentist’s chair, and the discomforts of having the cavity drilled are serious arguments for good oral hygiene. In addition to the hassle and pain, no one wants a mouth full of silver fillings. Dr. Zadeh, a Beverly Hills dentist, does not use these silver […]

By |June 1st, 2015|Dental Health, Reconstructive Dentistry, Updates|Comments Off on Amalgam Dental Fillings

Soft Drinks and Tooth Erosion

Popular drinks like soda and juice can accelerate tooth erosion. I have written before regarding what you should drink and eat to maintain tooth health, but it always bears repeating. Soft drinks and many popular fruit juices and drinks have excessive amounts of sugar, which influences the acidity of your mouth and gives the bacteria […]

By |May 21st, 2015|Dental Health|Comments Off on Soft Drinks and Tooth Erosion

The Tooth Worm -ancient beliefs/periodontal disease

Since the beginning of recorded history, many cultures have reported that toothaches were caused due to tooth worm burrowing into the teeth and taking root. This spread across the globe, and references appeared in Egypt, Sumeria, China, and India.

Treatment for ‘tooth worms’ would be described as barbaric and immensely painful by today’s standards, if not […]

By |February 12th, 2015|Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Health, Reconstructive Dentistry|Comments Off on The Tooth Worm -ancient beliefs/periodontal disease

Same Day Dentistry, The CAD/ CAM and CEREC Machine

Recently, we introduced a CEREC machine to our office. This device allows us to skip past the ‘temporary’ part of your treatment plan and walk out with a fixed permanent the same day as your appointment. Let’s be honest, a lot of us are busy professionals, parents, or students, and sometimes all three at the […]

By |October 17th, 2014|Updates|Comments Off on Same Day Dentistry, The CAD/ CAM and CEREC Machine

Unusual and Creative Uses for Toothpaste

There are actually a large number of creative uses for floss, as I covered in this blog post, but did you know that there are other uses for toothpaste, other than brushing your teeth?

 

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Sleeping with Dentures May Increase Pneumonia Risk

If you sleep with dentures, this might be something you want to reconsider. A recent study showed that a combination of poor oral health and sleep with dentures increased the chances a patient; in particular, a senior citizen may contract pneumonia. Other risk factors included cognitive decline, stroke, and other common health problems associated with […]

By |October 9th, 2014|Updates|Comments Off on Sleeping with Dentures May Increase Pneumonia Risk

Oral Surgery Aftercare

Oral surgery aftercare is an important part of your dental health. While most people would like to avoid it, the reality is the vast majority of us are likely to have some form of minor or major dental surgery in our lifetimes. There are a few things in particular that set dental surgery apart from […]

By |October 7th, 2014|Updates|Comments Off on Oral Surgery Aftercare

Exercise – Healthy Body But Unhealthy teeth

In a potentially controversial finding by The Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports and reported by the New York Times, heavy exercise and training may give you unhealthy teeth . The positive effects of exercise and regular physical activity cannot be overstated. People who exercise, on average, live longer, have healthier hearts, low […]

By |September 26th, 2014|Updates|Comments Off on Exercise – Healthy Body But Unhealthy teeth

Dry Mouth and Dental Health

About 4 million Americans suffer from dry mouth at any given time. It is uncomfortable and irritating for most, but it can have a serious effect on your dental health. As I have discussed in several of my postings, saliva has an important protective benefit for your teeth and mouth. Saliva, when it flows normally, […]

By |September 26th, 2014|Dental Health|Comments Off on Dry Mouth and Dental Health

Dental Gimmicks – Dangerous Trends and Ineffective Treatment

A “ dental gimmick ” is a procedure or a gadget that is used to attract attention, publicity or business without having any significant benefit to the patient.

The Oxford Dictionary defines gimmick as “A trick or device intended to attract attention, publicity, or  business”.

Dental gimmicks can be harmful bin that they distract the patient from […]

By |September 23rd, 2014|Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Health, Updates|Comments Off on Dental Gimmicks – Dangerous Trends and Ineffective Treatment

Dental Implants Have Higher Fail Rate In Patients Using SSRIs

The International and American Associations for Dental Research released a paper detailing how dental implants can have a higher failure rate in patients who are taking SSRIs anti-depressants. These drugs have become extremely popular in North America over the past several decades, but have well-documented and tracked side effects. One of the most common and […]

By |September 16th, 2014|Updates|Comments Off on Dental Implants Have Higher Fail Rate In Patients Using SSRIs

Getting Over The Dentist Jitters

Going to the dentist can be a nerve wracking experience for even the most jaded person. Dental anxiety is such a common problem that driving around the Los Angeles area, you can see a large number of billboards advertising gentle dentistry, sleep dentistry, sedation dentistry, no fear dentistry, and even dentistry for cowards. While not […]

By |September 8th, 2014|Dental Health|Comments Off on Getting Over The Dentist Jitters

Oral Piercings and Dental Problems

One of the great things about our modern era is the way to safely alter our bodies to look pretty much anyway we would like within reason. However, a popular mode of fashion and expression can often have negative effects on our teeth and oral health. This is not meant to dissuade you from wearing […]

By |September 3rd, 2014|Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Health, Reconstructive Dentistry|Comments Off on Oral Piercings and Dental Problems

Colgate® Total Linked To Cancer

A POTENTIAL CARCINOGEN IN YOUR MEDICINE CABINET
Colgate, the manufacturer of Colgate® Total has come under fire recently with the revelation that Triclosan, an active ingredient of their popular toothpaste can cause cancer. Triclosan is a popular antibacterial agent that is found on several day to day items.

This is concerning, as Colgate is a very popular […]

By |August 28th, 2014|Updates|Comments Off on Colgate® Total Linked To Cancer

Dental Implant Fun Facts

Dental implant is a widely recognized way to economically and permanently replace missing teeth for most patients, and is especially ideal for individuals who may be missing only one or two teeth and seniors. However, the concept of dental implants are not particularly new. In fact, archaeological evidence shows that humans have been trying to […]

By |August 25th, 2014|Updates|Comments Off on Dental Implant Fun Facts

Dental Implants Better for Seniors

As dentists, we have always maintained that nothing can be as good as natural teeth. Traditionally the goal of every dentist has been to save as much of and as many natural teeth as possible. All preventive dentistry procedures are aimed to avoid or minimize the DMF score. DMF stands for Decayed, Missing and Filled […]

By |August 22nd, 2014|Updates|Comments Off on Dental Implants Better for Seniors

Cosmetic Dentistry for a Better Life

It is not really breaking news for most of us, but the scientific evidence is piling up that a healthy, attractive smile truly does open doors for you. A recent study whose results were published in the Daily Mail showed that good teeth signal social status.

A noticeable gap is growing around the world as the […]

By |August 20th, 2014|Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Health|Comments Off on Cosmetic Dentistry for a Better Life

Traditional Dentistry is Dead

Something I have been hearing and seeing a lot of lately is how traditional dentistry is on its way out. Whether it is the decline of private and fee-for-service dental practices, with the exception of a few standout superstars, or other portents of gloom and doom, like many other things, it is very popular to […]

By |August 18th, 2014|Dental Health, Updates|Comments Off on Traditional Dentistry is Dead

Sleep Dentistry “Going Postal”??

Today, we are going to discuss pills versus IV sedation dentistry.

Many dentists these days are advertising for a form of sedation dentistry called sleep dentistry. And many patients get confused or are under the impression that they would be put under general anesthesia. This is incorrect, as most of the time the patients are conscious and […]

By |August 18th, 2014|Updates|Comments Off on Sleep Dentistry “Going Postal”??

The Best Beverly Hills Dentist

Self-promotional posts are never popular, but I wanted to personally sit down and discuss why I am not just a Beverly Hills Dentist, but the best Beverly Hills Dentist. Unlike many of my competitors, my patients and their needs come first. At my practice, you will never see me trot out celebrities or other luminaries to […]

By |August 12th, 2014|Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Health, Dental Implants, Reconstructive Dentistry|Comments Off on The Best Beverly Hills Dentist

Even Healthy Treats Can Cause Cavities

I’ve written about Eat This, Not That For Your Teeth. And it appears that even some healthy treats can be as bad for your teeth as soda, candy bars, and other junk foods. It may be surprising, but your favorite granola, smoothie, or fruit juices can be absolutely awful for your teeth and can you give […]

By |July 31st, 2014|Updates|Comments Off on Even Healthy Treats Can Cause Cavities

Sonic Toothbrushes versus Power and Manual Brushes

There is a lot of debate out there regarding whether a sonic toothbrush is better at removing plaque than a standard or regular electric toothbrush . In my experience, I have found the difference that a sonic toothbrush makes to be negligible, if not non-existent.

The basic concept of the toothbrush has been around for a […]

By |July 15th, 2014|Updates|Comments Off on Sonic Toothbrushes versus Power and Manual Brushes

Mold On Your Tooth Brush?

Hello Friends,

Do I mean that is possible on a toothbrush? Very much so! You can see the mold as a varying degree of black spots, or you may not see it at all, depending on the species of mold. Obviously, nobody likes to brush with a moldy toothbrush, but what can you do to prevent […]

By |July 11th, 2014|Updates|Comments Off on Mold On Your Tooth Brush?

Dentists Are Too Expensive! Wrong!

One of the biggest complaints that patients usually have about going to the dentist is the cost. While financials, especially in a tough economy following the Great Recession, are always a concern — one of the most expensive mistakes any one person can make is to assume that it is simply cheaper to not go […]

By |July 7th, 2014|Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Health, Dental Implants, Reconstructive Dentistry, Updates|Comments Off on Dentists Are Too Expensive! Wrong!

Dental Implants Vs. Dentures

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Consciousness After Sedation

Recent studies are showing interest in how the brain responds to anesthesia, and by extension, sedation therapy for medical procedures. As a board certified Sedation Dentist, I often put patients under for more complicated and often painful procedures, such as full mouth extractions and reconstruction, extensive gum lifts, and restorative procedures. The reason for this, […]

By |June 10th, 2014|Updates|Comments Off on Consciousness After Sedation

Wisdom Tooth Removal – Is It Really Necessary?

Several years ago, the New York Times posted an article that questioned the efficacy and ‘wisdom’ of wisdom tooth removal. As it has been three years, and there appears to be little new evidence stating that wisdom tooth removal is superfluous, it is likely safe to say it is a decision that should be left […]

By |June 3rd, 2014|Dental Health, Reconstructive Dentistry, Updates|Comments Off on Wisdom Tooth Removal – Is It Really Necessary?

Drink Red Wine For Your Dental Health

Vinophiles can rejoice, as a new study in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry by the American Chemical Society, states that red wine should be consumed by almost everyone.

Red wine does have a reputation for staining teeth due to containing tannins, the study indicates that the chemicals in red wine and grape seed extracts […]

By |June 2nd, 2014|Dental Health|Comments Off on Drink Red Wine For Your Dental Health

Scientist Find Way To Regrow Teeth Using Lasers

Research out of Harvard has revealed a way to manipulate the tooth stem cells to regrow dentin and potentially enamel. The research, revealed by Digital Trends, shows promise in reducing the incidence of cavities and possibly even replacing the need for fillings, dentures, and other issues of the tooth. As a dentist, you may think […]

By |May 30th, 2014|Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Health, Dental Implants, Reconstructive Dentistry|Comments Off on Scientist Find Way To Regrow Teeth Using Lasers

Oral Bacteria Could Cause Heart Disease

This has been one of the debates of the last few years, whether or not oral bacteria causes heart disease and other cardiovascular issues. While systemic infections can increase the risk of a cardiac episode; however, there was a debate whether or not gum disease and heart disease had a corollary relationship. A study done […]

By |May 29th, 2014|Dental Health|Comments Off on Oral Bacteria Could Cause Heart Disease

Cigarette Smokers at Increased Risk of Root Canal Treatments

Medical researchers have long warned about the dangers that smoking presents to your overall health. However, smoking also increases your risk of needing a root canal, according to a 30-year long study conducted by researchers from Boston University.

This study, presented in the April 2006 issue of the Journal of Dental Research, tracked the oral health […]

By |May 23rd, 2014|Dental Health, Reconstructive Dentistry|Comments Off on Cigarette Smokers at Increased Risk of Root Canal Treatments

Why You Should Get Your Teeth Whitened At A Dentist’s Office

Teeth whitening is among the most popular and common cosmetic dental procedures on the market. It is also one of the most affordable and fastest ways to rapidly improve the appearance of your smile. In today’s society, there is a strong emphasis on white teeth being healthy teeth. This is simply not the case, and […]

By |May 19th, 2014|Cosmetic Dentistry|Comments Off on Why You Should Get Your Teeth Whitened At A Dentist’s Office

Reasons Why Dentists Take Dental X-Rays

Many patients wonder why dentists take X-rays, especially since it is sometimes not the most fun experience. Patients with sensitive gag reflexes are especially prone to disliking them, because of the position of the wings to take a proper X-ray.

However, this infographic gives a quick breakdown on why Dental X-Rays are necessary for […]

By |May 16th, 2014|Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Health, Reconstructive Dentistry|Comments Off on Reasons Why Dentists Take Dental X-Rays

Dental Fear and Gagging

An article from Dentistry Today about gagging and dental fear brought up an interesting thought. Many patients who fear the dentist do tend to have a sensitive, even hyperactive, gag reflex. While there are a number of techniques to suppress gagging, it is an intriguing correlation between one’s fear of the dentist, attitude towards dentists […]

By |May 12th, 2014|Dental Health|Comments Off on Dental Fear and Gagging

How Not To Brush Your Teeth

As a dentist, I see many problems with dental hygiene and most of them stem from improper brushing and flossing. I found this infographic made by Cynthia Eubanks that helps illustrate many of the failings almost all of us have while brushing at some point or another.

It’s true that over brushing can weaken your teeth, […]

By |May 7th, 2014|Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Health, Reconstructive Dentistry|Comments Off on How Not To Brush Your Teeth

Many Children Do Not Get Adequate Dental Treatment

While reading ScienceDaily, I came across an article about how many urban children do not get appropriate dental care before four years of age. It is never really too early to start thinking about a child’s oral health. Trouble with baby teeth can lead to larger issues when adult teeth come in, such as malocclusion […]

By |May 6th, 2014|Dental Health|Comments Off on Many Children Do Not Get Adequate Dental Treatment

Tooth Stem Cells Could Aid In Stroke Recovery

It is interesting when the field of dentistry crosses over into other fields of science. In a recent discovery by a team from the University of Adelaide in Australia, revealed that the use of stem cells from the pulp of teeth may be able to yield treatments for stroke victims. Though the studies have only been […]

By |May 5th, 2014|Dental Health|Comments Off on Tooth Stem Cells Could Aid In Stroke Recovery

Crazy Uses For Dental Floss

Once in awhile, I want to explore alternative uses of dental supplies, simply because there are so many facets to dentistry and instruments that we use. Now, I like to think that dentistry is linked to not only health, but food, well-being, and living a better life.

Here are a few interesting uses for dental floss […]

By |May 1st, 2014|Dental Health|Comments Off on Crazy Uses For Dental Floss

14 Fantastic Reasons To Take Care Of Your Teeth

You probably have heard the reasons of why you want to take care of your teeth from nearly every angle. Well, it’s not just your dentist that wants you to take care of them — pretty much every other doctor and specialist you have ever seen wants you to have healthy teeth and gums as […]

By |May 1st, 2014|Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Health, Dental Implants, Reconstructive Dentistry|Comments Off on 14 Fantastic Reasons To Take Care Of Your Teeth

Simple solution for a dangerous and annoying condition- paid by your medical insurance

What is Obstructive Sleep Apnea?

As many of you know, I have been involved with treatment of sleep apnea or Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) since 1989. Obstructive Sleep Apnea is a condition that the patient experiences difficulty in breathing while they are asleep. The obstruction happens because as the muscles of the tongue and jaw relax, […]

By |April 24th, 2014|Updates|Comments Off on Simple solution for a dangerous and annoying condition- paid by your medical insurance

What Can A Beverly Hills Cosmetic Dentist Do For You?

When looking for a dentist, especially a cosmetic dentist, there is a lot of apprehension and research that goes into the process. There are also a number of things that have to be considered when picking the dentist that is right for you, including price, experience, demeanor, technology utilized, and even the little things like […]

By |April 21st, 2014|Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Health, Dental Implants, Reconstructive Dentistry|Comments Off on What Can A Beverly Hills Cosmetic Dentist Do For You?

Eat This, Not That For Your Teeth

Earlier this week I wrote about foods that are bad for your teeth and I thought that I could give some suggestions of common substitutions for popular foods.

Eat Fresh Fruit Instead of Dried Fruit for a snack – There are a lot of good reasons to have dried fruit — sometimes fresh fruit is hard […]

By |April 18th, 2014|Dental Health|Comments Off on Eat This, Not That For Your Teeth

Every 10 years or so….

April 2014

All you need to know about Oral Hygiene Tools For ages 6 years and up

Dear Friends:

Every 10 years or so(!) I would like to revisit the important issue of oral hygiene and introduce a few products that can make this job much easier and more efficient for you.

Brushing:

I have observed that most people miss the […]

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Foods To Avoid For A Healthy Smile

There are a lot of foods that can surprisingly lead to a healthier smiles, such as cheese and yogurt (the non-sweetened kind!) and various vegetables and fruits. However, we need to review the foods that wreck havoc on your smile from time to time. It goes without saying that brushing and flossing twice a day […]

By |April 15th, 2014|Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Health|Comments Off on Foods To Avoid For A Healthy Smile

Cavities, Root Canal Therapy, and Gingivitis

When going to a general or cosmetic dentist, a lot of patients are looking to do things that improve their smiles. Whether it is the basic cleaning or a little something to make their smile shine even brighter or maybe fix a crooked tooth, dentists offer something for almost everyone. However, most patients associated trips […]

By |April 14th, 2014|Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Health, Dental Implants, Reconstructive Dentistry|Comments Off on Cavities, Root Canal Therapy, and Gingivitis

Teeth Clenching, Grinding (Bruxism) and Parafunctional Habits

Remember the Motto: Your Lower Teeth Have No Business Touching Your Upper Teeth

Every other day, I see one of you breaking a root. It has very involved and expensive consequences. When a root fracture occurs, we cannot fix that tooth and when that happens, it must be removed (tooth extraction). This then requires dental implant […]

By |March 18th, 2014|Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Health, Dental Implants, Reconstructive Dentistry|Comments Off on Teeth Clenching, Grinding (Bruxism) and Parafunctional Habits

The Consumers Guide to Replacing Missing or Broken Teeth

When the good Lord created man, the design was for the adult set of teeth to serve his masticatory demands for his lifetime. Well, this “lifetime” has been extended by many decades over the past couple of centuries and the masticatory “demands” have changed tremendously as well. There are many reasons one would lose permanent […]

By |January 11th, 2014|Updates|Comments Off on The Consumers Guide to Replacing Missing or Broken Teeth

Do You Have Ugly, Decayed or Missing Teeth?

Do you suffer from the following problems?

Are you embarrassed to smile in presence of others?
Do you have bad breath?
Are you afraid of getting dental work done?
Have you put off getting dental work done because you could not trust anybody with your mouth?

Dental decay when ignored will progress to tooth infection. Dental infection can get in […]

By |January 7th, 2014|Updates|Comments Off on Do You Have Ugly, Decayed or Missing Teeth?

Dental Implants Ideal Solutions For Replacing Missing Teeth

When you are missing teeth or have a badly damaged tooth that must come out, you may be embarrassed and ashamed of your smile. Bridges and dentures are economical options, but they are prone to damage and they can cause discomfort. If you are looking for a more permanent option that looks and feels natural, […]

By |December 18th, 2013|Updates|Comments Off on Dental Implants Ideal Solutions For Replacing Missing Teeth

What Are Dental Veneers & Do I Need Them

If your teeth are badly stained, poorly spaced, worn, chipped or broken, or irregularly spaced, you may need more than just a simple teeth whitening procedure or Invisalign aligners. You need help from a specialist for dental veneers in Beverly Hills. Beverly Hills cosmetic dentist, Dr. Parsa Zadeh DDS, can examine your teeth and determine […]

By |December 13th, 2013|Updates|Comments Off on What Are Dental Veneers & Do I Need Them

Your Smile Speaks Volumes About You!

A radiant white smile tells the world that you are healthy, youthful, and that you care about your appearance. If your smile does not say these things about you, it is time to get help from a skilled dentist. Beverly Hills dentist, Dr. Parsa Zadeh DDS, provides the highest quality general and cosmetic dental care.

 

If […]

By |December 9th, 2013|Updates|Comments Off on Your Smile Speaks Volumes About You!

Foods for a Healthier Smile

Can you eat your way to a better smile? Incorporating more smile-friendly foods into your diet may help you achieve a healthy smile that is free of cavities and gum disease. Our Beverly Hills dentist explains.

 

1.    Whole Grains
Whole grains are good for your heart thanks to their high concentration of fiber. However, they are also […]

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Reasons You Should Brush Your Teeth

Brushing your teeth may be one of the most important things you do for your dental health today. Our Beverly Hills dentist recommends brushing at least twice a day or after meals for several great reasons.

 

1.    Fresh breath
Tiny particles of the food you eat can become food for oral bacteria. As these bacteria process the […]

By |November 12th, 2013|Updates|Comments Off on Reasons You Should Brush Your Teeth

Preventing Wine Stains on Your Teeth

Do you love wine but hate the stains it leaves behind on your teeth? Wine can play a role in a healthy diet and has even been associated with improved cardiovascular health. However, it can also be hard on teeth. Dr. Zadeh, our cosmetic dentist in Beverly Hills, explains.

 

While some people switch to white wine […]

By |November 8th, 2013|Updates|Comments Off on Preventing Wine Stains on Your Teeth

Importance of Fruits and Vegetables for Dental Health

According to the British Dental Association, fruits and vegetables are critical to good dental health. Beverly Hills dentist, Dr. Zadeh, advises getting the recommended number of servings of fruits and vegetables into your diet every day.

 

People who eat a balanced diet that includes plenty of fruits and veggies are more likely to get the nutrients […]

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Effects of Fruit Juices on the Teeth

Fruit juices are popular drinks. Even babies and toddlers can be seen toting around bottles full of brightly colored juices. While juice can play a role in a healthy diet, it may not be the best option for sipping all day long. In fact, studies have shown that frequent juice consumption can actually damage your […]

By |November 1st, 2013|Updates|Comments Off on Effects of Fruit Juices on the Teeth

Whitening Treatments for Sensitive Teeth

Many patients with sensitive teeth are concerned about teeth whitening because some types of teeth whitening products can increase sensitivity. However, if you have sensitive teeth, you are not without options. Several teeth whitening options can help you achieve the more attractive smile you have been wanting.

 

When you have stained, sensitive teeth, your first call […]

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How to Improve Your Oral Health

Tooth decay and gum disease may be the most common dental diseases, but they are also the easiest to prevent. Good dental hygiene, regular dental checkups, preventative care and a healthy diet all work together to improve your dental health. Our dentist in Beverly Hills explains.

 

The American Dental Association recommends brushing for two minutes at […]

By |October 21st, 2013|Updates|Comments Off on How to Improve Your Oral Health

What You Should Know about Tooth Grinding

Tooth grinding, or bruxism, is a common condition that can result from habit, anxiety or certain digestive disorders. Although some may do it during the daytime, others do it at night and are entirely unaware of the condition until a sleeping partner or dentist brings it to their attention. Unfortunately, teeth grinding can have significant […]

By |October 17th, 2013|Updates|Comments Off on What You Should Know about Tooth Grinding

Good Foods for Your Oral Health

When it comes to dental health, your diet can play as big a role as your dental hygiene does. Sticky, carbohydrate-rich foods are notoriously bad for your teeth, and energy drinks, soft drinks and sugary juices can also erode your teeth and contribute to tooth decay. A healthy diet that includes all the major food […]

By |October 15th, 2013|Updates|Comments Off on Good Foods for Your Oral Health

How Often to Visit the Dentist

Dental checkups play an important role in your dental health. Regular dental checkups can help us identify the earliest signs of dental disease when conditions are often most easily and most affordably treated. The American Dental Association recommends that most patients visit their dentists every six months. However, some patients may need more frequent checkups […]

By |October 9th, 2013|Updates|Comments Off on How Often to Visit the Dentist

Effects of Drinking Wine on Your Teeth

Wine has been linked with better cardiovascular health and other health benefits, but according to research, it can also have a detrimental effect on your smile. Our Beverly Hills cosmetic dentist explains.

One of the biggest risks that wine poses to your teeth is enamel erosion. According to a study that was published in “Nutrition Research” […]

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Relationship between Your Oral Health and Overall Health

Bad breath, receding gums and missing teeth can all indicate the presence of serious dental health problems. However, these symptoms can also be indicative of overall health problems. Many studies have linked oral health to overall health. In fact, the mouth can be considered a gateway to the rest of your body.

Although the plaque that […]

By |October 1st, 2013|Updates|Comments Off on Relationship between Your Oral Health and Overall Health

How Chewing Tobacco Can Harm Your Dental Health

Most people know that using chewing tobacco is harmful for their health. The use of chewing tobacco has been associated with a number of health conditions, including pancreatic cancer and esophageal cancer. However, a little known fact is that chewing tobacco is also detrimental for your oral health.

Tobacco contains at least 28 toxins that can […]

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Oral Health for those on a Vegetarian Diet

Eating a vegetarian diet can have many health advantages, such as lowering your cholesterol levels and reducing your risk for developing heart disease. However, if you do not take care to eat a balanced diet that includes a wide variety of fruits, vegetables, and grains, you can develop nutritional deficiencies that affect your oral health.

Common […]

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Why It is Important to Have Straight Teeth

When most patients decide to straighten their teeth, they focus on the aesthetic aspects. Everyone wants an even and well-balanced smile. However, there are many reasons for straightening your teeth. Dr. Parsa Zadeh, a leading cosmetic dentist in Beverly Hills, can help you achieve a straight smile.

 

Uneven teeth can lead to problems with the bite. […]

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Effects of Smoking on Your Oral Health

Nearly everyone has heard about the dangers that smoking presents to your general health. However, many people are not as aware of the ill effects that smoking has for your oral health. Smoking can lead to tooth stains and even dull your sense of taste and smell. It can cause difficulty with treating dental problems […]

By |September 18th, 2013|Updates|Comments Off on Effects of Smoking on Your Oral Health

Importance of Oral Health for a Healthier Life

Your smile can accurately reflect your overall health. Maintaining your smile may help reduce your risk of diabetes complications, cardiovascular disease and respiratory infections. Maintaining good dental health can also help you protect your teeth, which play a critical role in eating a healthy diet. Good dental habits that can boost overall health include twice-daily […]

By |September 9th, 2013|Updates|Comments Off on Importance of Oral Health for a Healthier Life

Best Reasons to Have your Teeth Whitened

Patients often have many reasons for getting their teeth whitened. Stains from coffee, wine and nicotine can be frustrating, which is why our Beverly Hills cosmetic dentist offers teeth whitening solutions for virtually every need.

 

Teeth whitening has many benefits. People with stained teeth are often reluctant to smile and feel self-conscious about the way their […]

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Main Differences between Braces and Invisalign

If Dr. Zadeh, a leading Beverly Hills dentist, recommends that you undergo orthodontic treatment, you may be able to choose between Invisalign and traditional metal braces. Both types of treatments can straighten your teeth and leave you with a healthy, beautiful new smile. Choosing between the two can be difficult. Understanding the differences can help […]

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Why You Should Not Skip Dental Checkups

Dental checkups only come twice a year for most of us, but even so, many of us still make excuses to delay or even skip them. This attitude can have long-lasting ramifications for your dental health and leave you more susceptible to serious dental problems. Our Beverly Hills dentist recommends biannual dental checkups to help […]

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Poor Oral Health due to Smoking

Smoking has well-known risks that include heart disease and lung cancer. However, the habit can also increase your risk of experiencing dental health problems. According to the National Center for Health Statistics, people who currently smoke are four times as likely as nonsmokers to suffer from at least one dental health problem, and twice as […]

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Advantages of Getting Your Teeth Professionally Cleaned

The American Dental Association recommends that most people should have a professional cleaning at least twice a year. Routine dental cleanings with our Beverly Hills dentist can keep your smile and whole body healthier.

 

Professional cleanings can help prevent gum disease. Early stage gum disease, or gingivitis, often has few or no noticeable symptoms. However, early […]

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Oral Health for Men

Oral health is an important issue for men. Men are more prone to certain oral health problems, such as tooth decay and periodontal disease, because they typically are not as vigilant about oral hygiene and routine dental care. Dr. Zadeh, a leading Beverly Hills dentist, can help you improve and maintain your oral health.

 

Most men […]

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Purpose of Dental Veneers

Dental veneers are one of the most efficient ways to mask a number of cosmetic dental problems. These veneers come in a variety of materials, allowing Dr. Zadeh, a leading dentist in Beverly Hills, to help you choose the type that best suits your needs.

 

Veneers are thin porcelain shells that cover the front of the […]

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Benefits of Lumineers

Dentists have used veneers for nearly a century to mask cosmetic dental problems and provide the appearance of a white, even smile. Veneers are thin wafers made from porcelain or ceramic materials that cover the front of the teeth. Lumineers offer several advantages over traditional porcelain veneers.

 

Lumineers are thinner than other types of veneers. More […]

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Importance of Dental Health for Expecting Women

Pregnancy is a special time. Without a doubt, you are taking the right steps to ensure that you have a healthy baby. However, many women are not aware that pregnancy presents special risks for their oral health.

 

Pregnancy increases blood flow to the gums. This increased supply of blood affects the harmful bacteria that cause periodontal […]

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Health Problems Diagnosed by Dentists

Visiting your dentist for routine checkups and cleanings is an essential part of maintaining good oral health. These checkups and cleanings are important because your dentist may discover problems with your oral health, or uncover symptoms that are indicative of a general health problem.

 

One general health problem that a dentist may discover during your oral […]

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Hygiene Tips for Porcelain Veneers

Porcelain veneers are one of the fastest and most efficient ways to correct many cosmetic dental problems, such as badly stained or irregularly shaped teeth. With proper care, veneers can last many years without needing replacement.

Brushing and flossing is an important step in the care and maintenance of your veneers. Although the veneers are not […]

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Advantages of Zoom Whitening

These days, a sparkling white smile is a must. Fortunately, teeth whitening treatments make a radiant white smile a possibility for most people. The Zoom whitening system is among the most popular of the in-office whitening treatments because it is effective and fast.

 

The Zoom whitening system uses a potent hydrogen peroxide gel to whiten teeth. […]

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What You Should Know about Dry Mouth

Dry mouth, otherwise known as xerostomia, is a condition that affects millions of Americans. Dry mouth occurs when the body does not make enough saliva to keep the mouth moist. Many patients who suffer from this condition find it uncomfortable, but they do not fully understand the dangers of the condition.

 

The symptoms of dry mouth […]

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Dangers of Oral Piercings

These days, self-expression has become one of the most important aspects of fashion. Oral piercings are no exception; young people all over the country have adopted this trendy style. Oral piercings include piercing the tongue, the lips, or the uvula. Although these piercings are popular, they do present risks for the person’s oral health.

 

The most […]

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Tooth Stains Left by Foods and Beverages

Over time, nearly everyone’s teeth become stained. Many factors cause the teeth to become stained, from natural aging process to the medications that you take. The most preventable cause of teeth staining is the foods that you eat, however.

 

A variety of foods and beverages can stain the teeth. Berries, soy sauce, coffee, tea, red wine, […]

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How Energy Drinks Harm Your Teeth

The popularity of energy drinks has not gone unnoticed by manufacturers, who come out with new flavors every year in an effort to capture the youth market. However, drinking these energy drinks frequently has serious consequences for the teeth.

 

Energy drinks are much more acidic than sports drinks or even sodas and can cause tooth erosion […]

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Oral Care for Patients with Diabetes

Patients with diabetes must take special care of their teeth. Diabetes and periodontal disease have a reflexive relationship. Diabetes is associated with a greater probability of developing periodontal disease. This is due to the fact that diabetes compromises the immune systems, making it more difficult for the body to fight off infections.  As a result, […]

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Treatments for Yellow Teeth

These days, it may seem as if everyone you encounter has a perfect white smile. You may wonder why your own teeth are yellowed or stained instead of the bright white smile that all of your friends and acquaintances have. There are many causes of yellowed teeth. Dr. Parsa Zadeh, cosmetic dentist in Beverly Hills, […]

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Link between Heavy Alcohol Drinking and Oral Cancer

By now, most people are well aware of the ill effects of the heavy consumption of alcohol. Diabetes, obesity, heart disease, and cirrhosis of the liver are just a few of the bad effects of years of drinking heavily. Recently, medical researchers have also discovered that heavy alcohol use is linked to oral cancer.

 

Oral cancer […]

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Best Diet for Preventing Cavities

The link between diet and cavities is well known. Although no diet can completely prevent all cavities, it can go a long way toward preventing some cavities. Eating healthy foods helps to boost your immune system, which in turn can help your body ward off illnesses caused by bacterial infections, such as periodontal disease. In […]

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Most Common Causes of Bad Breath

Bad breath is one of the most embarrassing dental problems that you can experience. In many cases, patients with bad breath are at a loss for why they have bad breath, or they may try every mouthwash and over-the-counter remedy to no avail. Knowing the most common causes of bad breath can help you solve […]

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Different Options for Teeth Whitening

These days, a gleaming white smile is an essential part of looking your best. Fortunately, you have many options for whitening your smile. Dr. Zadeh, cosmetic dentist in Beverly Hills, can help you decide which option is right for your needs.

Perhaps the most effective whitening option is an in-office whitening treatment. Most of these treatments […]

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Stress and Your Oral Health

Physicians have long warned that too much stress is detrimental to your general health. However, stress can also be harmful for your oral health in a number of ways. Fortunately, Dr. Zadeh, Beverly Hills dentist, can help reduce the damaging effects of stress on your mouth.

Stress affects your immune system in negative ways, allowing your […]

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Tooth Sensitivity and Its Cures

When you suffer from tooth sensitivity, drinking a cup of hot coffee or cold water can be intensely painful. Millions of Americans suffer from tooth sensitivity, and most are not aware that they can take steps to improve the condition of their teeth.

 

Tooth sensitivity is caused by the wearing down of the tooth enamel or […]

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Differences between Crowns and Veneers

Patients considering covering damaged teeth or teeth with cosmetic imperfections are often offered the choice between crowns and veneers. These two options have distinct advantages and disadvantages, and are often used for different purposes.

Crowns are tooth-shaped caps that cover the entire tooth, down to the gum line. Crowns can be made from porcelain, metal alloys, […]

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Traditional Braces Compared to Invisalign

When you decide to get your teeth straightened, you have many options. One of the biggest choices you will have to make is between traditional metal braces and Invisalign aligners. Although some patients have a certain type of alignment or bite problem that favors the use of one system over the other, they often can […]

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Differences between Veneers and Lumineers

Dental veneers and Lumineers are two of the most commonly requested dental restorations. These restorations are popular because they can cover a number of cosmetic dental problems quickly and easily, such as badly stained teeth, irregularly shaped teeth, poorly spaced teeth, or even small teeth. However, if you are considering having veneers or Lumineers applied, […]

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