When you go to the dentist you expect them to clean, examine and x-ray your teeth. What you do not expect is to be tested to see if you are at risk for heart disease, stroke or diabetes. Dentists have long known bacteria can cause gum disease and other dental issues. Now, recent studies have shown links between periodontal disease and incidents of heart disease and stroke. And researchers believe it may all be due to the levels of bacteria in your mouth; making a healthy mouth even more important. Dentists can now quickly test for bacteria levels in the mouth by using some high tech t
According to the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, one of the most popular cosmetic dental procedures continues to be teeth whitening . But with so many choices from toothpastes to in-office whitening treatments, it is hard to figure out which is best for you. The first step is understanding how teeth whitening products work. Most teeth whitening products contain peroxides, which when activated release oxygen bubbles th
A NEW BEVERLY HILLS SMILE IN MINUTES
Looking for a makeover, but not sure where to start? According to Beverly Hills Cosmetic Dentist Dr. Maddahi, the best place to start is your smile. “A person’s smile is one of the first things that people notice. While veneers and crowns can provide a dramatic differences, so can small changes like teeth whitening and re-contouring.” Dr.