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5 Signs of Sleep Apnea Mar 18th, 2021

Sleep apnea might not seem like a big deal. A little hiccup in your breathing while you’re asleep can seem minor, especially if you sleep right through it. But left untreated, sleep apnea can do a lot more than just leave you feeling drowsy during the day. It can contribute...

When to Consider Dental Implants Feb 15th, 2021

Whether you’re missing a single tooth or a full arch of teeth, you want a way to restore your smile. You care about the cosmetic results of your replacement tooth, certainly, but you also want it to feel and function like your natural teeth. On top of that, you probably...

Do You Have These 4 Symptoms of TMJ? Jan 25th, 2021

Chronic headaches or facial pain, discomfort when you eat, or unusual noises when you move your jaw aren’t something to ignore. These can all be signs of an issue with your temporomandibular joint (TMJ), the joint that connects your jaw to your face.  Between talking and eating, the TMJ on...

What Problems Do Veneers Correct? Dec 14th, 2020

If you’ve ever wished you could swap out one or all of your teeth for new ones, you might benefit from veneers. These are ultra-thin shells that get affixed to the front of your teeth. That way, people see the veneer rather than your tooth — with its problems — underneath....

How Does Invisalign Compare With Traditional Braces? Nov 12th, 2020

The days when you had to fill your mouth with metal to get a straight smile are long gone. Today, thanks to Invisalign®, you can get an even, aligned smile without mounting a single bracket to your teeth. People often wonder how Invisalign compares to traditional braces. And as an...

Help! My Teeth are Yellow Oct 21st, 2020

Do you have a smile that can light up a room? Or are you more likely to try to pose with a closed-lipped smile when you’re having your photo taken? Yellow teeth can make it hard to feel your most self-confident. Fortunately, you’re not stuck with teeth that make you...

TMJ: Learn the Signs of this Painful Condition and How to Get Relief Sep 11th, 2020

Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder is more common than you might think. The United States Department of Health & Human Services estimates that more than 10 million Americans live with this uncomfortable condition.  If you have recurring jaw pain or facial pain, you might be one of them. In fact, two...

Don’t Ignore the Snore: The Dangers of Sleep Apnea Aug 12th, 2020

Sleep apnea affects about a quarter of all adults. And that’s a problem, not just because sleep apnea means poorer sleep quality. When you live with sleep apnea, you put a strain on your body, often without even realizing it.  Fortunately, at our office in Downtown, Los Angeles, Silva A....

Teeth Whitening is the Quickest Way to Look Years Younger Jul 27th, 2020

The years take their toll. Fortunately, we have access to more options than ever before to protect our youthful appearances. And one of them is available from the comfort of your dentist’s office.  If your teeth show your age, you have a way to turn back the clock with just...

Crowns Vs. Bridges: What's the Difference and Which Option is Best For You? Jun 26th, 2020

If you have a less-than-stellar smile, you may need a bridge or crown. Both cover up a variety of dental issues but are used for different reasons. Here’s what dentist Silva A. Arejian in Los Angeles, California, wants you to know. What’s the difference between a crown and a bridge?...