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When to Introduce Kids to the Dentist

That first reveal of baby’s first tooth is always an exciting one for new parents. It’s a development milestone, and also the beginning of life long oral health care. Yes, even that single tooth in your baby’s mouth needs to be cared for daily. And, to ensure your child receives …

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The Social Stigma Behind Bad Teeth is Real

Did you watch the Oscars on Sunday night? Did you happen to notice just how beautifully perfect the celebrities’ teeth were? This is not a coincidence. Perfect pearly whites are a gold standard in Hollywood. Without them, a celebrity can consider his or herself officially washed up. The same stigma …

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Oral Piercings and Their Impact on Teeth

Oral piercings have long been a popular trend among young people here in Southern California, but many people are not aware that these type of piercings can have dramatic, long-term consequences on teeth. No matter what precautions are taken during an initial piercing, the jewelry can cause cracked or chipped …

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Trip to the Dentist Saves Girl’s Life

We recently came across a story out of Oklahoma that demonstrates the skill and keen awareness of dental hygienists. 11-year old Journee Woodard was at her family dentist office for a routine cleaning when a hygienist noticed something strange about the girl overall appearance. After examining her teeth, the hygienist …

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Mobile Dental App Lets You Play Dentist

We are always on the lookout for fun mobile apps that will get parents and kids involved in their dental health. One dental app that recently came to our attention is called Amateur Dentist FREE. This fun app literally puts you in the dentist chair. Not as a patient, but …

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Choosing the Right Team for Your Dental Care

THE SCIENCE OF SMILES is a family dental practice in Pasadena CA that is devoted to restoring and enhancing the natural beauty of your smiles, all while using pain-free, state-of-the-art dental technology! All of our dental care treatments and procedures result in beautiful, long lasting smiles! Why Choose THE SCIENCE …

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Gold Mouthwash to Detect Oral Cancer

Israeli scientists have invented a mouthwash embedded with gold nanoparticles that can detect cancer of the head, neck, tongue, or throat. It’s said to be the first of its kind oral technology that can test and diagnose cancers without a confirmed surgical biopsy. The gold mouthwash has been successfully tested in …

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Daily Swish With Cooking Oil?

Imagine taking a swig and swish of cooking oil each day? Some people swear by the practice – also known as oil pulling – as a way to fight off oral infections, prevent bad breath, even improve breath. But does it work? Research shows the benefits are mixed. Small studies …

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Iggy Azalea Diagnosed With TMJ Condition

No one is immune to painful TMJ conditions. It was revealed this week that 24-year-old rap artist Iggy Azalea suffers from temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMD). In a series of posts on Twitter, she revealed: ‘Last month I was diagnosed with TMJ which isn’t the best … I don’t think western medicine …

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