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Tom Hanks' Abscessed Tooth Gets Cast Away

Did you see the move Cast Away starring Tom Hanks? If so, you probably remember the scene where Hanks, stranded on a remote island, knocks out his own abscessed Read More

Prevention and Early Detection of Root Cavities Could Save a Tooth

Tooth decay is one of two dental diseases most responsible for tooth loss (gum disease being the other). In the absence of treatment, what starts as a hole or Read More

Too Much Sugar Can Wreck More Than Your Teeth

You've heard it. Your parents heard it—maybe even your grandparents too. Dentists have been alerting people for more than half a century that high sugar consumption contributes to tooth Read More

Primary Teeth Decay Could Affect Your Child's Future Dental Health

With only a few teeth now showing in your baby’s mouth, you might think it’s too early to schedule their first dental visit. But you should, and here’s why: Read More

Too Old to Straighten Your Smile? Not If You're Like These A-List Celebrities

If you're well past your teen years, you probably have several reasons for not straightening your crooked smile: the expense, the time and the embarrassment of being a 30-, Read More

Proper Dental Work Care Will Extend Their Longevity

Modern dental restorations are not only more life-like than past generations, but also more durable. Today's fillings, crowns and bridges can last for years or even decades. But that doesn't Read More

Topical Fluoride Could Further Lower Tooth Decay Risk in Children

Since the discovery a century ago of its beneficial effect on tooth enamel, fluoride has become an important part of tooth decay prevention. It's routinely added to toothpaste and Read More

Protect Your Teeth During Football Season

Autumn begins in the month of September, a season that promises cooler days and longer nights. But more significantly for sports fans, September marks the start of football season. Read More

Treating "Burning Mouth" Depends on What's Triggering it

There's a burning sensation in your mouth even though you haven't had anything hot to eat or drink. It's an experience you've had for years, often accompanied by mouth Read More

Prudent Use of X-Rays in Children Provides the most Benefit at the Lowest Risk

It’s important for your child’s current and future health that we watch out for tooth decay. Taking x-rays is a critical part of staying one step ahead of this Read More

Ultra-Thin Veneers Might Help You Avoid Enamel Removal

Dental veneers—thin, life-like layers of porcelain bonded to teeth—can turn a so-so smile into a beautiful one. But most veneers have a distinct drawback: To make them look as Read More

Put an End to Uncomfortable and Embarrassing Cracked Mouth Corners

We’ve all had physical ailments that were more irritating than serious. The problem of skin cracking at the corners of the mouth fits into that category. Both dentists and dermatologists Read More

Veneers an Affordable, Low Impact Way to Achieve a More Attractive Smile

There are a lot of ways to improve the appearance of your teeth. Some methods can be quite involved like crowns or bridgework, which require extensive alteration of teeth Read More

Quitting Smoking can Improve the Health of Your Teeth and Gums

While cigarette smoking has been linked with lung cancer and heart disease, it, can also contribute to dental disease. You can reduce these risks by doing one thing — Read More

Welcome to Our Blog

Welcome to the Blog of LA South Bay Dental Whether you are an existing patient or searching for a dentist in the Lawndale, CA area, we’re excited you are here. With the Read More

What To Do and Not Do for These 3 Common Childhood Dental Problems

Knowing what to do—and what not to do—when your child is sick can greatly affect their health and well-being. That's especially true with dental problems. Here then are some Dos Read More

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