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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

What to Expect Before, During and After Implant Surgery

People are choosing dental implants at an increasing rate to replace missing teeth, either as an individual tooth or as a support for other restorations. But unlike other replacement Read More

What's Causing Your Toothache? The Answer Determines Your Treatment

Pain has a purpose: it tells us when something's wrong with our bodies. Sometimes it's obvious, like a cut or bruise. Sometimes, though, it takes a bit of sleuthing Read More

Why

Mayim Bialik has spent a good part of her life in front of TV cameras: first as the child star of the hit comedy series Blossom, and more recently Read More

Why Alfonso Ribeiro Is Grateful for Root Canal Treatment

As the host of America's Funniest Home Videos on ABC TV, Alfonso Ribeiro has witnessed plenty of unintentional physical comedy…or, as he puts it in an interview with Dear Read More

Why Dental Visits are a Smart Idea - Even on a Limited Budget

Facing extensive dental treatment can be stressful—and even more so when you realize what it will cost. It’s a hard fact of life, but some dental work can be Read More

Why Vaping isn't a Safe Choice for Your Oral Health

Vaping, the use of an electronic cigarette or E-cigarette, has exploded in popularity over the last few years. But although touted by proponents as a cleaner and healthier alternative Read More

Why You Should Still Floss with an Implant-Supported Bridge

Losing teeth to tooth decay or periodontal (gum) disease is never easy. But with implant-supported bridgework, you can regain lost function and appearance with a restoration that could last Read More

Why Your Dental Records Should Follow You to Your New Dentist

Some things you hear at the dentist don't surprise you: You have more plaque buildup or (yuck!) you have a new cavity. On a more positive note, you might Read More

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