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Not All Crowns Are Created Equal

When you are trying to decide on a dentist in Orange County to perform your restorative or cosmetic dentistry, you might talk to several dentists and get quotes. Maybe you notice that the quotes are significantly different for what seems to be the same service. However, there is usually a good explanation [...]

Smiling Is a Social Tool as Much as a Personal Expression

When we’re young, we’re taught that each expression shows a particular emotion: we frown because we’re sad, scowl because we’re angry, and, of course, smile because we’re happy. We’ve already seen how biochemistry inverts this a little bit: we’re partly happy because we smile. But now researchers are claiming that smiles aren’t [...]

By |September 12th, 2018|Smiles|

Why Now Is the Best Time to Straighten Your Teeth

If you’re unhappy with crooked teeth, you might be considering braces or other orthodontic treatments to straighten them. But you might be tempted to put it off. After all, your teeth have been crooked all your life, why would another month or year matter? Especially since you’re never too [...]

Zirconia Implants Can Help Metal Sensitivity Related to Lyme Disease

The human body isn’t made to take in too many heavy metals. Many metals are necessary in trace amounts to make our bodies function, but if we get too much exposure to metals, especially the wrong metals, it can impact how our body works at a subcellular level. Metal susceptibility isn’t the same for everyone. [...]

Irvine Innovation Could Improve TMJ Surgery

Ideally, temporomandibular joint disorders (TMJ) should be treated before surgery is necessary. Currently, surgery for the condition is very unsuccessful. But a recent discovery at the University of California at Irvine may make TMJ surgery much more successful and could lead to better results from other joint surgeries as well. Why TMJ [...]

By |August 2nd, 2018|TMJ|
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