Dealing with Dry Mouth

We’ve all had moments when our mouth has run dry. It may be the result of fear or stress, or even an illness. But for many it is a regular part of their lives and it can cause problems for their mouths and teeth. Here is what you should know if you are dealing with… Read more »

Treat Your Smile Right with Tooth Extractions

Tooth extractions are given at SoCalSmiles Dental Office to safely and effectively removed broken teeth. When teeth are past the point of repair, they must be removed to ensure they do not damage the rest of your smile or cause problems with your oral health. Treat your smile right with tooth extractions. Listed below is… Read more »

Is Your Smile Prepared for Optimal Recovery Time after an Extraction?

Is your smile prepared for optimal recovery time after an extraction? To ensure recovery time can be as minimal as possible, it is a good idea to set a plan in place early and establish clear recovery tips and options to use. This includes what you can do to prepare your mouth for the extraction,… Read more »

Wisdom Teeth Might Need Oral Surgery to Be Safely Removed

The third molars in the back of your mouth generally attempt to emerge in your later teenage years. When this happens, these wisdom teeth can cause discomfort and potential pain. Since there is little room available in the back of your mouth, the vestigial molars can become trapped or otherwise impacted. When this occurs, the… Read more »

What is Zoom! Whitening?

Do you know what Zoom! whitening is? The Zoom! whitening system uses a high-quality professional tooth whitening treat to dive deep into teeth for a clean and shine that can vastly improve the look and color of your teeth. Although most whitening treatments can be hit or miss, or take weeks to finally work, Zoom!… Read more »

Oral Cancer Screenings Can Save Your Entire Health

Dr. Anoosheh Shahkarami and our dental team care about your smile and your entire health, which is why we offer an oral cancer screening during your dental cleaning and exam appointments. We offer this treatment because early diagnosis of oral cancer can help you in a myriad of ways. In fact, it can increase your… Read more »

Does Your Toothache Require Professional Treatment?

If you have a pain in your mouth and gums, it may be the result of a toothache. Typically, a toothache is caused when the nerve endings in your pulp are damaged. A damaged pulp could be caused by a variety of factors, including oral accidents, tooth loss, infections, or tooth decay. Although minor pain… Read more »

Do You Have a Dental Implant? Here is How You Care for It

If you’ve ever been missing a tooth, you probably understand that it can be embarrassing—but did you know that missing one or more teeth could eventually cause a number of serious issues? Fortunately, there are a number of treatments you can consider for replace your missing tooth. An implant is one option you should consider… Read more »

The Best Toothbrush

A toothbrush is just a toothbrush, right? There’s nothing special or ‘better’ about one brush versus another, is there? Actually, there is. But the difference are subtle enough that most people don’t pick up on them. Today we’ll take a look at what sets some brushes apart from others to help you make the best… Read more »

Fantastic Foods for a Fantastic Smile

Fantastic foods make fantastic smiles. No matter how well you may brush and floss your teeth, various foods can do their damage the moment they hit your mouth. Knowing this, it is important to cut off the terrors at their source before they have a chance to do any damage. The two biggest offenders are… Read more »