Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to the bone from the missing… Read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body. However, because it doesn’t have… Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which might also take into account… Read more »

A Distressed Dental Filling Could Manifest as a Toothache

A dentist like Drs. Izabella Kolodner, Tatyana Kolodner, Edon Hirt, or Susan Lee can often treat a single surface cavity that doesn’t affect the structural integrity or biting surface of a tooth by applying a simple dental filling. The artificial material will be securely bonded to the surrounding tooth enamel and will directly resist bacterial… Read more »

Denture Adhesive Can Also Help Block Out Stray Food Particles

Complete and partial dentures play an important role in restoring the basic oral function of patients who have multiple missing or compromised teeth. These oral appliances are created in a state-of-the-art dental lab to mimic the appearance and shape of natural teeth. They include a pink base that is designed to closely match the contours… Read more »

Understanding Bone Grafts

Bone grafting is a procedure that our dentist can use to strengthen a patient’s jaw. Whether your jaw needs to be strengthened to receive a dental implant or because it has been worn down from periodontal disease, it doesn’t really matter. What does matter, however, is understanding the bone grafting process. By knowing what a… Read more »

An Overview of Dental Crowns

If you need any sort of cosmetic dentistry work done, you’ve likely considered getting dental crowns. They’re a great choice for those who need to improve the look of their teeth. They’re also very effective in repairing broken teeth and restoring a smile to its former glory and function. But do you know what dental… Read more »

Tips for Having a Smile-Healthy Spring Break

Are you excited for your spring break? If so, you’re probably planning many fun and entertaining adventures with family and friends. Now, we all know your spring break will most likely be busy, but that doesn’t mean you should forget to care for your smile. In fact, you should make smile care a top priority… Read more »

Shopping for a New Toothbrush

Your toothbrush should be replaced every three to four months, or sooner if your toothbrush begins to show signs of wear. Keep in mind that a worn toothbrush cannot brush your teeth as efficiently as one that is in good shape. But with so many toothbrushes to choose from, how do you choose the best… Read more »

Tooth Decay Can Lead to Gum Disease

Do you know the hazard of tooth decay? Cavities can play a dangerous threat to your oral health, which is why our dentist, Dr. Tatyana Kolodner with Dr. Kolodner Dental Group Inc. in Studio City, California, is here to help you understand the importance of treating or avoiding tooth decay. Tooth decay can sneak up… Read more »