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 your family history. We will... 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 influence. Unfortunately, long-term issues with... 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 of your existing gum structure.... 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 bone graft is and when... 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 crowns are, and how they... 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 while you’re enjoying your break.... 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 new toothbrush for your smile?... 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 on you at any time,... read more »

Water Flossers Can Improve Your Oral Health

Does the string of floss seem hard to use for you? Do you wish there was a gentler way to brush your teeth? If so, our dentist, Dr. Tatyana Kolodner with Dr. Kolodner Dental Group Inc. in Studio City, California, has exciting news for you! Water flossers are new and can be used to floss your teeth without the long... read more »

Protect Your Smile with Oral Emergency Planning

Are you aware of what to do if an oral emergency should arise within your mouth? Have you ever set forth and oral emergency treatment plan to care for your smile should the worst come to pass? If you have not, it is important to do so so you can be prepared for any oral accidents and injuries that can... read more »