Dental Implants for a Healthy Smile

Are you aware that dental implants are installed directly into your jawbone? This feature it is extremely beneficial as implants can strengthen your jawbone and give your teeth a new, permanent hold. Dental implants are sturdy and durable because of a process known as osseointegration, in which the bone grows around the titanium post supporting the implant. The area between... read more »

A Missing Dental Filling Needs to Be Treated as Soon as Possible by a Dentist

Dental fillings are typically bonded or cemented in place to repair a tooth for many years. Unfortunately, poor oral hygiene habits and failure to attend your regular dental checkup at Dr. Tatyana Kolodner’s dental office can weaken this connection. Sometimes a distressed dental filling can cause increased sensitivity or pain when chewing. This might also be accompanied by a change... read more »

Keep Your Smile Strong With Dental Bridges

Did you know that missing teeth can continue to damage your mouth long after they are gone? If you are missing any teeth you should consider tooth replacement, to avoid further damage to your mouth. If a gap is left unfilled, it can become a haven for bacteria and can cause your gums to destabilize. Then the nearby teeth could... read more »

Four Fantastic Forms of Dental Sedation

Did you know that dental sedation is here for everyone who seeks to enjoy the perfect dental treatment with any form of pain or discomfort? Here are four fantastic forms of dental sedation to consider: - Gas sedatives are gases intended to be breathed in by a patient to help them relax for dental procedures. The most commonly used gas... read more »

Are Your Dietary Habits Eroding Your Teeth?

Are your teeth showing signs of dental erosion? Could your dietary habits contribute to the corrosion of your pearly whites? It is certainly possible if you are eating foods that create harmful acids (plaque) that will actively erode tooth enamel and harm your gums. To protect your oral health, you already know that daily careful cleaning--both brushing and flossing--combined with regular dental... read more »

How Bone Grafting Works

If you are unsure about the details of bone grafting, you are not alone. There are many who wonder how bone grafting works, which is why our team here at Dr. Kolodner Dental Group Inc. in Studio City, California, is happy to give you the information and tools you may need to understand if this procedure may be right for... read more »

Flossing Your Smile with the Help of a Water Flossing Device

We know that not everyone enjoys dental flossing diligently every day. Sometimes it is due to manual dexterity, such as being able to wrap the tiny strand around your fingers and pushing it through the crevices of your teeth. The good news is, there are other flossing methods besides dental picks and dental wax. Water flossers have helped many people... read more »

Maintaining Good Oral Health Involves Several Different Factors

The American Dental Association recommends that you brush twice a day and floss at least once a day to remove plaque and residual food particles from your teeth and along the gumline. This is a sound foundation for your daily oral hygiene routine. When brushing your teeth, you should use a soft-bristled toothbrush and toothpaste. Fluoride toothpaste will fortify the... read more »

All You Need to Do to Maintain a Top-Notch Smile as an Athlete

If you’re an athlete, did you know your smile could be in grave danger while you play your sport or activity? Well, it’s true, which is why Drs. Izabella Kolodner and Tatyana Kolodner strongly encourage keeping your smile in mind while you’re active. To keep your smile in tip-top shape as an athlete in Studio City, California, please do the... read more »