A lot of problems that have to do with teeth are caused by a lack of dental hygiene, but those that aren't cause by that are caused by genetics. Our genes can either be a great boon for our teeth or the worst thing that ever happened to them since hockey. Tooth sensitivity is one of those more often genetic problems. Thankfully there are ways to mitigate the pain. First … [Read more...] about Desensitizing Sensitive
If your kids are drowning in Halloween candy and you're worried about the ridiculous damage it can do to their teeth and health, well, there is a solution. Many dentists' offices are doing buyback programs where they will take your candy and trade it for money then they send that candy off to the troops! Read all about it here: Dentist Buyback. … [Read more...] about Reminder: Candy Buyback!
Oral cancer is on the rise and it’s not just for smokers anymore. Dr. Muslin carefully screens every patient for lesions and suspicious areas in the mouth. Oral cancer should be diagnosed early for best prognosis. Oral cancer screenings are thorough and regularly scheduled with every exam. Dr. Muslin, a cosmetic dentist in Santa Monica, strives to stay current with the … [Read more...] about Oral Cancer – Not Just Smokers
Facelift Dentistry ® Occlusal Rehabilitation Standards – The Status Quo Dental Face Lifts, in it’s most common form, involve the use of advanced dentistry methods to reconstruct a patient’s bite, achieving an alteration of the Vertical Dimension that typically alters the jaw bone relationships into a normalized state. This normalized state is either usually what a patient … [Read more...] about Occlusal Rehabilitation Standards – The Status Quo
The Dental Facelift ® Worn Down Restorations – Crown Replacements Our patient, a successful businesswoman, had dental needs that are quite common amongst adults who are involved with and devoted to their careers. Routine dentistry oftentimes takes a back seat to everyone’s need to maintain their independence and livelihood. For business owners the ability to follow through … [Read more...] about Worn Down Restorations – Crown Replacements
Most people have some anxiety when it comes to going to the dentist, but a lot of times we can't pinpoint exactly what it is! Maybe it's just the sound of a drill in our nightmare, but really the biggest fear stems from the fact that we don't know what's going to happen! See the three biggest fears that people have at the dentists and how you can deal with them here: 3 Common … [Read more...] about The Three Biggest Dental Fears
Dental experts agree the sooner an overbite condition is addressed the better. Obviously, if it’s diagnosed and treated in children as young as 8 years of age, it’s easier to treat and outcomes are more successful, since children at that age are still developing and may not require surgery. If possible underbite correction options are not considered, long-term effects can be … [Read more...] about Underbite Correction Treatment for Children
A community in England recently held an open forum to debate the merits of fluoridating their water supply. 70% of American communities have fluoridated water, but in recent years these debates have been cropping up all over the place do to the fact that many perceive it to be unnecessary and potentially harmful. The arguments on both sides of this increasingly global debate … [Read more...] about Fluoride Fight- For Or Against
One of the interesting things about Lisa is that she did not have the complex dentistry needs many of Dr. Sam Muslin’s patients have. Her smile is naturally beautiful. She has a balanced, comfortable bite. However, her teeth were very sensitive to cold. For example, when she goes snow skiing, she experiences discomfort while breathing through her mouth. When she eats ice … [Read more...] about Porcelain Veneers Without Grinding
Melissa was getting married in a few months. For the big event, she decided to improve her smile by going to a cosmetic dentist. She found out about Dr. Sam Muslin, DDS, M.A.G.D. Dr. Muslin has been practicing cosmetic dentistry for over 30 years. Dr. Muslin pointed out that even though she was young, years of clenching and grinding had significantly worn down her teeth. … [Read more...] about A Marriage on the Way!