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01Jun 2015

When it comes to losing a single tooth, it can be pretty easy to shrug it off or delay addressing it. But things might change when you put it in perspective. Take an 18-wheeler driver, for example. Would the driver simply “shrug it off” if one of the tires on the truck fell off? No, […]

29Oct 2014

Save your teeth from decay and bring your Halloween candy to us! It will go to a good cause!

24Sep 2014

Getting a crown was always such a time-consuming process. First, you have to go to the dentist for an exam and/or X-rays. If it’s established that you need a crown, you’ll go in for another visit so the dentist can prepare your tooth and create a temporary crown. After your permanent crown is created in an […]

16Jul 2014

When periodontitis strikes, it’s time to take a more progressive approach to getting rid of the disease. Periodontitis strikes well under the gum line where the bone structure is supporting the tooth. If left alone, the infection will weaken the bone, causing a loss of the tooth and allowing the infection to spread. In order […]

15Jul 2014

1) See Your Dentist Most doctors recommend that you see your dentist about a month before your chemo begins. This visit is really important because we need to make sure that you mouth is free of infection before your chemo begins. An oral infection can halt or slow your chemotherapy, so routine dental appointments are […]

13Jul 2014

  That’s No Longer the Case We no longer repair receding gums that way. Thanks to Dr. Chao’s Pinhole Surgical Technique (PST™), we are able to give you world class treatment right here in Torrance. The procedure is much simpler than the surgery. The patient experiences much less pain and discomfort, but the results are […]

12Jul 2014

Empowerment comes in all forms. Some of our patients feel most empowered when they are awake during their procedure. We can accomplish that through our very precise administration of sedation. We can administer nitrous oxide gas or an oral sedative to ensure that you can be awake for your procedure. This will allow you to […]

11Jul 2014

Bonding – Dental bonding is a great way to correct small issues without breaking the bank. Bonding requires us to use composite material to mold and shape your smile. We can change the color, size, and shape of your teeth as well as correct cracks and gaps in your teeth with dental bonding. This is a […]

10Jul 2014

Traditionally, dental implants take closer to a year to place. The main cause for that time is that many patients need bone grafting before implants can be placed. Once you lose your teeth, your jaw bone begins to get smaller. That makes it difficult to place an implant for every tooth, so dentists would add […]

09Jul 2014

If we notice a tooth weakening, we will take action to protect your natural tooth from the unthinkable. Weakened teeth can be protected using a dental crown. We simply prepare the tooth to be covered, then bond a dental crown over the top of your tooth, creating a strong dental restoration that will hold your […]