improve your smile for the holidays

Improve your Smile for the Holidays with these Tips

Thousand Oaks, Westlake Village and Agoura Hills, CA It is the time of year when life seems to get exceptionally busy with the holiday bustle. Taking care of yourself may even take the backseat as you focus on preparing your home or travel arrangements for the holidays. No matter how busy you are, however, you should make time to take …

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Visit the Dentist and Feel Better About your Health

Thousand Oaks, Westlake Village and Agoura Hills, CA The Centers for Disease Control recently released a report showing that Tennesseans feel bad about the state of their health.  Although we rank higher than most states, in going to the doctor, we are much below average when it comes to feeling confident in our health. It could be that holistic dentistry …

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Trick or Treat, Here’s How to Avoid Cavities

Thousand Oaks, Westlake Village and Agoura Hills, CA It is that time of year again – bring on the festivals, and some good ole’ trick-or-treating for Halloween. As parents, you probably loathe this holiday, among all the others that condone excessive amounts of candy, just because it means your child will have access to a seemingly endless pile of sugar. …

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Maintaining Oral Health when Dealing with Medication Side Effects

Thousand Oaks, Westlake Village and Agoura Hills, CA We all have to take medicine at some point in our lives. Whether you are taking prescription drugs, over-the-counter medicine, vitamins, minerals or herbal supplements, each of these medications can have side effects that impact your oral health. Sometimes, even taking good care of your teeth is not enough to combat these …

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Will my Teeth Fall out if I Forget to Brush them Before Bed?

Thousand Oaks, Westlake Village and Agoura Hills, CA So, you forgot to brush your teeth last night. Surprise! Your teeth are all still there this morning! Although this may be true, falling asleep without brushing your teeth is pretty gross. You may not see the ramifications of this mistake right away, but over time, the results are alarming. The American …

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Tips on Choosing a Family Dentist

Thousand Oaks, Westlake Village and Agoura Hills, CA If your family is like most others, life is too busy to be driving across town to get everyone to different dental appointments. At Integrative Dental Arts, we make it easy for families like yours by offering a variety of dental treatments that meet the oral care needs of every patient, regardless …

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Do I Need Dental Insurance to go to the Dentist

Thousand Oaks, Westlake Village and Agoura Hills, CA A common misconception is that you need dental insurance to go to the dentist. While dental insurance can help make treatment more affordable, it certainly is not a requirement. Preventive care is of utmost importance, even if you do not have dental insurance. Why should I go to the dentist? Preventive care …

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Men Don’t Ignore These Health Dangers

Thousand Oaks, Westlake Village and Agoura Hills, CA For some reason or another, men are more prone to skipping their routine checkups at the doctor and dentist. However, living by the grin-and-bear-it mentality is not advised. In fact, it is downright dangerous. Here are some warning signs that your health could be on the line. Men, don’t ignore these warnings! …

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Press Release for Dr. Cristina Markiewicz

Thousand Oaks, Westlake Village and Agoura Hills, CA Integrative Dental Arts is proud to announce that one of our dentists, Dr. Cristina Markiewicz, has obtained her fellowship from the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies. The LVI is considered the finest institution for postgraduate dental training in North America. It is most often sought after by dentists looking to …

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Dole Food Company

Thousand Oaks, Westlake Village and Agoura Hills, CA Being an employee of Dole Foods Company means that you probably already value good health and taking care of yourself. Nutrition certainly is important when it comes to your body, even your mouth, but you still have to take measures to ensure your oral health stays in check. Visiting the dentist can …