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Making Smiles Beautiful through Cosmetic Dentistry

Thousand Oaks, Agoura Hills and Westlake Village, CA When you meet someone for the first time, what’s the first physical feature you notice? If your answer was “their smile,” you are not alone. In fact, in a recent study conducted by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, 71 percent of responding women and 58 percent of responding men said that …

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Did you know Sleep Loss can make you Sick?

Thousand Oaks, Agoura Hills and Westlake Village, CA Health-conscious people stay mindful of lifestyle factors like what they eat, how much exercise they get, and making sure they get the proper amounts of vitamins. However, how you sleep also plays a huge role in your health. If you can’t remember the last time you had a good night of sleep, …

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Myofunctional Therapy could help your Child avoid Braces

Thousand Oaks, Agoura Hills and Westlake Village, CA It seems fairly common these days to see children grow into teens and end up with crooked teeth or improper jaw alignment that often results in the need for braces. But, did you know that myofunctional therapy could help your child avoid the need for braces? Certified myofunctional therapists in Agoura Hills …

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Use Veneers to give you Permanently White Teeth

Thousand Oaks, Agoura Hills and Westlake Village, CA Various studies have confirmed the same thing, over and over: one of the first things another person notices when meeting someone for the first time is their smile. If your teeth are discolored or dingy, however, you may be hesitant to show your smile. Luckily, brightening your smile is easier than ever …

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Probiotics to Amp up your Oral Care Routine

Thousand Oaks, Agoura Hills and Westlake Village, CA Health-conscious individuals have been aware of the merits of taking probiotics for years now. Referring to bacteria and yeasts that can benefit your gut health, probiotics usually are associated with maintaining or improving your digestive system. Did you know, however, that oral probiotics that benefit your mouth are available as well? Integrative …

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How your Dentist can Detect Major Health Problems Early

Thousand Oaks, Westlake Village and Agoura Hills, CA As an adult, each of us is responsible for caring for and maintaining our health. You may not realize it, but the health of your teeth and mouth can have ramifications throughout your body. In fact, your dentist may be able to identify symptoms of certain conditions before they would become obvious …

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How to find the best Dentist in Agoura Hills

Thousand Oaks, Westlake Village and Agoura Hills, CA At Integrative Dental Arts we believe in the mouth-body connection. By that, we subscribe to the theory that maintaining good overall health is significantly influenced by one’s oral health. However, most Americans do not keep a regular recommended schedule of twice-yearly visits to their dentist. Whether you are looking for a new …

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How to care for your Invisalign Aligners

Thousand Oaks, Westlake Village and Agoura Hills, CA Using clear plastic aligners as a means of orthodontic treatment is more popular than ever. People prefer these clear aligners because they are more discreet than traditional braces. They also can be removed from the mouth, and will not irritate the mouth and gums the same way that braces can with their …

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Oral Health tips for Baby Boomers

Thousand Oaks, Westlake Village and Agoura Hills, CA The baby boomer generation, defined as those individuals born between 1946 and 1964, are marching into retirement age. In fact, in 2017, it was estimated that as many as 10,000 baby boomers were retiring from the workforce every day. Retirement represents the opportunity to kick back and relax after a lifetime of …

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The Surprising reason you keep Gaining Weight

Thousand Oaks, Westlake Village and Agoura Hills, CA Disappointed by your expanding waistline? If every time you step on the scale it seems like you’ve gained weight, there may be a surprising reason why you keep putting on the pounds, and it isn’t what you think – it’s how you breathe! Ever paid attention to how you breathe? Go ahead, …