Now That’s Progress!

Thousand Oaks, Westlake Village and Agoura Hills, CA We have recently changed our cosmetic dentistry office, and we’d like you to understand why. The first thing you’ve probably noticed is that our team has shrunk – we are now a team of five. The reason for this may be different than you think. Over the past few years our practice surged …

Finding My Smile: Bev’s Story

Thousand Oaks, Westlake Village and Agoura Hills, CA Bev came to our Westlake Village Cosmetic Dentistry Office wanting a nicer smile. She had some jaw dysfunction issues along with cosmetic challenges, and had seen many different dentists over the years seeking their opinions. Here is Bev’s Cosmetic Dentistry experience, in her own words: My childhood experience of seeing the dentist was very …

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Craniosacral Therapy

Thousand Oaks, Westlake Village and Agoura Hills, CA Craniosacral Therapy balances the flow of cranial fluid and is great in assisting with TMJ/TMD, upper neck pain, headaches, earaches, insomnia and many other types of pain. Here is a testimonial from a recent patient: I have had off and on swelling and tenderness in the temporalis muscle area of my head for the …

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Dr. Oz, X-rays, Cancer – And The Truth

Thousand Oaks, Westlake Village and Agoura Hills, CA Just the facts, ma’am Dr. Oz is a very popular and charismatic television presence – and no doubt he delivers many points of view about medical matters that are valuable to his viewers. But I can assure you that his recent show on dental x-rays and cancer isn’t one of them. The …

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Probiotics and their Impact on Oral Health

Thousand Oaks, Westlake Village and Agoura Hills, CA As oral health care providers we have the daily challenge of managing more than 700 different bacterial species that are found in dental biofilm.  Biofilm is impossible to prevent; however, there is a way to influence the content of the biofilm through oral probiotics. Streptococcus oralis, streptococcuss uberis and streptococcus rattus are …

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What Our Saliva Tells Us…

Thousand Oaks, Westlake Village and Agoura Hills, CA Testing our saliva in dentistry continues to show its importance more and more! Nobody walks into their dental office expecting to get their saliva tested, right?? And afterall… what does it tell us and why is it important?! Consider this… You go to the dentist and they tell you your gums are …