Integrative Dental Arts Dental Library

Thousand Oaks, Westlake Village and Agoura Hills, CA

Articles of Interest

At Integrative Dental Arts, we know when patients can easily access the information they need about dental conditions, treatments or products, they work harder to maintain their dental health. So, Dr. Carson has selected the following patient education articles for you to read.

Amalgams/Mercury Fillings

Why? – There’s some debate in the dental industry regarding the pros and cons of using silver fillings, or dental amalgams, to fill cavities. At our Agoura Hills, CA dental office, we exclusively use composite resins for several reasons.

Composite Resins: Strengthen Your Smile

If you’re embarrassed about your smile because of decayed, disfigured, or discolored teeth, you may be a good candidate for composite resins.



Gum Disease: Serious But Treatable

Although gum disease is terribly pervasive, it’s also preventable. Conservative estimates report that up to 80% of people unknowingly have some amount of chronic gum disease.



Sedation Dentistry: Helping You Relax

For anxious patients, this new treatment is a miracle. Imagine no longer being afraid to go to the dentist or having to have multiple visits to complete treatment. Your dental health is important and need not be neglected any longer. Oral Sedation Dentistry is as simple as taking a pill.



Dental Implants

Permanent, Secure Tooth Replacements – When people lose permanent teeth due to accident, injury, disease or extraction, dental implants can be a secure, functional replacement option.

Zoom to Your Health -Zoom Whitening

Zoom Whitening is a one-of-a-kind teeth whitening system that is safe and effective.



Typically, people who have bad breath have poor oral hygiene habits that leave decaying food particles, other debris, or bacteria in the mouth. These conditions produce volatile sulfur compounds just like those found in rotten eggs, resulting in foul-smelling breath.



Oral Cancer



Pure Power Mouthguards

Serious athletes know the importance of a custom-fitted mouthguard. This simple device reduces the risk of mouth injury and tooth loss. But what if a mouthguard could also enhance performance? Recent studies show that Pure Power Mouthguard significantly improves balance, endurance, strength, and posture to promote better performance.



Illuminate your smile with Lumineers – the comfortable and minimally-invasive way to correct smile imperfections.