Fixing Gap tooth

Treatments for gaps between the teeth include the following: Teeth Effect Bands: Teeth Effect Bands wrap around the two teeth that have a gap between them. The band is stretched out when placed on the teeth. It works like a rubber band. The band wants to be in its natural state of being. It doesn’t want to be stretched out. So it pulls the teeth toward one another. Advantages: Teeth Effects are affordable, they are […]

Causes of Gapped Teeth

The fraenum or fraenulum that attaches the top lip to the upper portion of the gum is called the maxillary labial fraenum. An abnormally low maxillary labial fraenum is the most common cause of gapped front teeth in the upper jaw. This gap is called maxillary diastema. The abnormal fraenum is attached so low on the gum-line that it props apart the two front teeth. It is important to close your gap because a tooth […]

Cause and treatment of yellow teeth

Yellow teeth are very common than people think they are. It’s normal for man to always want to look good at all times, but yellow dentition can ruin your look and smile. A colored dentition can make people dislike you and even cause you low self-esteem.  People tend to notice yellow dentition faster in people and it’s a turn off to them. Some people will not even give you the attention you deserve once they […]

Implant Dentistry: Endosteal vs Subperiosteal Implants

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Dental implants are an effective way of restoring function and form to your smile. Missing or severely damaged teeth are replaced through implant dentistry with the placement of an artificial root and tooth. This method is effective as the artificial root provides a strong foundation for the composite tooth. When considering dental implants in the Beverly Hills area, there are two options for your consideration: endosteal or subperiosteal. Endosteal Implants Endosteal, or root form implants, are […]

Technological Advancements in Cosmetic Dentistry

The industry of aesthetic dentistry is constantly evolving to provide its patients with state of the art dental care. At Rifkin & Raanan, we use only the most advanced and state-of-the-art technology to get your smile looking its best. This article will cover the advanced methods and machinery we use to ensure you feel comfortable and beautiful. Cone Beam CT: Cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) is a dental imaging method that uses many x-ray produced cross […]

Fixing Broken Teeth in Beverly Hills

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There’s never a convenient time for broken or chipped teeth. Breaking a tooth always comes as a surprise and you’ll want an immediate fix for the situation. It is important to consider which method of tooth repair is right for you. There are several methods of restoring broken teeth based on different needs. Methods of Tooth Restoration: Porcelain Crowns: Crowns can completely restore tooth structure in cases of significant damage. They may be a suitable […]

Why Are Your Teeth Sensitive?

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Sensitive teeth can prevent you from indulging in countless treats that may be too hot or too cold. According to the Academy of General Dentistry, tooth sensitivity affects around 40 million people in the United States. If you suffer from this condition, it is important to understand its causes and learn how to prevent it. Why are my teeth sensitive? Tooth sensitivity stems from a loss of enamel and an exposing of a tooth’s dentin. […]

Beverly Hills Dentists: A One Stop Shop for All Your Oral Needs

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Finding the right dentist in Beverly Hills can be an arduous task. It can be even more of a headache if your needs extend beyond the realm of check-ups and cleanings and into cosmetic dentistry. There is no need to search for two separate dentists for the job as most cosmetic dentists offer services that cater to both needs. Beverly Hills dentists can be experienced in both routine dental care and aesthetic dentistry. The best cosmetic […]

Toxic Fillings: Why You Should Replace Your Silver Amalgam Fillings

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Silver amalgam fillings have been in use for decades. The various metals used in these fillings often includes mercury, which is supple but toxic. If you are among the millions of people who has silver fillings, you should consider replacing them with metal-free bonding. Why Are Silver Fillings Harmful? Mercury is an extremely poisonous substance that certainly has no place in your mouth. Auto-immune diseases, chronic and mental illnesses, and neurological issues are some of […]