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Dr. Arman Torbati DDS.

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Los Angeles Dental Blog

The Effects of Aggressive Tooth Brushing

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Aggressive tooth brushing removes the outer portion of the teeth, which is called "enamel." It can also remove the thin layer that's situated behind enamel, which is called "dentin." At times, people brush with a "heavy hand," and at other times, people choose toothbrushes that have hard bristles. Both of these practices can cause a lot of problems for the mouth. We can help restore your dental health, but it's better to avoid problems in the first place.

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Implant-Supported and Traditional Dental Bridges

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Losing teeth can be devastating for self-esteem. After all, your teeth are one of the few attributes people notice first. This causes people to be self-conscious about their smiles, but it also causes problems with eating, hygiene, overall health and facial symmetry. For this reason, dental bridges have remained as a popular option for many, but no...
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What is TMJ Treatment ? 10 Things You Need to Know About It

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TMJ treatment is a medical response to temporomandibular joint syndrome, where problems arise at the junction of the skull and jawbone. TMJ is brought on by impediment of proper nerve and muscle function near the joint. Since the temporomandibular joint is critical in chewing and talking, TMJ can be a significant nuisance and cause of pain if left ...
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What is Full Mouth Rehabilitation and What Are Its Benefits?

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Full mouth rehabilitation, also called full mouth restoration or restoration, is a relatively extreme measure when it comes to dental care. As the name implies, it involves restoring the functions of an entire set of teeth. This ambitious scope of treatment distinguishes it from other dental operations. For full mouth rehabilitation, only the best ...
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How often do I need to check my dental implants?

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Dental implants and their associated abutment and crown are customized to reproduce the appearance and function of natural teeth. These are intended to be permanent replacements that do not leave the mouth. However, there are guidelines specifically for dental implants, regarding how often they should be checked by a professional.  After a sur...
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Top 10 Worst and Top 10 Best Food for Your Teeth

The influence of food on your body begins before the food even gets to your stomach. The following lists contain the top 10 worst and then top 10 best foods for your teeth. Though it should be noted that without proper care, even the "best" foods could cause problems, while diligent oral hygiene will ameliorate effects of the worst.  Worst Foo...
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10 Benefits of Dental Implants

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Dental implants are essentially complete artificial teeth. These are distinguished from crowns put in during root canals and other procedures in that root canals and the like usually manipulate and partially restore a natural tooth. Dental implants "start from scratch" and assume a missing tooth. Though a cosmetic procedure, dental implants have qu...
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Benefits of having a dentist who is also a university professor

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Insight into New Treatments -- Effectiveness Though it may not be the first priority of many patients looking for a dentist, it pays to consider the fact that improved quality and progress in fields such as dentistry often have their start through university research programs. As such, a university professor who also practices dentistry is a valuab...
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What does a prosthodontist do? Benefits of visiting a prosthodontist

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​ A prosthodontist specializes in tooth restoration and repair. This simple job summary hides an array of techniques and treatments: crowns, braces, dental implants, bridges, invisalign treatments, bleaching, tooth alignment and more. The benefits of visiting a prosthodontist for optimal dental appearance and function are substantial. Note that ove...
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10 things your dentist doesn't want you to know about cosmetic dentistry

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Cosmetic dentistry is distinguished from "normal" dentistry in that cosmetic dentistry may not entail a medical benefit, as strictly defined. For instance, fixing the appearance of an unsightly but otherwise functional tooth does much to improve the patient's sense of well-being, confidence in social situations and overall charm of a smile. These i...
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How to live 100 years by washing and brushing your teeth every day

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Oral health is important not just for teeth and gums, but for overall bodily health. This is a point lost on most people who consider teeth and general oral hygiene as an isolated system. Though the separation of "health" and "dental" insurance in the U.S. might be responsible for this faulty perception, the medical reality is of course different. ...
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What are dental implants? Ten things you don’t know about dental implants.

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Dental implants provide an artificial foundation for replacement teeth. It should be noted that dental implants are not the only way to restore a "normal smile" or optimal chewing/speech capacity. However, you should know that restoring such functions without dental implants is not easy and, even if achieved, such restoration tends to be temporary....
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So What Is the Importance of Prosthodontics in Dentistry

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Prosthodontics is a highly specialized sub-specialty of dentistry that deals with the treatment and correction of defects in appearance, in addition to speech and swallowing difficulties caused by injury or diseased condition. Prosthodontics usually deploys the use of dentures, dental implants, oral and facial prostheses to provide solutions to the...
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Tips to Help Reduce Bad Breath and Keep Things Fresh

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There happen to be many different ways to fight bad breath and keep things fresh for long term, although finding the culprit the actual problem is the most important remedy to bad breath. Brushing and flossing the teeth on a regular basis is extremely important, especially after meals. Just because we can't see the food particles that are resting u...
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Anti-Aging Dentistry in Los Angeles

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In today's culture, a smile goes a long way, whether in ones personal, or public life, which is why so many people have shown interest in this type of work. Anti aging dentistry is a phrase used to define a niche of cosmetic dental practice that caters to specific types of deficiencies in smiles that range from decayed, missing, broken, and chipped...
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Are Digital X-Rays Safe?

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Digital x-ray (or radiography) is the newest advance in dental imaging, and asides from added diagnosis advantages, they use only a small fraction of traditional radiography's radiation levels. As with any new technology, patients question it's safety and effectiveness, but both have been thoroughly evaluated by professionals and are now helping pe...
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How to Choose the Best Toothpaste for My Teeth?

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Choosing a toothpaste for your family or even just yourself can be a daunting task. Each brand seems to have an endless amount of products with for specific needs, which leads you to question what your needs are and how can you choose the best toothpaste to serve them? Dr. Arman Torbati, a Prosthodontic Dentist based in Los Angeles, knows the impor...
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What is Full Mouth Reconstruction?

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Full mouth reconstruction, also called full mouth restoration or full mouth rehabilitation, is a very involved procedure. In it, each and every tooth is individually restored. As it is a laborious surgery, those who qualify for full mouth reconstruction should seek to find a dentist with an impeccable history. A general or restorative dentist will ...
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How Long Dental Crowns Last?

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Dental crowns, also known as caps, are a dental restoration procedure that covers a cavity damaged tooth, binding it together and protecting it. High quality dental crowns can be done in offices like the one belonging to Dr. Arman Torbati, in the city of Los Angeles. Dental crowns can be made of several materials, all with their own benefits and do...
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Pain Free Dentistry Using Sedation

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In today's new world, people have evolved to want, and even expect, modern conveniences when it comes to anything and everything, especially when in cosmopolitan cities like Los Angeles. Competitive dentist offices make sure to provide the latest technologies and scientific advances so that they can offer clients top of the line services. In additi...
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