ORAL HEALTH AND AGING

Posted June 22, 2015. As you age, your mouth becomes more vulnerable to disease and infection. Some problems one may develop include: Tooth decay Dry mouth Gum disease Oral cancer Your mouth is also full of bacteria which, if not cleaned away on a regular basis, have been associated with […]

A CROWN CAN RESTORE A TOOTH WITH SIGNIFICANTLY COMPROMISED ENAMEL

If you have a tooth that suffers from untreated tooth decay, a large chip, or a fracture, it can cause any number of problems. Beyond potential pain and cosmetic issues, a tooth with significantly compromised tooth enamel can eventually cause a severe infection in the root. In time, this could […]

KEEP YOUR SMILE HEALTHY BY BEING SAFE FOR THE HOLIDAYS

Are you staying safe this holiday season? Are you protecting your teeth and gums from risks that seek to damage them? Remember to practice safe and effective oral hygiene habits to keep your smile healthy for many seasons to come. Having a solid plan to prevent injury can keep you […]

DENTAL IMPLANTS: THE FACTS

At The Dental Office of Encino, we understand that you’re busy, and that saving time is something most people strive to do. Historically, many dental treatments have required two or more visits to complete—but did you know that modern dentistry has made it possible for our team to finish many […]

DISASTER PLAN: HOW TO TAKE CARE OF YOUR SMILE

It’s common to have a plan when a natural disaster strikes, like a tornado, Earthquake, fire, or hurricane, right? Well, that means you should have a plan for your smile if you ever experience a dental emergency. That way you can be prepared and worry-free if you ever have a […]

HOW A ROOT CANAL CAN HELP

Dental fillings are designed to restore the full function of a tooth and prevent complications after it was attacked by tooth decay. As the years go by, the pervasive bacteria living in your mouth can exploit the seam between the filling and the surrounding healthy tooth enamel. When this happens, […]

A PORCELAIN CROWN CAN BE USED TO IMPROVE THE APPEARANCE OF AN UNAPPEALING TOOTH

An unappealing tooth in your smile can leave you feeling self-conscious about your appearance. Fortunately, your dentist, Dr. Alan M. Howard and Yonatan Howard, is well versed and experienced with a wide range of cosmetic dentistry treatments. One of the most popular ways to improve the appearance of an unappealing […]

SIMPLE TIPS TO REDUCE YOUR CHANCES OF SUFFERING AN ORAL EMERGENCY

An oral injury or dental emergency can happen in your mouth, just like any other part of the body. While you can never completely prevent one from happening, your The Dental Office of Encino dentist offers these simple tips to help reduce your chances of suffering an oral emergency in […]