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Implants everyone could afford

dental-blog 2 November 2011 | 0 Comments

Dental Implants are quickly becoming the standard of care for replacing missing teeth in the mouth.  For years the only way to replace missing teeth in the mouth was to either place cemented bridges (which could have meant the loss of significant tooth structure to the teeth left to hold the bridge and also can create a difficult are to keep clean) or to use a removable partial denture (which many patients have found to be a poor compromise to a cemented bridge).  Dr Maya is having a special through the rest of the year.  Implants can be placed for as low as $1000 per implant placed (this does not include the cost of the restoration on top of the implant). We are often asked … read more

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dental-blog 31 October 2011 | 0 Comments

I had a patient today that was interested in Invisalign because of some crowding on her lower teeth. She wanted to look better in pictures and said that it affected her self confidence. I informed her that it would definitely help with that but that it would also help with her overall health. When she heard that, she was a little surprised and asked, “How will it help with my overall health?” I told her that it would greatly improve the health of her gums and that in turn would help her heart health. It has been well documented that gum disease is related to heart disease. Gum disease involves inflammation and infection that destroys the tissues that support the teeth, including the gums, the … read more

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TMJ Problems and Solutions

dental-blog 5 October 2011 | 0 Comments

CLICK READ MORE BELOW TO WATCH DR MAYA TREAT TMJ WITH BOTOX ON VIDEO!! Chewing is something that is done without thinking about it.  When that simple movement causes excruciating pain, there is cause for concern.  This can be caused by temporomandibular joint disorder, often abbreviated to TMJ.  It affects the muscles that are used when chewing and those connecting the skull and the lower jaw.  Pain in the jaw often shoots up and a headache starts.  Dr. Maya and his Studio City dental office can provide high level dental care that eliminates these headaches. Most TMJ symptoms are caused by the strain on the structures around the joint including the teeth.  The precise cause of TMJ goes undiagnosed in many patients.  However, one thing that is known to cause … read more