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The Secrets Behind Your Tongue

Your Tongue Aids in Digestion and Mouth Cleaning According to the National Center of Biotechnology Information (NCBI), the tongue starts the process of digestion by transporting food during mastication, otherwise known as the chewing process, to be swallowed into the stomach. The tongue is attached to a fold known as the frenulum. However, the “apex” of […]

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Secrets to a Healthier Smile

1. Visit the dentist more frequently. Most people that visit the dentist office go twice a year. Surprisingly, this isn’t enough because bacteria starts growing back after only 3 months. Going to the dentist frequently might be more expensive especially if you pay out of pocket, but health should always come first. 2. Scared of pain from […]

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4 Tips to Keep Teeth Clean Between Meals

Keeping your teeth healthy and white would also require you to keep your teeth clean between meals. You can do this by various factors including:   1) Snacking wisely: You’d be surprised how snacking patterns can affect teeth negatively especially when paired with foods like potato chips. Chips leave starch between teeth causing plaque buildup. […]

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8 Tips To Break Your Sugar Addiction

We all have crazy sugar cravings, from downing a pint of ice cream or just drinking a large fruit smoothie with heavy sugar content. Here are 8 tips to help you break out of these cravings. 1) Plan Your Meals. When it comes to bad sugar habits, it results from impulsive behavior to suddenly crave […]

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Dirty Mouth from Braces? Clean It Up

Braces have been around for decades, with even our parents reminiscing about days of having to wear headgear to school in addition to their mouths full of metal. And although technology has made braces more attractive and less of a monstrosity, braces still require a good amount of upkeep and care to make sure they […]

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How to Have Straight Teeth Without the Hassle

Having a beautiful smile was once only possible with the use of braces. But not everyone likes the idea of having brackets and wires on their teeth. At CCIND, Dr. Solomon understands the importance of having straight teeth without the need for traditional braces. To correct teeth misalignment, he recommends Invisalign for his patients in […]

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The Benefits of Flossing

If you have been a patient of Dr. Sid Solomon’s for long you have likely heard all about the benefits of flossing your teeth. No matter how often you visit the dentist’s office for professional examinations and cleanings – the single best thing you can do to protect your smile from decay and damage is […]

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Getting to Know Your Teeth Whitening Options

Has your smile lost its sparkle? Are you now dealing with stained teeth? Here at our Los Angeles cosmetic dentistry practice, Dr. Solomon regularly encounters patients who are not happy with the stains on their teeth and who are seeking a treatment that will help them regain their beautiful smile. Dr. Solomon offers two types […]

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How to Care for Your Fillings

If you think that all of your dental problems will be resolved the moment your ceramic fillings have been placed, you’re not quite getting it right. Yes, a problem has been solved, but that does not exempt you from the chances of acquiring the same problems in the future – especially if you are not […]

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Achieve a Beautiful Smile with Porcelain Veneers

A beautiful smile is truly important when trying to make a good first impression. When you have teeth that are damaged beyond repair (at least, that is what you think), consider a smile makeover in Dr. Solomon’s cosmetic dentistry practice in Los Angeles. Your pearly white problems can be easily resolved with the use of […]

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Oral Healthcare Basics

Oral hygiene is only as effective as the routine you plan for it. Here are some tips to help anyone go back to basics and keep up on oral health. Brushing Most dentists will recommend that you brush your teeth at least twice a day, with three times being the ideal. Any more than that […]

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Top 5 Worst Foods and Drinks for Your Teeth

Top 5 Worst Foods/Drinks for Your Teeth   It is easy to eat or drink mindlessly without thinking about our teeth. We simply look at the food in front of us and disregard how it can affect our health. Here we look at the five worst foods/drinks for your teeth, so that next time you’re […]

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