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Welcome to our Santa Monica Periodontics & Implant Surgery Blog!  This informative and educational blog is designed to keep patients and residents of our community informed of "What's New" in the field of dentistry.  The posts we provide should help educate you on dental procedures and technology provided in the field of dentistry.  We will also make a concerted effort to keep you update with new technology, procedures, and general developments with our practice.  Please feel free to provide feedback on any posts or you are welcome to share interesting articles with your friends or acquaintances.  We hope you find our blog helpful. 

Dental Implants How Long do Dental Implants Last?

Over 500,000 dental implants are placed each year in the US. If you find yourself among this group,...

Nov 1 • 2 min read
Periodontics The Far-Reaching Impact of Gum Health

When we think of oral health, our focus tends to be on teeth. Everyone wants that movie star smile, ...

Oct 5 • 4 min read
Oral Surgery Dental Implants and Benefits

An estimated two in three Americans are missing one or more teeth, and a shocking 30 million America...

Aug 30 • 4 min read
Periodontics What is the Best Way to Treat Receding Gums?

It’s easy to get complacent with our oral hygiene - especially if we’ve never experienced issues. Wh...

Jul 29 • 3 min read
Oral Health COVID-19 and Gum Health

COVID-19 has been reported on every continent, and the numbers are staggering, with over 176 million...

Jun 28 • 3 min read
Oral Health Gum Disease & Cancer Risk

Studies have long suggested a link between periodontal disease and an increased risk of other inflam...

May 28 • 3 min read
Dental Implants Is a Bone Graft Necessary Before Receiving Dental Implants?

Peanut butter and jelly, cookies and milk, chocolate and anything…some things just go together, and ...

Apr 29 • 3 min read
Periodontics Everything You Need to Know About Deep Cleaning

Regular dental cleanings are an essential part of maintaining good oral hygiene, but did you know th...

Mar 30 • 3 min read
Periodontics What Can I Do About Receding Gums?

Ever wonder where the phrase “long in the tooth” originated? According to lore, nineteenth-century h...

Feb 28 • 4 min read
General Dentistry Why is Preserving Tooth Structure so Important?

Thanks to technology and advances in dentistry, there are a number of ways to replace or restore you...

Jan 29 • 3 min read

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