"Why does it matter if baby teeth decay if they’ll be replaced by adult teeth anyway?"

Q: My kids think it doesn’t really matter if they brush now, because someday their baby teeth will just be replaced by adult teeth anyway. Does it really matter if baby teeth decay?A: It’s very important to prevent tooth decay, even in baby teeth (AKA primary or deciduous teeth.) It may not…

Katy Perry Doesn’t Want Any More Cavities

Katy Perry brushes her teeth 6 times daily. She says that as a child, she had 13 cavities and that prompted her to want to keep her teeth clean. I hope she is flossing too. Cavities in between teeth (interproximal decay) is only prevented by daily flossing. It’s good to hear good…

Are you at Risk of Cavities?

Take this cavity risk quiz to find out. It’s a great interactive quiz by Delta Dental that can tell your dental risks and also give you good tips for better oral health. Dr. Natalie Khadavi sees children and adults in Culver City and serves the greater Los Angeles area. Visit our website…

Dental News: For Healthier Tea and Gums, Drink Tea

We all know by now that fruit juices and soft drinks have sugars and acids that can be harmful to your teeth. According to a new study in a journal of the Academy of General Dentistry, one of the best drinks for your oral health is brewed tea. The study found that…

Dentist at Fox Hills Mall in Culver City April 28th and 29th

Come visit us at the Fox Hills Mall Saturday, April 28 and Sunday, April 29 from 1pm-4pm! Our office will be there with the YMCA to educate the community about good dental health. We will have a fun, educational presentation for children about dental health and the importance of good dental hygiene….

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