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​Our Pasadena dental office is passionate about dentistry. Read these interesting articles about everything that has to do with your teeth and oral health.

Is Stress Linked to Gum Disease?

Is Stress Linked to Gum Disease?

Stress can, in fact, have a negative impact on your oral health and wellness. It is shown that the immune system takes a hit when patients are stressed, reducing their body’s natural protection against inflammation and bacteria. This can increase the chances of developing periodontal disease. Additionally, stress may result in less attention to one’s dental health, including reduced brushing and flossing due to busy days......

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Wisdom Teeth: In or Out? Pasadena Dentist Explains the Pros and Cons of Extraction

Wisdom Teeth: In or Out? Pasadena Dentist Explains the Pros and Cons of Extraction

At Prestige Dental Family, Cosmetic, and Implant Dentistry, our dentist offers Pasadena area patients a wide selection of treatments for general, restorative, and cosmetic improvements. When patients are experiencing concerns with their wisdom teeth, it is strongly advised that they visit with Dr. Vasag Bouzoghanian and discuss the benefits of having these teeth extracted......

Wisdom Teeth: In or Out? Pasadena Dentist Explains the Pros and Cons of Extraction

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How to stop teeth grinding

How to stop teeth grinding

Bruxism is a condition that can happen without patients really being aware of it, especially when it happens at night in their sleep. This tightening and clenching can have an effect on one’s oral health and wellness, which is why visiting a dentist in the Pasadena, CA is the first step in protecting the smile. Dr. Vasag Bouzoghlanian of Prestige Dental Family, Cosmetic, and Implant Dentistry believes in providing.....

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Fast Smile Makeovers for Special Events

Fast Smile Makeovers for Special Events

There are times when patients in the area of Pasadena, CA are interested in seeking cosmetic assistance from a dedicated smile makeover dentist. Patients may have imperfections of the smile that they want to address quickly for an upcoming special event. Those who are preparing for their wedding day, a reunion, or other event where they want to be the star of the show are welcome to visit with Dr. Vasag Bouzoghlanian of Prestige Dental.....

Fast Smile Makeovers for Special Events

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What Happens When You Have a Root Canal?

What Happens When You Have a Root Canal?

Root canal therapy is sometimes a necessary restorative treatment used to save an infected tooth. Still, it seems to be the procedure that everyone loves to hate. You may have heard the jokes or, worse, unpleasant stories that have been passed along the grapevine (usually for years). Whatever you have heard about root canal therapy, it made you want to never have this procedure. There’s something else, though.....

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Why Does My Child Need Sealants?

Why Does My Child Need Sealants?

Dr. Vasag Bouzoghlanian, and the team of Prestige Dental in Pasadena, CA assist patients young and old! Children are welcome in our practice to learn about how to care for their smile. In fact, it has been shown that children who visit the dentist regularly will have a better relationship with the team and are less likely to develop dental anxieties as they age.....

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Snoring and grinding teeth? Bad combination!

Snoring and grinding teeth? Bad combination!

Patients who grind their teeth may be officially diagnosed with bruxism. This condition is often a challenge because it can be difficult to pinpoint the cause of grinding and clenching. Fortunately, it isn't mandatory that a cause be found in order for treatment to be rendered. Dental care focuses primarily on minimizing the effects of nightly grinding in order to prevent damage and wear of the teeth.....

Snoring and grinding teeth? Bad combination!

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Lost a Tooth? Your Pasadena Dentist Gives You Options!

Lost a Tooth? Your Pasadena Dentist Gives You Options!

Tooth loss. During childhood, this event is often met with excitement. It's a rite of passage, a sign that we’re growing up. If you lose a tooth in adulthood, the first thought that may come to mind is "I'm not old enough to lose my teeth!" The truth is, you're never old enough to lose your teeth. Tooth loss is not something that happens simply because we grow older. It's indicative of oral degeneration.....

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Does Dental Implant Treatment Hurt?

Does Dental Implant Treatment Hurt?

One of the primary concerns patients have in deciding how to proceed with tooth replacement is the amount of discomfort that may be associated with a given treatment. Dental implants are small, artificial roots that must be placed into the jawbone where the roots of the teeth used to be. That description alone can create the perception that treatment is painful.....

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Taking the Zing out of Teeth Whitening

Taking the Zing out of Teeth Whitening

We have heard it said that there is something magical about the smile. There may be more truth to this fairy-tale sentiment than meets the eye. On the most basic level, feeling good about our smile leads us to smile more. Naturally! And smiling is more beneficial than simply sharing the joy. When we smile, our brain sends out an influx of "feel good" chemicals like serotonin....

Taking the Zing out of Teeth Whitening

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There Is No Need to Be Scared When Visiting Prestige Dental

There Is No Need to Be Scared When Visiting Prestige Dental

One of our top priorities at Prestige Dental in Pasadena is patient comfort. From the moment you walk through our door, we will always try our best to make sure that the visit surpasses your expectations and that you are at ease during every stage of your visit.We understand that many patients have their anxieties about visit a dentist, however, please understand that Prestige Dental is not your average dental office....

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It’s Oral Cancer Awareness Month

It’s Oral Cancer Awareness Month!

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month and we invite you to get your oral cancer screening today! Every year, approximately 48,000 Americans are newly diagnosed with oral cancer. What is even more alarming is that the cancer is often present without symptoms. People are simply unaware or do not know about this deadly disease, and dentists across the nation have made it a priority to make their patients...

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Did You Know That Your Food Choices Can Affect Your Oral Health?

Did You Know That Your Food Choices Can Affect Your Oral Health?

The truth is, oral health and overall health go hand in hand. It’s like the old saying goes “you are what you eat.” It’s important to make intelligent food choices to be sure that you overall health is in check and also to maintain good oral health. Dentists today are alarmed at the amount of sugar-filled sodas, sweet fruit drinks and non-nutritional snacks that are being consumed by their patients today.

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What Causes Tooth Stains and How to Get Rid of Them

What Causes Tooth Stains and How to Get Rid of Them

Normal wear and tear of teeth as well as aging can have an impact on the color and shape of your teeth. This is why it’s important to visit your dentist regularly in order to be sure that your teeth and gums are healthy. Patients that are diligently caring for their teeth by brushing and flossing regularly but are still experiencing tooth discoloration or stains are generally candidates for cosmetic dentistry.

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Types of Dental Floss and What It’s Good For

Types of Dental Floss and What It’s Good For

We’ve all heard it before, time after time by our dentists that we must floss regularly to ensure that food particles, bacteria, and plaque are removed from those hard to reach areas in our mouths. What is floss good for? Just that. Regardless of whether you feel the food and plaque or not, it does buildup in-between your teeth which can become a huge problem if it’s left there.

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Should a Woman Take Care of Her Teeth Differently During Pregnancy?

Should a Woman Take Care of Her Teeth Differently During Pregnancy?

The holidays are here! While this can be such a great time of year that is filled with celebrations, friends, family and food, the holidays can often take a toll on your teeth. Considering that many of us travel, have extra-long nights or simply forget to tend to our oral care needs, many patients will visit our Pasadena office in the New Year to get their dental needs back on track.

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5 Foods You Should Avoid During the Holidays to Protect Your Teeth!

5 Foods You Should Avoid During the Holidays to Protect Your Teeth!

The holidays are here! While this can be such a great time of year that is filled with celebrations, friends, family and food, the holidays can often take a toll on your teeth. Considering that many of us travel, have extra-long nights or simply forget to tend to our oral care needs, many patients will visit our Pasadena office in the New Year to get their dental needs back on track.

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How Eating Candy May Increase the Risk of Cavities?

How Eating Candy May Increase the Risk of Cavities?

We can all agree that candy is delicious! However, not eating it in moderation or practicing unhealthy oral care habits can put your teeth at an increased risk for cavities or other infections. Yes, candy comes in shapes and sizes that can be a treat for everyone, every now and then, but it’s important to monitor candy and sugar intake—especially during Halloween and the holidays.

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Could I Have Sleep Apnea?

Could I Have Sleep Apnea?

snore is a disorder in which you have pauses in your breathing or experience shallow breaths while you are sleep, causing you to go from deep sleep to light sleep or causing you to wake up completely. In obstructive sleep apnea, the airway becomes blocked during sleep which causes pauses or shallow breathing. Untreated sleep apnea can increase the risk of developing other health conditions.

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How Can I Replace My Missing Teeth with Dental Implants?

How Can I Replace My Missing Teeth with Dental Implants?

It’s most likely that you’ve heard of dental implants by now. With dentists now offering the treatment nationwide, it has become fairly common for patients to look into getting dental implants. But, how do dental implants actually work? What will they do? Below we’ve provided some general information, but you can always visit our dental implants FAQs (link here) page for more in-depth information.

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Overall Health Directly Linked to Dental Health

Overall Health Directly Linked to Dental Health

A mouthful of healthy teeth and gums probably means good overall health. There is a bacterial component that links our oral health with the overall condition of our bodies.

However, even under the best conditions, our mouths continue filled with bacteria. This is why it is important to listen to the warnings of your dentist in order to be sure that this bacteria remains harmless and that your defenses remain intact.

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