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Dental Emergencies Los Angeles

Posted by Z Dental Group - August 6th, 2011

If you are not sure what constitutes a dental emergency remember this, if it hurts, it’s a dental emergency. Z Dental Group’s emergency dentists can provide you with the best quality family, restorative, as well as cosmetic dentistry. We continuously strive to find better technology and materials to improve our methods of dentistry. Our artistic […]

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Tooth Brushing Tips

Posted by Z Dental Group - July 25th, 2011

Although tooth brushing seems to be something that you shouldn’t even pay attention to when doing it, there are a few things to consider if you wish to maximize the efficiency of your brushing. Begin by selecting toothpaste that works well for your teeth. Combined with correct tooth brushing, you can eliminate negative factors such […]

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Dental Care Linked to Heart Health in Older Women

Posted by Z Dental Group - July 11th, 2011

Older women who get regular dental care are about one-third less likely to suffer from heart disease than those who don’t, new findings suggest.   The study doesn’t prove that dental care directly improves the heart health of women by lowering the risk of conditions like heart attack and stroke, and dental care seemed to […]

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Cranberries Contain Possible Anti-Caries, Anti-Plaque Agents

Posted by Z Dental Group - June 18th, 2011

Scientists have discovered that the humble cranberry harbors several anti-oxidants (flavonoids) that show the ability to counteract the damaging effects of the bacterium Streptococcus mutans, which causes dental caries (tooth decay). Dental caries is the most common oral infectious disease that afflicts humans. More than 95% of all adults have experienced this disease. It is […]

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Oral disease – rapid among HIV sufferers

Posted by Z Dental Group - March 20th, 2011

US researchers investigating what affects oral disease among HIV sufferers have pinpointed changes in mouth bacteria. Although it is known that oral disease progresses rapidly among people who have HIV but the process is poorly understood. Through a one-year grant of almost $330,000 from the National Institutes of Health, researchers at the University of Florida […]

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Research Study Results: Sealing Manifest Occlusal Caries In Permanent Teeth – 2.5-year Results

Posted by Z Dental Group - March 20th, 2011

During the 89th General Session & Exhibition of the International Association for Dental Research, held in conjunction with the 40th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Dental Research and the 35th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association for Dental Research, lead researcher V. Qvist held an oral presentation on a research study titled “Sealing […]

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Does tray design affect teeth whitening?

Posted by Z Dental Group - March 20th, 2011

SAN DIEGO – A study presented today at the International Association for Dental Research (IADR) annual meeting that looked at the whitening efficacy of four different bleaching tray designs found all of them to be significantly effective. Teeth whitening is a common and effective dental procedure, but it can cause significant pulpal and gingival irritation, […]

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Researchers eye link between oral bacteria, periodontitis, HIV

Posted by Z Dental Group - March 20th, 2011

Researchers from the University of Florida (UF) are using a one-year, $330,000 grant to try and identify the role of various pathogens in the progression of oral disease among people infected with HIV. “The hypothesis is that suppression of the immune system by HIV contributes to changes in the oral biota, which then contributes to […]

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Toothpaste tablets: The end of the tube?

Posted by Z Dental Group - March 20th, 2011

March 16, 2011 — The dentrifice delivery system has changed little since the first tube of toothpaste was filled more than 100 years ago. But that could change with the introduction of chewable toothpaste tablets, which are less messy and more environmentally friendly.The tablets offer a “laundry list” of advantages over a tube delivery system, according […]

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Oral cancer screenings a must, say malpractice attorneys

Posted by Z Dental Group - March 20th, 2011

The patient was insistent: All she wanted was to get her teeth whitened for an upcoming high school reunion. She came in for the $99 Internet special the dentist had run and mentioned a sore on her tongue, but she said it was recent, attributing it to a tongue-biting habit. The dentist did the procedure […]

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