Dental Sealants: The Way to a Protected Smile

Do you wish there was a way to protect your teeth from the harmful substances that threaten them? If so, our dentist, Dr. Lawrence H. Zabner, is happy to grant your wish! Dental sealants can help you protect your teeth and smile. Dental sealants are thin coatings that are painted... Read more »

Discover Your Smile with Gum Disease Risk Factor Prevention

In order to effectively keep your smile safe, it is important to understand that you need to take a minute of preventative planning with numerous oral ailments so that their risks may remain minimal. However, some diseases, including gum disease, can be caused by issues that are out of your... Read more »

Early Symptoms of a Cavity Require a Dentist’s Attention

Tooth enamel plays a dual role in helping to protect the sensitive core structures of the tooth, while also giving your teeth the ability to bite, chew, and grind common foods. This is thanks in large part to the mineral density of microscopic crystals created by your body. If you... Read more »

Toothache Treatment Options

A toothache is a term for any pain in the region of your teeth and jaw. The pain may be intermittent or constant, mild or severe. You may notice a feeling of tenderness or sensitivity to hot and cold. Sometimes the exact origin of the pain is difficult to pinpoint.... Read more »

Preventing Dental Erosion

The enamel on your teeth is important It not only gives your teeth their white color, but it is the first layer of protection between your tooth, and the food debris, acids, plaque, and other substances that can cause cavities and other problems for your teeth. Your tooth enamel is... Read more »

Restorative Dentistry 101

Restorative dentistry is a branch of dentistry that focuses on treating oral health problems and restoring the health and function of the teeth and oral bones. Typically, it is used to repair decayed and broken teeth. In addition, it can even replace missing teeth. Our dentist, Dr. Lawrence H. Zabner,... Read more »

Dental Floss and Its Effect on Your Dental Health

Even though the secrets of flossing may seem like a heavily guarded secret, the truth is that proper flossing techniques are well known and distributed within the dental community and can be told to you by nearly all dental professionals in the same manner. When flossing, start with a brand... Read more »

When a Crown Is Fractured It Will Require Your Dentist’s Attention

Dental crowns are typically crafted from dental-grade materials meant to handle the work of biting or chewing the foods you eat. Yet there are other instances when an unnatural force is applied to a crown that can threaten its immediate integrity. An unprotected blow to the mouth or grinding your... Read more »

Whitening Strips and Whitening Toothpaste Can Help Maintain Your Smile After Dental Bleaching

Many people in the Toluca Lake, California area who are struggling with a dull, stained or yellow-looking smile, will turn to the dental specialists at Lawrence H. Zabner, DMD’s clinic to have their teeth professionally bleached. The potent whitening agents we use and the professional techniques we’ve developed represent the... Read more »

Common Questions About Temporomandibular Joints

A temporomandibular joint is a complex mechanism in your body that uses sockets, ball joints, connective tissues, and muscles all in tandem to accomplish vital tasks for your oral health. Listed below are common questions about temporomandibular joints: What is a temporomandibular joint? a.) Joints located in your jaw that... Read more »