1. All About Tongue Scrapers

    All About Tongue Scrapers As a family dentist, our chief concern is to promote optimal oral hygiene. In our dental clinic, we frequently emphasize brushing twice a day and flossing at least once, combined with routine dental cleanings twice yearly for optimal preventive dentistry. But, there is an additional way to enhance your oral health. Introducing: next level clean through tongue scraping. As…Read More

  2. The Great Unmasking and Your Smile

    With masks starting to come off, people are focusing on their appearance now more than ever. If you have been pondering cosmetic dentistry to commemorate the great unmasking, you are not alone! Refreshing smiles is trending due to the Covid reopening and reduced masking restrictions! Our family dentist practice is abuzz busily helping people improve their smiles with teeth whitening, Invisalign, t…Read More

  3. Listen to Your Mouth!

    To avoid the byproducts of gum disease such as dentures, partial dentures or dental implants, practicing good, consistent oral hygiene, and keeping up with preventive dentistry appointments could help keep you out of the doctor’s office! Normal gums appear pink and firm. If not, your mouth could be trying to tell you something about your body. And, the converse is true, as issues with your body …Read More

  4. Welcome Back Measures at New Look Dental Inc.

    Dr. Kirakosian and the staff at New Look Dental want to provide assurance of how we are following the California Department of Public Health and OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) guidelines for resuming preventive and deferred dental care. As your family dentist we want to thank you for your patience and provide you the ability to come in for your bi-annual dental cleaning, dent…Read More

  5. This Mouth is on Fire

    We’ve all done it. Unable to wait, you’ve taken a swig of “too hot” coffee or a bite out of a steaming slice of pizza only to experience a scalded tongue and roof of your mouth. The fallout of pain or peeling skin on the roof of your mouth reminds you to wait longer next time before diving in and with a little patience, your mouth will be good as new. But what about the sensation of a burn…Read More

  6. All About Cold Sores

    While cold sores and the common cold both contain the word “cold” and tend to strike at the most inopportune times, that is where the similarities end. Cold Sores Defined Cold sores, also referred to as fever blisters, are sores that usually appear on the lip, but may also occur on the cheeks, chin or nose. Symptoms include red, itchy, tingly, burning and irritated skin that develop into blist…Read More

  7. How to Care For your Baby’s Teeth

    When parents find out they’re expecting, first thoughts are of all the ways they’ll care for their child, including their teeth and smile. Children’s dental care starts long before the tooth fairy visits the house for the first time or appointments at the Invisalign dentist or orthodontist for braces for teeth. It starts even before their first baby teeth appear. If you want your child to gr…Read More

  8. About Bad Breath & Halitosis

    About Bad Breath & Halitosis When simple brushing and flossing routinely fail to freshen your breath and complete strangers repeatedly offer you mints, you may have a larger problem called halitosis. Just Bad Breath It is important to understand that occasional bad breath is not the same as halitosis. Bad breath usually occurs when food particles linger on and between teeth, gums and tongues a…Read More

  9. Choosing Your Dentist

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  10. The Power of Your Smile

    While we all know that looks aren’t everything, until people get to know how amazing you are, they can only base their first impression on what they see. Even the most accepting people will subconsciously judge someone’s character and personality based on appearance. According to research, in 1/10th of a second a person will determine if someone is attractive, likeable, competent, trustworthy …Read More