At Dr. Joe Dentistry, we know that knowledge is power. Our mission is to educate and empower our patients to take their health into their own hands. Many folks don’t realize the strong connection between oral and overall health, and we’re here to spread the word. Follow along on our blog for bi-monthly articles to expand your knowledge and give you the tools you need to live a long, happy life with a beautiful smile. From fun facts, to home remedies, to life-saving research, here’s where you’ll find all things oral health.
Many Torrance residents will lose a tooth at some point in their lives, but that doesn’t mean your smile needs to suffer. There are numerous ways to fix a lost tooth, but today, Dr. Joe would like to educate you about the best option for a healthy smile that will last a lifetime: dental implants. […]
Have you ever heard someone say, “I would rather have a root canal”? Most of us in Torrance are used to hearing root canals compared to some genuinely unpleasant circumstances, but Dr. Joe would like to set the record straight and talk about how root canals can do some serious dental good. Root Canals Save […]
Don’t be Afraid of the Dentist! We at Dr. Joe Dentistry know that some Torrance folks avoid the dentist’s chair like the plague. According to studies at the Dental Fears Research Clinic at the University of Washington, as much as 8% of Americans are too afraid to go to dentists and 20% are too anxious […]
How do you feel when you see that little plastic floss container in your medicine cabinet? Eagerness to achieve that clean feeling in your mouth? Or regret over a habit you have trouble keeping? However you feel about floss, one thing is true – this habit is equal parts simple and incredibly effective for improving […]
We all have those nervous habits we turn to when we feel awkward, stressed, or just plain bored. If your choice vice is biting your nails, you need to know that it can cause a lot of distress on your oral health and overall health. Dr. Joe Lee, your Torrance dentist shares why nail biting […]
It’s often said that a true friend will tell you if you have bad breath. Bad breath, formally known as halitosis, is embarrassing and can hold you back from truly enjoying your life and social situations. Like a good friend, Dr. Joe Lee in Torrance will tell it to you straight. Read more below to […]
Nicknamed for the fact that they come into your mouth and your life by the time you are mature and supposedly “wise” wisdom teeth are simply the last set of molars that grow furthest back in your mouth. If you’re experiencing some specific pain in your gums and jaw, you may be wondering if you […]
A recent, three-part study by Crest® puts numbers to what most of us already knew – white teeth are beautiful and powerful! The study used both qualitative and quantitative measures in multiple settings to determine what effect white teeth can have on a person’s life. In a portion of the study on employment, researchers found […]
Your smile is more powerful than you may know. Scientists have studied many aspects of smiling, such as how it affects your brain, your health, and your overall experience of life. Even the situation you’re in and the people around you are influenced by your smile. The findings may surprise you. Or, if you’re someone […]
When to Straighten Your Teeth There are a lot of reasons to straighten your teeth, and there are a lot of ways to do it. But you may not know that there are many unique times in your life when it might be best to straighten your teeth. In general, dentists begin considering the potential […]
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