Take-Home Whitening

Why Custom Take-Home Bleaching Trays are Our Favorite Approach There are many options available for you to whiten your teeth, and in our practice, we believe that at-home (take home) whitening is the best approach.  And while there’s nothing wrong with over-the-counter whitening products, or even in-office whitening treatment, at-home whitening is still the best […]

Dental Work and TMJ

“TMJ” is a term people commonly use to describe problems with the Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ). In actuality, the joint itself is called the TMJ, but when people have TMJ-associated conditions, we refer to it as TMD (Temporomandibular Disorder). Can I get “TMJ” from dental work? The short answer is no. Generally speaking, the most common […]

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How Do I Know If I Have Gum Disease?

As a practicing general dentist in Burbank, CA who has been treating gum disease for over seventeen years, I’m often asked, how do I know if I have gum disease?  Gum (periodontal) disease is a serious condition that has major repercussions when it’s left untreated.  Unfortunately, it’s estimated that 75 percent of adults in the […]

Are the Black Lines around my Crowns Cavities?

Black Lines around Crowns Many people have crowns in the front of their mouth, and sometimes black lines can appear around the edges. Patients often ask Dr. Segulyev if these lines mean that they have cavities. Black Lines are Usually Not Cavities Fortunately, black lines around crowns are not cavities, rather – they are stains […]

TMJ, Tooth Wear and Muscle Soreness: How Your Mouth Is Like A Car

              TMJ, Tooth Wear, and Muscle Soreness Patients often ask me what Rejuvenation Dentistry is and if it can benefit their health.  My answer is always, absolutely!  The best way to describe Rejuvenation Dentistry is to think of an analogy that we can all relate to; Car Tires! No […]