Dental Implants Vs Dentures: Which Is The Best Option?

If you live in Beverly Hills and are missing teeth, or have painful teeth and gums, you are probably researching your options for tooth replacement. You may be wondering if you should choose dentures, or dental implants. What are the differences between these choices? Which is the best option for you? Dr. Anson, a nationally renowned expert in implant dentistry and the premier Beverly Hills surgical…


What Are My Options When I Am Facing Tooth Loss?

The thought of losing a tooth can be distressing and for some, traumatic. Depending upon the location of the tooth you are about to lose, you might be concerned about a number of potential problems, including: The appearance of your smile. The ability to chew certain foods. The impact on nearby teeth. While tooth loss is definitely problematic, there are treatment options that can restore…


The Expertise of a Periodontist Compared to a Dentist

To many patients, it seems that Periodontists and many general dentists in Beverly Hills and the surrounding areas provide similar treatment options, which can be very confusing. Dental implants are presented to patients as routine procedures, along with the removal of teeth and other highly technique sensitive periodontal procedures. But what differentiates a general dentist from a specialist is a considerable amount of training and…


3 Signs You Need to See a Periodontist

Patients in the Beverly Hills and surrounding areas often find it difficult to determine when to see a Periodontist. After all, a Periodontist is a specialist who exclusively performs procedures specific to gum disease and dental implants. Right? Wrong. Unfortunately, most patients don’t realize that these treatments include: Tooth extraction, which Dr. Anson refers to as tooth removal for reasons explained below. Bone grafting to…


How to Choose the Right Periodontist

Selecting the right Periodontist can seem challenging if you don’t know what to look for. Patients in Century City and the surrounding areas should ask three key questions before scheduling a consultation with a local Periodontist: How do they diagnose patients? Do they actively seek continuing education opportunities? Have they updated their technology to reflect the latest advancements in treatment? The answers to these questions…


Five Advantages of Dental Implants

A missing tooth can change your smile and shift the alignment of your teeth causing difficulty eating and speaking. Without a replacement tooth, Beverly Hills patients may even experience bone loss that causes premature aging. While there are different solutions to replace missing teeth, dental implants provide the closest match to the structure, and function, of your natural teeth by using the same anatomical principles…


Dr. Anson Interview With American Health Front

Dr. Anson was recently interviewed by American Health Front on the state of dental implants. From low cost implants to training and experience, Dr. Anson covers it all in this informative interview.


Diabetes and Periodontal Disease: Recommendations for Patients in Beverly Hills

While you likely know that it’s important to take care of your teeth and gums, you may not be aware of the connection between proper oral health and diabetes. Diabetes is a group of diseases that result in too much sugar in the blood. Eventually, these diseases can be disabling or life-threatening, affecting the heart, nerves, and other areas of the body. Because of its…


What Are Dental Implants?

Dental implants are made of biocompatible titanium, serving as a bionic “tooth root” which supports a new crown to replace a tooth that has been lost. There are several reasons that patients, who see us in our Beverly Hills office may require dental implants such as: Traumatic injury: Teeth can be loosened and even knocked out by a misplaced elbow during a friendly football or…


Heart Disease Linked to Periodontal Disease

There are several types of cardiovascular diseases, which are the leading cause of heart attacks and strokes. Among these is infective endocarditis, which involves inflammation of the interior lining of the heart and heart valves and is usually the result of bacterial infection. While damaged and abnormal heart valves are at greatest risk, the condition can also occur in normal valves when a large amount…