Dealing with Root Caries

Although people are most vulnerable to cavities when they are children and teens, tooth decay can remain a problem throughout your lifetime. Older people should not put off visiting the dentist, since they may have special concerns, and are vulnerable to root caries. As a person ages, receding gums may be a problem, and receding gums are also a symptom... read more »

Keeping Your Veneers in Top Condition

Now that your dental veneers have been placed, you can begin enjoying all of the benefits of a bright, white, beautiful smile. Veneers are sturdy and stain resistant, but remember that they are not designed to last forever. The good news is that with the proper care, veneers can keep your smile shining for 10-15 years. But in order for... read more »

The Reasons to Floss

There are many people who do not like to floss. As a result, their smile suffers painful and costly consequences. Flossing is a key tool when it comes to fighting off gum disease and keeping your smile in healthy and happy shape. Here at Dr. Jose-Luis Ruiz in Studio City, California, our team of experts takes pride in helping others... read more »