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Is Flossing Effective?

Is Flossing Effective?

“Have you been flossing regularly?” This is a question that most of us get when we visit the dentist for a regular checkup. Although nearly all dentists agree that flossing should be a part of our at-home oral health routine, recent reports have surfaced questioning the validity of this claim. So, is flossing as effective… Read More →


How Long Do Dental Crowns Last?

How long do dental crowns last?

A dental crown is one of several restorations available to restore the beauty and function of a weak tooth. At Southern Cal Smiles, Woodland Hills dentist Dr. Susan Fredericks uses dental crowns crafted from porcelain, which are designed to last for a long time and blend seamlessly with natural teeth.




Oral Health Tips for Halloween

Oral Health Tips for Halloween

Halloween is an exciting time for children but a scary time for teeth. Fortunately, there are several ways you can help ensure your child enjoys Halloween all while minimizing harm to their teeth and smile. Woodland Hills dentist Dr. Susan Fredericks recommends the following:




Invisalign FAQs

Invisalign FAQs

Do you wish to straighten your teeth but hate the idea of wearing braces with metal wires and brackets? Dr. Susan Fredericks of Southern Cal Smiles offers Invisalign, a comfortable, nearly invisible orthodontics system that gradually moves teeth into optimal position. In this blog post, Dr. Fredericks answers frequently asked questions regarding the treatment.