Fractional C02 Laser

Are wrinkles the first thing you see when you look in the mirror? Have you thought about getting a brow lift or an eye-lift but you don’t want the downtime that comes with surgery? How about erasing the fine lines around your mouth, often referred to as “smokers...

When Do You Need to Floss? Before or After Brushing?

The answer is … it doesn’t matter when as long as you do a good job at it! You just need to find a couple of minutes within the day that’s easy for you to focus on your flossing. You could do it in the morning, after lunch or before going to bed. It’s better to do it...

Oral Health for Seniors

 The good habits of effective daily brushing, diet, and use of fluoride will help the aging person adapt to changing conditions. Reduced salivary flow and addition of medications will affect oral health dramatically. Changes of the teeth and gums: Teeth will darken...

Hear Your Best this Holiday Season!

 The holiday season is just around the corner! As you plan your family gatherings and celebration feasts, consider how valuable these times spent with loved ones are to your life. Oftentimes, the people we love the most are busy throughout the year, and the holidays...

A Beautiful Smile with Dr. Snow

Dr. Gilbert Snow has been creating healthy, beautiful smiles since 1971 and has gained a reputation for the highest quality orthodontic treatment for children and adults. Dr. Snow has the experience to put an anxious patient’s mind at ease. He has a friendly chair...

Leaving Santa Clarita for Eye Care?

 It is not uncommon for me to see a patient who was initially referred outside of the Santa Clarita Valley for care that can be rendered here at the highest level. Sometimes competitive pressures and financial alliances are the reason behind the referral. Other times...

Depression

 Life is a drag; what’s the point anyway; I’ll never be happy…. Do any of these gloomy thoughts sound familiar? The occasional case of the blues is perfectly normal; however, many lifestyle choices along with continued negative thoughts can lead to serious depression....

Feeling Your Best is a phone call away

As technology becomes more and more advanced lasers have become a safe, effective treatment for multiple cosmetic concerns. Laser resurfacing is one treatment that can reduce wrinkles or skin blemishes and acne scars.  The technique itself is the direction of short...

How is Your Mood Lately?

Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) is a serious medical condition that can affect many areas of people’s lives. Some of the symptoms of MDD is depressed mood, low energy, lack of motivation, low functioning level, insomnia, crying spells, inability to socialize or...

Erbium Laser Resurfacing

Treat superficial sun damage, pigmentation, fine ines and wrinkles on the face, neck or chest with Treat sun damage, superficial pigmentation, fine lines and wrinkles on the face, neck or chest with the Erbium Laser. This laser is great for fine lines on the upper...

Cohesive Gel Breast Implants

What are cohesive gel aka “Gummy bear” implants? After a long regulatory approval process, cohesive gel implants have finally been available in the United States outside of clinical trials for four years now. The implants are more form stable than silicone gel...

How Foods and Drinks Can Affect Your Oral Health

 Have you ever given thought to how what you eat, and drink can affect your oral health? Two of the most prevalent diseases, tooth decay, and periodontal or gum disease, may be preventable by changing your diet. Decay is a result of acids produced by oral bacteria...

Tooth Decay Prevention

 There is a saying, “An ounce of prevention, is worth a pound of cure.” Isn’t it better to prevent tooth decay than wasting time and money getting rid of it? The effective way of preventing tooth decay is to brush and floss at least twice a day. Make it a point to see...

Orthotics for Lower Back, Hip, Knee and Foot Pain

 In a recent study published by Harvard Medical School, 80 percent of Americans at some point in their lives experience lower back pain. It’s the fifth most common reason for visiting a doctor, one of the top reasons people miss work, and the most common cause of...

A Facility for All Dental Needs

 For many years Promenade Dentistry has provided excellent patient care. With 20 plus years of experience between them Doctors Shawn and Ben Javid have been running a successful Dentistry practice for the past several years. Promenade Dentistry has been treating...

Balloon Sinuplasty or Sinus Dilation

 I have had sinus infections and facial pressure for years! Why put a removable balloon catheter in my nose to open my sinuses? This new procedure is perfect for patients with mild to Moderate sinus inflammation and obstruction, as well as facial pain and pressure...

Face Lift with Dr. Campano

 Facelift surgery, or a rhytidectomy, is designed to restore a more youthful appearance by removing major wrinkles and sagging skin. It involves tightening of the facial and neck muscles as well as the removal of any excess skin. The skin begins to wrinkle and sag as...

How Foods and Drink Can Affect My Oral Health

Have you ever given thought to how what you eat and drink can affect your oral health? Two of the most prevalent diseases, tooth decay, and periodontal or gum disease, may be preventable by changing your diet. Decay is a result of acids produced by oral bacteria...

What is a Tummy Tuck?

 A tummy tuck removes excess fat or tissue underneath the skin of the abdominal area. As a result, the stomach appears flatter, firmer, and more toned. This cosmetic surgery is widely regarded as being very safe. At Valencia Plastic Surgery, the tummy tuck is a...

Don’t Let the Flu Get you Down!

 It’s never fun to be sick, but the flu is more serious than the common cold. It can be dangerous—especially for older people, children under 4, and pregnant women. The timing of flu season is very unpredictable and can vary from season to season. “It can take up to...

Invisalign Day – You Are Invited

Snow Orthodontics in Santa Clarita, wants to give you something to smile about, with Invisalign Day on Monday, October 28 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. A straight and beautiful smile not only builds confidence, but it’s worth sharing.  During Snow Orthodontics’ Invisalign...

Are You Prepared for a Dental Emergency!

 Thousands of dental emergencies—from injuries to a painful, abscessed tooth—take place every day. Would you know what to do if your child had a tooth knocked out while playing outdoors? What if you had a bad toothache in the middle of the night and couldn’t get to...

Making Sense of Varying Mammography Guidelines

The month of October may be “Breast Cancer Awareness Month” but at UCLA Health every month is Breast Cancer Awareness month and we want to remind women to get their mammogram. It also may have women asking, “How often should I have a mammogram?” Their uncertainty is...

Dental Insurances Expiring on December 31

 Did you know that most PPO dental insurance benefits are based on a calendar year, meaning if any of your dental benefits are not used by December 31, 2019 they will expire. The benefits cannot be carried over to the following year. Unlike medical insurance,...

New Heights in Healthcare

 After much anticipation, the new patient tower at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital will open soon to serve the community… In 1975, Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital opened its doors to the community, offering 99 beds, an ICU Unit, and an Emergency Department. Since then, the...

Meet Dr. Paul Tran

Dr. Paul Tran grew up in the suburbs of Washington DC.  He went to high school at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology and attended college at the University of Virginia.  He earned his medical degree from Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk,...

Comfort and Reassurance with Alexander Villar DDS

 A mixture of kindness, courtesy, and professionalism makes superior customer service. Known as one of Santa Clarita’s premier dentist, Dr. Alexander Villar and his team combine creativity with excellent patient care. They are committed to helping patients understand...

Forgetfulness It’s Not Just All in Your Head

 Forgetful acts can be scary mainly because they increase the possibility of Alzheimer’s disease. Many reasons can play a role in memory issues such as sleep apnea, silent stroke, thyroid issues, medications, stress, depression and anxiety. If you are suffering with...

It’s that time of Year

Just a helpful and friendly reminder that most companies start their Open Enrollment in early October and November. This allows you to carefully select your medical and dental insurance company for the year 2020. If you need information and guidance in making a...

Do You Have Ringing in Your Ears? Hearing Aids Can Help

If you experience a ringing, roaring, clicking, hissing, or buzzing sound in your ears when no external sound is present, you could have something called tinnitus. According to the American Tinnitus Association, 50 million Americans experience tinnitus to some degree,...