How Exactly Does CoolSculpting Work?

How Exactly Does CoolSculpting Work? CoolSculpting is a non-invasive solution to unwanted excess fat. There are those of us who are unhappy with our figures, yet no matter how many hours we spend working out at the gym, slaving away at fitness, we just can’t seem to...

Varicose Veins Valley Vascular Associates

Varicose Veins Valley Vascular Associates More than 80 million people in the United States have problems with their veins, the vessels that return blood to the heart once it has circulated through the body. Many people suffering from venous disorders come to vascular...

Silver/Mercury Dental Amalgam Fillings

Silver/Mercury Dental Amalgam Fillings Silver-colored fillings are mercury amalgam fillings, and each of these filings are approximately 50 percent mercury. A number of other countries have banned or limited their use, especially for pregnant women and children....

Basics of Dental Implants

Basics of Dental Implants A dental implant is a titanium “root” device used in dentistry to support restorations that resemble a tooth or group of teeth to replace missing teeth. Dental implants can be used to support a number of dental prostheses, including crowns,...

Invisalign FAQ

Invisalign FAQ How many patients are being treated with Invisalign?More than 1,000,000 patients worldwide have been treated with Invisalign. The number of Invisalign smiles grows daily. At your next appointment, we can help answer any questions you might have, and get...

Get Your Legs Ready for Spring

Get Your Legs Ready for Spring Unsightly veins only occur as you age?Varicose and spider veins are a common problem found in approximately 25% of the population. A common misconception is that they tend to occur only in older patients and women. In reality, they can...

Why Am I Losing my Hearing?

Why Am I Losing my Hearing? Hearing loss is a major public health issue that is now the third most common physical condition after arthritis and heart disease. The three types of hearing loss — sensorineural (inner ear damage), conductive (outer or middle ear damage),...

CoolSculpting

CoolSculpting CoolSculpting® treatment is a breakthrough, non-invasive procedure that uses patented cooling technology to eliminate fat without surgery. This clinically proven technique is designed to selectively reduce the fat in problem areas that has proven...

Neuroma

Neuroma A neuroma is a thickening or enlargement of nerve tissue most commonly found on the ball of the foot. This is generally due to excess pressure and compression causing irritation of the nerve.General symptoms are:Tingling, burning, or numbnessPain similar to...

A Kissable Mouth

A Kissable Mouth It doesn’t matter if you’re one or 101, no one wants to kiss or be kissed by anyone with bad oral hygiene. In fact, you should always keep your mouth healthy and attractive. Here are a few tips: 1. Brush at least twice a day with toothpaste containing...

UCLA Interventional Radiology

UCLA Interventional Radiology UCLA Health System offers Interventional Radiology (IR) services in Santa Clarita. Our interventional radiology team brings accessible, convenient, and expedited services to patients and referring physicians in your community. You can now...

Ketamine Assisted Therapy

Ketamine Assisted Therapy Ketamine is a glutamate (NMDA receptor) modulator and is the only legal psychedelic medicine available to mental health providers for the treatment of easing emotional suffering. Studies have shown psychedelic assisted psychotherapy utilizes...

Are You Prepared for a Dental Emergency?

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...

Dedicated to Patient Care

Dedicated to Patient Care Your decision to undergo cosmetic surgery can be life changing, and choosing a doctor that is caring, compassionate, knowledgeable and experienced is important, so let Paul Tran, MD help you achieve those goals of looking and feeling your...

Premium Cataract Surgery

Premium Cataract Surgery Cataracts gradually rob you of important visual details in life. Sometimes they seem to occur suddenly and other times they progress so gradually that one doesn’t realize what he or she has been missing! Sometimes I’ll meet patients with poor...

Tips for Better Communication

Tips for Better Communication When family and friends gather, it’s important that everyone feels included. Large group settings can make it difficult for people with hearing loss to feel a part of the conversation. Luckily, there are techniques that both the listener...

Teeth-Whitening

Teeth-Whitening Advanced Zoom! Teeth-WhiteningWhen it comes to the appearance of your teeth, there are many different things that could become a concern. The most common one, though, is the development of stains on your teeth’s surfaces, which often occur from things...

Silhouette InstaLift™ 

Silhouette InstaLift™  Is a minimally invasive solution to lift the mid face without surgery. Silhouette InstaLift™ is a unique dual-action treatment that produces two desirable facial outcomes: an immediate lifting of the tissue in the mid-face area and a gradual...

Brushing and Flossing

Brushing and Flossing As we ring in the New Year, we should not forget to add to our resolutions our oral health. Proper brushing and flossing are the foundation for good oral health, fresh breath and a beautiful smile. Make sure to follow the advice of your dentist...

Carotid Artery Disease and Stroke Prevention

Carotid Artery Disease and Stroke Prevention The carotid arteries in the neck carry blood from the heart to the brain. Carotid artery disease results from a build-up of plaque that hardens the artery, a condition called atherosclerosis. This blockage can narrow the...

Avoiding Dental Care Impacts Risk of Disease

Avoiding Dental Care Impacts Risk of Disease National health studies estimate that up to 57 percent of people in the U.S. don’t see a dentist regularly. What is the cost of untreated dental disease — and how can it be fixed?The Washington Department of Health states...

Meet Dr. Hu

Meet Dr. Hu Valencia plastic surgeon Dr. Howard Hu is a native of Los Angeles and has lived there for nearly four decades, except for periods of training. At an early age, Dr. Hu gravitated toward plastic surgery.This field sparked his interest because of its artistic...

Dr. Campano Introduces CoolTone™

Dr. Campano Introduces CoolTone™ The CoolTone™ applicator generates a magnetic field that creates a current when it passes through a conductive material. Muscles are good conductors of magnetic fields, unlike skin and fat, which are poor conductors. The induced...

Beautiful and Healthy Smiles

Beautiful and Healthy Smiles Dr. Gilbert Snow has been serving the orthodontic needs of his patients, enhancing their lives with beautiful smiles and outstanding orthodontic care since 1971. Together with Dr. Daniel Azani, they are experts and have gained a reputation...

Logic or Emotion

Logic or Emotion From childhood our decisions are judged. Though we start off curious and confident, these judgments lead us to question our ability to make decisions. The result is many choose to step back and allow others to make their decisions. Those who choose to...

Depression

Depression One of the most common diagnoses found in adults and children is depression. Depression is treated if it is clinical. This means that it meets the criteria for clinical depression as specified in the DSM, and observations based on our training and...

How to Support a Family Member with Hearing Loss

How to Support a Family Member with Hearing Loss A loved one’s hearing loss may not be noticeable at first, but over time you might start to notice signs that they cannot hear as well as they once did. Since hearing loss happens gradually, a parent, spouse or another...

A New Year’s Resolution for Your Dental Health

A New Year’s Resolution for Your Dental Health The New Year is here and one of the best ways is to start it off with a smile. Getting those pearly whites to shine doesn’t take a lot of work. Here are a few tips for the New Year to keep you smiling.Eat healthier and...

What’s the Best Anti-Aging Treatment?

What’s the Best Anti-Aging Treatment? It’s hard to watch television or read a magazine without being bombarded by ads for anti-aging creams and treatments. The search for the fountain of youth has been going on for thousands of years. But there’s something so simple...

Orthotics For lower back, hip, knee, and foot pain

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...

Teeth-Whitening at Newhall Dental Arts

Teeth-Whitening at Newhall Dental Arts Brighten your smile in just a few easy steps. We use Advanced Zoom! Teeth-Whitening.When it comes to the appearance of your teeth, there are many different things that could become a concern. The most common one, though, is the...

What is Xerostomia?

What is Xerostomia? Xerostomia, more commonly known as dry mouth is caused by inadequate function of the salivary glands. Most people suffer from dry mouth and think it is normal. We all get dry mouth sometimes-when we are upset, under stress, or frightened. Dry mouth...