Tooth Decay Prevention

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....

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...

A Facility for All Dental Needs

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...

Balloon Sinuplasty or Sinus Dilation

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...

Face Lift with Dr. Campano

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...

How Foods and Drink Can Affect My Oral Health

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...

What is a Tummy Tuck?

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...

Don’t Let the Flu Get you Down!

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...

Invisalign Day – You Are Invited

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...

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...

Making Sense of Varying Mammography Guidelines

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...

Dental Insurances Expiring on December 31

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...

New Heights in Healthcare

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...

Meet Dr. Paul Tran

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...

Comfort and Reassurance with Alexander Villar DDS

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....

Forgetfulness It’s Not Just All in Your Head

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,...

It’s that time of Year

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...

Trifocal Lens at Helm Vision Group

Trifocal Lens at Helm Vision Group  Helm Vision Group has been one of the premiere destinations for eye care in Santa Clarita for 18 years. With over 100 years of combined experience amongst the team, Helm Vision Group has established itself as a prominent name in eye...

Snoring and Sleep Apnea

Snoring and Sleep Apnea  About 60 percent people nationwide say their partner snores. Snoring is the sound of partially obstructed breathing during sleep. While snoring can be harmless, it is more likely a sign of a more serious medical condition known as Obstructive...

Understanding Smart Lipo

Understanding Smart Lipo Laser lipolysis is a high-tech liposuction method that produces results superior to what is possible using traditional liposuction techniques.  Lasers are precise and safe, doing their work by emitting a powerful beam of light at fat cells,...

Fall is Here and you want to look your best

Fall is Here and you want to look your best  Unsightly veins only occur as you age Varicose and spider veins are a common problem found in approximately 25 percent of the population. A common misconception is that they tend to occur only in older patients and women....

Dr. Campano is Loving Valencia

Dr. Campano is Loving Valencia  Dr. Ruwanthi Campano won the élite Magazine ultimate award for Ultimate Facial Plastic Surgeon. She also was voted AV’s Best Surgeon 2019 and the AV’s Best ENT 2017,2018, and 2019. Dr. Campano has consistently brought new technology to...

A Beautiful Smile

A Beautiful Smile  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...

Dropless Cataract Surgery in Santa Clarita!

Dropless Cataract Surgery in Santa Clarita!  Cataract surgery is traditionally followed by a month of eye-drops including antibiotic drops and anti-inflammatory drops to prevent infection and decrease inflammation.  Many of our patients who require cataract surgery...

Periodontal Disease

Periodontal Disease Periodontal (gum) disease is a progressive condition which can be successfully managed or even reversed. The earliest stage of gum disease, gingivitis, is characterized by red, swollen, and bleeding gums. It develops when dental plaque builds up on...

Is It Time for a Hearing Aid?

Is It Time for a Hearing Aid?  Did you know good hearing helps you focus, assists with balance, and provides positive stimulation to the brain? It’s true. Ignoring even mild hearing loss can lead to unwanted physical consequences. Think you have a good reason for not...

Sealants

Sealants  You probably heard of “sealants” when you last visited your dental office. A sealant is a thin, protective coating made from plastic or other dental materials that is placed on top of your rear teeth’s chewing surface. Sealants have been shown to reduce the...

Dental Insurances Expiring on December 31st

Dental Insurances Expiring on December 31st  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...

Cohesive Gel Breast Implants

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...