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July 27, 2021

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Common Causes of Gum Recession

Gum recession is characterized by the gum tissue that surrounds the teeth, which pulls back or tears away and results in exposing some of the tooth or the tooth’s root. There are many different causes of gum recession, which should never be ignored.

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June 7, 2021

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Simi Valley Periodontics

How Painful is a Gum Graft?

A gum graft procedure can be a painless experience with the help of local anesthetics. While there may be discomfort after the procedure, your periodontist’s goal is to make the actual procedure as painless as possible to minimize any discomfort during your visit.

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May 3, 2021

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Simi Valley Periodontics

When Should I See a Periodontist?

A periodontist is a dentist that specializes in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of infections and diseases affecting the soft tissues around the teeth and the jawbone. There are many reasons why patients see a periodontist, including periodontal disease, gingivitis, dental implants, wisdom teeth extraction, and more.

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April 5, 2021

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Simi Valley Periodontics

Types of Dental Sedation

There are different types of dental sedation that patients may opt for if they experience anxiety during dental procedures, or if they want to be more comfortable during long procedures. In this blog, you will learn about the types of sedation we offer.

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February 10, 2021

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Simi Valley Periodontics

Are your Wisdom Teeth Coming In?

Are you experiencing pain in your mouth and wondering if your wisdom teeth are coming in? Or have you heard everyone talking about getting their wisdom teeth removed and just feel left out? Read on to understand what wisdom teeth are, predict if your wisdom teeth are coming in, and what to do if they are!

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January 14, 2021

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Simi Valley Periodontics

Everything you need to know about Tissue and Gum Grafting

Are you preparing for a gum tissue graft procedure or considering one with your doctor? In this article, we answer all of the most common questions about the procedure, preparation, and recovery.

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December 11, 2020

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Dr. Yashar

What is a Periodontist?

What is a periodontist and what do they do?

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November 4, 2020

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Dr. Yashar

What is CT Imaging?

What to expect at your CT Scan at Simi Valley Perio.

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October 14, 2020

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Dr. Yashar

Waterpik vs. Floss

The dreaded question. Have you been flossing? Flossing may not be America’s favorite pastime, but it sure is important. Don’t worry this isn’t just a lecture telling you to floss.

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August 25, 2020

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Dr. Yashar

Are Dental Implants Right for Me?

Are you wondering if dental implants are right for you? Don’t worry, just take this quick self quiz to see if they are a good option for you to consider with your dentist. 

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August 6, 2020

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Simi Valley Periodontics

Interview with Dr. Natasha Yashar

I come from a family of dental specialists. More specifically, periodontists. My sister was my true inspiration. She was in her specialty residency at UCLA, when she encouraged me to begin volunteering at the dental school.

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