Dental X rays and Increased Incidence of Benign Tumors

April 11, 2012

There was a new study released showing a relationship (not a cause) between the number of dental X-rays (taken 30 years ago when dosages were higher) and a benign form of brain tumors.

The video is also informative from a patient point of view. We always try to minimize the radiation dosage we expose our patients to by reducing the number of dosages and utilizing the most advanced cutting edge digital technology. If you have any questions please feel free to contact Dr Gimlen. It is important for our patients, families and community to stay informed

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Sports Mouth Guards- Protect your investment

April 05, 2012

Getting your braces off can be one of the most momentous occasions in your life. You are so excited to show off your new smile to your friends and family. Now that your smile is perfect, you want to keep it that way for your entire life. So how do you do that? Two ways: 1. Wear your retainers as instructed by Drs Adams and Gimlen and 2. Wear a mouth guard when you participate in any sport where you could be hit in the mouth/jaw.

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Why Your Dentist Costs So Much

July 03, 2011

A really interesting article about choosing a dentist. If you need any referrals for dentists or dental specialists in the Los Angeles, please feel free to contact Amy Gimlen DDS
http://shine.yahoo.com/event/financiallyfit/why-your-dentist-costs-so-mu...

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CNN-Myths about Braces

June 21, 2011

Here is a really informative segment on CNN all about braces.
http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/health/2011/06/09/hm.braces.myths.cnn?i...

If you are interested in orthodontic treatment please come and visit us at Duffin, Adams and Gimlen Orthodontics.

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Soda and Your Health

June 16, 2011

Did you know:
People who drink 3 or more sodas a week have 62% more dental decay, fillings and tooth loss.
The average American drinks more than 53 gallons
of carbonated soft drinks each year, more than any other beverage
including water.
One 12 oz. can of Coca Cola has 9 teaspoons of sugar.
Working out? Did you know a bottle of Gatorade or Vitamin water
has a lot of unhealthy sugar?

At Dr. Duffin, Adams and Gimlen Orthodontics we want to see you choose healthy beverage options!

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Can smiling make you live longer?

June 09, 2011

People with big smiles may actually live longer than those who don’t, according to a 2010 study at Michigan’s Wayne State University. The team at Duffin, Adams and Gimlen Orthodontics have known for quite some time that positive emotion has been linked to both physical and mental health, but researchers at the university did something quite interesting: they looked at photos of 230 ball-players who began their careers in baseball prior to 1950 and studied their smile intensity (ranging from big smile, no smile or partial smile).

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