The Smiles Anesthesia Center

  • September, 2013

The Smiles Team is passionate about offering the most advanced, cutting edge pediatric dental procedures backed up by solid research. Although our first goal is to prevent dental problems, sometimes we have to treat existing cavities for a very young…

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AAPD 2013

  • May, 2013

It's that time of year again: Our annual pediatric dental meeting. The national gathering is the place to be to hear about the latest and greatest in pediatric dentistry. Topics always include state-of-the-art dental materials. Prevention of dental trauma, caries…

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AAPD Policy on Prevention of Sports Related Injuries

  • March, 2013

The AAPD states that it is estimated that 30 million children in the US participate in organized sport programs. Sports accidents reportedly account for 10-39% of all dental injuries in children. Children are most susceptible to sports-related oral injury between…

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Sweet! Licorice Root Extract Helps Zap Cavity-Causing Bacteria

  • January, 2013

Studies are finding that lollipops containing the extract of licorice root drastically decrease the bacteria that triggers tooth decay, especially in preschool-age children who have a high risk of caries. The orange-flavored, sugarless lollipops containing licorice root extract were developed…

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Walk To Africa

  • June, 2012

The Smiles team was happy to be one of the sponsors of the "Walk To Africa" event which took place in Santa Monica on June 23rd. We had great fun and good exercise for a wonderful cause! Over 700 friends…

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  • May, 2012

As part of our continuous effort to learn about the new and advanced in pediatric dentistry, the Smiles team headed to San Diego to attend the annual meeting of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. Topics included prevention, the use…

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Welcome Baby!

  • February, 2012

Dr. Reem and her family were joined by baby Isabel in February. Welcome to the family Isabel!

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Nomad Radiographic Unit

  • January, 2012

Smiles has a cool new tool. The "Nomad" xray unit is portable, easy to use and delivers the lowest possible amount of radiation. Due to it's unique design, the operator of this device does not even need protective wear when…

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AAPD Policy On Stem Cells

  • October, 2011

Every year, the AAPD issues a Reference Manual with updates on the guidelines of pediatric dental care in the United States. The Purpose of the Manual is to encourage a diverse audience to provide the highest possible level of care…

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