Prescribing Antibiotics
Nov10

Prescribing Antibiotics

Prescribing Antibiotics. Dr. Kopel speaks about the premedication requirements prior to dental procedures.  Many years ago patients were routinely prescribed antibiotics to take before dental procedures if they had mild heart conditions. Antibiotics were taken several days before and after dental procedures in these patients.    

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Premedication with Antibiotic
Nov07

Premedication with Antibiotic

Premedication with Antibiotic. Dr. Howard Kopel speaks about the premedication requirements prior to dental procedures, and how it was changed over the years. Many years ago patients were routinely prescribed antibiotics to take before dental procedures if they had heart murmurs or other mild heart conditions. Antibiotics were taken several days before and after dental procedures in these patients.

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Loss of Vertical Dimension
Nov04

Loss of Vertical Dimension

Loss of Vertical Dimension. Dr. Kopel explains the problem of the loss of vertical dimension. This relates to adult aging.  Dr. Howard Kopel provides examples of the loss of vertical dimension such as shorter facial proportion, crack at corner of lip, etc. and he explains how to restore the patient back to a youthful appearance.

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Posterior Dentition
Nov01

Posterior Dentition

What is posterior dentition and how can it affect my smile? When you lack of posterior teeth, it may have many negative consequences on your oral health.  Your back teeth support the vertical height of your face, and if the back teeth are missing, this may lead to a posterior bite collapse.

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We Smile when You Smile!
Dec30

We Smile when You Smile!

We Smile when You Smile! Welcome to Dr. Zak Sea Breeze Dental office in Agoura Hills, CA!  We make every effort to keep the cost of our quality dental care affordable to you!

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