3 Dental Implants Myths Debunked

Dental implants are a popular tooth replacement system in Glendale and beyond, but there is misinformation circulating about them. This false information often causes Glendale residents to avoid this tooth replacement option because they think that dental implants aren’t the right solution for them. To make sure you are completely educated about this new, state-of-the-art tooth replacement system, our doctors have prepared this list of…Read More

How Often Do I Need to Check Up on My Dental Implants?

If you’re a Pasadena resident considering having dental implants placed by Lytle, Tate & Stamper, you may be wondering, “How do I take care of my dental implants?” By now, you’ve probably already heard that dental implants are a built-to-last-a-lifetime tooth replacement option, which is likely why you are thinking about getting dental implants in the first place. But, did you know that dental implants…Read More

Oral Hygiene Tips After Dental Surgery

If you’re scheduled to have dental surgery in our Glendale offices, you likely have a lot of questions about what your recovery will be like. While each dental surgery comes with its unique set of post-operation instructions that you should follow to a “T,” there are some standard oral hygiene tips that you should follow regardless of what type of dental surgery you are having…Read More

I Have Dental Implants: Can I Still Get Cavities?

If you’re a Pasadena resident who has lost teeth to infections, extractions or injuries and as a result have dental implants, you likely have several questions about your new tooth replacement solution. What are dental implants made of? How do you care for them? And if I have dental implants, am I still susceptible to cavities? No, You Can’t Get Cavities in Your Dental Implants…Read More

How Does Smoking Affect Dental Implants?

If you’ve been told you need to make an appointment in our Glendale office, but you also smoke cigarettes, you might be wondering if your habit will affect this dental procedure. After all, anytime you go to the doctor you’re used to hearing that you need to quit. Well, while the doctors at Lytle, Tate & Stamper don’t want to lecture you, they do need…Read More

How Can I Correct an Underbite?

If you or your child has an underbite, you should rest assured that there are a few different procedures that can correct the issue for good. For young patients born with an underbite, dental surgery may not be required, and correcting an underbite often includes one of the following non-surgical procedures: An Upper Jaw Expander With an upper jaw expander, a wire-frame device is fitted…Read More

Dry Sockets and Wisdom Teeth Extraction

When you come to our Glendale office for wisdom teeth extraction, you’ll leave your oral surgery appointment with a set of post-operative instructions. For the best recovery possible, you should follow these directions from Lytle, Tate & Stamper exactly as written. If you don’t, you may end up with a painful complication of wisdom teeth extraction called dry sockets. What is a Dry Socket? To…Read More

Diet Tips After Wisdom Teeth Extraction

 Are you scheduled for wisdom teeth extraction in our Glendale office? If so, you’ve probably heard that after your oral surgery, you’ll need to follow a soft food diet as your mouth heals from the procedure. But, what can you eat? And how long do you have to be on a soft food diet. Check out these tips: After a wisdom teeth extraction, you should…Read More

Can I Get Dental Implants if I Have Existing Medical Conditions?

Every Glendale resident deserves to have a beautiful smile. If you’re missing teeth, dental implants can help restore your smile to its former glory. Getting dental implants is considered an oral surgery, though. Which begs the question, “Can I get dental implants if I have existing medical conditions?” For the most part, if you are healthy enough to have regular dental treatment, then you are…Read More

The Dental Implant Process: What’s Involved?

If you’re a Glendale resident considering getting dental implants to replace missing teeth, or permanent teeth you’ve been told need to be removed, you may be wondering what is involved in the process. After all, oral surgery can be a scary event for anyone, especially those who have never had any sort of bodily surgery before. Every year in our Glendale office, the doctors of…Read More