Possible Use of Aspirin to Regrow Teeth Highlights the Importance of Ongoing Care from Comprehensive and Up-to-Date Dental Providers, says Dr. Farzad Feiz

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Commenting on a recent article, the chief dentist of California Dental Group and Calabasas Dental Care notes that new developments in dentistry are happening all the time, and it takes a skilled dental team to know how to best employ them.

One of the world's most common and least expensive medication may have a new use.

Every day, new advances in oral health are being made, but not every new dental product is necessarily appropriate for any given patient.

A September 7 article on BBC News describes new research at Northern Ireland’s Queen’s University in Belfast indicating that aspirin, one of the world’s most common and least expensive medications, may be able to stimulate stem cells and regrow portions of decayed teeth. Los Angeles area dentist Dr. Farzad Feiz of California Dental Group and Calabasas Dental Care says that, while it’s likely to be some time before dentists will be able to avoid the need for filling cavities by simply growing them away with an aspirin-derivative medication, patients will need the help of an experienced and knowledgeable dentist to benefit.

Dr. Feiz notes that every day, new advances in oral health are being made, but not every new dental product is necessarily appropriate for any given patient. The important thing, he says, is to have the assistance of a team of dental professionals who really understand how the latest dental advances and technology should be applied to ensure that patients get the maximum benefit. For example, for patients who are missing teeth due to oral health problems or an accident, a dental implant is now the gold standard replacement because it not only looks and functions just like a real tooth, but because it’s the only type of replacement that actually prevents bone loss related to the loss of the tooth. At the same time, Dr. Feiz points out that there are several types of implant, and a great deal of work goes into making sure that they function properly while providing the patient with a natural looking and attractive replacement. He adds that it takes an expert and experienced dentist to understand the patient’s needs and make the correct choices.

From digital x-rays to new ways of making dental crowns, Dr. Feiz notes that the dental field is changing rapidly but only an experienced dentist can be relied on to understand how to employ those changes. Whether patients need a root canal, a cavity filled, or just a regular exam and teeth cleaning to stop potentially serious problems before they start, the doctor notes that it’s always best to have a dentist with the expertise to make the very best possible use of them.

Interested readers who would like learn more about working with the two Southern California offices founded by Dr. Farzad Feiz can reach them by phone or over the Internet. The public is invited to contact California Dental Group in West Los Angeles at (310) 955-4008 or Calabasas Dental Care, located in the Western San Fernando Valley at (818) 660-0731. They can learn more about Dr. Feiz’s offices as his web site: http://www.FeizDental.com.

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