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Unfortunately oral cancer is one of the most dangerous cancers that often get diagnosed too late. During routine visits an exam is done of all soft tissues of the mouth. New technology lights and scopes are used by the doctors to detect soft tissue changes before they can be seen by the naked eye. Early detection of oral cancer can make the difference between a simple removal procedure and a life devastating disease.

The key to preventing cardiovascular disease, also called coronary artery disease (CAD), is managing your risk factors, such as high blood pressure, high total cholesterol or high blood glucose. But how do you know which risk factors you have? The best way to find out is through screening tests during regular doctor visits.

Smoking is the leading preventable cause of death worldwide, and quitting smoking significantly reduces the risk of dying from tobacco-related diseases such as heart disease and lung cancer. Researchers found smokers with gum disease who quit smoking experienced a significant improvement in their gum disease within one year of quitting compared with those who kept smoking.

The foods you choose to eat can have a dramatic effect on your health and ability to heal. Some of your current food selections and eating habits may be conscious decisions or emotional responses, while other habits may have been passed from generation to generation.

Both doctors have been extensively trained in the detection and treatment of sleep apnea and snoring. More than just a nuisance, sleep apnea has numerous medical consequences including increased risk of cancer, difficulty maintaining a healthy weight, and daytime sleepiness with diminished productivity. Through testing in your own bed, Kaufman Dentistry can determine if oral appliance treatment may be right for you.

Kaufman Dentistry can be considered a comprehensive dental practice. Though many practices specialize in one treatment area, such as cosmetic dentistry, we believe that a dental practice should be able to satisfy the needs of almost any patient, not just those looking to whiten their teeth or straighten their smile.

Its not a mystery so many people talk about having “TMJ” issues. Both doctors have extensive experience in treating discomfort of the jaws with a combination of exercises and orthotics.

Kaufman Dentistry

10760 Washington Blvd.,
Culver City, CA 90232

(310) 838-7780

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