1. Safety Precautions and Your Visit To Our Dental Clinic

    The recent COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we do a lot of things. Most people are spending more time at home, taking extra care to distance themselves from others when they’re out at the store, and refraining from partaking in anything that could potentially increase risk.  At James W. Mell…Read More

  2. Your Dentist in Torrance and Getting Kids to Brush Their Teeth

    If you think you lead a busy life, you should try being a kid again. In addition to family time, school, hanging with friends and video games, kids are learning how to take care of themselves and others in new ways every single day. One of the necessary life skills that you need to teach your childr…Read More

  3. Your Dentist in Torrance and Boosting Your Immune System

    How are you going to keep your dentist's appointment if you come down with a cold or the flu? The worst part of winter is getting sick. You have to put up with pains, aches, a scratchy throat, runny nose and fatigue. And it is even worse should you come down with the flu. Although you may not be abl…Read More

  4. Your Dentist in Torrance and Reaching Your Goals

    It is probably safe to assume that many of you set some goals for the new year. Ahh, resolutions. Every year, well-meaning people wish to eat better, exercise more and visit their dentist on a regular basis. Unfortunately, most of these wishes and hopes die before the first of February. Nobody knows…Read More

  5. Reasons to See Your Dentist in Torrance

    What are your plans for this holiday season? If you are like most people, you will be spending quality time with the family, doing a lot of shopping and enjoying some time off work. That’s nice. But you should also consider getting a few important tasks out of the way this holiday season as well. …Read More

  6. Your Dentist in Torrance and a Healthy Diet

    Daily brushing and flossing are essential for a great smile, but nutrition is important as well. Eating a variety of nutrient-rich foods from all of the food groups promotes healthy teeth and gums. A balanced diet of vegetables, fruits and whole grains provides essential nutrients for optimum oral h…Read More

  7. Your Dentist in Torrance and Common Dental Problems

    Dental problems are never any fun. But there is good news, most problems you have with your teeth can be easily prevented. Brushing at least twice a day, eating properly and regular dental checkups are essential in preventing most dental issues. It is also a good idea to educate yourself about the m…Read More

  8. Your Dentist in Torrance and Overcoming Fear

    As many as 40 million Americans avoid the dentist simply because they are afraid to go. Why all of this fear of the dentist? Well, there are different reasons for this fear. Some people anticipate pain while others fear their dentist might be rushed or neglect their concerns. Many of you have had ne…Read More

  9. Your Dentist in Torrance and Cavities

    Most people get cavities. A cavity occurs when bacteria penetrate your teeth and begin to carve out a cute little home for themselves. Bacteria can eat away at your tooth and cause some long-lasting damage if it is left unchecked. Studies show that as many as 78 percent of Americans experience at le…Read More

  10. Your Dentist in Torrance and Root Canals

    It is unfortunate, but there are several misconceptions about root canal therapy. And it is because of this that many people experience panic or anxiety even when someone just mentions the term. What is even worse is when somebody doesn’t make an appointment with their dentist because they are afr…Read More